Auctions

Roger Bannister was the first man in history to run the mile and demolish the four minute barrier, and now his shoes will be auctioned by Christie's.
For the third year in a row, Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev., will host the Hot August Nights Auction presented by Barrett-Jackson, August 6 through 8. Three daytime auctions will feature...
The nearly 300 lots include rare Ferraris, Porsches, and Cadillacs…
The bounty from the sunken ship includes 40 tons of silver and gold valued at $450 million…
The ultrarare sculpture is one of the few castings that remain in private hands…
During his short life, the German artist Franz Marc (1880–1916) was at the cutting edge of modern art. The painter and printmaker, who died in combat during World War I, started out painting...
Of the dozens of iconic midcentury designs by Hans Wegner, perhaps none is as clever as the valet chair.
Shot down over 70 years ago, the warplane is airworthy again after a three-year restoration…
Fashion lovers will find haute couture for all tastes in the private collection of Didier Ludot.
F. Scott Fitzgerald inscribed the book with a handwritten note to Harold Goldman, the man who inspired the Gatsby character.
The trailer is one of original ten Airstreams commissioned by Western Pacific in the early 1960’s that were used to house maintenance of way workers on the railroad.
In its 53 years, Doyle has auctioned the estates of Gloria Swanson, Bette Davis, and other film legends.
Two extremely rare jewels, one of which was owned by Napoléon’s niece, will headline the sale.
At the Heritage Auctions sale on April 18, fans paid big money for a little pop history.
On May 11 the auction house Christie’s hopes to brush past its previous world record for art sold at auction when Pablo Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger (Version “O”) goes on the block, with bidding...
The April 28 sale will focus on the iconic photographer’s images of the American West.
The Oakland Athletics enjoyed a dynastic run of success in the 1970s, winning three World Series in a row.
In 2006, Bonhams London introduced an annual auction as curious as the objects it proffered. Called Gentleman’s Library, the sale was packed with items one might find in a cultured Victorian’s...
Bonhams attributes the high presale estimate in part to The Imitation Game, the recent film about Turing’s life.
One of the finest car collections in the country is paring down.
King John of Saxony commissioned a young Dresden coachbuilder to create a sweet town coach.
“American Pie” topped the Billboard charts shortly after its 1971 release.
The “Cynical Realism” movement emerged in the early 1990s.
A British mathematician who died 60 years ago is having a celebrity moment.
The internally flawless type IIa stone is one of the largest and rarest in existence.
The antiquities dealer Les Enluminures will offer a large collection of biblical manuscripts.
Standout items include a set of Wang Qi panel paintings expected to fetch as much as $700,000.
The proceeds contribute to a remarkable $4.5 million raised over the past three months by Lyric's esteemed Women's Board.
The Lyric Opera of Chicago Wine Auction announces online catalogue and pre-bidding.

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