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Own a Piece of the Legendary Lanesborough London at Their Auction This December

Nov 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

As the iconic Lanesborough gears up for a refurbishment, it's giving the public a chance to keep a part of its legacy alive by owning a part of the property. From December 9-13, 2013, the hotel will hold an auction with over 3,000 lots featuring period furnishings, artwork and artifacts that have made up the property’s signature 18th century style and sophistication.

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Giacometti Painting Nets $33M During Auction of Impressionist & Modern Art

Nov 19, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Artist Alberto Giacometti’s 1954 portrait of his brother, Diego en chemise ecossaise, sold for $32.6M during a weeklong series of sales of Impressionist and Modern Art at Christie’s. The price set a world record for a painting by Giacometti, as the previous most expensive rendering for the artist was Portrait de Caroline.

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You Determine the Price: Michael Jordan's Highland Park Estate Prepares for Live Auction

Oct 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Back in May we told you about Michael Jordan's listed Highland Park, Illinois home getting a pretty significant price drop from $29M to $21M. Well, apparently that was still too pricey because the luxury pad hasn't sold. 

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One-of-a-Kind Leica Digital Rangefinder on Bid at Jony and Marc's (RED) Auction

Oct 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are so many fantastic items up for grabs in the Jony and Marc's (RED) Auction put on by Sotheby's that we had a really hard time figuring out which ones we wanted to highlight. Scheduled to take place on November 23 in New York, the auction will be benefiting the popular AIDS charity (RED) — which was started by Bono — and was curated by designer Marc Newson and Apple designer Jony Ive (ahem, Sir Jonathan Ive). 

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Bid on Prince Harry's South Pole Expedition Watch at London's SalonQP

Oct 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

At London’s luxury watch show SalonQP in November, a beautiful British timepiece that will accompany Prince Harry’s upcoming trek to the South Pole will be auctioned off for charity. The exhibition will take place at the famed Saatchi Gallery from November 7 – 9 and will feature many exclusive timepieces created by the world’s top luxury brands. 

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Christie's Collection of Anthony Hail and Charles Posey Nets Over $1.9M

Oct 21, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie’s auction titled Arbiters of Style: The Collection of Anthony Hail and Charles Posey took place in New York City on October 8, 2013. The event, which included more than 230 lots, realized $1,927,875 — with 99 percent sold by lot and 99 percent by value. 

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Donley Auctions Holding 300-Item Americana Sale With 1917 Harley & Antique Carousels

Oct 19, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Donley Auctions is hosting a unique sale of antique and vintage Americana items on November 16 at Donley’s Wild West Town in Union, Illinois. The one-night event will feature 300 rare collectibles, including a 1917 Harley Davidson motorcycle, a Kiddieland carousel, and an intact soda fountain and pharmacy interior from the 1880s. 

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Ultra-Rare $12M 1964 250 LM Ferrari Set for NYC Auction

Oct 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

One of the world’s most expensive and exclusive racing Ferraris will be auctioned off right in the middle of New York City in November, where it is expected to bring in up to $12 million. RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, secured the vehicle for its Art of the Automobile auction on November 21. 

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Live Like John Wayne at Colorado's Flying Horse Ranch

Oct 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As much fun as city life can be, with bars open late and parties lasting to the wee hours of the morning, sometimes we just want to escape to a horse ranch in the middle of nowhere. For those who want to act on those dreams, Concierge Auctions has the property for you.... Read More

Heritage Is #1 Seller of Top-10 Herm?s Handbags With Latest Auction

Oct 3, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Herm?s headlined Heritage Auctions' inaugural Beverly Hills Luxury Accessories event, on September 23, with the sale of a Matte Bougainvillea Porosus Crocodile Birkin... Read More

Christie's Hosting Exclusive Online-Only Hong Kong Jewels Auction

Oct 1, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie’s is currently hosting an event called Hong Kong Jewels, which is an online-only auction with more than 90 lots available. Most of the lots for sale in this event come from one private collection.... Read More

Rarest of Luxury Autos on Auction at Formula 1 Grand Prix Weekend

Sep 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Motostalgia, known as one of the world's best auto auction companies in the world, is gearing up for their biggest and most valuable sale yet: The Motostalgia Auction d’Elegance. Preparing 75 of the finest and most sought after vehicles ever made, the event will take place on November 16 during the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix weekend in Austin.... Read More

Christie's to Hold First Auction and Cultural Gala in Shanghai

Sep 19, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie’s is gearing up for their inaugural auction in Mainland China, which will be held in Shanghai on September 26, 2013 at the Jing An Shangri-La Hotel. Additionally, a three-day cultural gala will take place from September 24 to 26.... Read More

Deluxe Aspen Ski Estate Sells for $15.6M at Auction

Sep 11, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The selling of ultra-luxury properties via auctions is forging its way as an effective and efficient means to sell high-end real estate. The latest auction adventure story is the tale of a 15,000-square-foot residence in Aspen, Colorado that sold for $15.6 million at auction.... Read More

$35K 1950 BMW Berlin III Speedboat

Aug 29, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

When you think of German performance, BMW surely comes to mind. Though best known for making some of the world’s finest automobiles, in the past BMW has also built just as fine a motorboat. The 1950 BMW Berlin III speedboat is a stunning visual work of art on the water, with all the refinements that you'd find in a BMW automobile today.... Read More

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