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Indian artist’s painting fetches $300,000 in US auction


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (IANS) A previously unrecorded work by the master Indian artist Bagta fetched a record $302,500 at the Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art auction here last ... Read more...

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Jackson unreleased lyrics up for sale


January 11th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's unreleased lyrics has been put up for auction.Singer's dermatologist Arnold Klein, is selling the eight-and-a-half line handwritten lyrics after being ... Read more...

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105-year-old bike to be auctioned


December 28th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) A rusty, old motorbike from 1906, believed to be one of the world's oldest motorised two-wheelers, will soon be auctioned.The 1906 Indian Camelback is reportedly one ... Read more...

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Rare Indian art, memorabilia on sale at Bonhams’s


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The first printed depiction of Taj Mahal, the 17th century mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, is among the highlights of a heritage art ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton guitars to go under the hammer in NYC


March 6th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 6 (ANI): Dozens of Eric Clapton's guitars and amps are set to for an auction in the New York City to benefit an alcohol and drug treatment center he ... Read more...

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Spitting Image puppets of Lady Thatcher and her Cabinet up for grabs


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Puppets of former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her Cabinet, from British show Spitting Image, are to be auctioned off later this month in a special sale ... Read more...

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Marylin Monroe-JFK picture to go under the hammer


November 12th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): The only picture that shows Hollywood's glamour girl Marilyn Monroe with former US President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert will be auctioned in the US next ... Read more...

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Best’s European Cup medal fetches 156,000 pounds at UK auction


October 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): Legendary England football star George Best's European Cup winner's medal has been auctioned off for 156,000 pounds.The Manchester United star, who died in 2005 aged 59, won the medal ... Read more...

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Tony Blair’s ‘took 76 gifts when he left Downing Street’


October 17th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair took with him a haul of gifts when he left Downing Street, including 12 expensive watches and guitars given to him ... Read more...

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First pictures of the secret kingdom of Tibet taken in 1903 up for grabs


October 4th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A number of pictures of the secret kingdom of Tibet that were taken in 1903 during a British Mission to the country has come to light for the ... Read more...

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Elvis Mercedes to be auctioned


September 15th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (DPA) A slate blue Mercedes 600 once registered in the name of Elvis Presley is to be auctioned in December this year by the British auction house Bonhams ... Read more...

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Bond Car Auction Acquires A Mammoth $6.8 million


May 24th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The iconic Aston Martin cars, which are synonymous with the James Bond films, were auctioned in recent times. All the cars were from the ... Read more...

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Beatles’ 1966 ‘Jesus’ press conference tape up for grabs


May 12th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): An audio recording of the Beatles from 1966, in which John Lennon is asked about his comment that the band was more popular than Jesus, is expected to ... Read more...

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Rusting car to auction for 200,000 pounds


April 21st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) A classic Aston Martin, which has been rusting in a barn for the last 20 years and now looks like a wreck, is expected to auction for a ... Read more...

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Snuff bottles’ collection on the block for 20 mn pounds


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Over 1,700 tiny snuff bottles, dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries, are to be auctioned in Britain at a staggering price of 20 million pounds, a ... Read more...

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170-year-old journal records sex, drunkenness on a ship


February 24th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) A tale of sex and drunkenness on a ship travelling to Australia is recorded in a 170-year-old journal that is expected to be auctioned next month, a media ... Read more...

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MJ’s glove fetches $49,000 at auction


September 7th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): A jewelled glove once worn by Michael Jackson has fetched 49,000 dollars at an auction in Melbourne.The late King of Pop threw the crystal-encrusted white glove into ... 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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Tipu’s tiger throne finial to be auctioned in London


March 20th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 20 (IANS) Ten years after being found lying in the vaults of an English bank, a gem-encrusted gold finial plundered from Tipu Sultan's huge golden throne is ... Read more...

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Salvador Dalis works expected to fetch PS1m at London auction


December 12th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A collection of bronze sculptures modelled by the surrealist Salvador Dali are expected to fetch up to 1 million pounds at an auction in London.The artist, who ... Read more...

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James Bond memorabilia up for grabs


November 27th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Brit auction house Bonhams is auctioning off James Bond memorabilia at London''s Olympia on December 1.Items that are being auctioned off include the swimming Lotus Esprit ... Read more...

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Maccas handwritten poem to pal Spike Milligan fetches PS6k at auction


November 26th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A poem handwritten by Sir Paul McCartney for his late friend Spike Milligan has fetched 6,000 pounds at an auction of the comedian''s possessions.On one side ... Read more...

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Maccas poem to Spike Milligan to go under hammer


November 18th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A poem written by singing legend Sir Paul McCartney for his friend Spike Milligan is set to go under the hammer next week in London.The handwritten poem ... Read more...

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Beatrix Potters rabbit painting may fetch PS15k at auction


November 12th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 12 (ANI): A previously unknown painting of a rabbit by renowned author and illustrator Beatrix Potter is expected to fetch 10,000-15,000 pounds at an auction.The Potter illustration, which shows ... Read more...

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Winnie-the-Poohs dip into honey sketch fetches PS31,200 at auction


November 5th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): An original drawing of favourite AA Milne character Winnie the Pooh, featuring Tigger and Piglet, has fetched 31,200 pounds at an auction.The oval pencil sketch by ... Read more...

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105-year-old number plate auctioned at record PS400k!


September 21st, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 21 (ANI): One of the earliest number plates issued in Edinburgh fetched a whopping 397,500 pounds after going under the hammer.The historic registration mark S1, which came to the ... Read more...

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Osian’s unveils Raja Ravi Varma’s costliest painting


July 14th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A painting by Raja Ravi Varma depicting a governor welcoming the Maharaja of Travancore in a royal setting - considered the 19th century artistes most expensive piece ... Read more...

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Rare first edition of Jane Austen’s Emma fetches PS180k at auction


June 25th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A rare presentation copy of Emma by Jane Austen fetched 180,000 pounds at an auction, setting a new record for a printed book by the British author.Auction ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe’s personal belongings go under the hammer


June 16th, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 16 (ANI): Marilyn Monroe's personal belongings will be going under the hammer for the first time in almost 46 years in two separate auctions.The screen legend's clothing, furniture ... Read more...

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Nepal king’s ‘crown’ auctioned in Bond Street?


June 7th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) More than a month before Nepal's new lawmakers formally abolished the country's 239-year-old monarchy, a priceless crown went under the hammer at an auction in London's ... Read more...

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Worlds oldest Rolls Royce fetches PS3.5m at auction


December 4th, 2007 - 6:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 4 (ANI): The worlds oldest Rolls Royce fetched a record breaking 3.5 million pounds at an auction in London.According to Bonhams, the auctioneers, the 1904 model is "a true motoring ... Read more...

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First ever meteorite auction held in New York


November 14th, 2007 - 3:02 am ICT by admin
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1904 Rolls may be auctioned for over two million pounds


November 14th, 2007 - 2:26 am ICT by admin
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