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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

Kobe Bryant

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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Capote’s ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ sells for $306K

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.

04/26/2013

A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card, similar to this one, sold for more than $2.1 million at auction. (AP Image)

1909 Honus Wagner baseball card sells for $2.1M

WEST BERLIN, N.J. (AP) – A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold for more than $2.1 million at auction.

04/06/2013

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