Fair and Square: How a roulette table commissioned by a King resolved a dispute

Fair and Square: How a roulette table commissioned by a King resolved a dispute

Great inventor Sir Hiram Maxim was called upon to build furniture to test a Lord's ideas
'Occupied Japan' and Coca Cola remain the top choices for collectors

'Occupied Japan' and Coca Cola remain the top choices for collectors

An antiques price guide has published its chart of the most popular collectibles internet searches
Winston Churchill and a giant fossilised pig star in 'weird and wonderful' sale

Winston Churchill and a giant fossilised pig star in 'weird and wonderful' sale

Bonhams' annual Gentleman's Library sale is upon us again, offering a new range of unique collectibles
Fleet of motorbikes and a wooden horse race ahead at Forbes toy sale

Fleet of motorbikes and a wooden horse race ahead at Forbes toy sale

Malcolm Forbes's collection featured tiny versions of his favourite vehicles, and also the sack of Troy
Board games and battleships... Malcolm Forbes's toy collection makes $2.3m

Board games and battleships... Malcolm Forbes's toy collection makes $2.3m

The famous collection of 'golden era' toys and games went under the hammer in New York
Controversy and renowned craftsmanship: John Hobbs' furniture goes to auction

Controversy and renowned craftsmanship: John Hobbs' furniture goes to auction

Despite his legal woes, furniture from the legendary collection of dealer John Hobbs will sell at Dreweatts
Never mind Messi and Ronaldo - Pele's Last Ever Match Worn Brazil Shirt to auction

Never mind Messi and Ronaldo - Pele's Last Ever Match Worn Brazil Shirt to auction

The Brazilian legend's shirt will sell with pieces from George Best, Bobby Moore & Bobby Charlton
Elvis's '$14,000' autopsy and embalming memorabilia is withdrawn from market

Elvis's '$14,000' autopsy and embalming memorabilia is withdrawn from market

The creepy sale of the tools used on the King has been cancelled following an ownership dispute
'Dramatic and unique' Lion sewing machine to sell at Bonhams

'Dramatic and unique' Lion sewing machine to sell at Bonhams

With a high estimate of $30,000, it has appeared on the collectors' market for the first time in 40 years
HMS Kelly's bell and Admiral Nelson's £14k ring star at Bonhams

HMS Kelly's bell and Admiral Nelson's £14k ring star at Bonhams

The bell from the ship commanded by Lord Louis Mountbatten sold for �7.8k in London, today
Vivienne Westwood and Twiggy teddies go to auction

Vivienne Westwood and Twiggy teddies go to auction

Also featuring contributions by Stella McCartney and Joan Collins, the bears are selling for charity
'Rarest and most beautiful' aircraft in the world to sell in Arizona

'Rarest and most beautiful' aircraft in the world to sell in Arizona

The only fully-restored 1929 Hamilton Metalplane H-47 in existence will auction with no reserve

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