Christmas cards sent by Queen and Prince Philip to Sandringham estate employee go up for auction

A run of Christmas cards sent by the Queen and Prince Philip to an employee on the Sandringham estate have been put up for auction. The cards, dated between 1998 and 2018, include touching as well as amusing photographs of the Royal Family. The lot includes a card for every year between 1998 and 2008. … Read more Christmas cards sent by Queen and Prince Philip to Sandringham estate employee go up for auction

Ancient vase feared to have fallen in value by £685k because of its cracks fetches £200k at auction

Ancient vase that was feared to have slumped in value by £685k because of its cracks fetches £200k at auction Chinese vase has fetched £200,000 at auction despite being valued at £10,000 The 250-year-old vase was accidentally smashed during a 1950s hunting party The blue and white vase would have been worth £700,000 in mint … Read more Ancient vase feared to have fallen in value by £685k because of its cracks fetches £200k at auction

Shane Warne drops the price on his $6.38M Brighton home by $1M after failing to sell it at auction 

Shane Warne drops the price on his $6.8M Brighton home by $1 MILLION after failing to sell it at auction By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia Published: 07:39 GMT, 6 December 2020 | Updated: 07:40 GMT, 6 December 2020 Shane Warne failed to auction off his Brighton, Melbourne home on Saturday, with bidding reaching … Read more Shane Warne drops the price on his $6.38M Brighton home by $1M after failing to sell it at auction 

Sean Connery’s gun from first James Bond film makes $256K at auction

The pistol used by the late Sir Sean Connery in the first ever James Bond movie – the 1962 classic Dr. No – has sold at auction for $256,000 (£190,000). The legendary actor, who starred in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983, was seen wielding the weapon as he made his debut as the suave … Read more Sean Connery’s gun from first James Bond film makes $256K at auction

Sean Connery’s pistol from first ever James Bond movie sells at auction for $256K

The pistol used by the late Sir Sean Connery in the first ever James Bond movie – the 1962 classic Dr. No – has sold at auction for $256,000 (£190,000). The legendary actor, who starred in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983, was seen wielding the weapon as he made his debut as the suave … Read more Sean Connery’s pistol from first ever James Bond movie sells at auction for $256K

Harry Potter book expected to fetch £50k at auction after owner almost sold in car boot sale for 50p

A Harry Potter first edition book which was going to be sold for 50p at a car boot sale is expected to fetch £50,000 at auction. Karen Rumsey, 59, was clearing out her home in Blackpool with daughter Charlotte, 28, when they found the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone copy.  It was one of … Read more Harry Potter book expected to fetch £50k at auction after owner almost sold in car boot sale for 50p

37-million-year-old ‘saber-toothed tiger’ is up for auction with a starting price of almost $67,000

3D printer completes 37-million-year-old saber-toothed tiger skeleton – before the four-foot-long fossil goes to auction with an asking price of $90,000 A four-foot skeleton of a Hoplophoneus is going up for auction next week It’s one of several prehistoric creatures dubbed a ‘saber-toothed tiger,’ though none are closely related to the modern feline Ninety percent of … Read more 37-million-year-old ‘saber-toothed tiger’ is up for auction with a starting price of almost $67,000

Shane Warne puts his $6million Brighton mansion up for auction 

Shane Warne puts his $6million Brighton mansion up for auction after dropping the price by $1million By Zoe Burrell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 05:22 GMT, 3 December 2020 | Updated: 05:22 GMT, 3 December 2020 Shane Warne is putting his multi-million dollar mansion up for auction on Saturday.  The retired sportsman, 50, purchased the … Read more Shane Warne puts his $6million Brighton mansion up for auction 

37-million year-old ‘saber-toothed tiger’ is up for auction with a starting price of $90,000

3D printer completes 37-million-year-old saber-toothed tiger skeleton – before the four-foot long fossil goes auction with an asking price of $90,000 A four-foot skeleton of a Hoplophoneus is going up for auction next week It’s one of several prehistoric creatures dubbed a ‘saber-toothed tiger,’ though none are closely related to the modern feline Ninety percent of … Read more 37-million year-old ‘saber-toothed tiger’ is up for auction with a starting price of $90,000

Shotgun once belonging to an infamous London socialite to be sold at auction 

A shotgun which belonged to one of the most intriguing women of 19th century high society is set to sell at auction next month. The 28-bore shotgun, which dates back to the late 1800s, belonged to Lady Valerie Susan Meux who was known as a banjo-playing prostitute before marrying the brewer and politician Sir Henry Bruce … Read more Shotgun once belonging to an infamous London socialite to be sold at auction