Posts Tagged ‘auction’

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt Buys Snatched Superyacht Of Russian Oligarch At Auction

Billionaire and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt won an auction Friday for the 267-foot Alfa Nero, paying $67.6 million for the superyacht that had been “abandoned” in Antigua Bay by a sanctioned Russian oligarch. Source

Netherlands to auction World Cup shirts to support migrant workers

The shirts worn by the Netherlands team during the World Cup will be auctioned to support migrant workers in Qatar, the Dutch Football Association (KNVB) said on Monday, Reuters reports. The KNVB is one of the few football associations to criticise human rights and working conditions in Qatar, where migrant workers and foreigners make up […]

 Auction of 88 coal blocks requires prior discussion and consent by the Adivasi Gram Sabhas under PESA And FRA

To Shri Anil Kumar Jain Union Coal Secretary Dear Shri Jain, I find from your Ministry’s portal that the enclosed list of coal blocks are being put to auction shortly. Most of these coal blocks are located in States such as Jharkhand, MP, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, AP and Telangana and many among the blocks are […]

Kaepernick Mocked Thoroughly for Comparing NFL Combine to Slave Auction

Netflix gave Colin Kaepernick appearances and speaking roles in their documentary series about his life, Colin In Black & White. They’re probably regretting that decision. Former NFL quarterback and original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick compared the NFL Combine process to a slave auction in Netflix documentary series chronicling his life experiences. In the series, which […]

Biden administration confirms oil and gas lease auction set for Nov. 17

With recent oil spills in both the Gulf of Mexico and California, the Department of the Interior confirmed its plans to lease land for oil and gas exploration. The auction of 80 million acres of the Gulf of Mexico is set for Nov. 17. The Biden administration’s decision to hold the lease sale is being […]

China Announces First Public State Oil Auction

BEIJING—The Chinese regime plans its first public auction of state crude oil reserves to a select group of domestic refiners, the reserves administration announced, as Beijing looks to cool high raw material costs for manufacturers. The releases will take place in phases and are intended for integrated refining and chemical plants, the National Food and […]

Cigar Butt Discarded by Sir Winston Churchill Could Fetch £1,200 at Auction

A cigar butt discarded by Sir Winston Churchill and picked up by a policeman is expected to fetch up to £1,200 ($1,677) at auction. The item cast aside by the wartime leader in the 1940s will go on sale along with a pair of satin slippers that once belonged to Queen Victoria. Made in the […]

Oregon auction house selling Nazi leader Himmler’s dagger

An auction house located in Portland, Oregon announced that it intends to auction off a rare piece of Nazi memorabilia: A dagger that belonged to Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler. O’Gallerie auction house estimated that the blade and its sheath which belonged to Himmler, who was responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews and was […]

Ryedale Roman Bronze Artifacts Found By Detectorists Head for Auction

A marvelous collection of Roman bronze artifacts that were unearthed in the year 2020 by detectorists in Yorkshire, England, is set to be auctioned next month. The rare Roman bronze collection, includes a bust of Marcus Aurelius , a statuette of Mars and a horse-headed knife handle. If you have the spare cash, you can […]

Auction house suspended for listing offensive Nazi antiques used in Holocaust

Madison’s Historical, a Montreal-based auction house, has been suspended by online auction platform Live Auctioneers for listing disturbing historical objects used by the Nazis during the Holocaust up for auction to the public, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) said in a statement.The auction items included confiscated personal items and documents belonging to concentration camp […]

Unseen Van Gogh goes on public display before Sotheby’s auction in March

If you’re a Vincent Van Gogh fan you’re in for a rare treat. A painting that has been part of the same French family’s private collection for more than a century has gone on display for the first time since it was painted in the spring of 1887. Scène de rue à Montmartre is part […]

Auction house suspends document sale Jews say was stolen during Holocaust

An auction house in New York suspended the sale of a document that a Jewish community in Romania said had been stolen from it. Kestenbaum & Company, a Brooklyn firm that has specialized in the care of rare Judaic material culture for 25 years, on Wednesday pulled off its catalog what the Jewish Community of […]

Auction House Halts Sale of Historic Burial Registry After Jewish Community in Romania Claims Ownership

A detail of the 19th century burial registry of the Jewish community in Cluj, Romania. Photo: Screenshot. A leading New York auction house specializing in rare Judaica has withdrawn from sale a historic document originating from the Jewish community in the Romanian city of Cluj, after learning that the item may have been stolen during […]

Tin Tin artwork sells for 2.6m euros at Paris auction

With his trademark quiff and ever-loyal dog Snowy, Tintin has been entertaining audiences since 1929. An intrepid reporter, his exploits have taken him around the world, solving mysteries, spreading good humor, and exuding an aurora of honesty and decency. One of his lesser-known adventures takes him to China for an encounter with the Blue Lotus. […]

