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Wittelsbach diamond breaks world records

During Christie’s “Jewels: The London Sale” event on December 10, the historic Wittelsbach diamond was sold for a astonishing £16,393,250 ($24,311,191) and became the most expensive diamond and most expensive jewelry ever sold at an auction. According to Christie’s, the 35.56ct diamond (sometimes just referred as the Wittelsbach) was purchased by the leading international jeweller Laurence Graff, bidding against Aleks Paul of Essex Global Trading. […]

By | 2009-01-12T11:15:36+00:00 December 13th, 2008|Jewelry|0 Comments

McLaren F1 breaks record at the Automobiles of London auction

A month ago, we wrote about the upcoming McLaren F1 auction to be held on Oct 29 by RM Auctions in association with Sotheby's. Partial, unconfirmed results are in through Ultimatecarpage.com The McLaren F1 auction sets record with the £2,530,000 (~$4,194,234) hammer price Other high value sales at the same event include: 1965 Ferrari 250 LM Berlinetta - £2,255,000 (~$3,738,339) 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France - £2,255,000 (~$3,738,339) 1938 Bugatti Type 57C [...]

By | 2008-10-30T05:44:26+00:00 October 30th, 2008|Cars|6 Comments
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