Brutus coin sets world record

A Roman coin depicting Brutus has been auctioned today for 2.7 million pounds (nearly 3 million euros), a record for an antique coin. The London auction house Roma Numismatics had quoted 500,000 pounds as an estimated price. On top of the hammer price, the buyer must pay 20% auction costs and the VAT on those […]

The proceeds are in line with expectations

Alfa Romeo B.A.T. Concept Cars 5,7 und 9 The three Alfa Romeos from 1953 to 1955 owe their futuristic streamlined shape to the aircraft engineer Franco Scaglione. They made $ 15.5 million. (Foto: Ron Kimball © 2020 RM Sothebys) New York The chorus of outraged voices has grown steadily louder since the beginning of October. Occasion: […]

King Baudouin’s Aston Martin auctioned next week in K …

The British auction house Bonhams will be auctioning next Sunday a BMW 507 Series II Roadster from 1959 that still belonged to King Constantine II of Greece and a Aston Martin DB2 / 4 3.0-liter Sports Saloon from 1955 that belonged to King Baudouin of Belgium. For the BMW, the value is estimated by Bonhams […]

Biggie’s cheap crown brings in a lot of money

At the auction house Sotheby’s, a plastic crown of the rapper Notorious BIG went under the hammer for 600,000 dollars. The crown cost $ 6 at the time. Sotheby’s New York hosted its very first auction of hip-hop souvenirs this week. And that has generated a lot of money. For example, a plastic crown that […]