Vivien Leigh’s personal belongings auctioned for 2.5 million

Vivien Leigh and Hattie McDaniel (r), in a scene from the movie “Gone with the Wind”. / Archive Sotheby’s manages to raise five times more than estimated thanks to pieces such as the painting that Churchill gave him or the personal copy of ‘Gone with the Wind’ The auction of intimate objects of Vivien Leigh, … Read more

record broken for the presidents’ coin, auctioned at 800,000 euros

A sale of wines that will remain engraved in the annals. The presidents coin went to 800,000 euros, a historic record. The funds will be donated to the national federation Solidarité Femmes and the Institut Curie. A historic edition. The Presidents Room, a Corton-Renardes Grand Cru, is sold at 800,000 euros, for the benefit of … Read more

Auctioned for 230,000 euros Captain America, Peter Fonda’s motorcycle in “Easy Rider”

The Texas auction house Dan Kruse Classics sells for $ 280,500 (about 230,000 euros) the legendary Harley Davidson with the American flag on the tank that Peter Fonda drove in Easy Rider. Looking for my destiny, the cult movie of the hippy movement. Rebuilt after filming, it was presented with three different letters of authenticity … Read more

Banksy’s self-destructive canvas will be auctioned in October

Renamed “Love is in the trash”, “La Petite Fille au ballon” was partially self-destructed during an auction on October 11, 2018. BEN STANSALL / AFP Banksy going to finish the job? A painting by the British street artist, whose partial self-destruction during its sale in 2018 had caused amazement around the world, will be auctioned … Read more

Space beer, anyone? Hops flying on SpaceX’s private astronaut mission Inspiration4 will be auctioned for charity

Billionaire Jared Isaacman is looking for a brewery to make beer with space-flown hops — for a good cause. The tech entrepreneur and experienced pilot has chartered a SpaceX flight to send himself and three other passengers, all private citizens, into orbit for a three-day mission in a Crew Dragon spacecraft. Called Inspiration4, the mission … Read more