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Canada's 187.7-Carat Foxfire Diamond is Going Up for Auction

May 24, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Another rare stone has been discovered. Last week Rio Tinto, the operator of Canada’s Diavik mine, announced the sale of their newly-uncovered, 187.7 carat diamond.

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One of Picasso's Greatest Masterpieces Going to Auction

May 24, 2016  |   Contributor: Jackie Bryant

Art collectors will have a unique opportunity come June 21, when Sotheby’s London auctions an early Picasso portrait. Painted in 1909, Femme Assise is rumored to be inspired by his lover and model Fernande Olivier. Ahead of his time, Olivier is represented by Picasso in angular gold, silver, green, and bronze shapes and is considered one of the hallmark pieces that ushered in the revolutionary modern style now known as Cubism.

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Louis XIII Teams Up With Hermès for One-of-a-Kind Collaboration

May 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Jackie Bryant

Louis XIII has teamed up with three quintessential French luxury houses for a truly unique collaboration. Luxury goods maker Hermès, silversmith Puiforcat and crystal-ware purveyor Saint-Louis have joined forces with the famed cognac maker to create what the brand says is, “a bespoke tribute to the Louis XIII mythical journeys through the ages.”

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Rare 1968 Ferrari 275 NART Spider up for Auction in Monaco

May 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Collectors looking to acquire one of the most sought-after Ferraris will want to be in Monaco on May 14. That's where RM Sotheby's will be auctioning off this rare 1968 Ferrari 275 NART Spider.

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One of the Largest Diamonds Ever Set to Auction for $70 Million

May 4, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

This summer, Sotheby’s will be auctioning off the largest diamond discovered in over a century. The Lesedi la Rona diamond, meaning “Our Light” in Tswana, was uncovered in Canada's Lucara Diamond Corporation mine in Botswana late last year.

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Sotheby's To Hold Fashion Photography Auction

Apr 26, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Starting May 19, Sotheby’s will be holding an auction for the sale of iconic fashion photography with work from sought-after names like Richard Avedon, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin.

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$35 Million Shirley Temple Blue Diamond Will Hit the Auction Block

Mar 30, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

In 1940, Shirley Temple’s father bought a $7,210 fancy diamond ring for the child star’s 12th birthday. He chose a deep blue colored stone to commemorate her 44th movie, The Blue Bird, which was also completed the same season.

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Harrison Ford Auctions Off Han Solo's Jacket

Mar 30, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Growing up there’s probably no one you idolized quite like Han Solo. The roguish scoundrel was definitely the badass of the Star Wars universe—and he was one snappy dresser. Now fans and collectors alike have an opportunity to get their hands on Solo’s iconic leather jacket.

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A 1954 Aston Martin With Royal Provenance

Mar 16, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

A 1954 Aston Martin Lagonda Drophead Coupe is cool enough on its own, but add in a royal history and it’s even better. Formerly owned by Prince Philip, the car is estimated to fetch up to £450,000 (around $640,000) on April 20 at H&H Auction’s sale at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, Cambridgeshire. 

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Legendary Rock Guitars to Be Auctioned

Feb 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Todd Jatras

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a guitar played by one of your rock 'n' roll idols, a great opportunity to get one is coming up at the Guernsey’s February 27 auction in New York City. More than 300 guitars covering a wide swath of rock history will be up for grabs, including Eddie Van Halen’s customized 1982 Charvel (expected to go for $60,000-$80,000) and Tony Motolla’s 1952 Gibson Super 400CES 7-String, which was used extensively in his work with Frank Sinatra and may fetch a top price of $100,000.

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The Most Expensive Presidential Memorabilia to Ever Sell at Auction

Jan 29, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When it comes to Presidential U.S. history, collectors jump at any chance to purchase a special piece of memorabilia. Over the years, countless treasures have sold for record-high numbers, from signed documents to guns to license plates, and sometimes it seems as if there is a never-ending supply of artifacts to choose from. But not all mementos are equal and the below five items are the most expensive to ever sell. 

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Jerry Seinfeld Lifts the Veil From His Vintage Car Collection to Auction Three, Million-Dollar Porsches

Jan 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Though Jerry Seinfeld is known to have a pretty impressive car collection, he tends to be secretive over what kind (and how many) he actually has. Fans of his Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee series may think they’re seeing his personal automobiles, but according to Bloomberg Business, most of the autos featured don’t actually belong to him. But now, thanks to an upcoming Amelia Island Auction in March, we know that Seinfeld owns a 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder, a 1958 Porsche 356 A 1500 GS/GT Carrera Speedster and a 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 IROC RSR. Each expected to fetch at least $1 million, you can soon add them to your very own collection.

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This Historic 1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Competition Roadster May Earn $1.2M at London Auction

Jan 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Your luxury car collection may be great, but it’s time to add the historic 1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Competition Roadster to make it truly impressive. H&H Classics will be bringing one with them to the London Classic Car Show in February to auction off and are expecting it to sell for up to $1.2 million.  

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Now's Your Chance to Buy Bumblebee and Optimus Prime's Car Alter-Egos From the Transformers Films

Jan 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

I know I’m not the only one out there that thinks Michael Bay’s Transformers movies are pretty awful, but that doesn’t mean I wouldn’t want some of the cars used in the film. In fact, the cool autos are the flick’s biggest saving graces. Thanks to auction house Barrett-Jackson, you can now buy one of the cars directly.

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Kendall Jenner Auctions Off Wardrobe to Raise Money for the Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Dec 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Whether you’re a super-fan of Keeping Up With the Kardashian, or you’re just a diehard Kendall Jenner admirer, you’re going to want to get your credit card ready. This morning, four pieces from Jenner’s personal clos

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