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Hitler-signed 'Mein Kampf' copies sell for $65,000
Hitler-signed 'Mein Kampf' copies sell for $65,000

Two rare copies of "Mein Kampf" signed by the young Nazi leader Adolf Hitler went under the hammer for $64,850 Thursday in Los Angeles.

Hitler-signed 'Mein Kampf' copies sell for $65,000
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Kyrgyzstan sells seized Kazakhstan jades for $2 million

Kyrgyzstan has replenished its budget with $1.9 million at the account of Kazakhstan's greenstones.

Kyrgyzstan sells seized Kazakhstan jades for $2 million
A staff member points to the "British Guiana One-Cent Stamp" at the Sotheby's gallery. ©Reuters/Eduardo Munoz
New York to auction world's most famous stamp

The world's most famous postage stamp, a tiny piece of British colonial memorabilia from 19th century South America, is going under the hammer in New York for $10 to $20 million.

New York to auction world's most famous stamp
Auction record smashed for Spanish cubist artist Gris
Auction record smashed for Spanish cubist artist Gris

Juan Gris's Cubist still life "Nature Morte a la Nappe a Carreaux" ("The Checked Tablecloth") sold for £34.8 million at a London sale Tuesday, smashing the auction record for the Spanish artist.

Auction record smashed for Spanish cubist artist Gris
New York to auction art looted by Hitler deputy
New York to auction art looted by Hitler deputy

Four Old Masters stolen by the Nazis, including Hitler's deputy Hermann Goering, go under the hammer in New York this week where they are expected to fetch up to $1 million.

New York to auction art looted by Hitler deputy
George Zimmerman. ©Reuters/Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Pool
Zimmerman painting sells for $100,000

A painting by George Zimmerman, whose fatal 2012 shooting of a black teenager triggered an outcry across the United States, sold for just over $100,000 on eBay.

Zimmerman painting sells for $100,000
A Stradivarius violin. ©Reuters/Brendan McDermid
Once-stolen Stradivarius sells for £1.3 million

A rare Stradivarius violin, which was once stolen and offered for just £100 ($162, 118 euros) by thieves, sold at auction in Britain on Wednesday for £1.3 million ($2.3 million, 1.6 million euros).

Once-stolen Stradivarius sells for £1.3 million
Marcelo Odebrecht, CEO of Brazilian construction group Odebrecht. ©Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil
Odebrecht wins auction for part of key Brazil highway

Engineering giant Odebrecht on Wednesday won the right to operate a 855-kilometer (534-mile) stretch of highway in Brazil's key central grain-producing region of Mato Grosso, authorities said.

Odebrecht wins auction for part of key Brazil highway
World's most expensive printed book sells for $14.2mn
World's most expensive printed book sells for $14.2mn

The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched $14.2 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.

World's most expensive printed book sells for $14.2mn
World's largest orange diamond fetches record $35.5 mn
World's largest orange diamond fetches record $35.5 mn

A spectacular and rare orange diamond, the largest known gem of its kind, was on Tuesday auctioned for a record $35.54 million in Geneva.

World's largest orange diamond fetches record $35.5 mn
Copy of Napoleon's will fetches $480,000 at Paris auction
Copy of Napoleon's will fetches $480,000 at Paris auction

A copy of Napoleon Bonaparte's will, drawn up in 1821 when the former French emperor was living in exile, has been sold at auction for 357,000 euros ($480,000).

Copy of Napoleon's will fetches $480,000 at Paris auction
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BonArt auction house holds painting and graphics exhibition in Almaty

BonArt international auction house is holding a pre-sale exhibition before its 5th Collectors' Painting and Graphics auction.

BonArt auction house holds painting and graphics exhibition in Almaty
Impressionist, modern art falls short in New York sale
Impressionist, modern art falls short in New York sale

Some of the finest Impressionist and Modern art offered for auction by Christie's in New York fell short of expectations Tuesday despite strong interest from buyers in the middle market.

Impressionist, modern art falls short in New York sale
From North Pole to the stars: Russia's thrill-seeking tycoon
From North Pole to the stars: Russia's thrill-seeking tycoon

Other tycoons may plough their millions into yachts or private jets, but Vasily Klyukin prefers a good "adventure". On his diary for next year? A space trip with Leonardo DiCaprio.

From North Pole to the stars: Russia's thrill-seeking tycoon
Ornamental plate "Kazakh Urt"
Kazakh souvenir auctioned for $5,000 at Miss Universe

A Kazakh souvenir has been sold for $5 thousand at the charity auction of the beauty contest Miss Universe 2013.

Kazakh souvenir auctioned for $5,000 at Miss Universe
Hollywood actor Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie. ©Reuters/Issei Kato
Cask of Pitt-Jolie wine auctioned for 10,100 euros

A single cask of organic white wine from the French vineyard owned by Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie fetched more than 10,000 euros ($18,000) at auction.

Cask of Pitt-Jolie wine auctioned for 10,100 euros
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Chinese oil firms, Europe's giants win Brazil auction

China's CNOOC and CNPC, Anglo-Dutch giant Royal Dutch Shell and France's Total joined Brazilian state operator Petrobras on Monday in winning production rights to the huge "Libra" Atlantic oilfield.

Chinese oil firms, Europe's giants win Brazil auction
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Paintings of Dali and Gauguin to be exhibited in Almaty

BonArt auction housewill exhibit the pieces of visual art for everyone to enjoy on November 7-12 in Almaty.

Paintings of Dali and Gauguin to be exhibited in Almaty
Chinese firms to star in upcoming Brazil oil auction
Chinese firms to star in upcoming Brazil oil auction

Chinese oil giants CNOOC and CNPC will be in a prime position in next week's first auction of deep-water concessions in Brazil's coveted Libra oilfield.

Chinese firms to star in upcoming Brazil oil auction
Sotheby's sets poison pill against investor challenge
Sotheby's sets poison pill against investor challenge

Elite auction house Sotheby's on Friday adopted a poison-pill defense strategy to fend off a challenge by investor Dan Loeb's hedge fund Third Point.

Sotheby's sets poison pill against investor challenge