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Jackson’s rare photo to go under hammer


June 24th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A rare photograph of pop legend Michael Jackson is set to go under the hammer later this year. The never-before-seen picture depicts Jackson with a sad expression on ... Read more...

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Vintage Wall Street sign up for grabs at Christie’s


June 19th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 19 (ANI): A vintage street sign that had once marked an intersection on Wall Street near the New York Stock Exchange is to be auctioned off at Christie's.The enamel ... Read more...

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Princess Daina’s black dress to be auctioned Tuesday


June 7th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A bold black gown worn by the late Princess Diana when she was 19 will go under the hammer Tuesday. The dress became a sensation when photographed ... Read more...

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Boer War description of ex-POW Churchill part of Christie’s sale


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): A disparaging Boer Police description of former British Prime MInister Sir Winston Churchill following his 1899 escape from a prisoner of war camp is among the items going ... Read more...

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Medals of British officer who slept through Indian mutiny up for auction


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): The medals of a British officer who slept through the bloody Indian uprising in 1857 surrounded by 30,000 rebels in Lucknow and eventually made his miraculous escape wading ... Read more...

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Advance made towards computing on encrypted data


May 26th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A British researcher has made an advance towards developing a fully practical system to compute on encrypted data.The work of Nigel Smart, Professor of Cryptology in the ... Read more...

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World’s most expensive stamp auctioned


May 24th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) The only known misprint of an 1855 three shilling stamp retained its title of being the world's most expensive stamp when it was auctioned in Geneva. The stamp, called ... Read more...

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Jesse James Auctions Bike, Coffin Among Other Toys


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandra Bullock's cheating soon-to-be ex-husband Jesse James has put up some of his belongings for sale on eBay. According to reports Jesse James is a regular ... Read more...

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World’s ‘rarest’ stamp ‘to break record’ at auction


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): One of world's rarest stamps is set to go under the hammer and is expected to fetch a record-breaking price, according to the head of a Geneva auction ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie’s “raffling off kisses” at NY auction?


May 18th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 18 (ANI): Author Salman Rushdie donated an original work at an auction at the Standard Hotel in New York.However, the best moment of the day occurred when auctioneer Brooke ... Read more...

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Obama’s used jeep auctioned for $26,437


May 12th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barack Obama’s used jeep has been bought for $26,437.50 during an auction. The buyer was John Reznikoff who has already bought other presidents’ artifacts as ... Read more...

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Letter from Titanic passenger sells for 55,000 pounds


April 18th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A letter written by a man aboard the Titanic to his wife, saying he did not like leaving her behind, sold for 55,000 pounds Sunday, a media report ... Read more...

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Baggy greens worn by Neil Harvey, Greg Chappell sold for 25,000 dollars


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 9(ANI): Two baggy green caps worn by Australian legends Neil Harvey and Greg Chappell have been sold at an auction for a combined price of 25,000 dollars.Harvey's baggy green went ... Read more...

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Rare 1929 Austin starts in one crank after five decades!


March 30th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): A rare Austin 12/4, which was found languishing in a garage, started in a single turn of handle, even after being unused for five decades.Made in 1929, the ... Read more...

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1676 holy book preaching women to abstain from laughter up for sale


March 4th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A 1676 holy book, which advised women- not to laugh too much, wear sexy, see-through outfits and using rush into second marriages- is being put up for sale. ... Read more...

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Sex.com on the lookout for a sugar daddy with $14m in pocket!


February 20th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Sex.com, the Internet's costliest address, is up for grabs after the adult site's owner Escom failed to pay off its debts.Sex.com had changed hands only four years ... Read more...

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Chappell’s baggy green cap sells for 16,000 dollars


February 16th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16(ANI): A baggy green cap worn by former Australian Test captain Greg Chappell shortly before he defected to World Series Cricket in the 1970s has sold for more than 16,000 ... Read more...

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Di’s letters up for auction reveal her angst over media attention


February 14th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A collection of letters written by Diana, Princess of Wales, revealing personal details like her angst for media, was up for sale Saturday by London auctioneer International ... Read more...

