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#Auction

# auction - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Banksy artwork removed from wall of Bristol community centre and put up for auction
# Gorilla In A Pink Mask
# Gorilla In A Pink Mask

Banksy artwork removed from wall of Bristol community centre and put up for auction

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:18 PM 25,033 Views 9 Comments

The piece, Gorilla In A Pink Mask, appeared at the former social club in the elusive artist’s home city in 2001.

# auction - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

100-year-old Irish whiskey expected to fetch €12,000 at auction
# Whiskey Galore
# Whiskey Galore

100-year-old Irish whiskey expected to fetch €12,000 at auction

Aug 4th 2020, 1:02 PM 46,392 Views 27 Comments

The whiskey is a 16-year matured single malt from the George Roe distillery.

# auction - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Copy of Proclamation sells for €190k at auction
# Proclamation
# Proclamation

Copy of Proclamation sells for €190k at auction

Jul 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 25,381 Views 35 Comments

It was expected to fetch between €100k and €150k.

# auction - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction

Nov 27th 2019, 3:05 PM 11,929 Views 3 Comments

Reverie by Jack Butler Yeats had a guide price of up to €700,000.

# auction - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Top hat belonging to Adolf Hitler sells for €50,000 at auction amid international protests
# Nazi Memorabilia
# Nazi Memorabilia

Top hat belonging to Adolf Hitler sells for €50,000 at auction amid international protests

Nov 20th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,453 Views 48 Comments

Several items of Nazi memorabilia fetched hundreds of thousands of Euro at the auction.

# auction - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Kurt Cobain's cigarette-singed cardigan sells for €300,000
# Sold
# Sold

Kurt Cobain's cigarette-singed cardigan sells for €300,000

Oct 27th 2019, 12:16 PM 25,395 Views 36 Comments

Cobain wore the cardigan during Nirvana’s 1993 Unplugged performance.

# auction - Friday 4 October, 2019

Banksy artwork depicting MPs as chimpanzees sold for record amount
# Guerilla Art
# Guerilla Art

Banksy artwork depicting MPs as chimpanzees sold for record amount

Oct 4th 2019, 7:31 AM 37,033 Views 22 Comments

Devolved Parliament went under the hammer in London last night.

# auction - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Supercars auctioned for €24.7m after being seized from African leader’s son
# Equatorial Guinea
# Equatorial Guinea

Supercars auctioned for €24.7m after being seized from African leader’s son

Sep 29th 2019, 4:00 PM 36,002 Views 0 Comments

The cars were seized amid a money-laundering probe.

# auction - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Sinead O'Connor selling her 'pre-Islam' clothes to raise money for women's refuge
# Auction
# Auction

Sinead O'Connor selling her 'pre-Islam' clothes to raise money for women's refuge

Sep 8th 2019, 3:11 PM 70,782 Views 136 Comments

O’Connor made headlines in recent days after performing her Nothing Compares 2 U hit on the Late Late Show.

# auction - Monday 18 March, 2019

Kellie Harrington auctions off belt to raise money for neighbours who lost their home to fire
# Good Cause
From The42
# Good Cause

Kellie Harrington auctions off belt to raise money for neighbours who lost their home to fire

Mar 18th 2019, 8:06 PM 30,849 Views 21 Comments

The world champion boxer has been receiving bids for her 2015 National Elite belt.

# auction - Monday 4 February, 2019

Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum
# Girl With Balloon
# Girl With Balloon

Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum

Feb 4th 2019, 8:06 PM 16,397 Views 10 Comments

Girl with Balloon will be shown from tomorrow through to 3 March at the Frieder Burda museum.

# auction - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Letter from Albert Einstein calling God a 'product of human weaknesses' sells for record €2.55 million
# Well Holy God
# Well Holy God

Letter from Albert Einstein calling God a 'product of human weaknesses' sells for record €2.55 million

Dec 5th 2018, 8:24 AM 22,635 Views 93 Comments

The letter was written in 1954 to philosopher Eric Gutkind.

