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Knoxville art auction breaks records, brings in over $1.4 million

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Case Auction’s Winter Auction, a portrait by Beauford Delaney, broke multiple records and made half a million dollars over the total high estimate for the auction according to a press release. The items auctioned brought in over $1.4 million...

Unopened first-generation iPhone set to sell for $50,000 at US auction

Phone from 2007 with 2 megapixel camera and 8GB storage had sat on Karen Green’s shelf for years before she realized its worth A first generation, unopened 2007 iPhone is expected to sell for more than $50,000 when it goes to auction on Thursday. The phone, which has...

Bugatti sells its last purely gas-powered car for $10.7M, sets world auction record

PARIS -- Bugatti sold its last purely gas-powered supercar at a Paris auction Wednesday for more than $10 million, setting a world auction record for a new car. Originally a special development model that was never intended to be sold, the one-of-a-kind Bugatti Chiron...

Sold!: Auctioneers sound off during bid calling contest at Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo

Fast-talking auctioneers are commonplace at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, but a relatively new competition gave them the opportunity to show off their skills beyond selling livestock. Twenty-three contestants sounded off in front of a packed audience for...

Bid now or lose: bid calling contest in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - When these people talk, it means money in the bank. At the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo, a total of 14 contestants competed in the bid calling contests. It was narrowed down to the top five auctioneers, and finally the top three out of...

LMA Applauds Bill to Allow Livestock Auction Investment in Small and Regional Packers

Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) applauds Congressmen Mark Alford (R-Mo.), Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), and Dusty Johnson (R-SD) for introducing the Amplifying Processing of Livestock in the United States (A-PLUS) Act. If enacted, the bill would remove an outdated...

Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Holds 75th Annual Convention

2023 Hall of Fame inductee Daniel Trace (left) is presented with the award by Mike Calvert. (Submitted photo) Harrisburg, Pa. — This year marks 75 years of the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association and is celebrated January 10 through January 13 at its annual...

2023 Minnesota Champion Auctioneer!

Congratulations and Great Job, to Cody Aasness! The 2023 Minnesota Bid-Calling Contest Champion Auctioneer! Cody is no stranger to the auctioneer game. Cody helps in the family business Aasness Auctioneers which is his entire life. He too shares the same dream as his...

Several Wisconsin Auctioneers Participating in Qualifying Event for the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship Contest

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27TH, 2022 -- 11:01 AM (Wisconsin Ag Connection) Several Wisconsin auctioneers will be among the participants in a regional qualifying event for the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship Contest. According to the Wisconsin Ag Connection, Jacob...

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Bugatti sells its last purely gas-powered car for $10.7M, sets world auction record

PARIS -- Bugatti sold its last purely gas-powered supercar at a Paris auction Wednesday for more than $10 million, setting a world auction record for a new car. Originally a special development model that was never intended to be sold, the one-of-a-kind Bugatti Chiron...

Baseball: Rare Mickey Mantle card sells for record $12.6 million

(Reuters) – A Mickey Mantle baseball card in mint condition sold for $12.6 million on Sunday, becoming the most valuable piece of sports memorabilia to be sold at an auction. The rare Mantle card, sold by Heritage Auctions, surpassed a record of $9.3 million set in...

In New York, record shattered at auction for impressionist Caillebotte

A rare painting by Gustave Caillebotte, “Young man at his window“, was bought Thursday evening 53 million dollars by the Getty museum of Los Angeles, smashing the record of the French painter, during the sale of an impressionist collection at Christie’s in New York....

Most expensive wine ever sold goes for record US$1 million at auction

A six litre bottle of The Setting Wines 2019 Glass Slipper Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon has become the most expensive wine ever sold, going for a whopping US$1 million at auction. A man named Don Steiner bought the bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon at a charity auction in...

Paul Revere’s ‘The Bloody Massacre’ Sets World Auction Record — $429,000 At Doyle

Doyle conducted a highly successful auction of American paintings and prints on November 2. Highlighting the sale was Paul Revere’s iconic 1770 engraving, “The Bloody Massacre,” which achieved $429,000. including premium — a world auction record for the print....

