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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 [...]

World’s Rarest Barbie Fetches a Record Price for a Good Cause

October 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

You may remember our listing of the World’s Rarest Barbie by Stefano Canturi, which was up for auction at Christie’s to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Not surprisingly, this auction set a record for Barbie herself, fetching a whopping $302,500.00. This doll, which exudes Canturi’s signature cubist design, wears over three carats of white [...]

World Economy Bouncing Back to Produce Record Number of Billionaires

October 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

If you see the trends in the market and the economy, you will realize that the global effort by different governments has paid dividends and we have come out of the recession. Forbes annual list of billionaires this March had 208 more billionaires than last year which means we had 1,011 members in the billionaire’s [...]

The Dalmore Trinitas Sells for Record £100,000

October 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ten thousand seemed like an awful lot for a bottle of whisky back last December, when we tasted The Dalmore’s 58-year old Sirius malt. But the truth of the matter is that’s just the tip of the proverbial iceberg for one of Scotland’s most exclusive distilleries. As our own Jonathon Ramsey pointed out in sampling [...]

Chagall’s Bestiaire et Musique Sets a New Record in Asian Art Market

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With the growing affluence and the economic muscle of Asia the region is increasingly wielding more influence in the global art market. The most recent example was witnessed in Korea. Auction house Seoul Auction sold “Bestiaire et Musique,” a 1969 oil painting typical of Chagall’s whimsical style, to an unidentified Asian buyer. The auctioneers claimed [...]

Car Being Developed By Steve Fossett To Set a Land Speed Record Up For Sale

October 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Just for starters I should let you know that Steve Fosset is the man who was developing this car to create the fastest land-speed record. This car is a member of the group of supersonic vehicles. You might have seen some such cars on TV that kinda look like a plane on the ground. Now [...]

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 [...]

Record Wallets

August 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Unisex wallet made from vintage album cover art. Constructed by hand in U.S.A. by The Original Record Wallet™2 Vote(s) Source: PicoCool / Popular items Samsung Galaxy Nexus SCH-i515 Verizon 32GB Android WiFi Camera Cell Phone Buy It Now:NoNumber of Bids:0$224.95 Apple iPad mini 16GB, Wi-Fi, 7.9in – White & Silver (Latest Model) W FREE BUNDLE Buy It [...]

New Record for the Most Expensive Hot Dog

July 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There are all kinds of records and the Guinness Book of World Records is full of very unusual ones. There is a new entry in the record books, that of the most expensive Hot Dog. Usually a hot dog is considered to be an affordable snack setting you back by just a few dollars. But [...]

Golden State Warriors Sold For Record $450 MIllion

July 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In a startling turn, the frontrunner to be the next owner of the Golden State Warriors basketball team, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has come up short. The new owner will be Joseph Lacob. The Mercury News reports that Lacob, a managing partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a venture capitalist firm in Menlo Park [...]

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