Read your Rolex - what a Rolex reference number means

Read your Rolex - what a Rolex reference number means

Numbers are big in time keeping.  And they’re especially big in Rolexes.  Rolexes are serial numbered with a 4- to 8-digit number.  But they als...
5 amazingly rare American coins for collectors

5 amazingly rare American coins for collectors

Rare American coins are a superb focus for any coin collector.  The US has been minting coins for general circulation since the Fudio (or Franklin,...
How do I know if my Penny Black is valuable? 

How do I know if my Penny Black is valuable? 

You own a Penny Black?  Congratulations!  However, there were once around 68 million more of them in the world.  Yours will be valuable if it is: ...

1921 Napier Blue Bird homage hits $343,000

A replica of the 1921 Napier Blue Bird starred at Beaulieu

Neil Armstrong sample bag sets new auction record

The bag achieved $1.8m in Sotheby’s first space memorabilia sale

Max Beckmann’s Holle der Vogel sets new record

Max Beckmann was a pioneering European artist  

George Daniels gold pocket watch to beat estimate?

Watches by George Daniels are in very high demand

1961 Lotus Elite Type 14 valued at $115,000

The 1961 Lotus Elite is a much-loved British road car

1640 10 dukat Portugaloser sets Dutch coin record

The 1640 10 dukat Portugaloser achieves $200,000 at auction

Clay & Frelinghuysen campaign banner makes $81,250

The banner is from the Whig Party’s 1844 presidential campaign

Lawrence of Arabia’s sandals to cross the block at Hanson’s

Lawrence is believed to have worn these sandals in the Middle East

Jackie Robinson’s 1947 rookie season jersey makes $2m

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Robinson’s rookie season

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