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Wyatt Earp Gun And The Celeb Possession Obsession

Wyatt Earp Gun And The Celeb Possession Obsession

By Ashley Olds April 19, 2014

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 …

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 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 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: "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 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 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 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 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 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 …

Carpet: $33.7 Million Auction Price Stuns Carpet: $33.7 Million Auction Price Stuns
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A rare Persian carpet sold at Sotheby’s auction house on Wednesday was nabbed by an anonymous caller who dropped $33.7 million to own it. The carpet is from the 17th century and came from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in …

Titanic Violin to be Auctioned Off Titanic Violin to be Auctioned Off
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The violin of Wallace Hartley, bandleader on the RMS Titanic, will be put up for auction on April 20. The news comes courtesy The Daily Mail, which reports that the violin is currently undergoing tests to prove its authenticity. Wallace …

Lennon Letter to Clapton Up For Auction Lennon Letter to Clapton Up For Auction

Entertainment memorabilia auction house Prifiles in History this week announced that the personal correspondence of several famous musicians will be up for auction on December 18 in Los Angeles. 300 of the “most important” items from a collection of over …

Magic Is No Longer Welcome On eBay Magic Is No Longer Welcome On eBay

You can buy just about anything on eBay. If you want it, somebody will surely have it. There are certain things, however, that you can’t sell. The auction site has put a stop to things like organ sales after people …