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Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Retired Locksmith Pulls Sale Of Firefighter’s Master Keys To City

Daniel Ferraris, 69, of Union City said the city fire marshal called him so he stopped selling the sets of five keys on Sunday.

10/01/2012

FDNY Patches (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: Former Locksmith Auctioning Off Master Keys To The City Used By FDNY

The set of five keys could control virtually every elevator in the city, along with stoplights, subway gates and some firehouse doors.

09/30/2012

Lincoln Navigator/Yonkers Car Store (credit: Yonkerscarstore.com)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Auctions Off Cars, City-Owned Items On eBay

Bidding to help increase a town’s revenue? It’s true and it’s happening in Yonkers, N.Y.

07/25/2012

Nancy Jones, George Jones and Travis Tritt at Jones's 80th birthday party

George Jones Turns Down Offer On Tennessee Estate

During an auction this weekend, George Jones turned down a $660,000 offer for two parcels on his 78-acre Country Gold Estate in Tennessee.

07/09/2012

Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America (credit: Christie's)

NYC Auction Of George Washington Document Sets Record

George Washington’s personal annotated copy of the “Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America” from 1789, which includes the Constitution and a draft of the bill of rights, was sold at Christie’s.

06/22/2012

A surplus New York state-owned Toyota Highlander available for sale on eBay via NYSStore.com. (credit: eBay/NYSStore)

Surplus NY State Vehicles And Equipment For Sale Online At NYSStore.com

It’s now easier than ever to get your hands on some surplus government property. More than 450 vehicles are up for sale from 15 different agencies.

04/03/2012

Elaine's Restaurant - New York, NY - May 25, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Restaurateur Elaine Kaufman’s Memorabilia Going Up For Auction

Some 250 lots of artwork, books, furniture, memorabilia and more that restaurateur Elaine Kaufman acquired over a lifetime will be auctioned off Tuesday at Doyle Auction House.

09/19/2011

The Late Elaine Kaufman (credit: Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

Elaine Kaufman’s Personal Collection Goes To Auction

Maybe you couldn’t sit at table number one at the famed restaurant in it’s heyday, but now you can. That table and four chairs are among the over 200 items from the Upper East Side watering hole that will hit the auction block next month.

08/10/2011

A picture taken on May 19, 2011, shows the Eiffel Tower and the Grand Palais glass roof in Paris. (Photo credit: JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images)

Section Of Eiffel Tower Staircase Going To Be Auctioned At Christie’s

A 14-foot high spiral staircase section from the Eiffel Tower is being put up for auction by Christie’s on June 16. It’s estimated to bring $80,000 to $120,000.

06/01/2011

Bernard Madoff

Remaining Belongings Of Bernard Madoff To Be Auctioned Off

It’s your last chance to own some of the personal belongings of the world’s most notorious Ponzi schemer.

05/30/2011

FILE - In this  June 26, 2010 file photo, Eric Clapton performs during the Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

Eric Clapton Guitars Slated For NYC Auction Block

This is the first time the guitar legend is offering up his amplifiers, so it’s a rare chance for fans to plug in as Clapton did.

03/04/2011

Treasury Announces Citigroup Warrant Auction

Sale of the warrants gives the holder the right to buy Citigroup common stock at a fixed price.

01/24/2011

Selby Kiffer of Sotheby's holds the original rules of basketball written by the game's inventor, Dr. James Naismith. (AP Photo)

Naismith Document Sold For More Than $4 Million

A historic document that details the original rules of basketball, written 119 years ago as a winter sport for boys of a Massachusetts YMCA, was sold for more than $4 million on Friday to raise money for charity.

WFAN–12/10/2010

Generic Basketball File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Basketball Rules, ‘Emancipation’ Copy Up For Auction

James Naismith wrote the 13 rules nearly 119 years ago. The physical education instructor invented basketball as a winter activity for a YMCA in Springfield, Mass.

12/10/2010

Selby Kiffer of Sotheby's holds the original rules of basketball written by the game's inventor, Dr. James Naismith. (AP Photo)

Naismith’s Basketball Rules Up For Auction In NYC

Sotheby’s is offering the Naismith Rules on Friday afternoon as part of a sale of historic documents. The presale estimate is $2 million.

WFAN–12/10/2010

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