'String of pearls' buyers take collecting to the next level

'String of pearls' buyers take collecting to the next level

With two of the world's rarest stamps going to one bidder, this is a good thing...
Works of master craftsmen Escherick sell well at Rago Arts

Works of master craftsmen Escherick sell well at Rago Arts

As one of the most influential American furniture makers, there was much interest
Bonhams' $1.6m sale of unique snuff boxes is nothing to be sniffed at

Bonhams' $1.6m sale of unique snuff boxes is nothing to be sniffed at

Comprising a large collection of fine, rare pieces, this sale contains some real gems...
Video of the Week... Remembering the dance that made a $800,000 dress

Video of the Week... Remembering the dance that made a $800,000 dress

Saturday Night Fever star John Travolta recalls his iconic White House dance with Princess Diana
Lack of provenance means Hitler's eagle goblets fail to soar

Lack of provenance means Hitler's eagle goblets fail to soar

Thought to have been owned by the dictator, this sale showed how important proof is...
The Story of... Gandhi's mysterious missing glasses

The Story of... Gandhi's mysterious missing glasses

One of the few items owned by the Indian hero, his specs seem to have curiously vanished...
The collections of multi-millionaire recluse Huguette Clark

The collections of multi-millionaire recluse Huguette Clark

Clark, who died recently aged 104, owned art, antique violins and a vast number of collectible dolls
This skull of saintly hermit could bring 'new life' to your collectibles portfolio

This skull of saintly hermit could bring 'new life' to your collectibles portfolio

As eerie as it is sought-after, Saint Vitalis of Assisi's skull is coming to auction in Ireland on Sunday...
Collecting tip of the day: Don't sit on your investment

Collecting tip of the day: Don't sit on your investment

Looking for the edge over the competition? Here's a hint from Paul Fraser Collectibles to help�
Collecting tip of the day: 'Doll out the dosh' on this investment

Collecting tip of the day: 'Doll out the dosh' on this investment

Looking for the edge over the competition? Here's a hint from Paul Fraser Collectibles to help�
A serious collection of playthings leaves the cupboard for the last time

A serious collection of playthings leaves the cupboard for the last time

Here's a final look at the very last toys from Donald Kaufman's collection to be sold
The final sale of a giant of tiny collectibles: Donald Kaufman

The final sale of a giant of tiny collectibles: Donald Kaufman

The fifth and final auction of Kaufman's famed toy collection is to take place at Bertoia this week

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