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Swords and armour: things you could find at an antique arms auction

Once the preserve of ex-military men, war memorabilia is seeing a renaissance among collectors with a passion for history, says antique arms and armour ...

Historic Ropeworks building in Lowestoft sold after auction near Norwich | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News  Eastern Daily Press

The former site of Britain's most easterly gin bar has been sold for an undisclosed amount.

Auctions – in the room, on the phone, online…  The Negotiator

There's plenty of noise around the auction process, but is it doing well when it comes to lots listed, lots sold and monies exchanged?

Sotheby's auction of rare sneakers nets more than $850,000  BBC News

The first major auction of sneakers nets $850000, with the last and rarest pair still up for grabs.

Wonka bar and Golden Ticket fetch £15,000 at auction  BBC News

The props belonged to Veruca Salt in the 1971 movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

Elizabeth Taylor's custom Rolls Royce convertible is set to make millions at auction  Evening Standard

While some of us might occasionally colour coordinate our outfits, golden era star Dame Elizabeth Taylor went the extra mile. Taylor once purchased a custom ...

UK sells 10-year debt at close to lowest yield on record  Financial Times

Britain has sold benchmark 10-year bonds at close to the lowest yield in history, crystallising a dramatic rally in debt markets in recent months. The £2.75bn sale ...

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen  The Guardian

Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave power.

UK £2bn power grid auction derailed by Labour party pledge  Financial Times

A £2bn auction for Electricity North West has been derailed by the Labour party's plan to nationalise UK energy networks if it wins power. Bidders got cold feet ...

Original moon landing tapes fetch $1.82 million at New York auction  The Telegraph

Original videotapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing which a NASA intern bought for $217.77 (£174.14) were sold for $1.82 million at a Sotheby's auction in New ...

Chester plague carving 'exceeds' auction estimate  BBC News

A 17th Century carving, giving thanks to God after a family survived the plague in Chester, is sold for £5700.

Tutankhamen head fetches millions at UK auction despite Egypt's protests  Reuters

A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen sold at auction in London for more than 4.7 million pounds on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian demands for ...

Prison van that took 'Scotland’s Frankenstein' serial killer to Glasgow gallows up for auction  Daily Record

The police vehicle that drove notorious murdered Peter Manuel to his death in 1958 is going under the hammer next month.

Rare bottle of old Irish whiskey to go up for auction

The 1880s bottle of Cassidy & Co Monasterevin whiskey was matured by the Cassidy family.

Celtic legend Tommy Gemmell's football boots sell for £18,000  BBC News

The football boots Tommy Gemmell wore to score during Celtic's historic European Cup triumph have sold for £18,000 at auction in Glasgow. The left-back ...

Five lots to watch at auction this week including a Georgian bookcase, Victorian brooch and a portrait of a poet

This imposing 10ft 5in (3.18m) wide Georgian mahogany breakfront bookcase is estimated at £2000-4000 as part of the Alderley House contents sale at ...

PropTech v Traditional: Auction houses fight for market share  Estate Agent Today

Auction companies have issued statements boasting of their own performance as old school companies and new entrants vie for market share.

Lost Lewis Chessman piece bought for £5 sells for £735,000 at auction  BBC News

A medieval chess piece kept in a drawer of an Edinburgh home has been sold at auction for £735,000. Its previous owners had no idea that the object was one ...

Coatbridge fashion queen worth millions auctions off personal items for charity  Daily Record

Vera Weisfeld emptied her gilded display cabinets of valuable personal trinkets and paintings collected over a lifetime of luxury shopping. poll: Is it right for Tories to auction off access to Johnson and Hunt? VOTE

THE Tory party has auctioned off exclusive access to the new Tory leader - before the top job has even been announced - for thousands of pounds.

Miniature portraits of Jane Austen’s friends up for auction  Belfast Telegraph

Three portrait miniatures of childhood friends of Jane Austen are expected to fetch £3000 when they are sold this week.

