auctions

Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is auctioned at Sotheby's  in 2012  in New York City.

Auction houses filled with high-end art – and drama

Jan 20, 2015
The art world, "where insider trading ... is completely legal and actually frequently practiced."
Posted In: art, auctions, sotheby's

The first microchip goes on auction, no one buys it

Jun 20, 2014
The first integrated circuit was estimated to sell for $1 million.
Posted In: microchips, auctions

Would you bid on a $1,200 bottle of beer?

Feb 24, 2014
Raising paddles for classic ales, stouts, and IPAs at Skinner auction house.
Posted In: beer, auctions, craft beer

Sotheby's auctions blue diamond for a lot of green

Oct 7, 2013
Sotheby’s Hong Kong is auctioning the world’s largest round blue diamond, the Premier Blue, for $19 million dollars. There’s not much you can do with diamonds but they are always in demand.
Posted In: diamonds, auctions

Going once, going twice: The business of auctions

Jul 16, 2013
Business is good at Christie's and a recovery in the art market has a lot to do with that.
Posted In: auctions, art

Christie's auctions off Apple 1 computer for $390,000

Jul 9, 2013
Christie's auctioned off one of the world's first Apple computers for $390,000 today. Why was the price so high?
Posted In: apple, macintosh, auctions

World's largest flawless diamond up for auction

May 15, 2013
Today, Christie's will auction off a rare 101 carat diamond that is expected to fetch $20 million to $30 million.
Posted In: auctions, Christie's, diamonds

Ted Williams auction pulls in fans, investors

Apr 26, 2012
Ted Williams memorabilia goes on sale at Fenway Park, a chance to consider why we buy collectibles in the first place.
Posted In: baseball, auctions

Maybe there'll be a Black Friday deal for Darth Vader?

Nov 25, 2010
And this final note: When you see a wire story with the headline "Darth Vader Update" -- well you gotta check THAT one, right? Turns out evil...
Posted In: auctions, Christie's, Darth Vader, Star Wars