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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

The lyrics to "The Times are A-Changin'" - AP Photo/Sotheby's

Original Bob Dylan Lyrics For Sale At NYC Auction

Bob Dylan’s original handwritten lyrics for “The Times are A-Changin”’ are heading for the auction block. They could sell for an estimated $200,000 to $300,000.

11/30/2010

Penthouse living room furniture (Photo/Juliet Papa)

U.S. Marshals Head South For Final Madoff Auction

The last of financial scammer Bernard Madoff’s possessions from his Manhattan penthouse and Montauk beach house sold in an auction yesterday in Midtown.

11/14/2010

Madoff Engagement Ring (AP Photo)

Ruth Madoff’s Diamond Ring Sold For $550K

A 10.5-carat diamond engagement ring once worn by Ruth Madoff — worth at least $300,000 — was auctioned off Saturday to an anonymous bidder for $550,000.

11/13/2010

Babe Ruth Home Run Ball Goes For $264,500

Ruth hit the home run in 1934 and later signed the ball. It had been passed down by three generations of a Minnesota family before going to the auction block.

11/13/2010

This Steinway and Sons grand piano (circa 1917) is one of the items being auctioned off in November. (Photo/US Marshals)

Want A Piece Of Bernard Madoff?

The contents of the Maddoffs’ New York homes — the Manhattan penthouse and the Montauk beach house — will be up for grabs in an auction this weekend.

11/10/2010

A signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation owned by Robert F. Kennedy - AP Photo/Sotheby's

RFK’s Copy Of Emancipation Proclamation For Sale

A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Lincoln and bought by Robert F. Kennedy is going up for auction and could fetch as much as $1.5 million.

10/06/2010

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