Stories tagged: auction
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
A Maryland auction house is selling Adolf Hitler’s personal traveling telephone.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
The hottest Broadway show is shining its spotlight on a collection of historic American documents: Alexander Hamilton’s letters, being auctioned at Sotheby’s.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
A possibly unique experimental glass penny made during World War II sold at auction for $70,500.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017
Letters sent by Britain’s late Princess Diana – including one in which she described a young Prince Harry as being “constantly in trouble” while at boarding school – sold for …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
An experimental penny made of glass during World War II is about to be auctioned.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump’s boyhood home in New York City is going back on the auction block.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Summers Place Auctions has sold a composite dodo skeleton to a private collector for 346,300 pounds ($430,000), including buyer’s premium.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
Officials say a dress worn by Marilyn Monroe as she famously sang “Happy Birthday” to President John. F. Kennedy has sold for nearly $5 million at a Los Angeles auction.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
A painting from Claude Monet’s acclaimed “Grainstack” series fetched $81.4 million at Christie’s New York auction of impressionist and modern art.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
A painting from Claude Monet’s acclaimed “Grainstack” series is leading Christie’s New York auction of impressionist and modern art where it could realize around $45 million.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Of the 20 or so women who work at the Kit Kat Ranch, one of Nevada’s legal brothels, Katherine Stone is the only virgin.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Will Donald Trump’s first boyhood home in New York City be worth more, or less, after the election?
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
Some 600 square miles of U.S. Forest Service land burned in Idaho in 2015 in one of the most destructive summers ever for the cash-strapped agency that for years has …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 6 a.m.
A large diamond engagement ring that Donald Trump gave his second wife has sold for $300,000 at a New York City auction.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
Another batch of lakefront lots on Priest Lake were sold at auction Saturday in Coeur d’Alene as part of a continuing effort by the Idaho Department of Lands to sell …
Mon., June 20, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
An auction house is expecting a lock of David Bowie’s hair to fetch more than $4,000 this weekend. Heritage Auctions says Bowie’s hair will go on the block Saturday as …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
Billionaire Warren Buffett has raised more than $20 million for a San Francisco homeless charity since 2000, and he’s about to add to that total by auctioning off a private …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their demand for the return of their ceremonial …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
A first print-run of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland” is heading to auction, where it could fetch as much as $3 million.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
A 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball – the largest discovered in over a century – could sell for more than $70 million, auctioneer Sotheby’s said Wednesday.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince’s 1984 classic film “Purple Rain” is hitting the auction block.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
A camera lens used by the commander of the 1971 Apollo 15 space mission both on the lunar surface and in orbit is up for auction.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
A Montana bull has sold for $350,000 at auction.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
Dozens of items belonging to James “Whitey” Bulger will be auctioned off in June to raise money for the families of people who were killed or extorted by the convicted …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 5:01 p.m.
A Maryland auction house says it is selling a copy of “Mein Kampf” that once belonged to Adolf Hitler and was taken from his Munich apartment at the end of …
Mon., March 7, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
The humble chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing the first two books of the Harry Potter series is going on the auction block in New York City on April …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 8 a.m.
An acetate record cut by the Beatles before the Liverpool band hit stardom is going on auction.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
The home of tax-protesting former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart was auctioned off on the Kootenai County Courthouse steps for back taxes this morning, and sold for $182,000 to a …
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 1:22 p.m.
The IRS has set a new date to auction off the home of former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, to offset his federal income tax debts: Jan. 28 at …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015
The family of friends of a 15-year-old University High School sophomore killed in October 2013 will hold a silent auction Sunday to benefit her scholarship fund.