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Prince Charles described as a ‘gruesome child’ in royal letter


February 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 8 (ANI): Prince Charles was dubbed a "gruesome child" in a letter from the Queen's cousin.Princess Alexandra, who inked the pages addressed to her brother Prince Edward in 1952, when ... Read more...

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Antiques auctioneer Madley to hold hammer at IPL pitch


January 18th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Antiques auctioneer Richard Madley, who spends most of his professional life conducting sales of oriental carpets and Art Deco jewellery than sporting talent, will be holding the hammer ... Read more...

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Brit journalist’s historic files up for grabs


January 16th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 16 (ANI): The family of a late reporter, who saved transcripts from the historic trial of the "architect of the Holocaust", has put the documents up for auction.George Gale, a ... Read more...

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Medal theft: Himachal police claim ‘major breakthrough’


November 29th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh police Sunday said they have made a major breakthrough in stalling the auction in London of a George Cross, stolen in 2002 from the recipient ... Read more...

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Widow sold George Cross medal in 2000, claims London auctioneer


November 27th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 27 (IANS) An Indian soldier's George Cross medal that has been put up for auction in London next week was sold by his widow in 2000 -- ... Read more...

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How to kiss under the mistletoe while avoiding swine flu


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): Etiquette authority Debrett's has handed out pointers to Christmas partygoers on how to kiss under the mistletoe while avoiding swine flu.The specialist publisher urged people to avoid a ... Read more...

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Jackson-Presley’s marriage certificate up for grabs soon


November 12th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 12 (ANI): The marriage certificate of Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley will soon be auctioned.The King of Pop and Elvis Presley's daughter signed the document in 1994 after ... Read more...

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Europe’s first road atlas from 17th century to be sold at auction


October 26th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 26 (ANI): The first road atlas of its kind in western Europe, a 17th century book showing a highway network in England and Wales of just 73 roads, is to ... Read more...

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Brush High School Raises Funds For Breast Cancer Research


October 25th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brush High School in their annual 'Think Pink' event raised around $1000 for research in breast cancer. The volleyball team of the school in association with ... Read more...

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Megan Fox’s ‘Transformers’ costume up for auction


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Megan Fox's black leather motorcycle costume, a 17-foot-tall robot and more than 100 other props, costumes and set pieces from the "Transformers" movie franchise are ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s granddaughter asks Govt to stop participating in memorabilia mania


September 21st, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 21 (ANI): Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter has urged the Indian Government to stop trying to obtain every piece of memorabilia associated with him, as Gandhi was an original minimalist and rejected ... Read more...

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66-million-year-old T-rex dino up for grabs in Las Vegas!


September 5th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 5 (ANI): A 66-million-year-old Tyrannosaurs Rex dinosaur is being put up for sale at an auction in Las Vegas.The 170 fossilised bones dubbed 'Samson' was said to be the third ... Read more...

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Rare Queen Victoria items to be sold at auction


August 14th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): Rare items made by Queen Victoria herself are set to go under the hammer in Edinburgh, UK.A woollen bag and a silk shawl will be up for grabs ... Read more...

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Government forms EGoM to supervise 3G telephony


July 13th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 13(ANI): The government has constituted an 'Empowered Group of Ministers' (EGoM) to supervise the spectrum for 3G telephony that will revolutionise the technology through which data is received ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympian becomes pimp as he lacks funding for 2012 London Olympics


July 13th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jul 13 (ANI): New Zealand taekwondo practitioner Logan Campbell has turned to pimping after his funds dried up, and his chances at making the London Olympics in 2012 looked slim.Campbell, 23, ... Read more...

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Rare stamp of Hepburn smoking to go under the hammer in Berlin


May 26th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): A rare stamp portraying film star Audrey Hepburn smoking is set to go on sale on Germany.Eight years ago, the German government had ordered the stamp to be ... Read more...

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Is Hitler ’self-portrait’ fake?


May 10th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): A self-portrait by Adolf Hitler, which sold at an auction for 10,000 pounds - ten times its reserve price, is now being denounced as fake.When the painting, ... Read more...

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