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    Paris-Dakar Porsche 959 Sold For Nearly $6 Million

    Porsche 959 in Rothmans color combination, which competed in Paris-Dakar in 1985, was sold for $5,945,000. This 959 from 1985 was made for the three-time winner of the Dakar Rally, René Metgeand is one of only three cars that Porsche prepared for the Paris-Dakar Rally that year. However, this rally in 1985 was not a […] More

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    1945 Romanee-Conti Sold For Record $785,000

    A bottle of a 1945 Romanee-Conti was sold for a record breaking $785,000 at a Sotheby’s auction in New York over the weekend. Another bottle of the same wine was sold for a similar price of $698,000 at the same auction. Two of only 600 produced that year by the maker of what’s considered France’s best […] More

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    Rare Beast: Prototype Of Porsche 911 Carrera RS From 1972 On Sale

    The pre-production 911 Carrera RS 2.7 with chassis number 9113600012 will be found at the end of October at the auction that RM Sotheby’s organizes on the occasion of the 70th birthday of Porsche. It will be a unique opportunity for classical sports car collectors to put a hand deeper into their pockets in order […] More

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    Porsche 959 Paris-Dakar At Auction

    If you want to buy a car of which only six copies have been made, and even if that car has racing pedigrees, you’ll have to pull it very deep into your pocket. Rich collectors will surely assemble on October 27 at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, USA at the auction of the well-known […] More

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    Marcel Proust’s Manuscript Sold At Auction For €750,000

    Records from the archives of French writer Marcel Proust were auctioned in Paris for €750,000, according to Sotheby’s. The most expensive, for €132,500, were sold handwritten part of the novel “In Svane” (Du cote de chez Swann), which have been estimated at between €30,000 and €50,000. Proust’s portrait drawn with a graphite pen was sold […] More

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    Rare Blue Diamond Sold For $6.7 Million

    Rare blue diamond that has been spent in the European royal house for the past 300 years has been sold at auction in Geneva for $6.7 million. Elizabeth Farnes, the daughter of the Duke of Parma, received the “Farnes Blue” diamond in 1715 when she married King Philip V of Spain. The diamond has been […] More

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    Most Valuable Nudity Of All Time Worth $150 Million

    Modigliani’s act of naked women’s is worth $150 million and is estimated to be the most expensive image ever offered at auction. According to Sotheby’s auction house, the painting “Nu couche (sur le cote gauche),” or “Reclining nude,” is considered the most valuable Modigliani’s painting from 1917. Simon Shaw, the co-head of Sotheby’s impressionist and […] More

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    World’s Largest, Rarest And Most Valuable’ D-Flawless Round Diamond To Be Auctioned

    A white diamond billed as the world’s largest, rarest and most valuable D-Flawless is expected to fetch a world record price when it goes on sale at Sotheby’s in London this month. Sotheby’s auction house says the 102.34-carat, D-Flawless, Type IIA round brilliant diamond “is the only known round brilliant-cut diamond over 100 carats perfect […] More

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    Rare Qing Dynasty Bowl Could Fetch $25,6 Million At Auction

    A rare bowl from the Qing dynasty is expected to top $26,5 million when it goes under the hammer on April 3. The gold-pink Falangcai Bowl is made up of finest Measuring 14.7cm in diameter, the dainty pink bowl is decorated with falangcai (painted enamels combining Chinese and Western techniques) and flowers, including daffodils, which […] More

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    Rare 102-Carat White Diamond Could Reach Record At Sotheby’s

    Rare, flawless 102-carat white diamond in London is expected to fetch a world record price when it goes on sale at Sotheby’s in London this month. To be a very precise, the 102.34 carat rock, the size of a large strawberry is cut from a stone mined in Botswana. The cutting process took over six […] More

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    Rare Picasso Painting On Auction For The First Time

    A rare Picasso painting on auction for the first time made its debut in Hong Kong at the start of a global tour on Tuesday (Jan 30) and is expected to fetch US$50 million, auction house Sotheby’s said. The painting – Femme au beret et a la robe quadrillee (Marie-Therese Walter) – is a colourful […] More

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