ARTICLES RELATING TO AUCTION

SEE | Koenigsegg ONE:1, Lambo Veneno - 8 of the world's most exclusive seized supercars sold at auction

2019-10-10 07:00

We look at eight of the world's most exclusive supercars which once belonged to the son of Equatorial Guinea's president. It has been sold for millions at an auction after it was seized by authorities.

Take a look: A massive vintage car collection – hidden near Stellenbosch for decades – is going on auction and could fetch millions

2019-09-28 07:08

It took the auctioneers over four months to catalogue the collection which, if you count spare parts, runs to more than 100,000 items.

WATCH: Crazy auction fail as 1939 Porsche Type 64 remains unsold

2019-08-19 13:55

Auction house RM Sotheby's ended up with 'egg on their faces' at a classic car auction in California when there was confusion when the auctioneer started the bidding at the incorrect price.

Sotheby's is auctioning off some of the rarest sneakers ever made, and some could go for more than R1.3 million

2019-07-17 11:16

The Sotheby's rare sneaker auction has Kanye West Yeezys and Derek Jeter Air Jordans. Here's what else you can bid on until July 23.

A bunch of 24 grapes just sold for R150,000 in Japan. Yes, grapes.

2019-07-11 19:12

A bunch of 24 Ruby Roman grapes was sold at an auction in Japan. They are valued for their low acidity and high sugar content.

'Return the Stolen to the People' - Would you buy a drug lord's Lambo? Mexico auctions luxury cars seized from criminals

2019-05-28 15:15

The Mexican government has auctioned a Lamborghini and other luxury car brands - all seized assets from criminals - as part of a so-called 'Robin Hood' programme to help the poor.

A dirty paper plate once used by Kurt Cobain sold at an auction for $22,400

2019-05-23 20:06

California-based auction house Julien's Auctions estimated the value of the plate used by Kurt Cobain at $1,000 to $2,000.

The giant flightless bird that killed its owner is now up for sale

2019-04-25 11:48

On April 12, a cassowary killed its 75-year-old owner. Now, the bird is up for auction along with over 100 other animals from Marvin Hajos' estate.

New online livestock auction site launched

2019-02-18 17:33

A new concept to trade livestock online - Beeswinkel.co.za - was recently launched.

WATCH: Hitler's possessions and paintings go up for auction

2019-02-02 12:31

Multiple items formerly owned by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler are going under the hammer at Weidler's auction house in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg.

 

The last Saab with 66km 'on the clock' to go under the hammer

2019-10-08 04:30

The final Saab, an ultra-rare 9-3 Y14 silver 2.0T Automatic with only 66km on the odometer, will go under the hammer in late October.

Buick, Peugeot 202, and barn finds: Never-seen-before 70 classic cars go under the hammer in SA

2019-09-27 17:55

A private collection of some 70 vintage and classic cars, as well as more than 100 000 vintage/classic car spares, are up for auction this November.

6 of the best classic cars up for auction at Monterey Car Week

2019-08-17 17:15

We've chosen six classic cars up for auction at the business end of the Monterey Car Week in California. From a 1933 Porsche to a stunning 1994 McLaren F1 LM, check them out.

Princess Diana's unwashed gym sweater sells for over R700K at auction - how much would you spend on your style icon's item of clothing?

2019-07-15 10:41

A sweater once owned by British royal Princess Diana just sold for $53,532 dollars (approximately R740 000) at auction.

Van Wouw sculpture fetches record price

2019-07-03 08:00

Anton van Wouw’s bronze maquette of Paul Kruger was recently sold for over R10 million by auction house Strauss & Co.

Watch: World's first Porsche expected to fetch up to R263-million at auction

2019-05-28 12:40

The only surviving model of the world's first Porsche is set to go up on auction, and estimated to fetch a whopping $18-million.

A British 'genius' made 23 pocket watches by hand in his lifetime — and one of those just sold for a whopping R14 million more than expected

2019-05-13 21:32

Legendary watchmaker George Daniels handmade 23 pocket watches during his lifetime. One of those rare watches just sold at a Geneva auction.

This photo of a dressed-up zebra just fetched R1.7 million - a record price for a South African photograph

2019-02-27 06:15

A photo by Athi-Patra Ruga has set an auction record for the highest price ever achieved in South Africa for photography.

No one wanted to buy Hitler's paintings at an auction held in Germany

2019-02-16 09:00

The watercolor paintings were put up for auction at the Weidler auction house in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday.

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Watch: This ‘eye-catching’ but nameless one-year-old South African horse just sold for a cool R4 million

An elite untrained racing horse cost an average of R430,000 at a big auction this week.

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