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Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandra. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Auction begins of Jackson Jr.’s capes, memorabilia

CHICAGO (AP) — Bidding has begun for a guitar autographed by Michael Jackson, fur capes and about a dozen other items forfeited by prison-bound former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. The online auction by the U.S. […]

09/17/2013

A 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne is lined up with others at a field near the former Lambrecht Chevrolet car dealership in Pierce, Neb. in an Aug. 12, 2013 photo. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Vintage Chevy auction to deal in low-mileage gems

PIERCE, Neb. (AP) — Seventeen years have passed since Ray Lambrecht closed his Chevrolet dealership, a small-town operation in northeast Nebraska with a big and valuable secret. For decades, the owner of the Lambrecht Chevrolet […]

08/21/2013

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Sale of late NC businessman’s Ferrari sets record

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An ultra-rare 1967 Ferrari previously owned by the late Eddie Smith, a North Carolina orphan-turned-millionaire, sold at auction for $27.5 million, setting a world record. The Los Angeles Times reports that […]

08/18/2013

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Statuette from ‘Maltese Falcon’ to sell in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A statuette featured in the 1941 movie “The Maltese Falcon” is being offered for sale at a New York City auction. Bonhams says the black figurine is the highlight of a […]

08/07/2013

Photo from Warren Buffett's online fundraiser.

Buffett auctions off personal tour of See’s Candy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is auctioning off an all-you-eat tour of the See’s Candy factory in California to benefit an education nonprofit in Los Angeles. Bidding had already reached $30,000 by Monday, but […]

07/29/2013

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First Apple computer sells at auction for $387,750

NEW YORK (AP) — An original Apple computer from 1976 has sold at auction for nearly $388,000. Known as the Apple 1, it was one of the first Apple computers ever built. It sold Monday […]

07/10/2013

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Bible signed by Einstein sells for $68,500 in NYC

  NEW YORK (AP) — A Bible with an inscription from Albert Einstein has sold for $68,500 at an auction in New York City. The Bible was part of a fine books and manuscripts auction […]

06/27/2013

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NJ auctioneer: Pact struck, Bryant items on sale

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey auction house says it has reached a settlement in a lawsuit over memorabilia from NBA star Kobe Bryant’s high school and early pro career. Goldin Auctions sued in […]

06/10/2013

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Bids on lunch with Buffett already top $750,000

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price of a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett has already topped $750,000, and the online auction to raise money for a California homeless charity continues all week. The eBay […]

06/04/2013

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French president’s wine auctioned to raise funds

PARIS (AP) — In headier times, some of these wines were served at dinner for French presidents and their guests — kings, queens, other heads of state. In today’s times of austerity, the Elysee Palace […]

05/30/2013

Actress Gina Lollobrigida (AP Photo)

At actress’s Geneva jewel auction, $3M for 1 gem

GENEVA (AP) — Sotheby’s has auctioned off jewels belonging to actress Gina Lollobrigida, fetching just under $3 million for a fancy yellow diamond once owned by a shah of Persia. The auction house said the […]

05/14/2013

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eBay monitoring listings of Boston Marathon medals

(The Associated Press) – EBay says it is monitoring listings to ensure nobody uses the auction website to profit from the Boston Marathon bombings. Jonathan Resnick’s medal is for sale on the site and proceeds […]

05/01/2013

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