Auctions

Updated for 2016, this Connoisseur’s Guide to Collecting Fine Wine offers an overview of wine collecting and includes our latest recommendations. Genuine collectors thrive on an invigorating blend of...
Americana Week 2016 — a series of auctions, viewings and events — runs from January 16 to 22...
From January 23 through 31, Barrett-Jackson’s 45th Anniversary Auction will give motorsport mavens the opportunity to become part of the provenance of several regaled racecars, roadsters, and coupes...
Ferrari Fans will soon get their fill at the annual Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auctions , held January 29 and 30. Among the automotive artistry available this year are cars from the collection...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Superpowered ” If you want to spot the next hot item in the comic book–collecting world, read Variety. News of films to come—...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ British Ovation ” Among the 30 remarkable automobiles crossing the block at Bonhams’ annual Bond Street Sale in London are...
Rare timepieces draw exceptional participation and strong prices...
Outstanding jewels at every price level, including diamonds, rare gemstones, and natural pearls
As a prelude to the opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens , Sotheby’s will host Return of the Nigo , an auction comprising much of Japanese entrepreneur Nigo’s personal collection of Star Wars...
Sotheby’s final jewelry auction of the season will offer more than 500 pieces…
An exquisite selection featuring brands such as Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Judith Leiber
November brings the American Art auction as well as the digital sale America Illustrated.
Christie’s announces that two simultaneous e-commerce sales of luxury handbags and accessories are available exclusively online.
“Moving and booming.” That is how Rahul Kadakia, international head of jewelry at Christie’s, describes the sale of jewelry at auction, with individual pieces routinely crossing the eight-digit...
Property from the collection of Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach includes musical instruments and Beatles memorabilia
Over 100 objects relating to the most celebrated and influential musicians of modern times
The Hope Spinel ’s history is every bit as colorful as its lustrous rose hue. Often confused for a ruby—although the spinel has fewer inclusions—the plum-size gemstone (about an inch in diameter) was...
On October 7, Sotheby’s Hong Kong will offer one of the world’s most exquisite examples of grey-pearl jewelry for auction. A necklace and a pair of ear clips, known as the Cowdray Pearls , are...
On October 22, Sotheby’s New York will present the Creative Genius of Sam Simon—A Lifetime of Memorabilia . A jack-of-all-trades, Simon was the master of many, including writer, producer, cartoonist...
During the upcoming Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille , Bonhams will present the first auction of the concours. The Bonhams Chantilly Sale , on Saturday, September 5, 2015, will take place...
UPDATE: Bonhams sold Hanyu Ichiro's Card Series of Japanese whiskey and the 52-year-old Karuizawa single malt on August 28 for $489,978 and $118,543, respectively—world-record-setting prices for both...
Handbags by Hermès, Birkin, Chanel, and others have recently evolved into an elite auction category…
Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger selling for $179.4 million in May is one of many recent examples…
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.
Salon privé, the United Kingdom’s most prestigious automotive occasion, marks its 10th anniversary with a change in venue, an invitation to supercars, and a first-time opportunity to drive some of...
Handbags by Hermès, Chanel, and the like have always been coveted, but only recently have they evolved into an elite auction category.
Charles and Judy Tate assembled a world-class collection of Latin American art—and then gave it all...
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…

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