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Mercedes Simplex From 1905 Has A New Owner

the oldest "living" Mercedes

Mercedes Simplex built in 1905, also known as, the oldest “living” Mercedes has found a new home for 270,000 pounds, or $442,000, after it was sold at the auction in London. Otherwise, this is one of the oldest copies of the manufacturer in the driving condition. Mercedes Simplex has been produced from 1902 to 1909. […]

Andy Warhol’s Original Artworks at Christie’s Christmas Online-only Auction

Play Santa With Andy Warhol at Christie's: A Christmas Thing

To coincide with the holidays, Christie’s, the Andy Warhol Foundation’s auction partners, has organized a Christmas-themed online -only auction as part of its ongoing Warhol sales series. Andy Warhol@Christie’s: A Christmas Thing, which runs from 2 to 11 December will offer 99 lots – photographs, prints and drawings by the Pop Art master. Conceived with […]

One Case of 1978 Burgundy Sold for nearly $500,000 at Christie’s Auction

$39,700 bottle of wine sets record

A case of 1978 Romanée-Conti Grand Cru from Burgundy’s Côte de Nuit sold for $476,280 at Christie’s Hong Kong Fine and Rare Wines Auction, held from November 22 to 24. That was the global auction record for the esteemed vineyard and one of the most expensive cases ever sold at auction. The sale price was […]

Princess Diana’s Romantic Gown Sold for £102,000

Princess Diana's Favorite Dress You've Never Seen Goes Up For Auction

When it comes to Princess Diana‘s dresses, common knowledge is that interest and prices achieved at auctions are pretty high. Earlier this year, ten Princess Diana’s most iconic dresses sold for a whopping amount of £800,000 ($1.2 million), while her two other dresses were sold for a total of $276,000 two years ago. All those […]

Lord of the Rings Memorabilia at Julien’s Auctions

‘Lord of the Rings’ auction expected to net more than $1 million

Wealthy fans of the Lord of the Rings trilogy will have a chance to bid for their favourite props from the film. The largest-known private collection of memorabilia from the Lord of the Rings will be offered on December 5 by Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. The owner of this impressive collection is […]

“Wonderful Paris” Dolls Designed by World’s Most Luxury Labels at UNICEF Auction

Louis Vuitton, Dior, Chanel And Gucci Dolls Designed For UNICEF

For eleven years in row, world’s most famous designers create bespoke dolls for the annual Frimousses de Créateurs (read little faces) exhibition in the Petit Palais. For this year, these one-off dolls inspired by designer’s idea of “Wonderful Paris” will be sold at a UNICEF auction on December 2 where expected to raise an estimated […]

Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run” Handwritten Draft at Sotheby’s

Bruce Springsteen’s original draft of ‘Born to Run’ is up on auction

Here is a perfect holiday gift for passionate Bruce Springsteen‘s fan. A handwritten draft of Springsteen’s “Born to Run” 1975 hit goes under the hammer. Working version of the lyrics will be offered by Sotheby’s on Dec. 5 as part of its sale of fine books and manuscripts. This unique piece of history expected to […]