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  • 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 --...
  • Former memorabilia seller pleads guilty to mail fraud

    Former memorabilia seller pleads guilty to mail fraud
    A former executive at a sports memorabilia auction house pleaded guilty today in federal court in Chicago to an eight-year scheme to rig auctions to drive up prices on rare baseball cards, game balls and other collectors’ items. Mark Theotikos,...
  • Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators

    Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators
    Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime, experts say. According to frequently updated data provided by Open Baltimore, there is a strong correlation between vacant...
  • Army boat seeks second career as ... dinner cruiser?

    Army boat seeks second career as ... dinner cruiser?
    An Army boat is on the auction block at Fort Eustis, and it's a real fixer-upper. The successful buyer might want to invest in engines, shafts, propeller screws and a radio. This particular model comes without those accessories. A few rust spots might...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics sell for $2 million

    Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics sell for $2 million
    Bob Dylan's handwritten manuscript for "Like a Rolling Stone" sold for just over $2 million on Tuesday at Sotheby's rock and roll auction, which also included memorabilia from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley. The price for the annotated...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics top $2 million at auction

    How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. The...