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Vincent van Gogh Painting Goes For $62 Million, But Doesn’t Break Auction Record

Vincent van Gogh Painting Goes For $62 Million, But Doesn’t Break Auction Record

By Toni Matthews-El November 9, 2014

Not many people would be willing to spend millions of dollars on a painting, even if it was created by Vincent van Gogh. But a Chinese mogul opted to spend nearly $62 million dollars in a bid to make the …

Wyatt Earp Gun Sells For $225,000

A gun, thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone, sold at action for $225,000. On Thursday, J. Levine Auction & Appraisal announced that they would be having several of Earp’s items for …

Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off Pontiac Silverdome Memorabilia to be Auctioned Off

Pieces of the former home of the Detroit Lions will soon be auctioned off, as renovations of the Pontiac Silverdome get underway. Fans will have the opportunity to own seats, signs and even stadium urinals, by way of an auction …

Muhammad Ali’s Legendary Gloves Sell for $836,500 Muhammad Ali’s Legendary Gloves Sell for $836,500

Muhammad Ali beat Sonny Liston to win his very first heavyweight title 50 years ago. Marking the special anniversary, his gloves from that fight were auctioned off on Saturday for $836,500, according to AFP. Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) …

Pope’s Harley Will Be Auctioned Off On Thursday Pope’s Harley Will Be Auctioned Off On Thursday

We already know that Pope Francis is probably the most progressive Pope ever. He does have his own official Twitter page. But now you can add a little street-cred to the Pontiff’s resume as well. He owns a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. …

Bluefin Tuna Prices Plummet At Japan Auction Bluefin Tuna Prices Plummet At Japan Auction
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Sushi restaurateur Kiyoshi Kimura was the top bidder of bluefin tuna in the year’s first tuna auction at Tsukiji market in Tokyo, Japan. The event normally draws very high bids given Japan’s insatiable appetite for the fish. Kimura paid a …

Kim Kardashian Defends Her eBay Auction Kim Kardashian Defends Her eBay Auction

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Last month, Kim Kardashian created an eBay auction and said that she would be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Philippine typhoon victims. What seemed like a sincere gesture quickly stirred controversy after it was reported that only …

Maltese Falcon Statue Sells for $4 Million Maltese Falcon Statue Sells for $4 Million

The bird statue used as a prop in the 1941 film noir “The Maltese Falcon” sold for a record $4 million on Monday, during an auction of famous movie props and memorabilia. “The Maltese Falcon” was directed by John Huston, …

Mazeroski Memorabilia Sold for More Than $1.7 M Mazeroski Memorabilia Sold for More Than $1.7 M

77-year old William Mazeroski played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1956 to 1972, as one of the greatest second-basemen to play the game, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. Therefore, it isn’t difficult to believe …

Titanic Violin Sells for Record $1.5 Million

The violin played by band leader Wallace Hartley as the RMS Titanic sank was sold for $1.46 million at auction on Saturday, the highest price ever paid for a relic from the ill-fated ocean liner. Hartley and his band played …

Pope Francis Auctioning Off Harley for Charity

Pope Francis is auctioning off his personal Harley-Davidson in support of organizations that support the homeless. Earlier this year, Francis was presented with the bike, after blessing hundreds of Harleys and their owners in St. Peter’s Square. Proceeds from the …

Shonda Schilling: "Not Broke, Just Downsizing"

Shonda Schilling, wife former American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher and failed video game developer Curt Schilling, has stated that the estate auction taking place at their Medford, Massachusetts home is just an instance of downsizing. Consignworks Inc., the estate …

Ferrari Breaks Record With $27 Million Sale

What would you do with $27.5 million dollars? If that answer is to purchase a Ferrari, then you are not alone. More often than not, this coveted vehicle serves as a luxury that few can afford. In Monterey, California, a …

Versace Mansion On the Auction Block

In 1997, Italian fashion designer and mogul Gianni Versace was flying high. He had just shot some scenes for the Spice Girls movie, Spiceworld. His business was booming. And on July 15, at the age of 50, he went out …

Sony to Auction Off Game Props For Trophies
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After sticking it to Microsoft at E3, Sony rode the hype of gamers into a new ad campaign. A live-action commercial titled “Greatness Awaits” somehow managed to capture the spirit of gamers, while at the same time reminding the competition …

Mick Jagger’s Hair Earns $6,000 At Auction

It’s never shocking when celebrity memorabilia sells for large sums at auction. What can be shocking is what people are paying said sums for. As reported by the BBC, a lock of Jagger’s “washed and trimmed” hair was bought for …

Monica Lewinsky: Impeachment Evidence Up For Auction
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Several items once worn or owned by Monica Lewinsky are up for auction this week, including a lacy black negligee and a signed letter from Bill Clinton. The items were used as evidence during the impeachment case against Clinton in …