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# auction - Thursday 22 October, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

The letter was written in 1954 to philosopher Eric Gutkind.

# auction - Sunday 25 November, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”

# auction - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# auction - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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

A chancer's guide to Depop

Flog it!

# auction - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

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

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

A woman bought the bag at an auction.

# auction - Friday 19 May, 2017

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million

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

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

“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

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

# auction - Monday 20 February, 2017

Hitler's personal telephone sells for €228,000

“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

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

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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