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Legendary Rare Whisky Fetches World Record at Auction

BOW64 whisky

A rare 30 year old bottle of second edition Black Bowmore single malt whisky has been bought for a record £11,900 in an online auction held by Perth-based Whisky Auctioneer. (www.whiskyauctioneer.com) Bought by an investor from the USA, the new record for this legendary bottle of rare whisky exceeds the previous mark of £9,500 set in 2017, according to records…

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Barrett-Jackson Auction’s Automobilia Docket Features Rare, Exquisite Pieces

Barrett-Jackson

Barrett-Jackson will take center stage this week in Scottsdale with an Automobilia docket filled with rare and exquisite pieces from around the world including Lot #9499, a full-size transportation-themed carousel manufactured by Wilhelm Hennecke of Germany in 1957. Hundreds of authentic automobilia items, ranging from vintage service station displays to pedal cars and gas pump globes, will be offered at…

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Star of RM Sotheby’s Upcoming Paris Auction is 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB

After a phenomenal end to 2017, RM Sotheby’s 2018 European auction calendar will open again in Paris with an auction offering that features stunning sports, racing, and performance lots, including a 1965 Ferrari 275 GTB Alloy (photo Scott Pattenden (c) 2017 Courtesy RM Sotheby’s), a one-of-five 2-litre 1954 OSCA 2000 S and a rare Porsche 911 ‘993’ Turbo Cabriolet. Held…

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VistaJet Named Lead Sponsor of Peggy and David Rockefeller Auction

Peggy and David Rockefeller

VistaJet, the first and only global private aviation company, announces its worldwide sponsorship of the exhibition and tour of The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, the most significant auction entirely dedicated to raising funds for philanthropic causes. The sale, consisting of numerous categories, will be conducted by Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, and will include a highlights exhibition…

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Preview of Barrett-Jackson 2018 Scottsdale Auction

Barrett Jackson antique car

Barrett-Jackson is ramping up for its 47th Annual Scottsdale Auction with an incredible docket of collector vehicles and automobilia collectibles, January 13-21, 2018, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions® will once again take center stage as the ultimate automotive lifestyle event during “Barrett-Jackson Week,” with a festival of entertainment, exhibitors and activities for the entire family….

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‘Paul Newman’ Daytona Rolex Offered at Auction, Oct. 26

Paul Newman Daytona Rolex

Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, the leading watch auction house dedicated to highest quality timepieces, is proud to launch its inaugural New York auction with WINNING ICONS – Legendary Watches of the 20th Century. Scheduled to take place on 26 October 2017, this landmark thematic auction will be dedicated to the most iconic collectors watches of the last…

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World Record Set for Highest Price Ever Achieved for any Rolex Wristwatch at Auction

Rolex Auction

The Legendary Rolex “Bao Dai”, Reference 6062, Sells for CHF 5,066,000 / €4,629,817 / US$5,060,427 Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, the world’s leading watch auction house, has set a new world record for any Rolex wristwatch at auction. Following an eight minute bidding war, between ten bidders in the room and three on the telephone, the iconic Rolex…

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Christie’s Jewels Offers the Rockefeller Emerald at Auction June 20th

Rockefeller Emerald

Christie’s New York announces The Rockefeller Emerald highlighting its June 20th Magnificent Jewels New York auction at Rockefeller Center. Sold on behalf of a private American Collector, this historically important gemstone is among the finest emeralds to be offered for sale at auction (Estimate: $4,000,000 – $6,000,000). This stunning emerald was acquired in 1930 by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. as…

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Christie’s to Offer Brancusi’s Masterpiece Sculpture ‘La muse endormie’

Brancusi's La muse endormie

Christie’s will offer Constantin Brancusi’s sculpture La muse endormie as a highlight of its May 15 Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York (estimate: $25-35 million). La muse endormie counts among the greatest achievements in sculptural history. Its drastic purification of form and emotional resonance mark the dawn of a new sculptural language. First conceived in marble…

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Some of World’s Largest Emeralds Hit the Auction Block April 25 in NYC

emerald necklace

Guernsey’s, the New York City-based auction house, will auction the Marcial de Gomar Collection of rare emeralds on April 25th. The event will be conducted live at the Americas Society at 680 Park Avenue with online bidding at liveauctioneers.com. Featured lots in the Marcial de Gomar Collection include: La Gloria, which, at 887 carats, is one of the largest museum-quality…

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