Including commission, the see-through mesh slip dress designed by Charlotte Todd sold for 78,000 pounds ($126,000). It had been expected to sell for 8,000-10,000 pounds. Todd, who was in the saleroom at Kerry Taylor Auctions in London, said she planned to put the proceeds of the sale...

A British Treasury note printed after the Second World War was sold for £56,000 (US$87,360) The extraordinary note, with an estimated price of £40,000 was auctioned by Dix Noonan and Webb in London. The auction coincides with the annual IBNS banknote show being held from the 30th September...

Pursuitist regularly keeps track of awe-worthy auction finds from names like Sotheby's and Christie's. But every time we see a crazy piece of jewelry or a big diamond, we wonder — is this really the best/greatest out there? A new graph fromdadaviztook the guesswork away for us. The "perfect"...

One of China's rarest stamps sold for $936,000 at auction in Hong Kong, the auctioneers said Wednesday. With just 32 recorded copies, the Qing Dynasty "1897 Red Revenue Small One Dollar" stamp is "China's rarest regularly-issued stamp", Interasia Auctions said in a press release. The...

An extremely rare bottle of Glenfiddich has sold at auction for a record-breaking $94,000. The bottle of 55 year old Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve, one of only 11 bottles in the world, shattered the record for the most expensive bottle of whiskey ever sold at auction. The...

In 1887, following the fall of Napoleon III and his wife, Empress Eugenie, an historic auction of the French Crown Jewels took place in the Louvre, lasting twelve days. The pearls then descended in the family of two prominent industrialists of America's Gilded Age. They were first purchased...

The swimsuit that James Bond Daniel Craig wore in Casino Royale has sold for a staggering £44,450. That works out to about $70,228 CA. The blue La Perla "Grigioperla" swimming trunks were one of the many items from the James Bond films that were up for auction. Dame Judi Dench - who plays M...

Hong Kong's heating up and as we prep for our second weekend getaway in May (we could get used to this long weekend thing...), we're on the look out for some easy to wear pieces to pack in our suitcase. Enter Scotch & Soda, the super cool Amsterdam-based fashion brand! Scotch & Soda is known...

Madonna's iconic black bustier has sold at auction for £45,000. The custom-made piece – created by Los Angeles-based store Trashy Lingerie – was worn with fishnet tights by the singer during her 1987 'Who's That Girl' tour, and went under the hammer in China for way above its pre-sale...

was sold for 348,000,000 Hong Kong dollars, or 280,000,000 yuan (nearly 45 million US dollars) in Hong Kong Christie's Autumn Auction. The price set a new world record for a single piece of Chinese art. A Thangka, is a painting on cotton, or silk appliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist...

 

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