Why do we clamour to own clothes worn by the famous? As Gene Kelly's suit goes on sale, Alexander Fury (who's obsessed with buying one of Liberace's outfits) explains
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Tuesday 02 October 2012
Two guns used by the gangsters Bonnie and Clyde when they were killed in a hail of gunfire have been sold for $504,000 (£312,000).
Friday 28 September 2012
In 1938 a team of Nazi scientists, funded by Heinrich Himmler went looting in Tibet, where Himmler believed the Aryan race originated.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones is in dispute with his ex-wife over her decision to sell the contents of their former family home.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
A 1909 oil painting by Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky is poised to sell for as much as $30 million (£18.9 million) when it hits the auction block at Christie's this autumn, the auction house said today.
Monday 27 August 2012
A pair of underpants that once belonged to Elvis Presley are expected to fetch £10,000 when they go up for auction in Manchester next month. An added bonus for the would-be buyer is that the light-blue boxers come unwashed and with genuine Elvis stains, which came when he wore them underneath a white jumpsuit, during a show in 1977.
Sunday 26 August 2012
The King's briefs are to go on sale at an auction of Elvis Presley pop memorabilia.
Friday 24 August 2012
The widow of a Nasa technician who was killed while fuelling a Titan rocket is putting his space memorabilia up for auction.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Al Capone's bulletproof car fetched $215,000 at auction – eight times the price of a regular one of its kind.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
A Bible belonging to Elvis Presley which contains handwritten notes by the star is to go on sale to mark the 35th anniversary of his death.
Friday 10 August 2012
Fancy a peasant girl’s outfit worn in the Opening Ceremony or the “work for women” banner carried by a suffragette? Perhaps your sporting collection won’t be complete without the warm-up bibs sweated through before the Men’s Gold medal football final and the Wembley goal netting to boot?
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