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# auction - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for €1.2 million at London auction

“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”

# auction - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox

The future of Sky’s ownership has been uncertain for nearly two years.

# auction - Thursday 31 May, 2018

World's largest freshwater pearl sold at auction for €320,000

The pearl once belonged to Catherine the Great.

# auction - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Modigliani painting owned by Irish horse breeder John Magnier sells for record €116 million Under The Hammer This post contains videos

Modigliani painting owned by Irish horse breeder John Magnier sells for record €116 million

Modigliani’s masterpiece Nu couche (sur le cote gauche) fetched the highest price in Sotheby’s history.

# auction - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Russell Crowe held an auction to pay for his divorce and raised millions from film memorabilia

The breast plate he wore in Gladiator went for €78,000.

# auction - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Woman buys Irish painting worth up to $10,000 at US thrift store for just $1

The woman had no idea what the painting was worth when she first bought it.

# auction - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Items from Clerys, Shelbourne Hotel and iconic Celtic Tiger nightclubs going under the hammer

A host of items from Howl at the Moon and the Residence Club are to be sold off.

# auction - Saturday 16 December, 2017

10,000-year-old skeleton of woolly mammoth sells for over €500,000 at auction

The giant skeleton was bought by the chief executive of a French waterproofing company whose logo is of the prehistoric mammal.

# auction - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From The42 Wladimir Klitschko raises £160,000 by auctioning off robe from Joshua fight GOOD DEED

Wladimir Klitschko raises £160,000 by auctioning off robe from Joshua fight

The robe also contained a USB stick with Klitschko’s prediction for the fight.

# auction - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Photos: East German village sells for €140,000

Only about 20 mostly retired people still live in the cluster of decaying homes.

# auction - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community

Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community

The piano will go on display in St Stephens Green Shopping on Monday, and is open for bids until Christmas Eve.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi heading to Abu Dhabi after selling for €380 million

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France.

# auction - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Chance to recreate the Shelbourne Hotel at home as furniture to be auctioned

Some of the furniture is unused and still in it’s original packaging.

# auction - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ sells for record-breaking $450 million

The 500-year-old painting was sold by the Russian boss of the soccer club AS Monaco.

# auction - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Want to buy-up pieces of old Dublin? Today's your chance

Original seats from the Stella Cinema in Rathmines are also up for grabs.

# auction - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge A chancer's guide to Depop Depop For Dummies

A chancer's guide to Depop

Flog it!

# auction - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Patrick Pearse 1916 surrender letter sells for £263,000 at London auction

The estimated sale price was less than half of that.

# auction - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Dust from the first moon landing bought for €900 could sell for €3.5 million

A woman bought the bag at an auction.

# auction - Friday 19 May, 2017

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million

The painting of a skull-like head in oil-stick was valued pre-sale in excess of $60 million.

# auction - Monday 17 April, 2017

A rare example of Irish erotica goes on sale this week

It’s a realistic Ivory penis.

# auction - Monday 10 April, 2017

'In this business you can't know everything': Painting with €800 price tag sells for €120,000

“To my knowledge, the bidder hasn’t seen the picture in the flesh, so to speak,” says James O’Halloran of Adam’s Auctioneers.

# auction - Friday 24 February, 2017

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

# auction - Monday 20 February, 2017

Hitler's personal telephone sells for €228,000

“This was Hitler’s mobile device of destruction.”

# auction - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Unsold!: 1916 surrender letter set to leave Ireland after auction fails to reach €1m

It’s owner says he longer feels an obligation to keep it here.

# auction - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million

The sale, which was expected to fetch between €700,000 and €900,000, broke records for the highest sale for a single cartoon drawing.

# auction - Monday 14 November, 2016

Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction

The Department of Arts says buying the letter would “not be the best use of taxpayers’ money”.

# auction - Saturday 12 November, 2016

A page from a Tintin comic could fetch €1 million at auction

It’s a rare piece of comic book history.

# auction - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Famous artist who was sued for claiming a painting wasn't his wins court case

The world-famous artist Peter Doig said he did not create the desert landscape painting.

# auction - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From The42 Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity Legend

Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity

The three-time World Cup winner is selling more than 2,000 items of personal memorabilia in London this week.

# auction - Monday 30 May, 2016

Now could be a good time to keep an eye on bitcoin again

The currency is now valued at €477 per coin, matching the valuation it had back in August 2014.

# auction - Thursday 19 May, 2016

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin

Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.

# auction - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Ancient Chinese letter sells at Beijing auction for €27 million

A film mogul splashed out a record amount of money for the letter, which is 124 characters long.

# auction - Friday 13 May, 2016

# auction - Thursday 12 May, 2016

# auction - Friday 22 April, 2016

Remainder of Ireland's Fittest Family winner's cattle herd to be sold on Monday

He had described the mood after the news broke earlier this month as “like the day after a funeral”.

# auction - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction

The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.

# auction - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

This three-bedroom house in Clare is going up for auction with reserve of €10,000

The property is situated near the Burren and not too far from the Cliffs of Moher.

# auction - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000

Original copies of the document are rare.

# auction - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin

The document is one of two original copies up for sale this weekend.

# auction - Monday 7 March, 2016

Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction

The letter is part of a Beatles rock ‘n roll memorabilia auction.

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