Rare Boba Fett Star Wars toy sells for a world record £90,000 at auction  Mirror Online

Rocket-firing Boba Fett 1979 action figure never saw toy shop sales as it was considered too dangerous.

U.K. Renewable Energy Auction Could Spell the End of Subsidies  Bloomberg

An auction this year designed to encourage more renewable energy in Britain will probably for the first time see a winning price for offshore wind at wholesale ...

The Derbyshire properties going for as little as £35,000 in upcoming auction  Derbyshire Live

From a former fish and chip shop to a historic Derbyshire cottage, there is plenty to whet your appetite in the forthcoming SDL Auctions Graham Penny sale.

Uber for livestock? Auction website adds haulage feature  FarmersWeekly

Farmers using the online marketplace SellMyLivestock can now use the site to put out an online tender for the haulage of purchased livestock. The company.

One Direction tour van heads to auction -

A Volkswagen Crafter used as a tour vehicle by members of One Direction will be heading to auction next month. The modified 2012 example of the German.

Lisbon Lion goalscorer’s boots sold for £18,000 at auction  Belfast Telegraph

Football boots worn by Tommy Gemmell in Celtic's 1967 European Cup final win have sold for £18000 at auction.

UPDATE 1-Investors buy fewest U.S. 30-year bonds at auction since September  Reuters

(Adds background, details). NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - Fund managers purchased the least amount of U.S. 30-year Treasury bonds at an auction in 10 ...

David Gilmour guitar auction raises $21m for Climate Change  UK Fundraising

An auction of 126 guitars belonging to Pink Floyd's David Gilmour has raised $21m for Climate Change. Gilmour auctioned the guitars, which included his.

Suffragette medal sold for £12,500 at auction  Express

A HUNGER strike medal awarded to a militant suffragette which was found after more than 100 years gathering dust in a drawer has fetched £12500 at auction.

Archive charting history of city pubs snapped up at auction by Lichfield historian  Lichfield Live

A Lichfield historian, tour guide and author is the new custodian of an incredible archive documenting the city's pubs. Jono Oates with the collection.

Boris Becker trophy and memorabilia auction raises over £680,000  BBC Sport

An auction of trophies won by Boris Becker plus other memorabilia from his career has raised over £680000.

UK's takeover panel to auction telecom company KCOM  Reuters UK

(Reuters) - Britain's takeover panel said on Thursday it will begin an auction for the sale of telecom network and cloud-based *service* provider KCOM Group Plc ...

Manchester hotel most popular online property auction listing  BuyAssociation

Online property auctions are an increasingly popular way of buying and selling, and one hotel in Manchester's Trafford area has created a bidding war.

Lewis Capaldi's Chewbacca mask set to fetch over £5k in auction for Frightened...  Radio X

A TRNSMT festival worker listed Capaldi's mask on eBay in aid of mental health charity, Tiny Minds, which was set up after Scott Hutchison's passing.

Rangers legend Bobby Shearer's medals sold at Glasgow auction  Glasgow Live

Shearer's prize haul is believed to be the largest set of Rangers medals to feature in a single auction, with his wife commenting: "He was honoured to become ...

Retired businessman pays nearly £300,000 for personalised car licence plate at Welsh auction  Wales Online

It's only got three letters on it - so that's almost £100k per letter.

Chester 17th Century plague carving goes up for auction  BBC News

A 17th Century wooden carving which gave thanks to God for allowing a family to survive the plague has gone up for auction after sitting on a mantelpiece for ...

eBay UK sale: Auction site launches huge summer sale to take on Amazon Prime Day  Evening Standard

eBay has launched its own massive summer sale today in a bid to rival Amazon's own Prime Day next week. The online auction site has announced it is ...

B.B. King's 'Lucille' guitar going up for auction  Yahoo News UK

Julien's Auctions announced Tuesday that King's black Gibson ES-345 prototype guitar is among the items from his estate that will go up for bid on Sept. 21.

Frenzied bidding war for hot property KCOM as share price rockets by tuppence and a half  The Register

The bidding war for East Yorkshire-based broadband provider KCOM is heating up as suitors increase their offers by a penny here and half a penny there.

