UK Auction

Last Letter Written Aboard Titanic Sells For Record Sum

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2014 | UK

The last letter known to be written on the ill-fated Titanic sold for a world record £119,000 at auction today. The letter was penned by second cl...

Top 10 Weirdest Things Sold at Auction

Phil Bird | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Phil Bird

Bikes, blasters and brains don't sound like they have a lot in common, but they all feature on this list of the last year's strangest auction lots. ...

Eva Braun Portrait Discovered After Seventy Years

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Who is the kindly woman in this 1940s portrait with her plump cheeks and playful smile? Why it could be anyone’s sister, grandmother or benevolent d...

SOS: Save Our Selfie

Sunday Times | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Politics

When Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Danish prime minister, took a photograph of herself with Barack Obama and Cameron at the Nelson Mandela memorial serv...

Unpublished Pictures Of The Beatles

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

These incredible images show members of The Beatles during a visit to the studio where the animated film Yellow Submarine was drawn. The previousl...

LOOK: We Want These Disney Princess Couture Dresses Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Patty Doma | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If the Cinderella Slippers by Christian Louboutin weren't enough to satisfy your inner princess, try bidding for these couture gowns inspired by ten o...

Titanic Violin Sells At Auction For Record £900,000

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

The violin believed to have been played on the Titanic before the doomed vessel sank beneath the waves has sold for £900,000. Wallace Hartley has ...

WATCH: Rare Blue Diamonds Under The Hammer

ITN | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

Sotheby's auction house is preparing to auction off two extremely rare gem stones - a 118-carat white diamond and a round 7.59 carat fancy vivid blue ...

How Much Could The Wealth Of Nations Be Sold For?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK

A rare first edition copy of Adam Smith's The Wealth Of Nations valued at £50,000 is to be sold at auction. First published in 1776, the book's fu...

The Art of Investing

Anne Somers | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK
Anne Somers

Contemporary art and jewellery are more often seen as investment markets. The rewards here can be greater - sometimes far greater - but they can be more volatile disciplines pricewise, so the risks are also enhanced.

PICS: This Massive, 56-Year-Old Robot Can Be Yours For £8,000

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Tech

Are you rich, lonely and want a giant robot to hug? Then today is your lucky day. A nine foot tall humanoid robot built in 1957 is to be placed up ...

Westminster School are Slapping You in the Face With a Big Wad of Cash

Luke Hurst | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Luke Hurst

Exciting opportunities for young people are thin on the ground, and when we get to a stage when young people are expected to pay for unpaid internships, we truly have witnessed the death of social mobility.

Behind The Iron Curtain: Rare Photographic Artworks From The Former Soviet Union (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

Two baby faced marines pose with a teddy bear, while a shorts-clad chimpanzee holds a camera in front of the Kremlin. They make up a collection of...

The People's Dress? Dianna Frocks To Fetch £1m

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ten of Diana, Princess of Wales's dresses are going under the hammer today, when they are expected to fetch nearly £1 million. Among the cocktail ...

Picasso's 'Golden Muse' Sells For More Than £28.5m

PA | Posted 06.02.2013 | Home

A Picasso painting has fetched more than £28.5 million at auction. The impressionist's 1932 piece, Femme Assise Pres d'une Fenetre (Woman Sitting ...

Observatory Up For Grabs In Government Online Sale

PA | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK

A former mortuary is among disused public sector buildings being offered for sale or rent on a new Government property search website. The £50,000...

Many Careless Owners: Del Boy's 'Pratmobile' For Sale

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

A lime green Ford Capri which appeared in an episode of Only Fools And Horses is expected to sell for £30,000, after a fan picked it up for just £40...

'Wizard Of Oz' Dress Sells For Huge Amount

PA | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Judy Garland's blue pinafore she wore in 'The Wizard of Oz' has sold for 480,000 dollars (£301,000). US auction house Julien's Auctions said the g...

Oldest Surviving Vauxhall Up For Auction

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

A car believed to be the oldest surviving Vauxhall could sell for as much as £80,000 when it goes to auction on Friday. The 1903 Vauxhall two-seat...

Einstein's 'God Letter' Effect on the US 2012 Elections

Hannah Gal | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK
Hannah Gal

As I thank Gazin for his time I am astounded at this great man's ability to impact the 2012 US elections; unlike the UK, US election candidates' religious beliefs are a deal breaker for many voters. Even with the freshly reported significant rise in the number of openly declared US atheists, this remains a burning issue on the US political agenda.

Jo Wood Explains Rolling Stone Ronnie's Memorabilia Sale

WENN | WENN | Posted 30.09.2012 | Home

The ex-wife of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood claims she is selling off her former husband's huge collection of rock memorabilia because it has ...

For Sale: Winston Churchill's Chair

PA | Posted 17.11.2012 | Home

Could this be Sir Winston Churchill's personal railway seat? The old and tatty chair is believed to be the seat which Sir Winston used in his perso...

£59,000 For Elvis' Bible

PA | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK

A bible used by Elvis Presley today sold at auction for £59,000. The holy book, given to Presley on his first Christmas in Graceland in 1957, was ...

Murderbelia: Reggie Kray And Charles Manson's Letters Go Under The Hammer

PA | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

Prison letters written by London gangster Reggie Kray and US death-cult leader Charles Manson are to go under the hammer in Glasgow. The "murderbel...

Elvis Presley's Bible To Go Under The Hammer

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK

A bible owned and inscribed by Elvis Presley is one of 100 items being auctioned to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the king of rock n' roll's dea...