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$1,2 Million for Vintage Rolex – New World Record

Time is big money:Rolex sells for $1.2M at Christie's

Christie’s brought the hammer down on the most expensive Rolex wristwatch ever sold at auction. Rare 1949 Oyster Perpetual Rolex was auctioned for a price of $1,2 million and thus set a new world record. This vintage Rolex was expected to sell for between $570,000 and $1.13 million, but strong bidding on Monday pushed the […]

Christie’s Set a Record by Selling $745 Million Worth of Art

Christies contemporary art sale brings in a record $745 million, Is this the golden age of art?

Christie’s set a record on Tuesday night in New York by selling $745 million worth of post-war and contemporary art. Renowned auction house sold more than 10 works worth over $20 million, including Barnett Newman’s “Black Fire I” and Francis Bacon’s “Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards” that broke the $80 million mark. […]

Jackson Pollock’s Masterpiece Could Fetch $20 Million at Christie’s

Jackson Pollock's Masterpiece Could Fetch $20 Million at Christie's

Jackson Pollock’s masterpiece, Number 5 (Elegant Lady), painted in 1951, will be sold by Christie’s in New York on May 13. The painting which was bought by the German power company E.ON SE’s predecessor company Veba AG for about 1 million Deutsche marks ($500,000) in 1980 could now fetch $15 million to $20 million. Proceeds […]

Alex Ferguson’s Wine Collection Worth $5 Million on Sale

Alex Ferguson's Wine Collection Worth $5 Million on Sale

Alex Ferguson will sell part of his wine collection worth an estimated £3 million ($5 million). The collection of around 5,000 bottles goes under the hammer during three auctions: Hong Kong on May 24, London on June 5 and an online sale running from June 9 to 23. Many fine and rare wines including Domaine […]

Largest Blue Diamond In The World On Auction

Largest Blue Diamond In The World On Auction

The largest blue diamond in the world, the value of which is estimated at $21Million to $25Million, will be on auction next month in Geneva. Auction house Christie’s presented a 13.22 carat diamond for that is not known exactly where it was found. Appraisers from Christie’s assume that the diamond was found in South Africa, […]

Rockwell’s ‘The Rookie’Could Fetch $30 Million at Christie’s

Rockwell’s ‘The Rookie’ to be auctioned May 22 at Christie’s

Norman Rockwell’s iconic painting The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room) will be offered at Christie’s sale of American Art, scheduled for May 22nd. The work, which has never been offered at auction could fetch $30 million. The work, painted in 1957 which shows Boston players dressing in the locker room, appeared on the cover of […]

Christie’s First Auction Dedicated to Comics

CHRISTIE’SLAUNCHESITSFIRST SALEDEDICATED TO COMICSIN PARTNERSHIP WITHDANIEL MAGHENON APRIL 5TH2014

Christie’s is launching its first auction dedicated to comics on 5 April 2014, in partnership with the renowned collector and gallery owner: Daniel Maghen. Approximately 370 comic boards, drawings, original editions will be offered at sale and the entire selection is expected to realise in the region of €3 million ($4,13 million). Francois de Ricqles, […]