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Sale of Tintin drawings set to break records

Two original Tintin comic strips are expected to break records Saturday when they go under the hammer in Paris.

Sale of Tintin drawings set to break records
Stallone puts 'Rocky' and 'Rambo' props up for sale
Stallone puts 'Rocky' and 'Rambo' props up for sale

Costumes and props worn by Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone in the box-office smash hit "Rocky" and Rambo" movies went on public view in New York before being offered for auction.

Stallone puts 'Rocky' and 'Rambo' props up for sale
Michael Jackson's Neverland on sale for $100 million
Michael Jackson's Neverland on sale for $100 million

Neverland is up for sale for $100 million, realtors said.

Michael Jackson's Neverland on sale for $100 million
Copy of 'Enola Gay' pilot's log fetches $50,000 at auction
Copy of 'Enola Gay' pilot's log fetches $50,000 at auction

A copy of a deeply moving pilot's log, written during the top-secret Enola Gay mission was auctioned in New York on Wednesday for $50,000.

Copy of 'Enola Gay' pilot's log fetches $50,000 at auction
Rare Turing notebook sells for $1m in New York
Rare Turing notebook sells for $1m in New York

A long-lost notebook owned by British mathematician and World War II code breaker Alan Turing sold at auction in New York on Monday for $1 million.

Rare Turing notebook sells for $1m in New York
'American Pie' lyrics sell for $1.2 million in New York
'American Pie' lyrics sell for $1.2 million in New York

The original manuscript of Don McLean's enigmatic hit song "American Pie" sold at auction in New York on Tuesday for $1.2 million, Christie's said.

'American Pie' lyrics sell for $1.2 million in New York
Hollywood icon Bacall's belongings lure bidders
Hollywood icon Bacall's belongings lure bidders

Hollywood screen icon Lauren Bacall's personal possessions from the precious to the mundane hit the auction block in New York, still drawing plenty of fans.

Hollywood icon Bacall's belongings lure bidders
GDP inventor's Nobel medal sells for $391,000
GDP inventor's Nobel medal sells for $391,000

A Nobel Prize gold medal awarded to the economist who invented the calculation for the gross domestic product, Simon Kuznets, has been sold at auction here for $390,848.

GDP inventor's Nobel medal sells for $391,000
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Elvis Presley's private jets up for auction

Two of Elvis Presley's private jets are up for auction after spending three decades on display at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee.

Elvis Presley's private jets up for auction
'Casablanca' piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction
'Casablanca' piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction

The painted upright piano that adorned Rick's Cafe in the classic movie "Casablanca" fetched $3.4 million at auction Monday after a frenzied sale in New York.

'Casablanca' piano sold for $3.4 million at US auction
Napoleon's two-pointed hat auctioned for 1.9 mln euros
Napoleon's two-pointed hat auctioned for 1.9 mln euros

One of Napoleon's famous two-pointed hats was sold to a South Korean collector for 1.9 million euros ($2.2 million) at an auction outside Paris.

Napoleon's two-pointed hat auctioned for 1.9 mln euros
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Apple sold by Jobs from parents' garage up for auction

An early Apple device sold by Steve Jobs from his parents' garage goes under the hammer in New York next month valued at $400,000-600,000.

Apple sold by Jobs from parents' garage up for auction
Iconic 'Easy Rider' chopper sells for $1.35 million
Iconic 'Easy Rider' chopper sells for $1.35 million

The iconic Harley-Davidson chopper-style motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 classic "Easy Rider" film sold for $1.35 million at auction.

Iconic 'Easy Rider' chopper sells for $1.35 million
Bids invited for Robin Williams' 'Mork' suit
Bids invited for Robin Williams' 'Mork' suit

The famous red and white spacesuit worn by Robin Williams in hit 1970s TV series "Mork and Mindy" is up for auction next month.

Bids invited for Robin Williams' 'Mork' suit
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Super price of $3.2 mln for first Superman comic book

A near-flawless edition of the first book featuring cartoon hero Superman from June 1938 has fetched $3.2 million at auction.

Super price of $3.2 mln for first Superman comic book
Madonna clothing, lyrics to hit auction block
Madonna clothing, lyrics to hit auction block

Madonna memorabilia including nude photographs of the Queen of Pop will go on sale in November at an auction.

Madonna clothing, lyrics to hit auction block
Ferrari sells for record $38 mln
Ferrari sells for record $38 mln

A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, said to be one of only a handful, was snapped up for $38.1 million in California.

Ferrari sells for record $38 mln
Formula One: S.Africa's Kyalami track to be sold
Formula One: S.Africa's Kyalami track to be sold

South Africa's Kyalami racetrack, which hosted Formula One Grand Prix races for nearly two decades, will be sold and could be lost to motorsport, auction organisers said.

Formula One: S.Africa's Kyalami track to be sold
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Napoleon and Josephine's marriage certificate for sale

It was one of the greatest love stories in history and now the marriage certificate that sealed the union of Napoleon and his first wife Josephine is to be sold at auction in September.

Napoleon and Josephine's marriage certificate for sale
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Van Dyck discovered by British TV programme fails to sell

A lost Van Dyck painting spotted on a British television programme failed to find a buyer at a Tuesday auction despite estimates it would fetch 1,000 times its original price.

Van Dyck discovered by British TV programme fails to sell