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#Auction

# auction - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Russian journalist raises $100 million in auction for Ukraine by selling Nobel Prize
# UNICEF
# UNICEF

Russian journalist raises $100 million in auction for Ukraine by selling Nobel Prize

Jun 21st 2022, 1:08 PM 16,929 Views 10 Comments

In a speech yesterday he hailed the persistence of journalists as an important check on governments.

# auction - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Lock of Michael Collins’ hair sells for over €21,000 at auction
# Belfast
# Belfast

Lock of Michael Collins’ hair sells for over €21,000 at auction

Mar 16th 2022, 12:18 PM 15,267 Views 8 Comments

A revolver owned by the republican leader was also sold for over €10,000.

# auction - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ to go up for auction in Warsaw
# Art
# Art

Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ to go up for auction in Warsaw

Feb 17th 2022, 9:25 PM 21,538 Views 7 Comments

The painting – owned by a British citizen – will go up for auction in Poland on 17 March.

# auction - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

4 of a kind: Homes for auction, from thatched cottage to period townhouse
# 4 Of A Kind
# 4 Of A Kind

4 of a kind: Homes for auction, from thatched cottage to period townhouse

Oct 6th 2021, 5:19 PM 8,510 Views 0 Comments

A selection of unique properties around the country.

# auction - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Tape of 1970 John Lennon interview with four Danish teenagers sold at auction for €49,000
# Denmark
# Denmark

Tape of 1970 John Lennon interview with four Danish teenagers sold at auction for €49,000

Sep 29th 2021, 12:15 PM 7,425 Views 3 Comments

The 33-minute audio recording includes an interview with Lennon and Yoko Ono and two songs.

# auction - Monday 27 September, 2021

Johnny Ramone’s guitar sells for more than €760,000 at auction
# Rock History
# Rock History

Johnny Ramone’s guitar sells for more than €760,000 at auction

Sep 27th 2021, 7:46 PM 12,192 Views 1 Comment

The 1965 Mosrite Ventures II electric guitar was bought by a collector in the US who wished to remain anonymous.

# auction - Thursday 26 August, 2021

‘World’s most expensive’ whisky miniature fetches £6,440 (€7,500) at auction
# Whisky Business
# Whisky Business

‘World’s most expensive’ whisky miniature fetches £6,440 (€7,500) at auction

Aug 26th 2021, 10:31 PM 31,820 Views 26 Comments

The Springbank 1919 was part of a collection that sold for £56,732.95 (€66,400)

# auction - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction
# Nft
# Nft

Inventor Tim Berners-Lee puts original World Wide Web files up for auction

Jun 15th 2021, 10:02 PM 18,941 Views 11 Comments

Digitally-signed source code documents will go under the hammer as a non-fungible token.

# auction - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Relics from some of Dublin’s most iconic pubs and nightclubs to go on sale
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Relics from some of Dublin’s most iconic pubs and nightclubs to go on sale

Apr 25th 2021, 1:35 PM 72,564 Views 15 Comments

The sale will feature items from nightspots including the Trinity Hotel, the George Nightclub and Howl at the Moon.

# auction - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Portrait of Vicky Phelan raises over €45,000 for healthcare workers
# Heroes Aid
# Heroes Aid

Portrait of Vicky Phelan raises over €45,000 for healthcare workers

Feb 4th 2021, 4:38 PM 36,870 Views 5 Comments

A family friend of Ms Phelan’s bought the portrait for it to go on display in her hometown.

# auction - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Banksy artwork removed from wall of Bristol community centre and put up for auction
# Gorilla In A Pink Mask
# Gorilla In A Pink Mask

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

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:18 PM 25,176 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.

# auction - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 4th 2020, 1:02 PM 46,559 Views 27 Comments

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
# Proclamation
# Proclamation

Copy of Proclamation sells for €190k at auction

Jul 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 25,656 Views 35 Comments

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
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

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

Nov 27th 2019, 3:05 PM 12,270 Views 3 Comments

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
# Nazi Memorabilia
# Nazi Memorabilia

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

Nov 20th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,522 Views 48 Comments

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
# Sold
# Sold

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

Oct 27th 2019, 12:16 PM 25,468 Views 36 Comments

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
# Guerilla Art
# Guerilla Art

Banksy artwork depicting MPs as chimpanzees sold for record amount

Oct 4th 2019, 7:31 AM 37,065 Views 22 Comments

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
# Equatorial Guinea
# Equatorial Guinea

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

Sep 29th 2019, 4:00 PM 36,072 Views 0 Comments

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
# Auction
# Auction

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

Sep 8th 2019, 3:11 PM 71,098 Views 136 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 18th 2019, 8:06 PM 31,476 Views 21 Comments

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
# Girl With Balloon

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

Feb 4th 2019, 8:06 PM 16,526 Views 10 Comments

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
# Well Holy God
# Well Holy God

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

Dec 5th 2018, 8:24 AM 22,705 Views 93 Comments

The letter was written in 1954 to philosopher Eric Gutkind.

# auction - Sunday 25 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 11,474 Views 4 Comments

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
# Pink Legacy
# Pink Legacy

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

Nov 13th 2018, 12:10 PM 22,043 Views 31 Comments

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
# Christie's London
# Christie's London

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

Nov 10th 2018, 1:42 PM 15,143 Views 10 Comments

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
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

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

Oct 6th 2018, 11:28 AM 69,906 Views 56 Comments

“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”

# auction - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox
# Auction
# Auction

Comcast to buy Sky for £30.45 billion, outbidding Fox

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:38 PM 33,021 Views 32 Comments

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
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

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

May 31st 2018, 10:41 PM 24,156 Views 12 Comments

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
# Under The Hammer

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

May 15th 2018, 7:46 AM 55,691 Views 37 Comments

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
# Cheers
# Cheers

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

Apr 7th 2018, 1:26 PM 66,408 Views 42 Comments

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
# Auction
# Auction

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

Feb 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 30,609 Views 6 Comments

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
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

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

Feb 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 28,890 Views 6 Comments

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
# Sold
# Sold

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

Dec 16th 2017, 6:50 PM 11,159 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 14th 2017, 3:55 PM 4,492 Views 4 Comments

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
# Alwine
# Alwine

Photos: East German village sells for €140,000

Dec 9th 2017, 5:59 PM 44,734 Views 39 Comments

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

Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community

Dec 7th 2017, 10:59 PM 9,244 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
# Salvator Mundi
# Salvator Mundi

Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi heading to Abu Dhabi after selling for €380 million

Dec 7th 2017, 9:41 AM 15,368 Views 35 Comments

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
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

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

Nov 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 28,574 Views 13 Comments

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
# Christ Almighty
# Christ Almighty

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

Nov 16th 2017, 7:17 AM 30,372 Views 70 Comments

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
# Berkeley Court Hotel
# Berkeley Court Hotel

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

Sep 20th 2017, 6:20 AM 27,585 Views 19 Comments

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

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