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Support Your Celebrity Obsession & Bid On Their Disposable Cameras for MIX NYC's #NakedEye Benefit

May 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Head over to eBay to bid on some pretty cool instant cameras that were used by over 150 celebrities, including our favorite (incredibly talented) nice guy Joseph Gordon Levitt. Put on by the nonprofit media arts organization MIX NYC, the disposable 35mm cameras are full of personal shots and selfies by whichever celebrity carried it around with them. Not only will you be the first person to actually see the photos, since they're not even developed yet, the cameras will also be signed by the celeb and the proceeds will be directly benefitting the foundation and its signature event, the New York Queer Experimental Film Festival.

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Rare 17th Century Transitional Hanging From Ming/Qing Dynasty Leads Upcoming Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art Auction

May 9, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions is gearing up for their Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art event this month on May 17 in their London saleroom. The event will feature an expansive collection of Tibetan art and Asian textiles, with the star of the show being a very rare 17th century transitional hanging from the Ming/Qing dynasty. 

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$10M Reserve Bahamian Innocence Island Up for Auction, Winner Will be Neighbors with Johnny Depp

Apr 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Innocence Island, a private 681-acre Bahamian paradise found in the Exuma island chain, is coming up for auction on May 15 at Trump SoHo New York, courtesy of Concierge Auctions and in cooperation with Damianos Sotheby's International Realty. With the reserve set at $10 million (which is actually really cheap for your own island), there's a chance that this extraordinary property can be purchased for a mere fraction of the original offered price of $55 million. 

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Motostalgia Presents Classic Rare Auto Auction at Keels & Wheels Concours D'Elegance

Apr 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Keels & Wheels Concours D'Elegance (May 2-4) is gearing up for their classic automobile auction, put on by collector car company Motostalgia. Taking place in Seabrook, Texas (which is a little south of Houston), the auction is promising a pretty nice line-up, including a 10-car collection and a 2008 Bugatti Veyron. 

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Historic Russian VA Space Capsule Valued at $1-2 Million Going to Auction in Brussels

Apr 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

For anyone interested in space history (and have a couple million bucks to spend), we have found an incredible opportunity to own a real piece of historic memorabilia. Lempertz Auctions will be holding a very special Space Sale featuring a Vozvrashchayemyi Apparat Space Capsule at their recently opened location in Brussels on May 7.

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Drive Your Vessel Right into This Luxury Bahamas Boat House

Apr 9, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Having a boat means you need somewhere to dock it and that often means your boat is nowhere near your home. That's not a problem with The Boat House though, since you can actually drive your vessel right into the center of the house! 

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Fashion Designers & Artists Create Masterpieces for the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt

Apr 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Now that Easter is just a few weeks away it’s time to break out the bunny rabbits, colorful eggs and tasty terrible Peeps to make it another epic holiday. But this year instead of rounding up the kiddies and going on an old fashion Easter egg hunt you can try your hand at the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt being held in New York City.

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IWC Partners with Tribeca Film Festival to Auction Off One-of-a-Kind Timepiece

Mar 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen is partnering with New York’s Tribeca Film Festival to auction off a one-of-a-kind timepiece honoring up-and-coming filmmakers. The auction comes as IWC returns as the event’s official Festival-Time Partner for the second year. 

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Letters from Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich, One of Her Custom Tuxedos & More at LA Auction

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

An exclusive collection of Marlene Dietrich memorabilia, including racy letters between the star and author Ernest Hemingway and one of her iconic custom-made tuxedos, will be auctioned off in Los Angeles in April. 

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Rare Jackets Worn By Beatles in Help! All Set For Can't Buy Me Love 50th Anniversary Auction

Feb 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 50th anniversary of the release of Can't Buy Me Love is coming up on March 20, and to celebrate the occasion, Omega Auctions is holding a one-off auction for all you Beatles collectors. Included in the some 200 offerings will be rare vinyl and a wide array of memorabilia, but the real star of the event are the jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr in the 1965 film Help!, which they also wore on the cover of the film's soundtrack album.   

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Maharaja's Extravagant $3M Banquet Service On Display in Germany's Faberge Museum

Feb 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Maharaja of Patiala was known for many things (like officially fathering 88 kids!), but is especially remembered for his lavish and extravagant tastes — especially the "Patiala Necklace" Cartier made using almost 3,000 diamonds. It only makes sense that his dining preferences reflected this, especially his banquet service which was crafted by the England's leading gold and silversmiths. 

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Glendiffich 50 Sells for Over $22k at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh

Jan 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Most whisky connoisseurs would be happy to go down to a well-stocked liquor store and pick out a nice bottle of single malt to enjoy. But there's a whole class of individuals for whom the usual fare — no matter how varied or rare — will never be enough. These collectors and speculators migrate towards whisky sales, like the one recently held in Edinburgh.

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Wellington Estate: Part Playboy Mansion, Part Equestrian Paradise

Jan 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

For serious equestrians, a luxury home is great, but it doesn't mean much without a spacious parcel of land to sit on. It just so happens that the Wellington Equestrian Estate in Florida has both and will soon be auctioned off on-site during the Platinum Luxury Auctions March 1 event.

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Ultra-Rare 1950 Sleeping Beauty Rolex Sells for Record-Breaking $1.14 Million at Christie's

Dec 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Aficionados of luxury timepieces got a shock the other day when a rare Rolex made in 1950, sold for more than four times its estimate and set a new world record. The remarkable result was achieved at Christie’s New York sale of Important Watc

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Promo Poster for Fellini's La Dolce Vita is Star of Movie-Memorabilia Auction That Fetched $1.8M+

Dec 19, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Heritage Auctions sold more than $1.8M worth of entertainment-related artifacts at their Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction in Dallas, Texas (which ended on November 17). Among the pieces of film memorabilia and collectibles that sold, the star lot — and the most expensive at $41,825 — is a one-sheet for the Federico Fellini 1960 film La Dolce Vita.

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