Rare Beatles Record Fetches $290,500Source: WhatSellsBest.com) - A fierce bidding-war skyrocketed the price of a rare Beatles Record to a record-breaking $290,500 (after buyer premium).
Perry Cox, a well-known Beatles memorabilia expert (and top-rated eBay seller), was quoted in the Heritage auction listing, saying; "With my being thoroughly immersed in Beatles collectibles for over 30 years, it takes something extraordinarily special to excite me, but I consider this to be one of the top two items of Beatles memorabilia I've ever seen - the other being a signed copy of Meet The Beatles."
$33 Million for Golden Egg Found in 'Scrap Buy'
MIDWEST, USA - A scrap dealer who purchased a golden egg at an antiques sale for $13,000, has discovered he bought a Faberge Ornamental egg valued at $33 million (£20 million).
HENRY VII'S BED bought unattributed at auction:
$3,500-Paid for Royal Bed valued at $33 Million
CHESTER, UK - An antique bed that was purchased for $3,500 at auction, has been identified as once belonging to King Henry VII, and is now valued at $33 million (£20 million).
LONDON, UK - A Leonardo da Vinci painting found by a dealer attending an American estate sale, has sold in a private transaction for more than $75 million.
$20,000 Marvin Gaye Passport Found in 50¢ Record
DETROIT, MICHIGAN, USA - Marvin Gaye's 1964 Passport was found tucked away in a 50¢ record that was bought by a man at an estate sale. The passport has been valued at $20,000.
$15 Necklace from Flea Market may fetch $300,000
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA - A rare Alexander Calder Necklace that was purchased at a flea market for $15, is expected to fetch as much as $300,000.
$48,000 Gold Coin Discovered with Metal Detector
SOUTH WILTSHIRE, UK - A 1,700-year-old Roman gold coin found with a metal detector in a field, is expected to fetch $48,000 (£30,000) at auction.
$700-Painting Purchase, Valued at $700,000
CHESHIRE, UK - A painting purchased for $700 (£400) at an antiques shop has been identified by Antiques Roadshow as a Van Dyck portrait worth $700,000 (£400,000).
$5.9 Million for Rare Carved Figure Found in Attic
HUDSON, NEW YORK, USA - A carved Fabergé Imperial figure discovered in a Rhinebeck New York attic, has sold for $5.2 million. The sale far exceeded its pre-sale estimate of $500,000 - $800,000.