Tag Archives: Auction

Crucifixion Art No Longer Commands Auction Prices

Paintings and sculptures of what may be the most iconic scene in the history of art — the crucifixion of Jesus — are no longer commanding the auction prices they once did. While it’s common for individual works to occasionally … Continue reading

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Einstein’s Letter Questioning God Goes Up for Auction

The private letter expressing his views on God and religion will go up for auction Monday on eBay. Discovery.com: From studying slices of his brilliant brain to probing profound physics theories, scientists and enthusiasts alike have long been spellbound by … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley’s Bible Sells for £59,000

A bible which once belonged to Elvis Presley and contains his handwritten notes and thoughts has sold for £59,000 at an auction in England. The Telegraph reports: The bible, given to the singer on his first Christmas at his home in Graceland … Continue reading

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Bible Belonging to Elvis Goes on Auction

The BBC: A bible which once belonged to Elvis Presley is expected to fetch more than £20,000 when it is auctioned in Greater Manchester next month. The book was given to the legendary singer by his Uncle Vester and Aunt … Continue reading

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Benedictines to Sell Church Treasures worth £100,000

The Catholic Herald reports on this sad sale: About £100,000 worth of treasures from St Augustine’s Abbey in Kent are to be sold at auction next week. The objects being put up for sale include church plate, chalices – including a … Continue reading

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Australian Women Offers her Children on eBay

Australian police are investigating a woman who entertained bids to buy her two children after she posted them for sale on eBay. The Telegraph reports: The woman, from Geelong in Victoria, was investigated by police after placing an auction item along … Continue reading

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