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Christie’s Online Auction Offers to Win Overnight Stay at Downton Abbey

Christie’s is offering you a chance to win an overnight stay at Highclere Castle – the English estate which was featured in the period drama Downtown Abbey on PBS. Bids will start at £10,000 (about $16,800) and Christie’s estimates the overnight stay could go for as much as £15,000 (about $25,000). Funds raised will go […]

Heiress’s First Edition Copy of Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” Sold for $305,000

A rare first edition copy of Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” that belonged to reclusive copper heiress Huguette Clark sold for $305,000 at auction this week along with several other rarities, including two first edition Charles Dickens books. That was more than twice Christie’s estimate of $100,000 to $150,000, and it marked a world auction […]

Luxury Penthouse in Iconic One Hyde Park on Sale for $55 Million

Of course you know One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge – a major residential and retail complex located in London, U.K. Few days ago, one penthouse in this luxury apartment complex was sold for a record breaking $296 million. Now, you can join the list of wealthy residents, since one more luxury apartment has been listed by […]

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

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

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, 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 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 […]