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Kurt Cobain’s Credit Card Is Up for Auction, Nirvana Fans

As of the publishing of this article, you have a little over six days to purchase Kurt Cobain’s personal credit card, if that’s something you’re into. The serious Nirvana fan will pay at least $8,100 for the piece of plastic, as that’s the current bid with bidding closing at 5pm EST on February 26. There have been a total of …

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eBay Announces Live Auctions For Arts & Collectibles

eBay announced the launch of a new Live Auctions feature, enabling buyers to participate in auctions for arts and collectibles from actual auction rooms from the website. The company has a schedule of upcoming auctions, which is as follows: 10/9: African-American Fine Art, hosted by Swann Auction Galleries 10/14: Rare & Important Travel Posters, hosted by Swann Auction Galleries 10/15: …

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The Word’s Most Expensive Comic Book Was Just Sold On eBay

“History has been made on eBay,” a spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews. We reported last month that Action Comics #1 – the comic book that introduced the world to Superman – was to go up for auction on eBay. It’s often considered the “Holy Grail” of comic books. There are believed to be about 50 unrestored original copies in …

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eBay Partners With Invaluable For Live Auctions

eBay announced on Thursday that it has partnered with Invaluable to bring over 2,000 auction houses to eBay buyers. Invaluable has its own live online bidding platform letting collectors and dealers around the world bid in real time. It provides auctioneers with marketing and ecommerce solutions with Invaluable itself as well as with its AuctionZip property. It also gives them …

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Angelina Jolie and Family in Australia

The Jolie-Pitt clan is known for its globe-trotting ways, and son Maddox doesn’t let us down when he visits his mom on a movie set in Australia. Angelina Jolie, who is in Sydney directing the film Unbroken, was surprised as the 12-year-old confidently strolled on set, and greeted his mom. Jolie and Maddox, as well as the rest of the …

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Schindler’s List (the Actual Thing) Is Now for Sale on eBay

If you’re a history buff with a few million dollars sitting around, you can buy one of the most famous lists in history – on eBay. Schindler’s List, or the List of Schindlerjuden, is now up for auction on the site. No, not the Academy Award-winning film, but the actual list – one of only 4 remaining copies. The bidding …

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Sony to Auction Off Game Props For Trophies

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 that games are specifically not TV because they are interactive. The ad obviously had a large budget. Hundreds of costumed …

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Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ

Tim Cook isn’t the only tech CEO whose time is worth thousands of dollars. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is also auctioning off her time, a lunch date at Yahoo HQ, on the charity auction site CharityBuzz. “Find out what it’s like to lead one of the world’s most well-known tech companies, as you join Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer over lunch …

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Coke Formula Claim Goes Up For Auction

Every few years someone pops up with a claim that they’ve uncovered the legendary formula for Coca-Cola. The soft drink company has kept the formula a carefully guarded secret for decades, and always shoots down claims. In 2011, public radio show This American Life spoke with one of the people who claim to have the original formula, but Coca-Cola officially …

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Titanic Violin to be Auctioned Off

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 Henry Hartley is famous for leading the Titanic’s band to play as passengers were loaded into lifeboats. Hartley and all …

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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 3,000 items will be up for sale. Some of the most interesting letters in the collection include letters from Beethoven, …

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Einstein Letter on God to Be Auctioned on Ebay

On January 3, 1954, Albert Einstein mailed a letter from Princeton, New Jersey to Eric B. Gutkind in Germany. The letter was Einstein’s response to Gutkind’s book, Choose Life: The Biblical Call to Revolt, which Gutkind had mailed to him. The letter contains a look at Einstein’s views on religion and the concept of god, as well as his short …

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