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The owner of a veritable treasure trove of mechanical delights, the late Robert White collected a vast array of rarities throughout his life. Now Bonhams will bring them to the block at the Robert...
Automotive relics hidden for decades and often forgotten about by the owners themselves have become a phenomenon at auction . Unlike any other collectible, they are most desirable in their derelict...
An early-1950s Jaguar C-Type racecar will be a top lot at the Bonhams Monaco Sale ( bonhams.com ) on May 13 in Monte Carlo. The auction will feature about 40 cars, none with a more puzzling history...
Known as the godfather of British pop art, Sir Peter Blake teamed up with Bentley to create a one-of-a-kind Sir Peter Blake Bentley pop art car that will be auctioned to raise money for charity...
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...
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...
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...
F. Scott Fitzgerald inscribed the book with a handwritten note to Harold Goldman, the man who inspired the Gatsby character.
The April 28 sale will focus on the iconic photographer’s images of the American West.
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.
A British mathematician who died 60 years ago is having a celebrity moment.
An infamous electric guitar, revered Scottish racing vehicles, the first American gold coin, and more.
From the outset, Enzo Ferrari committed his racing team, Scuderia Ferrari, to success on the track.
Bonhams Whisky, Cognac & Rare Spirits sale on April 30 will feature extraordinarily rare cognacs, including one of the oldest authenticated vintages known to exist: a 1762 Gautier (est. $20,000-...
On April 7 Bonhams will offer nearly 300 specially selected items from the world-renowned Caren Archive. The sale encompasses rare newspapers, broadsides, photographs, books, and manuscripts dating...
The most exciting group of paintings of Pointers in recent memory leads Bonhams 31st annual sale dedicated to dogs in art, set for February 12. Most significant is John Martin Tracy’s Haunt of the...
For the pen collectors on your list this holiday season, you must first determine if they value vintage pens or contemporary, limited-edition releases. According to Ivan Briggs, the writing...
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the E-Type Jaguar, and Bonhams auction house will give collectors two reasons to celebrate when it auctions a pair of spectacular examples on September 16...