# auction - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity
# Memory Man
From The42
# Memory Man

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity

Nov 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,447 Views 4 Comments

The Memory Man’s collection includes books and magazines from as far back as the 1960s.

# auction - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Incomparable' pink diamond aiming to sell for €44m could smash record at Geneva auction
# Pink Legacy
# Pink Legacy

'Incomparable' pink diamond aiming to sell for €44m could smash record at Geneva auction

Nov 13th 2018, 12:10 PM 22,034 Views 29 Comments

The rectangular-cut diamond has been graded “fancy vivid” – the highest possible grade of colour intensity.

# auction - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for €340,000 at auction of his personal items
# Christie's London
# Christie's London

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair sells for €340,000 at auction of his personal items

Nov 10th 2018, 1:42 PM 15,118 Views 10 Comments

A copy of his thesis smashed pre-sale expectations four times over to sell for £584,750.

# auction - Saturday 6 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 6th 2018, 11:28 AM 69,822 Views 56 Comments

“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”

# auction - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox
# Auction
# Auction

Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:38 PM 32,994 Views 32 Comments

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
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

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

May 31st 2018, 10:41 PM 24,134 Views 12 Comments

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
# Under The Hammer

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

May 15th 2018, 7:46 AM 55,591 Views 38 Comments

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
# Cheers
# Cheers

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

Apr 7th 2018, 1:26 PM 66,378 Views 41 Comments

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
# Auction
# Auction

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

Feb 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 30,553 Views 6 Comments

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
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

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

Feb 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 28,843 Views 6 Comments

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
# Sold
# Sold

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

Dec 16th 2017, 6:50 PM 11,081 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 14th 2017, 3:55 PM 4,454 Views 4 Comments

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
# Alwine
# Alwine

Photos: East German village sells for €140,000

Dec 9th 2017, 5:59 PM 44,595 Views 39 Comments

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

Dec 7th 2017, 10:59 PM 9,233 Views 3 Comments

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
# Salvator Mundi
# Salvator Mundi

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

Dec 7th 2017, 9:41 AM 15,360 Views 37 Comments

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
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

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

Nov 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 28,516 Views 13 Comments

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
# Christ Almighty
# Christ Almighty

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

Nov 16th 2017, 7:17 AM 30,249 Views 70 Comments

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
# Berkeley Court Hotel
# Berkeley Court Hotel

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

Sep 20th 2017, 6:20 AM 27,550 Views 19 Comments

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

# auction - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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

A chancer's guide to Depop

Jul 11th 2017, 9:00 PM 14,174 Views 2 Comments

Flog it!

# auction - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 14th 2017, 7:27 PM 16,222 Views 23 Comments

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
# Dust In Your Eyes
# Dust In Your Eyes

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

May 24th 2017, 7:54 PM 15,311 Views 48 Comments

A woman bought the bag at an auction.

# auction - Friday 19 May, 2017

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million
# Jean-michel Basquiat
# Jean-michel Basquiat

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million

May 19th 2017, 8:37 AM 19,986 Views 46 Comments

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
# Tinkling The Ivory
# Tinkling The Ivory

A rare example of Irish erotica goes on sale this week

Apr 17th 2017, 11:00 PM 40,463 Views 38 Comments

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
# Irish Auction
# Irish Auction

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

Apr 10th 2017, 3:41 PM 30,634 Views 27 Comments

“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
# Sale The Seas
# Sale The Seas

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

Feb 24th 2017, 8:51 PM 24,833 Views 67 Comments

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

# auction - Monday 20 February, 2017

Hitler's personal telephone sells for €228,000
# Weapon Of Mobile Destruction
# Weapon Of Mobile Destruction

Hitler's personal telephone sells for €228,000

Feb 20th 2017, 8:01 AM 23,971 Views 35 Comments

“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
# Padraig Pearse
# Padraig Pearse

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

Dec 7th 2016, 8:48 PM 21,471 Views 79 Comments

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
# Explorers On The Moon
# Explorers On The Moon

Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million

Nov 19th 2016, 6:25 PM 4,132 Views 3 Comments

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

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