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    Blue Diamond Sets Record at Sotheby’s

    A rare blue diamond ring has reached the price of $6.7 Million at Sotheby’s auction, although it was estimated to $2.5 million before the auction. With its cut-cornered rectangular step-cut gem set, the 3.47-carat blue diamond also made a new world record for being the most expensive of its kind to be sold. Other sales […] More

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    1,000 years old Shirt on Sale for $ 700,000

    Yes, the shirt can cost $ 700,000. Requests that go with this price is that the shirt must be over one thousand years old, must be preserved and must belong to an exotic lost kingdom. Just such a piece of history comes from the auction house Sotheby’s, which will sell a rare and extremely incredible […] More

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    Armor From “Gladiator” Sold For $96,000

    The armor that actor Russell Crowe wore in his Oscar award-winning role in the “Gladiator” movie sold at auction for AU $125,000 (US $ 96,000), far more than expected. Sotby’s auction house estimated that the armor from that movie could be sold for between AU $20,000 and $30,000. Crowe organized an auction for his 54th […] More

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    900-Years Old Chinese Bowl Auctioned For $38 Million

    An extremely rare and ancient Chinese bowl smashed the world auction record for Chinese ceramics, selling for HK$294.3 million ($37.68 million) at a Sotheby’s sale in Hong Kong. The small 13-cm (5-inch) blue-green bowl from China’s Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) was sold to an anonymous phone bidder and thus beat the previous record also set […] More

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    The Tennis Ball Size Diamond Sold For $53 Million

    The largest diamond, found in more than 100 years, the size of a tennis ball, was sold for $ 53 Million. A diamond of 1,109 carats, which is about 220 grams, was sold by a Canadian company Lucara to the luxury British jewellery Graff Diamonds. The diamond, dubbed “Lesedi la Rona“, which means “Our light” […] More

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    Artefact From Apollo 11 At Sotheby’s Auction

    Sotheby’s announced the inaugural Space Exploration-themed auction, the first since the groundbreaking Russian Space History sales of the 1990s. In the intervening decades, the enthusiasm for Space Exploration has greatly increased, and the collecting field in both American and Russian material has grown dramatically. Timed to coincide with the anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar […] More

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    Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled Piece Sold For $110,5 Million

    Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1982 painting of a skull brought $110.5 million at Sotheby’s. Vibrant, “Untitled” portrait achieved the sixth-highest price for any work of art at auction. Only 10 other works have broken the $100 million mark. The sale of the painting made for a thrilling moment at Sotheby’s postwar and contemporary auction that included four […] More

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    “A Drop” Of $4 Million: Talbot-Lago T150-C SS

    Besides the beauty and historical value, this car from 1937 is extremely rare and was made only in two copies. Talbot-Lago T150-C SS you see in the photographs is one of only two copies ever made with closed front fenders. The car, due to the specific body shapes, in that time was compared with a […] More

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    Sting’s Central Park Penthouse On Sale For $56 Million

    British rocker Sting is asking $56 million for his two-story penthouse at Manhattan’s 15 Central Park West. The musician’s penthouse has been called an “architectural tour de force” by Sotheby’s. Penthouse takes up the 16th and 17th floors and offers spectacular city views from grand windows and a fabulous heated terrace. Spanning 5,417 sq. ft. […] More

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    One Pelican Hill Drive Estate On Sale For $55 Million

    Recently completed using exquisite materials sourced from Italy, this 17,000+ sf villa on 12.47 acres – the largest estate parcel in coastal Orange County can be your dream home, in case you have $55 million. Evoking the timeless feel of a European estate, Villa del Lago combines classic tradition with every conceivable state-of-the-art convenience. Less […] More

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    1928 Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster Goes Under The Hammer

    At the prestigious exhibition of oldtimers in Pebble Beach is rated a maximum of 100 points. It will soon be offered for sale at auction and is estimated to fetch between €6.5 and €8 million ($6,91 and 8,5 million). Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster from 1928 was named for 2012, Best classic car at the […] More

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    €66 Million On Ears

    On 16 May this year, auction house Sotheby’s will offer valuable pieces of jewelry. At the Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels auction in Geneva, Sotheby’s will present the ultimate in coloured diamonds: Apollo and Artemis, two breath-taking and exceptional stones. The divine diamond twins—one pink and the other blue—are perfectly matched in size, cut and […] More

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