The most unusual things sold at auction

The auction world is packed full of weird and unusual items. Where the most unique things find the widest audience, which is offered from the most diverse range of sellers in ...
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These four walls

These four walls hold a certain charm, A strong sense of where I belong. These four walls hold back all that harms, Secure, sturdy and strong. These four walls are all quite ...
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Careful what you wish for

Here at William George, there is nothing we love more than watching numbers going up. It’s our job, after all, to put quality lots in front of our buyers and to secure the ...
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Francis Bacon triptych expected to sell for over £46m at auction

A Francis Bacon triptych was unveiled at Sotheby's London today, and it could sell for more than £46m when it goes to auction in New York in May.For those wondering, a triptych ...
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Incredibly rare Macallan whisky sets new auction record

In December last year we wrote about an unbelievable collection of whisky dubbed "The Perfect Collection". The accumulation of almost 4,000 bottles is going under the hammer at ...
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England football shirt from 1911 sells for £4,000

A match-worn England shirt from 1911 has just sold at auction for £4,000.
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World's only Nintendo Playstation console up for auction

Yes, you read that right — the Nintendo Playstation. A long lost mythical console which has been the subject of video game lore for decades.Unveiled in 1991, at the Consumer ...
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Hockney makes a 'Splash' at auction

One of David Hockney's most iconic paintings has just sold at auction for £23.1m. The Splash sold at Sotheby's in London against a pre-auction estimate of £20m-£30m.The ...
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Art heists, speedboats and laser beams

Thomas Crown sits upon his beach-bound balcony, and a smug expression graces his face. He is, at that moment, the greatest art thief of our time. At least in his eyes. Now, why ...
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Princess Diana's iconic Audi up for auction

The Royal Family have been in the limelight more this year than most and not always for the right reasons.It’s been pretty hard to miss the controversy surrounding Prince ...
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Thai authorities auction car with 94,000 amphethamines inside

Thailand's anti-drugs authority dropped a bit of a faux pas this week after it auctioned a car stuffed with tens of thousands of amphetamine tablets.A buyer bought the Honda ...
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Steve McQueen's Ford Mustang from Bullitt sells for £2.6m at auction

The 1968 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen and the star of one of the greatest car chases in cinema history has sold at auction for £2.6m.
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Damien Hirst medicine cabinet could sell at auction for £1.8m

Damien Hirst's 1989 piece "Bodies" is coming up for auction in London next month. The piece is a doorless medicine cabinet packed with jars, bottles and packets of drugs and ...
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MatchBox Car Collection Sells At Auction for £300,000

A collection of MatchBox cars dubbed by experts as one of the worlds finest has just sold at auction for a striking £300,000.The collection dates back over 60 years and totals ...
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A Whirlwind Decade - The Rise of Auctions

The 2010s was a whirlwind. It seems like a lifetime ago that Gordon Brown was Prime Minister, Kate and Will got married, and London hosted the Olympic Games.The last decade has ...
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Orville and Emu Puppets Heading to Auction

Orville the Duck and Emu puppets go to auction at Bonhams in London next month. 
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First ever Marvel comic sells for £981,000

A rare first edition of the first Marvel comic book has sold for a record $1.26m (£981,00) at auction.
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Banksy Sculpture Pulled From Sotheby's Auction

Banksy's sculpture The Drinker has been withdrawn from Sotheby's London auction.The sculpture was due to be one of the highlights of Sotheby's contemporary art sale with a high ...
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Iconic Robert Smith Shirt Goes to Auction

The Cure have announced that they are auctioning a shirt worn by lead singer, Robert Smith, to raise money for charity.The black shirt will be auctioned at Bonhams next month ...
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Kurt Cobain's MTV Unplugged cardigan sells for £260,000

Kurt Cobain wore the cardigan during Nirvana's famous MTV Unplugged performance just months before he tragically took his own life.
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