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"The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre," published in 1940, could set a record when it goes up for auction. (credit: Sotheby's)

Book Of Psalms Printed In 1640 Could Net $30 Million At Auction

“The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre,” believed to be the first book ever printed in what is now the United States, could set a record when it goes up for auction.

11/26/2013

Letters from John Cardinal O'Connor to former Mayor Ed Koch up for auction. (credit: Doyle New York)

Letters Former Mayor Ed Koch Received From Dignitaries Sold At Auction

Last week, the auction house sold furniture and artwork from Koch’s home in Greenwich Village. The items auctioned off netted a total of $51,755, surpassing the pre-sale estimate of $20,115-30,690, Doyle New York said.

11/25/2013

Items once owned by late Mayor Ed Koch. (credit: Doyle New York via CBS 2)

Former Mayor Ed Koch’s Furniture, Art Up For Auction

A set of dining room chairs designed by Frank Lloyd Wright sold Monday for more than $11,000 at an auction of furniture and other possessions of the late New York Mayor Ed Koch.

11/18/2013

French Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919) at his home Les Collettes at Cagnes, near Nice.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Report: Nearly $1.3-Million In Renoir Paintings And Personal Items Sold At Auction

Nearly $1.3 million worth of art and personal items belonging to the French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir have sold at a New York City auction.

09/19/2013

(credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football Draft Day: Snake Or Auction Format?

The auction draft format has begun to emerge as a commonplace format, replacing the snake draft in ever-increasing numbers. Which is the best format for you, and your league?

08/23/2013

Unclaimed laptops part of MTA auction (MTA)

One Man’s Trash: MTA Auctions Off Lost, Surplus Items Online

As the idiom goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”

06/05/2013

Peter Madoff House

Peter Madoff’s Old Westbury Mansion, Contents Up For Sale

The home that belonged to Bernie Madoff’s brother, Peter, is on the market after being seized by the U.S. Marshals Service.

06/04/2013

"Trois femmes a la table rouge" by Fernand Leger, a painting owned by US singer Madonna, is on display during a preview of Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art sales in New York on May 3, 2013. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Madonna’s French Painting Sells At NYC Auction For $7.2 Million

Proceeds of the sale will benefit the Ray of Light Foundation, which supports girls’ education in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries.

05/08/2013

Mickey Mantle (credit: CBS 2)

1960 Mickey Mantle Contract To Be Auctioned Off To Help Sandy Victims

Danny Mantle, the son of late Yankees legend Mickey Mantle, is putting his father’s 1960 contract on the auction block to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy.

04/29/2013

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Catrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis arrive for a 'Sex And The City' premiere.  (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

3 Pairs Of ‘Sex And The City’ Shoes To Be Auctioned To Benefit Arts School

Sarah Jessica Parker is auctioning three pairs of shoes from her Carrie Bradshaw days to raise money for the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts.

04/10/2013

Francis Crick

Christie’s To Auction Off Crick’s Famous Letter About DNA

Christie’s in New York will soon be auctioning off scientist Dr. Francis Crick’s letter to his 12-year-old son, saying he and a colleague had discovered something ”very beautiful” in the structure of DNA.

03/23/2013

Rare Chinese 'Ding' Bowl (credit: Sotheby's)

Rare Chinese Bowl Bought For $3 At NY Tag Sale Sells For $2.2M

An upstate New York family was bowled over, after a tag sale purchase fir a mere $3 turned out to be worth $2.22 million.

03/20/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez’s Only World Series Ring Going Up For Auction

Alex Rodriguez’s only World Series ring is up for auction, although Rodriguez himself is not the one who consigned it.

02/24/2013

Curt Schilling's Bloody Sock (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Curt Schilling’s ‘Bloody Sock’ To Be Sold Off; Expects At Least $100K

The bloody sock worn by Curt Schilling during the 2004 World Series is set to be sold off — a casualty of sorts of the high-profile collapse of the former Boston Red Sox pitcher’s video game company.

02/23/2013

Opera Auction

Glorious Props And Costumes Put Up For Auction By New York City Opera

Nothing says “over the top” quite like opera, and now some of the most glorious and sometimes strange sets, props and costumes from the New York City Opera can be yours for the right price.

01/23/2013

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