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Christie’s upcoming auction will feature some covetable handbags and accessories

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Malaysia starts auction of Jho Low's $250 mil luxury yacht

(Oct 29): Malaysia started an auction of financier Low Taek Jho’s US$250 million ($345 million) luxury yacht that investigators allege was bought with funds embezzled from investment company 1Malaysia Development Bhd.


World’s most expensive vintage watches (so far)

(Nov 21): Look no further for proof that Phillips, in association with Bacs & Russo, is the auction house with the horological Midas touch.


Paul Newman’s Daytona sold for US$17,752,500

(Oct 27): The mother of all Rolex Daytonas goes for a princely sum.

Francis Bacon painting offered for US$78 million fails to sell

(Oct 11): A trophy painting by Francis Bacon failed to draw any bids at Christie’s in London after being offered at auction for 60 million pounds ($107 million).