Boris Becker puts Wimbledon trophy up for auction to pay off debts

Boris Becker has been left with no option but to sell some of his most prized possessions, as a bitter divorce battle with his ex-wife leaves him facing bankruptcy.

Caravaggio sold to mystery buyer before auction will go on display in 'great museum'  The Telegraph

A mystery foreign buyer has acquired a painting by Italian master Caravaggio stumbled on in a French attic and it will be displayed in a “great museum”, ...

Former South Norfolk Conservative HQ in Diss to go up for auction  Diss Express

The former South Norfolk Conservative Association headquarters in Diss will go up for auction later this month. Currently, the property is used for offices and is ...

Tupac’s break-up letter to Madonna goes to auction, starting at £100,000  The Independent

The love letter Madonna received from her ex-boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, has gone to auction.

Australian home auction clearance rates rise, raising hope of market turnaround  Reuters

Tumbling Australian home prices may have found solid ground amid the worst property downturn in a generation as the real estate industry experiences a ...

Boots worn to score historic Lisbon goal up for auction  BBC News

The boots worn by Lisbon Lion Tommy Gemmell when he scored during Celtic's historic European Cup triumph over Inter Milan are set to be auctioned.

Marlborough Gem sold by Woolley and Wallis in Salisbury  Salisbury Journal

A RENAISSANCE ring that has been identified as one of the Marlborough Gems has sold at a Salisbury auction for £77500, after coming on the market…

And the next auction lot will be a .... marriage proposal!  Grimsby Live

A range of beautiful rings went under the hammer at a birthday celebration event by a Grimsby auction house - and one man made the most of it.

Capacity Market auction parameters: letters from BEIS to National Grid ESO, July 2019  GOV.UK

Letters setting out Capacity Market auction parameters for the T-1 auction for 2020 to 2021, the T-3 auction for 2022 to 2023 and the T-4 auction for 2023 to ...

Huddersfield Town to auction off THAT kit for charity  Yorkshire Post

Huddersfield Town FC caused a bit of a stir with its kit launch for the upcoming football season.

Rare Speyside whisky sells for more than £90000  Press and Journal

The 72 year old Macallan is the second of two Genesis releases launched at the opening of Macallan's £140m ultra-modern distillery in Craigellachie last year.

Motoring nostalgia up for grabs at auction  The Telegraph

A vast, fascinating collection of automobilia is coming up for auction in the next couple of days, featuring a wealth of period forecourt artefacts such as oil and ...

The Welsh-inspired personal number plates coming up for auction  Wales Online

Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve... how about wearing your Welshness on your car? Next month sees a DVLA auction of personalised number plates ...

'Illegally' Obtained: UK Auction House's Sale of 'Stolen' King Tutankhamun Bust Angers Egypt  Sputnik International

Britain has a history of controversies involving historical artifacts acquired during the country's past as an imperial power. In 2010, the Egyptian government ...

Collapse of cattle auction house Wright Marshall hits over 1,100 farmers  This is Money

More than 1100 farmers have not been paid for their livestock after the collapse of a cattle auction house which failed to keep its clients' money ring-fenced.

First James Bond film poster sells for £15k at auction  BBC News

The poster is from the first ever James Bond movie, Dr No, and is said to be in "superb condition".

Mexico auctions pricey gems, including a $155,000 Piaget diamond watch, seized from drug traffickers  Daily Mail

A $155000 Piaget men's diamond watch is among 2000 jewelry pieces Mexico is auctioning after confiscating it from the country's most dangerous cartel ...

$10,000 could nab you an Apple-1... manual at auction. Sorry, it's more like $375k for real thing  The Register

An Apple-1 Operation Manual is up for auction this week, having been traded to a database programmer in exchange for code 20 years ago. The manual, which ...

19th century Matlock cottage offices to be sold at auction next week  Matlock Mercury

A 19th century stone cottage in Matlock, most recently used as a chiropractor's office, is going under the hammer in Derby next week. Brook Cottage, at 26 ...

