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  • 1962 Ferrari becomes most expensive car ever sold at auction

    1962 Ferrari becomes most expensive car ever sold at auction
    A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta became the most expensive car in the world Thursday when it was auctioned off for $38 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. Even though the final price tag easily beat the previous record-holder -- a Mercedes...
  • Townley Gallery introduces art auction

    Townley Gallery introduces art auction
    It may not have been a poetry reading, but when Zack Krone took the podium at Townley Gallery last week, he turned to rhyme and meter to grab the audience's attention. In a punchy, rapid-fire voice that evoked Muhammad Ali stringing together couplets...
  • Auction house exec's obstruction backfired, prosecutors say

    Auction house exec's obstruction backfired, prosecutors say
    A former executive of one of the country’s biggest sellers of sports memorabilia had agreed to cooperate with federal authorities after he was charged with fraud in 2012 but instead obstructed justice by tipping off an associate to plans by the...
  • CityPlace II Up For Auction In Late August

    HARTFORD, Conn. — CityPlace II, the 18-story office tower downtown, will be put up for auction in late August, nearly two years after it was lost to foreclosure, the listing broker says. The starting bid for the Asylum Street building is $6.5...
  • Monet painting of waterlilies sells for $54 million at auction

    Monet painting of waterlilies sells for $54 million at auction
    A waterlilies painting by Claude Monet sold for $54 million at a Sotheby's auction in London this week, the second-highest amount at auction for a work by the French Impressionist.  The painting, titled "Nymphéas," dates from 1906 and was purchased...
  • Sacred Hopi tribal masks are again sold at auction in Paris

    Sacred Hopi tribal masks are again sold at auction in Paris
    Another group of sacred Hopi masks was gaveled away at a Paris auction Friday, over the objections of tribe members and the U.S. Embassy in Paris, Agence France Presse has reported. In Hopi tradition, the masks don’t merely represent spirits,...
  • Tracey Emin's provocative 'My Bed' sells for more than $4 million

    Tracey Emin's provocative 'My Bed' sells for more than $4 million
    Tracey Emin's provocative 1998 installation "My Bed," which depicts underwear stained with menstrual blood, alcohol containers and a used condom, sold in London for 2.5 million pounds (about $4.3 million) on Tuesday as part of a Christie's auction of...
  • Md. offshore wind auction set

    Md. offshore wind auction set
    Continuing the Obama administration's effort to launch a U.S. offshore wind energy industry, federal officials announced Wednesday that they will auction off the rights next month to build huge turbines off Maryland's coast. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean...
  • Lake County agency will auction animals, including horses, rooster

    Lake County agency will auction animals, including horses, rooster
    Lake County Animal Services will host an animal auction at 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares. The following animals will be up for auction: a mini stallion, Arabian mare, Arabian gelding and rooster. Animals are sold...
  • Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services

    Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services
    A rooster, and several horses are among the animals that will be up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 9, when the Lake County Animal Services hosting an animal auction at 11 a.m. at the shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares. The following animals will be up...
  • IronPigs staff is all about entertaining ... most of the time

    A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest. They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...