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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Stuff still in demand


16 - 17 January 2014

Lot 112

1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB 

California Spider by Scaglietti

auctioned on Friday, January 17, 2014

Sold for $8,800,000 


The Daily Mail
$863,000 for Muhammad Ali Boxing Gloves

NEW YORK, NY, USA - Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali during his first Heavyweight Championship title victory with Sonny Liston, in 1964, have sold in auction for $863,000 (£520,000).

Source: The Daily Mail - February 24, 2014

Great Gatsby first edition sets 

new world record at Sotheby's

A first edition of The Great Gatsby made 

$377,000 in a New York auction

A first edition copy of F Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has sold for a world record $377,000 at Sotheby's in New York.
The book was the highlight of the sale of the Gordon Waldorf collection on April 1.
Gatsby Sotheby's Waldorf

Bob Dylan’s iconic Newport Folk Festival guitar sells for record $965K, 

more than three times its estimated price

| | Last Updated: Dec 6 3:54 PM ET
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The Fender Stratocaster electric guitar played by musician Bob Dylan on July 25, 1965 at Newport Folk Festival.
Art Daily
$842,408 for 19th Century Snuff Box

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - A rare musical automaton snuff box with timepiece (Piguet et Capt à Genève, 1801- 1807) has sold for $842,408. The snuff box was sold by Sotheby’s.

Source: Art Daily - May 14, 2014


Claude Monet 'Water Lilies' 

painting sells for $54 million

An iconic "Water Lilies" painting by French artist Claude Monet sold for £31.7 million ($54 million, 39.7 million euros) at a London sale on Monday, the second-highest sum paid for his work on record.

 Claude Monet 'Water Lilies' painting sells for $54 million

Ancient Egyptian statue's sells 

for £15.8m

This is the latest in a trend of councils looking to raise money by selling their arts collections

The Examiner
$350,000 for Tattered WWII Flag

ALBANY, NEW YORK, USA - A U.S. flag from an Allied (WWII) ship that delivered troops to the Normandy beaches, has sold for $350,000 at auction. The flag was sold by Bonhams auction house.
Pair of turquoise and diamond cufflinks, Cartier, circa 1920
Each hexagonal shaped link millegrain-set with polished turquoise, square and single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier, numbered, case stamped Cartier.


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