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Everest Explorer Sir Edmund Hillary’s Rolex Collection Up for Auction

October 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Antiquorum’s sale of Important Vintage and Modern Timepieces to be held Nov. 13 – 14 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva will include the personal collection of Rolex watches of the legendary 20th century explorer Sir Edmund Hillary, credited with being the first climber to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in 1953. These [...]

James Bond’s 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Fetches $4.6 Million at Auction

October 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s been months since RM Auctions announced it had received this very special historic automobile on consignment. The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 was used in not one, but two James Bond movies: Goldfinger and Thunderball. Packing all the special features installed for 007′s covert operations, the Aston has been dubbed the most famous car in [...]

Rare Darth Vader Costume Going Up for Auction

October 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A very rare and original Darth Vader costume, created for the epic Star Wars movie franchise, is going up on the auction block next month. The costume includes the iconic helmet, mask, and shoulder armor that helped make the character one of the most infamous and recognizable in movie history. It’s thought to have been [...]

Antiquorum to Auction Sir Edmund Hillary’s Rolex Watch Collection

October 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Important Vintage and Modern Timepieces is an event that would be held between the 13 and 14th of November. The event would see the sale of Antiquorum’s important time pieces and watches and it would be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Geneva. The cherry on the top, at the event is a personal [...]

Rare pink diamond to set new auction record at Sotheby’s

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A rare 24.78-carat pink diamond is estimated to go for a record price when it will be auctioned on November 16 at Sotheby’s in Geneva. Billed as one of the world’s great diamonds, the exceptionally rare pink stone is being expected to fetch between $27million and $38 million. Celebrity jeweler Harry Winston sold it around [...]

“Miracle On Ice” Gold Medal Up For Auction

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For the second time in just a week we are seeing another of the world’s most prized trophies, an Olympic gold medal, go up for auction. The first 1980 “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey gold medal ever offered in a public auction is estimated to sell for $100,000 or more next month. It is being [...]

First Fiat 500 in North America Brings in $85,000 at Toronto Charity Auction

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fiat would not exactly be considered a luxury automaker, but their spritely 500 hatchback has been winning over premium buyers around the world. Soon it will be on American shores as well – a little sooner than we thought, as it turns out, as the first one has already been sold on the Western banks [...]

London Plays Host to the Largest pre-Embargo Havana Auction

October 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On November 30th, London will play host to the world’s largest of auction of pre-Embargo Havana cigars. Mitchell Orchant, managing director of C.Gars Ltd, who are going to host the sale said: “There will be almost 300 lots of much sought-after vintage Havanas in our third cigars auction, most of them still smokeable. We have [...]

Demi Moore Brings Two Paintings To Auction

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Jerry Hall isn’t the only beautiful woman sending art to auction this fall. Demi Moore is selling two 19th-century European paintings through Sotheby’s. William Bouguereau’s Frere et Soeur, an oil painting of a young woman holding her baby brother, could bring in up to $1.5 million at Sotheby’s New York on November 4. It was [...]

Rare Jaguar C-Type, 1930s Aston Martin on the Auction Block

October 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Two extremely rare British cars worth a combined total of nearly $5 million will cross the auction block this season. The first is a stunning 1950s Jaguar C-Type just added to the lineup at RM Auctions’ Automobiles of London event on October 27. The distinctive cream 1952 C-Type was driven to victory at the Golden [...]

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