The sheer dress that may have started it all is going up for auction. Back in 2002 Kate Middleton wore a knitted mesh slip-dress and some black underwear when she strutted down the runway for a charity fashion show at St Andrews University in Scotland. Prince William was sitting in the front...

Now you can drive her Porsche if you're the high bidder in RM/Sotheby's New York auction in December. The queen of psychedelic soul – who sang such hits as A Little Piece of my Heart, Me and Bobby McGee, Cry Baby, and Down On Me – purchased her Porsche 356 in 1968. She immediately engaged...

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In December 2013, Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels held an auction of Cartier Egyptian-Revival jewelry from the 20s that brought in a the very new millenium sum of $60 million. Although the influence of Ancient Egypt was felt in France following Napoleon's Egyptian campaign of 1798 and especially...

for two weeks until the auction closes ends May 12th at 5 p.m. EST. Now, chances are these are the types of pieces that you'd likely want to display in a glass case rather than wear and subject to any potential wear and tear. Also, all of the pieces up for auction are a Size 2 so, unless...

Collectors and shoppers can place a bid on a wide range of jewels, from top-quality colorless and colored diamonds, rare and historic gemstones, natural pearls, and signed jewels. The New York Magnificent Jewels auction features a selection of precious gems, some sized over 50 carats. Take a...

Sotheby's hosted the Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels auction in Geneva which fetched a total of $164.5 million, the highest ever total for a various owner jewelry auction. Records were broken throughout the sale with the Sunrise Ruby being the top lot of the auction. The exceptional and...

And now, on October 13, at Sotheby's Contemporary Art Day Auction, you can throw in your own bid for a chance to own a piece of his work, a truly rare opportunity given the fact that Banksy's art is usually labeled as vandalism by the British government. Bansky's forlorn "Girl With a...

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, one of only 39 ever built, is set to hit the auction block with an asking price of €40 million EUR (approximately $54 million USD). The stunning auto was developed by Giotto Bizzarrini with styling by Sergio Scaglietti and was originally produced to compete in the FIA's...

One of my favorite passtimes is to browse the offerings at Sotheby's Auction house. The prices are too rich for my blood, but I can still dream, can't I? On May 17, 2011 Sotheby's will have another auction of what they describe as their "Magnificent Jewels" in Geneva. Austria. The highlight...

 

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