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1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta Ferrari sells for record $38 mn

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 08:32

The previous record was held by a 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 model bought in Britain last year for $30 million.

John Lennon manuscripts, drawings sell for $2.9 mn at auction

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 02:37

Original manuscripts and drawings by former Beatle John Lennon, produced for two acclaimed books he wrote in the mid-1960s, sold for USD 2.9 million, more than double the pre-sale estimate, Sotheby`s auction house said.

Soviet-era space capsule fetches 1 mn euros at auction

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 19:38

A Soviet-era space capsule that was used for a series of key test flights into space in the 1970s fetched a million euros at an auction.

Christie`s cancels sale of 85 Miro works

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 09:18

Auction house Christie`s indefinitely cancelled the sale in London of 85 works by Spanish artist Joan Miro owned by Portugal due to the legal "uncertainty" surrounding the works.

Not-so Hell`s Angel - Pope`s Harley-Davidson for sale

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 23:56

A Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was once given to Pope Francis by the manufacturer is to go on sale next month in Paris, a British auction house said on Monday.

Oprah Winfrey set to auction personal items for charity

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 13:10

Oprah Winfrey is set to auction some of her personal items like a marble bathtub and a doll, to raise some money for charity.

Herbert Salzer - The scientist who proved Albert Einstein wrong

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 10:53

A scientist from US was one of the very few people on Earth who could say that he corrected Albert Einstein`s math - and got him to admit as much.

Tagore, Nandalal Bose works to go under the hammer

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 12:41

Auction house Christie`s will put under hammer works of Rabindranath Tagore, his nephew Abanindranath Tagore and Nandalal Bose from the personal collection of Supratik Bose.

Sotheby`s to auction Buddhist art

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 08:48

Pan-Asian Buddhist paintings and sculptures from the ancient regions of China, Japan, Tibet, and Nepal are up for auction at Sotheby`s.

Gandhi`s personal effects, documents fetch over 300,000 pounds

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 09:42

Mahatma Gandhi`s personal effects and documents went under the hammer on Tuesday fetching a whopping 300,000 pounds.

Sliding Chinese art mart gives India price edge

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 13:41

A slight fallback in the Chinese art market has given Indian art the chance to grab a larger price share, says Christie's top officials visiting India. The British auction house is also promoting contemporary Indian artists.

India buys Mahatma Gandhi letters set to be auctioned in UK

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 12:14

The Indian Government has bought thousands of documents relating to Mahatma Gandhi that were set to go on sale in an auction in the UK.