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  • 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...
  • '62 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38 million at Monterey Car Week

    '62 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38 million at Monterey Car Week
    A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction Thursday night in Carmel for about $38 million — a record, but far less than many experts had predicted. Classic car experts had expected the car could bring up to twice that amount, but bidders begged to...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Strong start to auction sales

    2014 Pebble Beach: Strong start to auction sales
    Despite a lower-than-anticipated sale price for Thursday's Ferrari 250 GTO, overall auction sales at the 2014 Monterey Car Week were up substantially over last year. More than $67 million worth of vehicles got new owners under the gavel, with an average...
  • 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...
  • Car collector's trophy home set for auction

    Car collector's trophy home set for auction
    As fans and collectors flock to Monterey for the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, a vineyard-estate that previously housed an impressive collection of hot rods and muscle cars is headed for the auction block in Northern California. Found in...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record

    Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record
    The auction action at this year's Monterey Car Week is well ahead of last year's pace and is likely to set a record for the highest dollar volume of any week of selling at the annual event. As of Friday, $176.3 million worth of vehicles had been sold at...
  • Steve McQueen's Ferrari, others could total $450 million in Pebble Beach

    Steve McQueen's Ferrari, others could total $450 million in Pebble Beach
    Classic-car fans and collectors headed to next week’s Pebble Beach auctions may want to pack an extra checkbook: Almost half a billion dollars in sales are expected. Hagerty’s Insurance, which insures and tracks classic-car values, estimates...
  • 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...
  • Houdini auction coming up in Chicago

    Houdini auction coming up in Chicago
    More than 85 years after his death, we cannot escape Harry Houdini. On the eve of a new History Channel mini-series about the great illusionist and escape artist, a Chicago auction house is holding a Houdini event that's, well, magical. "I think...
  • 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...
  • Harvard diploma of first African-American grad to be auctioned

    The undergraduate diploma of the nation’s first African-American to graduate from Harvard is set to be auctioned in Chicago tomorrow, years after it was unearthed in an Englewood home. Richard T. Greener’s bachelor of arts diploma --...