A guitar played by Beatles pair John Lennon and George Harrison sold for 408,000 US dollars (£269,000) at a New York auction today.
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Tuesday 12 June 2012
Masterpieces by the likes of Constable, Renoir and Bacon, together valued at more than £200 million, were assembled today for a free temporary exhibition.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
A shotgun used by Annie Oakley, the famous sharp-shooter whose career was the subject of Irving Berlin's musical Annie Get Your Gun, has sold for $143,400 (£92,000) in Dallas.
Monday 11 June 2012
A massive overhaul of internet domain names takes place this week, which will unlock the market dominance of a handful of multibillion-dollar technology giants.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
He may have conquered most of Europe but the Emperor Napoleon never quite managed to conquer the language of the nation of shopkeepers.
Monday 28 May 2012
For the right price, you or a loved one can rest in peace in the tomb of The King.
Thursday 24 May 2012
The online auction of a vial of Ronald Reagan’s blood has been terminated following outrage from the former US President’s foundation in California.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Ronald Reagan's foundation expressed outrage yesterday at a British company's auction of what it says is a vial of the late US president's blood taken at the hospital where he was treated after a 1981 assassination attempt.
Monday 21 May 2012
The chief executive of Nasdaq said the stock exchange is “humbly embarrassed” by its bungling of Facebook's hugely anticipated debut as a public company on Friday.
Saturday 12 May 2012
The UK’s first major collective energy switching scheme has just been concluded. But has it been a winner?
Friday 11 May 2012
Spain's Treasury said on today it will auction three bonds on 17 May.
Thursday 10 May 2012
An unemployed US man was browsing at his local thrift store for items he could restore and resell when he spotted a Picasso poster. He handed over $14.14 for what he saw as a nice commercial print.
Monday 07 May 2012
Former Libertines frontman is auctioning his paintings and collected curiosities
Friday 04 May 2012
He dreamed of a glittering career as a successful artist; he ended up at 4.30am every day working as a chef in a pub. Snubbed for decades by an art world which refused to buy his paintings, William Mumford finally struck on his plan of revenge to became one of Britain’s most prolific fine art fakers.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Star performer of Sotheby’s saleroom is the first ever to take a $1m bid
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