Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ painting sells for record $450M

Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” considered by many to be the Holy Grail of the old masters, sold for a record $450,312,500 after 19 minutes of fierce bidding between two determined buyers on Wednesday night at Christie’s Auction House in New York City.  The identity of the bidder was not provided by the auction house. Read More …

Bob Dylan guitar sells for nearly $400,000

DALLAS – A guitar played by Bob Dylan at notable concerts in 1970s has sold at auction for nearly $400,000. Heritage Auctions in Dallas says a buyer requesting anonymity paid $396,500 Saturday for the singer-songwriter’s 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar. The company says Dylan played the guitar through his set at George Harrison’s Concert for Read More …

A “Pickers Paradise” by Reynolds Auctions

Ever wonder if going to auctions can be profitable?  I went to a Reynolds Auction this weekend to find out if it was possible and yes it is!   They run a smooth show and this auction has lots to offer (Part 2 is on 11/4/17 10 am – same address). Before going out I checked Read More …

The Motown Mansion is holding an estate sale

The Motown Mansion is holding an estate sale Own a piece of Motown One of the most notable estates in Boston-Edison and Detroit will be selling history in October. Sold earlier this month for $1.65 million, 918 West Boston Boulevard—commonly known as the Motown Mansion—will be opening its doors for an estate sale with a worldwide audience. The sale Read More …

1927 World Series ring up for auction

Two pieces of famous Babe Ruth memorabilia are likely to fetch more than a million dollars at auction this week — and now their famous owner has been revealed. It’s actor and noted baseball fan Charlie Sheen, who is selling two Ruth artifacts: His 1927 World Series ring and an original copy of the sales Read More …

Force is strong in this Star Wars auction

BOSTON (AP) — Die-hard Star Wars fans will need to rely on more than the force if they want to bid on an R2-D2 droid that appeared in several of the franchise’s movies. A couple million dollars might also help. Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber, Darth Vader’s helmet and shoulder armor, as well as imperial and rebel Read More …

Library Board Approves Auction Agreement To Sell Art Collection

Sotheby’s of New York has been approved once again by the James Prendergast Board of Trustees to handle the auction of oil paintings purchased by funding left by Mary Prendergast’s will. On Thursday, the library board unanimously approved a resolution cosigning the bulk of the art collection to Sotheby’s. After the meeting, R. Thomas Rankin, Read More …