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

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:18 PM 25,030 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.

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

Aug 4th 2020, 1:02 PM 46,390 Views 27 Comments

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

Copy of Proclamation sells for €190k at auction
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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.

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

Nov 27th 2019, 3:05 PM 11,923 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Nov 20th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,450 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Banksy artwork depicting MPs as chimpanzees sold for record amount
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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.

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

Sep 29th 2019, 4:00 PM 36,001 Views 0 Comments

The cars were seized amid a money-laundering probe.

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

Sep 8th 2019, 3:11 PM 70,779 Views 136 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 4th 2019, 8:06 PM 16,395 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Dec 5th 2018, 8:24 AM 22,633 Views 93 Comments

The letter was written in 1954 to philosopher Eric Gutkind.

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

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

Nov 13th 2018, 12:10 PM 22,033 Views 29 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 6th 2018, 11:28 AM 69,822 Views 58 Comments

“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”

Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox
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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.

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

May 31st 2018, 10:41 PM 24,133 Views 12 Comments

The pearl once belonged to Catherine the Great.

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

May 15th 2018, 7:46 AM 55,590 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 14th 2017, 3:55 PM 4,453 Views 4 Comments

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

Photos: East German village sells for €140,000
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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.

Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community From TheJournal.ie

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
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# 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.

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

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

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

Sep 20th 2017, 6:20 AM 27,547 Views 19 Comments

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

A chancer's guide to Depop
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# Depop For Dummies

A chancer's guide to Depop

Jul 11th 2017, 9:00 PM 14,130 Views 2 Comments

Flog it!

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

Jun 14th 2017, 7:27 PM 16,220 Views 23 Comments

The estimated sale price was less than half of that.

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

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million
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# 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.

A rare example of Irish erotica goes on sale this week
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# Tinkling The Ivory

A rare example of Irish erotica goes on sale this week

Apr 17th 2017, 11:00 PM 40,451 Views 38 Comments

It’s a realistic Ivory penis.

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

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

Feb 24th 2017, 8:51 PM 24,831 Views 67 Comments

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

Hitler's personal telephone sells for €228,000
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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.”

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

Rare Tintin drawing sells for record-breaking €1.5 million
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# 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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