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Inside the E-Type

  Courtesy RM Auctions Here we have a peek inside the legendary Jaguar E-Type, one of the most beautiful cars ever built both inside and out, courtesy of RM Auctions’ upcoming Salon Privé sale in London. Read more at A … Continue reading

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Fred Astaire’s Ferrari

Courtesy of RM Auctions On offer at RM Auctions‘ Monterey sale during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 19–20: this race-winning 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Scaglietti Spider, which played a starring role in the 1959 apocalyptic thriller On the … Continue reading

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Finds: Pan Am Pilot’s Rolex

Courtesy Antiquorum At Antiquorum’s important watches sale in Geneva this weekend: a Pan Am pilot’s 1957 Rolex “Tropical Dial” GMT-Master, complete with the flyer’s cap, briefcase, lighter, ashtray and flight instruction manual, estimated at $27,000 – $38,000 (Read more at … Continue reading

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The Art of the Bowtie: Bogie by Avedon

Courtesy of Bonhams Lot 110: Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Humphrey Bogart, Actor, New York, 1953 Gelatin silver print, printed 1970, from Minneapolis Portfolio (New York: self-published, 1970), signed and numbered 8/35 in pencil in the margin; signed in ink and … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Warhols

                          Christie’s Images Ltd. A lot of fuss is being made over a blood red 1986 Andy Warhol self-portrait expected to fetch up to $40 million at Christie’s … Continue reading

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Beard & Blixen at Sotheby’s

Courtesy Sotheby’s This oversized, embellished Polaroid of swashbuckling photographer Peter Beard holding one of his iconic portraits of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen is expected to fetch up to $14,000 at Sotheby’s Photographies sale in Paris on May 10. … Continue reading

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Treasures from J.P. Morgan’s Corsair

This weekend Boston Harbor Auctions is offering a number of nautical treasures from the Corsair, the massive steam yacht built for J.P. Morgan in 1890 by Neafie & Levy of Philadelphia. Morgan, who was for a time Commodore of the … Continue reading

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Must Have: Steve McQueen’s 1970 Porsche 911S

© Darin Schnabel 2011, courtesy RM Auctions The King of Cool’s 1970 Porsche 911S from Le Mans is crossing the block this August under the aegis of RM Auctions. Time to take out a second mortgage on the mansion. Read … Continue reading

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Must Have: Ernest Hemingway’s .577 Westley Richards Nitro Express

The author’s safari rifle is up for auction in Maine. UPDATE: It sold for $340,000.

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Must Have: Steve McQueen’s Rolex Submariner

Included in Antiquorum’s Important Collectors’ Wristwatches auction on June 11 in NYC is the King of Cool’s 1967 Rolex Submariner. McQueen wore the watch for many years (right) and it can be seen on-screen in his very last movie, 1980′s … Continue reading

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