Toyosu fish market holds first tuna auction of 2021

Tokyo’s Toyosu fish market held its first tuna auction of 2021 on Tuesday. Before dawn, buyers in rubber boots inspected the quality of giant fresh and frozen tunas by examining the neatly cut tail end with flashlights and rubbing slices between their fingers. Tokyo’s annual New Year tuna auction ends without the usual jaw-dropping bidding […]

Trump administration rushes to auction off Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling rights before Biden inauguration

In what critics are calling a parting gift to the fossil fuel industry, the Trump administration on Tuesday will ask oil and gas companies to choose which areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska—which is the sacred homeland of the Gwich’in Indigenous people—they would like to drill. The Washington Post reports the administration’s call for nominations is a […]

Belgian pigeon sells for €1.6m at high-stakes bird auction

New Kim is worth her weight in gold and then some – actually much, much more. A wealthy Chinese pigeon racing fan put down a record price of 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) for the Belgian-bred bird on Sunday. During a frantic last half hour at the end of a two-week auction at the Pipa […]

German auction sells handwritten Hitler notes despite Jewish group’s objections

BERLIN — Handwritten speech notes by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler sold at auction in Munich on Friday despite objections from Jewish groups that they could encourage neo-Nazis. The Hermann Historica auction house defended the sale of the manuscripts, all dated to before the outbreak of World War II, saying they were of historical significance and […]

Hitler’s handwritten speech notes sold at auction ‘above asking price’

Speech notes handwritten by Adolf Hitler were sold for €34,000 at a Munich auction house on Friday, despite anger from a European Jewish group. One nine-page manuscript, which outlined a 1939 speech the Nazi dictator gave to new military officers in Berlin, sold for well above its starting price. The items in the auction, dating […]

Rare Allosaurus dinosaur skeleton sells for €3 million at auction

A rare fossilized skeleton of an Allosaurus – ancestor of the T-Rex – was bought at auction for over €2.5 million in Paris on Tuesday. The total amount paid by the buyer, whose identity and location weren’t disclosed, was over €3 million ($4 million) with purchasing fees, Drouot auction house said. The remains of the […]

Jerusalem’s Islamic art museum says it has to auction off part of its collection

Facing financial pressure, Jerusalem’s L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art will sell part of its storied collection in October through Sotheby’s London. Nearly 200 objects of Islamic art from the museum’s storage and 60 clocks and watches from its permanent collection will be sold on October 27 and 28 in order to enhance the museum’s […]

Polish auction house selling possessions of Holocaust survivor behind ‘The Pianist’ story

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Mahatma Gandhi’s glasses sell for nearly €300,000 at UK auction

A pair of round gold-plated glasses once owned by Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi sold for nearly €300,000 (£260,000) at an auction in Bristol, UK. “We found them just four weeks ago in our mailbox,” East Bristol Auctions said on Instagram, “left there by a gentleman whose uncle had been given them by Gandhi himself.” […]

US Marshals Service To Sell Nearly $25 Mln Worth Of Seized Bitcoin At Auction

Authored by Aaron Wood via, The US Marshals Service has announced that it will be auctioning off approximately 2,170 Bitcoins seized in the course of various federal criminal, civil, and administrative cases, a press release stated March 5.     image courtesy of CoinTelegraph The auction will take place on March […]

FLASHBACK: Top 10 most expensive works of art sold at auction – Pictures

     Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ has sold at Christie’s in New York for $450.3m, shattering the world record for any work of art sold at auction. Here are the other nine most expensive works to go under the hammer                                              […]

Hapless Jap Pays $110.5 Million for Negroid “Art” at Jew York Auction

Michael ByronDaily Stormer May 20, 2017 Such inspiration. So channeled by God. Wow. Few creative industries in the West have taken a bigger dive in the last century than the art industry. What was once the leading producer of high culture in Western societies has, decade after excruciating decade, been desecrated and […]

Zika virus may be transmitted by oral sex & kissing, doctors warn

In a letter to The New England Journal of Medicine calling for stronger transmission prevention guidelines, a group of doctors highlighted a recent case where a woman appears to have contracted the virus from her partner through oral sex. The 24-year-old woman in Paris fell ill with Zika symptoms on February 20, 10 days after […]

Rouhani: Tehran- Vilnius to broaden economic cooperation

Tehran, May 28, IRNA – Visiting Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius conferred on Saturday with President Hassan Rouhani on ways to develop mutual cooperation. President Rouhani said Tehran and Vilnius are determined to broaden economic cooperation between the two countries. President Rouhani said that implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and subsequent […]

Rouhani: Tehran- Vilnius to broaden economic cooperation

Tehran, May 28, IRNA – Visiting Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius conferred on Saturday with President Hassan Rouhani on ways to develop mutual cooperation. President Rouhani said Tehran and Vilnius are determined to broaden economic cooperation between the two countries. President Rouhani said that implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and subsequent […]

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