All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Auction’

Pope Francis’ Old iPad Sells for $30K at Auction

An old iPad, once owned by Internet-lover Pope Francis, has fetched a sizable sum at a local charity auction. Reuters reports that the iPad was sold for $30,500 on Tuesday. All the proceeds will go to a school for the disadvantaged in Uruguay. The iPad is engraved with the words “His Holiness Francisco. Servizio Internet Vatican, March 2013″ and comes …

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Burt Reynolds To Auction ’77 Pontiac Trans Am From ‘Smokey And The Bandit’

One of the most iconic cars in American movie history will be on the auction block this month. This year’s Spring Carlisle Auction event will be auctioning off a restored 1977 Pontiac Trans Am owned by Burt Reynolds. Running from April 23-24, the Spring Carlisle Auction will be held at the Carlisle Expo Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. More than 350 …

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Loni Anderson Joins Burt Reynolds in Auction Fever: What Gives?

Loni Anderson is auctioning off a bunch of stuff, too? The Interwebs have been abuzz for days about Burt Reynolds auctioning off hundreds of items from his personal collection. And these aren’t just odd gifts he’s gotten from fans or old posters. The man is auctioning the Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit. He’s auctioning of his 1998 Golden …

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Loni Anderson Auctions Off Precious Gifts From Ex-Husband Burt Reynolds

One of television’s most beloved actresses Loni Anderson is selling an entire collection of items featuring her most prized possessions that were given by her former husband, Burt Reynolds. Anderson was spotted at the Julien’s Auctions Gallery in Los Angeles as a part of their highly anticipated auction Icons & Idols: Hollywood. The 69-year-old actress who became famous after her …

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Burt Reynolds on Auction: I Am Not Broke, Just Cleaning House

When actor Burt Reynolds put up some of his possessions for auction recently, the first thing everyone thought was that the man was having money troubles. The auction site itself says of the items: “The auction includes Reynolds’ collection of Western themed decorative arts, screen-worn items, clothing from his personal wardrobe, signed items from co-stars and friends that were previously …

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

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 unique artwork his own. The Vincent van Gogh painting in question called “Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies”. The …

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Adolf Hitler’s Personal Copy Of Mein Kampf Auctioned

Adolf Hitler’s personal copy of Mein Kampf has been auctioned online. Mein Kampf, which translates to “My Struggle,” was written by Hitler while he spent time in prison in 1923 and was later published in 1925. The book, written eight years before Hitler took power of Germany, was basically a blueprint for his plans for Germany and exterminating the Jews …

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Ringo Starr Not In Rare Photos To Be Sold At Auction

Pete Best was the original drummer for the Beatles. He was dismissed from the band on August 16, 1962. He was told it was because he wasn’t a good enough drummer. Whether or not that is true is a matter of much speculation and debate. We know that Best was replaced by Ringo Starr, and the rest as they say …

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Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Shatter Sotheby’s Auction Record

“How does it feel?” If you happen to know any famous or about-to-be-famous musicians, do them a favor and tell them to keep their handwritten song lyrics. Bob Dylan’s handwritten, working draft, original lyric sheet for the 1960s classic Like a Rolling Stone, just fetched over $2 million yesterday at Sotheby’s rock and roll auction. According to Sotheby’s, the multimillion …

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Wyatt Earp Gun And The Celeb Possession Obsession

Wyatt Earp’s heater just sold for $225,000 at an auction. Thought to be the firearm from his gunfight at O.K. Corral, the boom town itinerant’s boomstick was ultimately bought by a New Mexican telephone bidder. Along with his newly acquired antique Colt .45, the purchaser will also receive a signed letter from the manufacturer that confirms the gun was used …

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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 sale at the auction block. Among those items was the Colt .45 revolver. The gun, purchased by a telephone bidder …

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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 being handled by Plymouth, Michigan-based RJM Auctions. The auction will be held between May 12-16, and a pre-auction is offering …

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