Champion sailor could be reunited with £10,000 Rolex lost overboard 20 years ago  The Telegraph

A Champion British sailor was offered the chance to be reunited with his prized Rolex worth £10000 that he lost 20 years ago overboard, after it emerged for sale ...

Financial health of livestock auction sector in decline  FarmersWeekly

One-third of UK livestock auction firms made a loss in the most recent financial year, according to financial analysts. *Fresh* analysis carried out by.

Suffragette's hunger strike medal lost for 100 years sold at auction  BBC News

Elsie Wolff Van Sandau began her strike while she was on trial for smashing a window in 1912.

Bonhams withdraw ancient Greek drinking vessel from sale amid accusations it was excavated illegally

Bonhams has withdrawn an ancient Greek drinking vessel from sale amid accusations that it was excavated illegally and that major auction-houses are failing to ...

Boris Becker's trophies put up for auction  Belfast Telegraph

Trophies and memorabilia belonging to German tennis star Boris Becker are auctioned online to partially clear the bankrupt German's debts. Items up for sale ...

Man Utd fan buys signed Man City shirt at auction then uses it to mop the floor

A video shows Michael Cooney tear a signed Sergio Aguero Man City shirt before he starts 'mopping' the floor with it.

Boris Becker: Former Wimbledon champion's trophies put up for auction  BBC Sport

Memorabilia valued at an estimated £200000 belonging to former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is up for auction to help pay off debts.

Couple transform convict's multi-million pound yacht they snapped up at auction  Mirror Online

Jon and Louise Stevens have completely transformed the boat - and now plan to travel the world on it with daughter Juliette, two.

Rare Harry Potter first edition up for auction  Belfast Telegraph

A first edition of JK Rowling's first Harry Potter book, The Philosopher of Stone, is expected to fetch around £30000 at auction on July 31 after being bought for ...

Rare 112-year-old number plate sells for almost £250,000 at auction – does yours have a hidden value?  The Sun

A RARE number plate which was first registered in 1907 has sold for a whopping £243,000 at auction. The vintage single-digit plate - AJ1 - gained plenty of ...

The former police station, historic farm and other unusual properties up for auction  Wales Online

Potential and price are the main selling points of these lots going under the hammer.

PROPERTY SPOTLIGHT: Former cafe/restaurant for auction  Western Telegraph

The Farmhouse Kitchen.

Tupac Shakur prison ID is up for auction starting at $2,000

Tupac Shakur's first prison ID is up for auction, 24 years after he was incarcerated on a rape conviction. The California Love rapper served nine months of his ...

Notorious Ashes Dennis Lillee banned aluminium cricket bat scores £5200 at auction

The Cricket World Cup final proved to be one of the most dramatic matches ever – and controversial. Should the Stokes bat-hitting accident have earned six ...

Titanic survivor's light-up walking stick sells for $62,500 at auction - far less than expected  Daily Mail

Late New York socialite Ella White's light-up cane went for $62500 at Guernsey's auction house. The winning bidder was 'there on behalf of a friend in the UK'.

Hungary kicks off 5G spectrum auction process  Mobile Europe

Hungaryʼs National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) has kicked off the auction process for awarding new 5G spectrum.

Tutankhamun sculpture's UK auction sparks Egyptian outcry  Bangkok Post

LONDON: A 3,000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun -- the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut -- goes under the hammer this week ...

What I Rent: Matthew and Charles, £2,230 a month for flat in Chelsea

Back to London, back to the reality of paying thousands of pounds for a one-bedroom flat in the city. While What I Rent, the series about the reality of renting,...

£648,000 farm at Stapleton, near Presteigne, for sale at auction  Powys County Times

Estate agent McCartneys has been instructed to sell The Brookhouse, Stapleton, Presteigne in five lots, with a combined guide price of £648000, by…

'If we see something we like, we buy it': the man with a £100m car collection reveals what's in his garage

Rodger Dudding arrives at work every day in a Rolls-Royce Wraith.

