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Private Library of Hebrew Writings to be Sold

FINANCE | By Verena Dobnik | Nov 15
Sotheby's is offering what experts consider the world's most important private library of Hebrew books and manuscripts, collected by a London diamond dealer.

Modernist Art Collection Goes to Auction

HOME | Oct 14
A collection of modern and contemporary art assembled by two New York City doctors is going on the auction block.

100-Carat Girl's Best Friend Goes for $22M

FASHION | Apr 25
A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut sold for just over $22 million at auction on Tuesday.

Giacometti Sculpture Poised to Set Auction Record

FINE ARTS | Apr 16
A rare life-size sculpture by Alberto Giacometti could set a record at auction next month where it's expected to bring around $130 million.

Don McLean's 'American Pie' Brings $1.2M at Auction

HOME | Apr 9
Singer-songwriter Don McLean's original manuscript and notes to "American Pie" sold at auction Tuesday for $1.2 million.

Lauren Bacall Auction Fetches $3.6 Million

A two-day auction of the contents of Lauren Bacall's spacious Manhattan apartment at The Dakota realized $3.6 million.

Want a Piece of Oprah? Auction Set for April 25

HOME | Mar 30
Oprah Winfrey will auction off paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence next month.

Yard Sale Painting May Sell at Auction for $25K

HOME | By Tom Coyne | Mar 16
Jesse Ronnebaum isn't sure what moved him to buy a worn painting of seven men playing pool from a yard sale for fifty cents. Now it's going to auction and may bring in $25,000.

Story of Disneyland Auction Pulls in More Than $1.7M

Van Eaton Galleries held the highly-anticipated "The Story of Disneyland" auction this weekend, pulling in more than $1.7 million for the coveted collectibles.

JFK Wedding Negatives Sell for $34K at Auction

HOME | By Philip Marcelo | Oct 22
One black-and-white photograph captures a dapper John F. Kennedy slicing into his wedding cake. This was among the images imprinted on 13 original negatives from the Kennedys' fairytale wedding that sold for $34,073.

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