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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Auction

All time
# going going gone
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.
# Sold
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.
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.
# Alwine
Photos: East German village sells for €140,000
Only about 20 mostly retired people still live in the cluster of decaying homes.
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.
# Salvator Mundi
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.
# Under the Hammer
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.
# Christ Almighty
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.
# Berkeley Court Hotel
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.
# depop for dummies
A chancer's guide to Depop
Flog it!
# Bonhams
Patrick Pearse 1916 surrender letter sells for £263,000 at London auction
The estimated sale price was less than half of that.
# Dust in your eyes
Dust from the first moon landing bought for €900 could sell for €3.5 million
A woman bought the bag at an auction.
# jean-michel basquiat
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.
# Tinkling the ivory
A rare example of Irish erotica goes on sale this week
It’s a realistic Ivory penis.
# Irish auction
'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.
# Sale the seas
After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale
The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.
# Weapon of Mobile Destruction
Hitler's personal telephone sells for €228,000
“This was Hitler’s mobile device of destruction.”
# Padraig Pearse
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.
# Explorers on the moon
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.
# Easter Rising
Pearse 1916 surrender letter “could leave Ireland” after upcoming auction
The Department of Arts says buying the letter would “not be the best use of taxpayers’ money”.
# Explorers on the moon
A page from a Tintin comic could fetch €1 million at auction
It’s a rare piece of comic book history.
# Million dollar 'e'
Famous artist who was sued for claiming a painting wasn't his wins court case
The world-famous artist Peter Doig said he did not create the desert landscape painting.
# Legend
Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity
The three-time World Cup winner is selling more than 2,000 items of personal memorabilia in London this week.
# On the up
Now could be a good time to keep an eye on bitcoin again
The currency is now valued at €477 per coin, matching the valuation it had back in August 2014.
# third attempt
George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin
Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.
# Pricey
Ancient Chinese letter sells at Beijing auction for €27 million
A film mogul splashed out a record amount of money for the letter, which is 124 characters long.
# fake accounts
Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin
The account was later deleted.
# Trayvon Martin
Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with
The website has not said why.
# million euro judgement
Remainder of Ireland's Fittest Family winner's cattle herd to be sold on Monday
He had described the mood after the news broke earlier this month as “like the day after a funeral”.
# living history
Historical Irish items saved from being dumped are up for auction
The special centenary auction has over 600 items available to be bought.
# Bargain
This three-bedroom house in Clare is going up for auction with reserve of €10,000
The property is situated near the Burren and not too far from the Cliffs of Moher.
# Auction
Copy of Irish Proclamation sells for €185,000
Original copies of the document are rare.
# up for sale
Ultra-rare half Proclamation to be auctioned in Dublin
The document is one of two original copies up for sale this weekend.
# Memorabilia
Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction
The letter is part of a Beatles rock ‘n roll memorabilia auction.
# Under the Hammer
Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction
The four-inch lock of hair was purchased by a UK-based memorabilia collector.
# up for auction
Private letters offer rare insight into life of Churchill's Irish right-hand man
Letters written by former British government minister Brendan Bracken are among over 750 historic lots up for sale at an auction in Dublin later this month.
# oh my
An anonymous phone bidder bought Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz dress for almost €1.5 million
The dress was the highlight of a sale of nearly 400 pieces of Hollywood memorabilia sold yesterday.
# Blue moon
A tycoon bought this €45 million rare diamond for his 7-year-old daughter
The sale is a record price for any jewel at auction.
# Love Me Dollary Do
A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night
It once belonged to John Lennon, in fairness.
# Sold
Jersey worn by Irish-born former All Blacks captain sells for world record €243,000
Dave Gallaher was born in Ramelton, Donegal.