St. Petersburg opens 'one of largest' classic car museums

Cars owned by Marilyn Monroe, Elvis and astronaut Yuri Gagarin will appear in new Vyborg collection

Why did a second-hand chair sell for �20k?

...when you could buy it for �10 in a junk shop?

Hundreds of collectors to attend PulpFest

Pulp fiction magazines from the 1920s and '30s could fetch up to $40k at this year's convention in the US

Mao-era memorabilia is a growing money maker

Chairman Mao memorabilia prices are soaring as the 60th Anniversary of the People's Republic of China approaches

For sale: Madonna's sexy phone messages

Erotic phone messages left by the singer for an ex-boyfriend are to appear in an online rock 'n' roll auction

Settee sold for 90 times the estimate...

Estimated at just �80, this famous sofa eventually sold for �7,500 after frantic auction bidding

Dillinger's gun fetches $95k at auction

Public Enemy Number One's Remington pistol fetches double the pre-auction estimate in Dallas

Bridget Jones' big smalls

Classic piece of memorabilia from the first film sold for charity signed by one of the stars

Great Scott! Legendary novel sells for $180k

Book called 'the most expensive piece of 20th century printed paper' sells in New York

Apollo 11 navigation chart sells for $218k

Described by astronaut Buzz Aldrin as, 'The single most critical navigational device we used while on the Moon,' this was the star of Bonham's NY space auction

Hollywood icon's bathrobe sells for $120k

Six-figure memorabilia sale proves that Gentleman really do prefer Blondes

Stamp 'ordered to be destroyed' sells for $93k

Rare stamp features a Hollywood icon, whose son wanted it destroyed

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