Macquarie fund leads race for KCOM as auction enters final day  Total Telecom

It is up to pension fund USS to respond after latest bid values UK regional *service* provider at £578 million.

Site in Thackley with planning permission for 10 homes sells for £400,000  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A PLOT of land behind a former pub with planning permission for housing has sold at auction.

Headline scoops Reynolds debut for six figures in 10-publisher auction  The Bookseller

Headline has scooped the "beautifully original" debut from ex-snowboarder Allie Reynolds for six figures following a 10-publisher auction.

11 charming Plymouth homes up for auction this summer from £55,000  Plymouth Live

With plenty of fantastic features to be found inside, these properties are well worth a visit.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang designer's kinetic sculpture up for sale  The Guardian

An enormous kinetic sculpture of a whimsical train journey made by the inventor who designed for the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is to appear at auction in ...

Crown Estate Readies for Offshore Wind Auction  OE Digital

The seabed landlord Crown Estate has presented a revised tender design for offshore wind leasing round 4 for offshore wind sites off England…

Princess Diana's Virgin Atlantic gym sweatshirt is up for auction

Princess Diana is famed for her Kensington Palace wardrobe and fashion followers will be pleased to learn that one of the late royal's most famous looks has ...

Alrosa raises $6.5m at Vladivostok rough diamond auction  Jewellery Focus

Diamond mining company Alrosa has summed up the results of the international auction for special size rough diamonds (over 10.8 carats) held in Vladivostok, ...

Next UK Renewable Auction Could See End Of Subsidies  CleanTechnica

July 10th, 2019 by Joshua S Hill. The next renewable energy auction in the United Kingdom could result in subsidy-free projects awarded contracts as ...

Giant Sulley and Mike characters go on sale at a monstrously good North East auction  Chronicle Live

Monsters Inc stars will be joined by The Nightmare Before Christmas character Jack Skellington in July's sale.

Race for life, Launceston auction success, new homes in Fowey, Part Exchange open day  Devon Live

A sporty team from Philip Martin in Truro undertook the 5k Race for Life in Truro on Sunday, July 7. Alice Robinson, George Olver, Chloe Fridlington, and Lauren ...

Rarest McLaren F1 car in the world up for sale for £18.5 million

Rarest McLaren F1 LM Spec car in the world up for sale for £18.5 million.

Shop in trendy The Saints, Ipswich is going under the hammer | Business  Ipswich Star

A shop in trendy St Peter's Street, Ipswich, which was previously Rovian Sports, is being sold at auction this week.

Sotheby's to auction Apollo 11 moon landing tapes  Reuters UK

Sotheby's plans to auction what it says is the only surviving first-generation Apollo 11 recording of man's first steps on the moon.}

Sir Bobby Robson memorabilia to hit auction  The Northern Echo

MEMORABILIA from one of the region's most beloved footballers and managers is set to go under the hammer.

DVLA number plate sells for eye watering £243,0000 at auction - Here's why  Express

A NUMBER plate has been sold for almost a quarter of a million pounds (£243000) at auction. Here's why it cost so much.

Capacity Market auction determination: letters from BEIS to National Grid ESO, June and July 2019  GOV.UK

Letters from the Interim Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth to National Grid Electricity System Operator ( NG : ESO ) of determination to hold Capacity ...

Silverstone Auctions Delights Collectors Everywhere With the Silverstone Classic Sale of Collector Cars and Automobilia  Yahoo Finance

Proxibid, the most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, will provide live online bidding for the Silverstone Auctions Silverstone ...

Auction site removes controversial 'Betsy Ross' Nike trainers after being on sale for thousands  The Independent

A streetwear auction site has removed a pair of controversial Nike trainers from sale, saying that the product does reflect the company's "value system". Earlier ...

India seeks more than $1 bln investment with new oil block auction - minister  Reuters

NEW DELHI, July 16 (Reuters) -. * India hopes to attract more than $1 billion of investment in exploration and production blocks awarded to companies on ...