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#Christie's London

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 15,132 Views 10 Comments

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

Austerity sale: Portugal hopes to recoup bank bailout cash by selling art
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Austerity sale: Portugal hopes to recoup bank bailout cash by selling art

Feb 4th 2014, 11:02 AM 3,950 Views 6 Comments

The government has been left short of cash for spending on culture, so it is putting the Miro collection up for auction.

Sold! Elizabeth Taylor's wedding dress, Cobain's guitar and Bond's watch
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Sold! Elizabeth Taylor's wedding dress, Cobain's guitar and Bond's watch

Jun 27th 2013, 8:45 PM 8,371 Views 4 Comments

The star of the silver screen’s first wedding dress sold for almost three times the estimate at a Christie’s auction in London.

Rare diamond fetches €16.9m at Geneva auction
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Rare diamond fetches €16.9m at Geneva auction

Nov 14th 2012, 11:11 AM 7,017 Views 16 Comments

The Archduke Joseph Diamond with 76.02 carats fetched €221,619 per carat.

'Lost' Warhol self-portrait sells for €12.8 million
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'Lost' Warhol self-portrait sells for €12.8 million

Feb 17th 2011, 3:07 PM 786 Views 0 Comments

A London auction sees a previously ‘unseen’ six-feet-square self-portrait of Andy Warhol sell for £10.8 million.