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1858 Cuvee Leonie by Cognac Croizet – The Most Expensive Cognac

1858 Cuvee Leonie by Cognac Croizet

The global economy suffered serious blows, but that does not mean that the Russian oligarchs, Saudi princes, collectors and others 0,001 percent of the people stopped spending absurd amounts of money on strange, extravagant and funny things. On 24 September 2011, a 153 year old Cognac Cuvee Leonie has been sold for a record price of […]

Winston Churchill’s Custom Land Rover Goes Under the Hammer

Winston-Churchill’s-Custom-Land-Rover

The custom-made Land Rover, once owned by Sir Winston Churchill, especially built by the car maker Rover as a present for his 80th birthday is ready to go under the hammer on October 20th at The Cheffins auction house in Sutton, Cambridgeshire, England, where is expected to fetch up to £60,000 ($78,000). This car was […]

The Tower of Katoubia Mosque by Winston Churchill for Sale

The Tower of Katoubia Mosque by Winston Churchill

Anglofiles and history buffs already knowof Sir Winston Churchill as a famed world leader, but few know of him as a passionate artist. During the last 50 years of his life, Churchill completed 500 paintings, the vast majority of which are still in his Chartwell home. A landscape painting called the Tower of Katoubia Mosque, one of Churchill’s […]

Battle of Britain’s Book of Heroes Sells for $55,000

The Celebrated R.A.F. Book of Heroes

A book of signatures of RAF pilots who fought in Battle of Britain has been sold at an auction for £33,600 ($55,000). The book – which was described by Winston Churchill as Book of Heroes, contains 107 signatures which were collected by Norman Phillips, Mess Steward at RAF Marklesham Heath in 1941. Its leather cover was apparently cut […]