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Sotheby's London will offer 12 one-of-a kind Hemmerle pieces, the largest single-owner collection of Hemmerle ever to go on the block.
So how does one actually get their hands on a piece of Hemmerle, one of the jewelry world's most elusive and coveted prizes? The Hemmerle jewelry dynasty began in 1893 when Christian Hemmerle’s great-grandparents bought the business of a local Munich goldsmith and soon ...
 
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They fetched at least $4,000,000.
Modern-day auctioneering has a long history that dates back to the 16th century when the word first appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary; however, it was a century later that the world’s most popular auction houses were born. Although the lots auctioned ...
 
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Portraits of John Lennon, Meryl Streep, and Brooke Shields are part of the sale.
Photography lovers, take note: Sotheby's New York is hosting two incredible auctions in the coming days. The auction selection includes iconic images of beloved stars including Brooke Shields, Meryl Streep, and John Lennon, along with shots taken by legendary photographers like Richard ...
 
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Photographer Douglas Kirkland remembers the shoot fondly: "It was just myself, the camera, and Marilyn."
Back in 1961—less than a year before she died—Marilyn Monroe posed for what would become one of her most memorable photoshoots. It started off simply enough, with Monroe, surrounded by stylists and assistants, posing in a dress. "She started working with me for ...
 
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Want to own a piece of an icon's collection? Here is an exclusive preview of the items that will be auctioned off at Christie's next month.
On October 17, the collection of the inimitable Lee Radziwill, who died in February at age 85, will be sold at Christie's New York. The full catalog of items was published this morning and includes a wide range of her possessions, from 19th century Napoleon ...
 
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Bong makers used to be arrested for their work. Now, some of the most intense bongs you've ever seen are going up for public auction for the first time ever.
Tommy Chong, the hairier half of pot-blazing duo Cheech and Chong, was greeted by the feds one morning in 2003, guns drawn as they stormed his house. He was soon charged with selling bongs and marijuana pipes, which had been distributed online through ...
 
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Watch experts thought this GMT-Master, which Brando personalized himself and wore in Apocalypse Now, was lost forever.
When planning the 1979 film Apocalypse Now, director Francis Ford Coppola originally imagined one of his main characters, Colonel Walter E. Kurtz, a former Green Beret who has gone rogue in Cambodia, would wear no adornment besides his dog tags. But Marlon Brando, who famously ...
 
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The 109-lot auction is expected to fetch a tidy sum, given the stunning items on the block.
An estimated 3,500 Filipino children are diagnosed with cancer every year, according to a 2014 study in online journal Cancer Control. Of these cases, only 30 percent of the children survive in the long-term. Some of these children will be the beneficiaries ...
 
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Town & Country has the exclusive details on the sale, which will include fine art, photographs, books, and jewelry once owned by the American style icon.
Lee Radziwill spent her entire life curating her aesthetic, and now, the American style icon's personal collection is heading to the auction block. Town & Country can exclusively report that Christie's will host a sale of Radziwill's possessions in October, and the ...
 
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Three of the late royal's outfits went for almost triple the auction estimate.
On June 17, Kerry Taylor Auctions put three of Princess Diana's iconic ensembles up for sale—and ended up raking in roughly $330,000, nearly three times what they were estimated to go for."Diana's daywear is much rarer than her evening wear, which she auctioned a ...
 
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The sale achieved $109 million, the highest ever for an auction of Indian jewelry and art.
For weeks, the jewelry world breathlessly awaited the Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence auction at Christie's New York, wondering what extraordinary prices the Al Thani family's collection of Indian jewelry and jeweled objects would fetch. During a five-day public exhibition in New York, 1,500 visitors ...
 
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The sale will also include dresses worn by Princess Diana, and a silver box given by Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson.
Dresses worn by Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret and outfits worn by Princess Diana are among rare royal items to be sold at auction later this month.A pair of Liberty printed silk dresses that the sisters wore during a 1935 trip to the theatre ...
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