Actress Dianna Agron sells kiss for $23,000

Actress Dianna Agron has sold a kiss for $23,000 to raise money for charity.

Karl Marx letter fetches $678,000 at China auction

A handwritten letter by Karl Marx accompanied by a vintage photograph of the author of "Das Capital" sold Tuesday for $678,000 at an auction in China, the China Daily newspaper reported.

Sehwag to auction his sweater for underprivileged
Sehwag to auction his sweater for underprivileged

Ace cricketer Virender Sehwag will donate blankets and auction his sweater as part of his association with 'Daryadili', an endeavour to support the underprivileged battling cold weather in the country.

Decoding the craft of curating a Christie's auction

If building trust with contacts and sources defines a journalist's professional prowess, similar qualities contribute in curating Christie's annual sales that acquires coveted and enviable artworks from various traders, sources and personal collectors on the basis of relationships nurtured over several decades.

1962 Medicine Nobel medal auctioned for $4.75 mn

Molecular biologist James D. Watson, the father of genetic science for his discovery of the structure of DNA, has auctioned the medal of his 1962 Nobel Prize for Medicine medal for $4.75 million at Christie's here.

'James Bond' jet expected to fetch up to $300K at auction

'James Bond' fans are being given the opportunity to get their hands on the jet from opening scene of 1983's 'Octopussy,' only if they're willing to shell out around 300,000 dollars.

Mammoth skeleton sold for USD 300,000 at UK auction

A rare woolly mammoth skeleton has been bought by a private buyer for nearly USD 300,000 at a British auction.

Napoleon`s two-pointed hat auctioned off for 1.9 mln euros

 One of Napoleon`s famous two-pointed hats was sold on Sunday to a South Korean collector for nearly 1.9 million euros ($2.2 million) at an auction outside Paris.

Napoleon`s two-pointed hat goes under hammer

One of Napoleon`s famous two-pointed bicorne hats is due to go under the hammer on Sunday at an auction near Paris.

Japanese architectural innovations on display in Kolkata

An exhibition on modern Japanese architecture brings to the city the innovations in reconciling traditional and contemporary designs, experimental building styles and earthquake-resistant structures, a statement said Saturday.

Elvis Presley's first recording up for auction
Elvis Presley's first recording up for auction

The first record King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley made is expected to fetch a fortune at auction in January next year.

Marilyn Monroe's lost love letters up for auction
Marilyn Monroe's lost love letters up for auction

Some of Hollywood siren Marilyn Monroe's lost love letters are going to be auctioned off. The auction for 300 letters belonging to the iconic actress would take place on December 5-6 in Beverly Hills, reported Ace Showbiz.

Watch fetches record $21.3 million at Swiss auction

A Patek Philippe gold watch billed as the most expensive -- and most complicated -- in the world fetched a record $21.3 million (17.1 million euros) on Tuesday when it went under the hammer in Switzerland.

Winnie the Pooh sketch set for auction
Winnie the Pooh sketch set for auction

EH Shepard's drawing of 'Poohsticks' game, one of English literature's most familiar images, is expected to fetch more than 100,000 pounds at auction next month.

Madonna's clothes sold at auction
Madonna's clothes sold at auction

Queen of Pop Madonna's dress which she wore at her wedding to Sean Penn was among memorabilias which were auctioned off at the Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll auction.

Watch: A scene at ISIS slave market; '$500' for green-eyed girl
Watch: A scene at ISIS slave market; '$500' for green-eyed girl

A bunch of ISIS fighters sitting in a poorly-lit up room which resounds with an ugly cacophony interspersed by giggles. What could it be. Are they cracking jokes on each other or talking jovially about a recently carried out execution? No.

Tyeb Mehta's 'Blue Painting' sold for Rs 11 crore at Sotheby's!
Tyeb Mehta's 'Blue Painting' sold for Rs 11 crore at Sotheby's!

Famous Indian Modernist painter Tyeb Mehta's transitional work 'Blue Painting' was sold for a hefty Rs 11 crore at the Sothby's inaugural Indian and Islamic Week in London.

John Lennon's guitar to fetch USD I million at auction
John Lennon's guitar to fetch USD I million at auction

 

London: A guitar that Beatles star John Lennon played on the recording of 'Paperback Writer' is expected to fetch as much as USD 1 million at the auction.

Apollo 13's iconic SOS transcript set to go under the hammer
Apollo 13's iconic SOS transcript set to go under the hammer

Apollo 13 and NASA mission control's historic conversation, which included the famous line "Houston, we've had a problem", is set to be on sale at an auction.

Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake snags $1,375 at auction

Many precious old item fetch a lot of money in auctions worldwide, and so did a slice of 33-year-old cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s 1981 wedding.