The ‘most expensive in the world’ collection to liven up auction in New York

New York (AFP) – The exceptional Macklowe collection, reputed to be the most expensive in the world to market, will liven up the fall auctions in New York, which return to physical sales this week and hungry buyers after the pandemic. At Christie’s or Sotheby’s, we...

Rare Orange-Red Diamond Appears at Auction

Aug 29, 2022 5:42 AM   By Avi Krawitz Heritage Auctions has unveiled a 1.21-carat, fancy-orangey-red diamond that will go under the hammer at its Fall Fine Jewelry Signature auction on September 29.“This gem is one of only a few diamonds to display enough saturation...

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Bid now or lose: bid calling contest in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - When these people talk, it means money in the bank. At the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo, a total of 14 contestants competed in the bid calling contests. It was narrowed down to the top five auctioneers, and finally the top three out of...

Daniel R. Ritger ‘Colonel Dan’ Obituary

Daniel R. Ritger “Colonel Dan” died unexpectedly on Sunday, October 30, 2022, at the age of 62. He was born in West Bend, the son of the late LeRoy and Imelda (nee Weninger) Ritger. Dan graduated from Slinger High School and attended Reisch School of Auctioneering in...

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You Know You’re From…Aniwa

By Dale Ryman ANIWA, Wis. (WSAW) - “Hit ‘em again now. 20 dollar make you holler,” the auctioneer belts over the PA. “The first auction I did I didn’t sleep all night. Really nerve racking,” said Duke Packard. “You never get bored,” Kathy Packard said. “I love what I...

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Bugatti sells its last purely gas-powered car for $10.7M, sets world auction record

PARIS -- Bugatti sold its last purely gas-powered supercar at a Paris auction Wednesday for more than $10 million, setting a world auction record for a new car. Originally a special development model that was never intended to be sold, the one-of-a-kind Bugatti Chiron...

Piano owned by rock legends Queen to be sold at auction

A piano that was once owned by the band Queen is set to go under the hammer next month. The instrument - Kawai EP 308 baby grand electric piano - is thought to have been used on Queen's 1984 album The Works, which includes the hit single Hammer To Fall. The piano is...

Auctioneers report record figures as online auctions attract more people

Nigel Lewis; 25th October 2021 EIG figures highlighted by NAVA Propertymark show 15% uplift in sales to £539.5 million during September compared to the same time last year. Auctioneers have reported a record breaking £539.5 million in property sales during September...

Sotheby’s auction house creates a platform dedicated to NFT sales

The auction house will dedicate a platform entirely reserved for NFT sales, these certificates of authenticity which allow the appropriation of a digital object, and whose sales have exploded in recent months. The Sotheby’s auction house announced on October 14 the...

These Sphinx Patio Ornaments Were Offered for $700 at an English Auction House. Turns Out They’re Ancient—and Sold for $265,000

A flood of bidders seems to have known something that the auctioneer did not. Artnet News, October 14, 2021 Last weekend, a pair of sphinx statues were offered up at a small auction house in England. Weatherworn after spending the last 15 years in the garden of a...

Rare Mughal era spectacles to be auctioned by Sotheby’s

A pair of rare diamond and emerald spectacles from an unknown Indian princely treasury will be sold at an auction in London later this month. The lenses were placed in the Mughal-era frames around 1890, according to auction house Sotheby’s. The spectacles will be...

Bridge from ‘Winnie-the-pooh’ series auctioned for $179,167 in UK

The bridge that has been depicted in the book of children by A.A.Milne. The book was about Winnie-the-pooh, who was a honey-loving teddy bear. The bridge has been auctioned for over the amount that was being estimated. On Thursday, the statement was given by the...

Latest British Wool auction sees prices up 35% since July

Wool prices have risen by more than a third since the start of the season, pointing to farmers seeing an improved return when they get their payment next year for the 2021 clip. The fifth British Wool sale of the 2021 season took place last week and saw 1.2m kg of...

Chattanooga artist sells painting for $87,000 at London auction

When bidding came to a close at Phillips Auction House in London, a painting by a Chattanooga native who goes by the name “Genesis the Greykid” sold for $87,000. "A big blessing, it was wonderful,” said Genesis. He said his inspiration for the painting titled...

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