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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 [...]

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 [...]

Rare Racing Ducatis in Bonhams Moto Sale

October 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Tweet There’s something about Italian racing bikes from the ‘70s that bear the scars of hard-fought battles that’s inestimably appealing. Bedecked in the Italian national colours, scarred, heat-seared, scuffed and chipped, they’re authentic artifacts of cool of interest to more than just motorcycle collectors. UK auction house Bonhams’ auction at the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show [...]

Rare Rolex Worn by Rare James Bond on the Market in Miami

October 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Rolex and James Bond have equally strong, hardcore fan following. Well there is good news for them. An actual Rolex chronograph worn by the famed secret agent in one of the movies, is being offered for sale in Miami. The watch in question is really exclusive because there are a lot of aspects about the [...]

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 [...]

Rare Roman mask to fetch £300,000 at Christie’s

September 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For all those history fans, Christie’s has offered one of the rare opportunities to own one of the rarest artifacts – a Roman bronze helmet complete with face mask. Discovered by an anonymous metal detector in Cumbria, this “discovery of a lifetime” has been named the Crosby Garrett Helmet. Dating back to the 1st-2nd century [...]

Rare Two Stone Ring With 10.95 Carat Blue Diamond to be Auctioned at Christie’s

September 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Christie’s auction in New York next month will witness a spectacular ring that could fetch as much as $15 million. It is a two stone ring with a rare triangular blue diamond the size of a quarter on a gold band with baguette-cut diamonds. At 10.95 carats, the stone is the largest triangular-shaped fancy [...]

Rare BVLGARI Blue Diamond to sell for over $12 million at Christie’s

September 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

This rare two-stone ring with a 10.95-carat triangular-shaped blue diamond is expected to sell for more than $12 million when it goes up for auction on Oct. 20 at Christie’s in New York next month. The rare vivid blue diamond, at 10.95 carats, is the largest ever to come to Christie’s auction house. The exceptional [...]

Amazon Puts Up a Rare Diamond Worth $914,045

September 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It wasn’t wrong to think that Amazon is for the mass market where you can get good bargains. But once in a while it does surprise you. The record so far for Amazon has been the $118,000 watch and they have been unable to top it. They had a $3 million natural ruby listed for [...]

Rare Book Could Set A Record For Most Expensive Book, Again

September 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Deep-pocketed bibliophiles will have the chance to bid for the world’s most expensive book this December. There are only around 100 copies of John James Audubon’s massive “Birds of America.” The book, which contains 435 hand-colored prints and is more than three feet tall, last sold for $8.8 million in 2000. Sotheby’s estimates that the [...]

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