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Golf clubs auction set to score hole in one

September 23rd, 2007 · 5 Comments

At the outset, let me make it clear I am not a golfer, nor do I have any desire to become one. That said, I could become an armchair golfer, or rather a collector of the implements associated with the sport. My interest stems from watching an auction of golfing memorabilia some years ago in […]

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Tags: Auctions · Golfiana · Sotheby's

Pop diva Cher to mount Sotheby’s sale of cast-offs

August 1st, 2006 · No Comments

The highest bidder gets to sleep in Cher’s bed – though the Academy Award-winning actress, singer songwriter and half of the pop duo Sonny & Cher – will have taken the money and ran. She’s signed up with Sotheby’s to sell the contents of her Malibu home in California. Around 700 lots of furniture, works […]

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Battle of the Canalettos and the winner costs £18.6m

July 8th, 2005 · No Comments

.flickr-photo { border: solid 1px #000000; }.flickr-frame { float: right; text-align: center; margin-left: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Record-breaking Canaletto The champagne corks popped at Christie’s when their Canaletto sold for a record-breaking £11.4 million but the celebrations moved to Bond Street when Sotheby’s Canaletto smashed that price and was […]

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Tags: Auctions · Canaletto · Christie's · Sotheby's