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  • Bay Psalm Book sells for record $14.2 million in New York auction

    Bay Psalm Book sells for record $14.2 million in New York auction
    Those people who argue that print is dead just don’t understand the business model. A tiny book of psalms, printed in Colonial America in 1640 -- when digital referred to nothing more than fingers and toes -- has been sold for about $14.2 million, a...
  • Danny Glover Honored at UNICEF's Snowflake Ball

    Under suspended strings of glistening snowflakes, the glitterati gathered for UNICEF's 9th annual Snowflake Ball at Gotham's Cipriani Wall Street on Dec. 3. "Every single snowflake up there, like every child, is special and unique," emcee Bryant Gumbel...
  • Norman Rockwell painting sells for record-breaking $46 million

    Norman Rockwell’s 1951 painting “Saying Grace” broke auction records Wednesday when it sold at Sotheby's in New York City for $46 million. That is the highest price an American painting has ever garnered at auction, Sotheby’s said....
  • New wealth taking art market to new heights

    NEW YORK — The painting once hung in the Cleveland Museum of Art. And there was no shortage of people who wanted it in the crowded Christie's auction room. The artwork, "Women Reaching for the Moon," is a blur of a woman in a red dress. It was...
  • Singer Josh Groban pops his Malibu retreat on the market

    Singer Josh Groban pops his Malibu retreat on the market
    Pop and classical singer Josh Groban has listed his gated house in Malibu at $5.475 million. The crooner put the Tuscan-inspired home up for lease a few years ago at $23,000 a month after it failed to sell at $6.1 million. Perhaps this time around it...
  • Annenberg Foundation was anonymous bidder for Native American artifacts

    Annenberg Foundation was anonymous bidder for Native American artifacts
    The Annenberg Foundation has revealed that it was an anonymous bidder that paid $530,000 for 24 Native American artifacts that were being sold at a controversial auction in Paris earlier this week. The Los Angeles-based charitable organization headed by...
  • It's tipoff time for the sale of Jerry Buss' home

    It's showtime, so to speak. No, not on the basketball court at Staples Center, but in Playa del Rey, where Jerry Buss' mansion has come on the market at $5.95 million. The custom Italian-style villa, built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner...
  • Early phone equipment, electronics, sizzle with tech geeks

    Q: We inherited an old telephone switchboard. We can't find any serial numbers and have no idea how to go about selling it. Maybe Craigslist? Any ideas? A: The query arrived with images of a freestanding floor unit -- a complete switchboard with...
  • Top quality mahjong sets still win hearts of dedicated players

    Q: My mahjong set dates from before the early 1940s. There are ashtrays at the ends of each rack. I've searched online for sets with ashtrays and found none. I've never seen another like it. How do I determine value, and how can I sell this unique set?...
  • Mel Gibson stunt double Mic Rodgers sells house in Agoura Hills

    Mel Gibson stunt double Mic Rodgers sells house in Agoura Hills
    Mic Rodgers, Mel Gibson's stunt double until the late 1990s, and his wife, Robyn Britton, have sold their home in Agoura Hills for $1.85 million to psychologist Morris Halperin. The Craftsman-inspired contemporary, built in 2005, features high ceilings,...
  • Jonny Lee Miller finds a buyer for L.A. home

    Jonny Lee Miller finds a buyer for L.A. home
    “Elementary” star Jonny Lee Miller and his wife, actress Michele Hicks, have sold their Los Angeles home for $1.66 million. The 1936 Spanish Revival-style house features a beamed cathedral ceiling in the living room, a formal dining room,...