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$30 Million Bay Psalm Book Could be World’s Most Expensive

The Bay Psalm Book

A copy of the Bay Psalm Book from 1640 believed to be the first book ever printed in the U.S. goes under the hammer at a Sotheby’s auction on Nov. 26 in New York, where expected to fetch $30 million and become world’s most expensive book. “It’s going to be far and away the most […]

Rare Amber Necklace with a Piece of Natural History in Every Stone up for Auction

Rare Amber Necklace

What do you think about wearing mosquitoes, ants, and spiders on your neck? It might sound a bit creepy, but it’s not like that. Rare Amber ‘time capsule’ necklace stringed as a simple row of gems which actually contains these ancient bugs in each gem will be offered on sale later this month at Lawrences […]

Steinway & Sons Louis XV Style Gold Piano on Auction

Steinway & Sons Louis XV Giltwood Gold Piano

Steinway & Sons Louis XV-style giltwood grand piano will be offered on Leslie Hindman auction during the Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts auction on April 28-29. The piano will be available for auction on the first day and will provide Internet live bidding. The 1904 Model B piano was designed in commemoration of the […]

Steve McQueen Indian Motorcycle On Bonhams Auction

1914 Indian Model F Board Track racing motorcycl

Old 1914 Indian Model F Board Track racing motorcycle once owned by legendary Hollywood actor Steve McQueen is to be offered for sale by Bonhams at the International Classic MotorCycle Show in Stafford, UK, on Sunday 28th April. Indian’s co-founders were George M Hendee and Carl Oscar Hedstrom. Lacking a clutch, throttle and brakes, board-track […]

Superman IV Christopher Reeve Special Effect Flying Costume Auctioned Off

Christopher Reeve’s Superman suit auctioned for $35,000

Over 800 items from Hollywood memorabilia including exceptional screen worn wardrobe, props, photographs, jewelry and celebrity owned items were offered at at Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills Gallery on April 5 and 6, 2013. The highlight of the auction was Superman IV Christopher Reeve special effect flying costume, sold for $35,000, 10% more than the suit’s […]

Star Trek Phaser Rifle Sold for $231,000 at Auction

A one-of-a-kind phaser rifle used by William Shatner in the second pilot made for the original Star Trek series sold for $231,000 at an auction conducted by Julien’s

The phaser rifle created for Star Trek‘s William Shatner was only expected to bring in $50,000 on the auction block. But Saturday’s $231,000 score led a slew of film-related memorabilia sales at Hollywood Legends’ two day auction. Kirk’s phaser rifle from Star Trek’s second filmed pilot (“Where No Man Has Gone Before”) sold at the […]

Rare Gold Coins from the Early Islamic World at Morton & Eden Auction

Morton & Eden to sell coins from the dawn of Islam; Single gold dinar alone estimated at £280,000

Three of the very earliest Islamic gold coins ever issued will be offered on sale by London auctioneer Morton & Eden. In conjunction with Sotheby’s, the auction titled “Coins of the Islamic World” is scheduled for April 22nd. A rare dinar gold coins from the early Islamic world could fetch as much as £1 million […]