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$138 Raffle Ticket Won Picasso’s $1Million Painting

When bought $138 raffle ticket, Jeffrey Gonano, a 25-year-old project manager had no idea that he will win Pablo Picasso’s painting, “Man With Opera Hat,” which has an estimated value of $1 million. He was one of 50,000 people who bought €100 ($138) raffle tickets at online auction by Sotheby’s to benefit a Lebanese charity. […]

Win a $1 Million Picasso for €100 in First-ever Tombola

If you’re lucky enough, you could win Pablo Picasso masterpiece valued $1 million for just €100 ($135). The artist’s “L’homme au Gubus” (The Man with the Opera Hat), will be offered at the first-of-its-kind tombola on December 18 at Sotheby’s in Paris. The UNESCO-registered charity has issued 50,000 tickets at €100 hoping to raise $5 […]

Picasso Ceramics at Christie’s First-ever Online-only Auction

A selection of Picasso Ceramics will be offered at Christie’s first-ever online-only auction from 15-29 October 2013. This sale features a strong selection of unique pieces and some of the artist’s most beautiful works in editions, representing a particular moment in Picasso’s oeuvre. A highlight of the sale is a complete set of 13 plates […]

Rare ABBA Maxi Single Fetched $6,600 at Swedish Auction

An online auction of ABBA memorabilia, held last weekend, has attracted keen interest from fans. One fervent fan of Swedish pop group paid $6,600 for rare maxi single, more than double the asking price. Limited edition recording has been produced in 1981 by the group for their manager Stig Anderson’s 50th birthday. Only 200 copies […]

Christie’s Celebrates 125 years of National Geographic Society With an Online Auction

The second partnership between Christie’s and The National Geographic resulted in one more online sale. To celebrate 125 years of National Geographic Society, Christie’s will conduct the online-only sale from July 19 through July 29 at Christie’s. The sale will include 125 of the most iconic and recognisable works from the National Geographic’s rich history […]

Summer Jewels – Christie’s First Ever Online-only Jewelry Sale

Auctioneer Christie’s is hosting its first online-only sale of jewelry, including over 100 lots from contemporary jewelers with price points that it says will be accessible to a wide range of collectors. This glittering array of ear pendants, necklaces, bracelets, cufflinks and more is highlighted by up and coming designers Lily Gabriella and Olivia Wildenstein with […]

Rare Superman Comic Book Sold For $175,000

A rare, 75 year old copy of the first Superman comic book, which was found in the wall of a house in Minnesota has been sold at auction for $175,000. The identity of the customer, from online auction that ended on Tuesday, was not published. In the comic book “Action Comics” from June in 1938 […]