AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — Truman Capote’s 1958 typed manuscript of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” with the author’s handwritten edits has sold for about $306,000 at auction to a Russian billionaire.The manuscript was offered online by the Amherst-based auction house RR Auction.
WEST BERLIN, N.J. (AP) – A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold for more than $2.1 million at auction.
LONDON (AP) — It’s a foot long, nearly nine inches in diameter, and would once have made a really, really, big omelet. Christie’s is hoping buyers will be scrambling to take a crack at this natural wonder, a massive fossilized egg laid by a now-extinct elephant bird.
NEW YORK (AP) — A rare Chinese bowl bought at a tag sale for $3 has sold at a New York auction for more than $2.22 million.
The 10-foot tall Gibson guitar art sculptures that have lined the Sunset Strip will end their year-long tour on Friday, February 22 when they are auctioned for charity at a gala event at Bonhams in Los Angeles. Proceeds benefit art and music in L.A. public schools.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A humble nickel from 1913 could be worth millions when it goes up for auction this spring. The 1913 Liberty Head nickel is one of only five known to exist. Some expect it to sell for $2.5 million or more. But read the backstory!
AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — A photo marked “not to be published” that shows a teenage Diana Spencer before she became Princess of Wales has been sold by a New Hampshire auction house for more than $18,000.
BOSTON (AP) — The family of a former special assistant to President John F. Kennedy is auctioning hundreds of photographs, documents, gifts and other memorabilia that once belonged to the late president.
FONTAINEBLEAU, France (AP) — A secret code letter sent in 1812 by Napoleon Bonaparte boasting that his French forces would blow up Moscow’s Kremlin has sold at auction for ten times its estimated presale price.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – State regulators say California’s first auction of greenhouse gas emissions permits went smoothly, and that all of the pollution permits available for 2013 were sold. The California Air Resources Board said […]
GENEVA (AP) – Christie’s has auctioned off the famed Archduke Joseph Diamond for $21,474,525 including commission, a world auction record price per carat for a colorless diamond. The price was well above the expected $15 […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Judy Garland’s white puff-sleeve blouse and blue gingham pinafore from “The Wizard of Oz” will be sold at auction next month. Auctioneer Darren Julien of Julien’s Auctions says it could go […]