Big League Baseball's Founding Documents To Be Auctioned In 1876, a group of owners and team officials gathered at a New York hotel to draft and sign the constitution that created baseball's National League and would ultimately have ramifications far beyond the diamond.
$15 Ring, NASA Moon Bag To Score Big Fortunes At AuctionTwo upcoming auctions at Sotheby's are bringing truth to the saying, "one man's trash is another man's treasure."
Basquiat Painting Fetches $110.5 Million At AuctionA piece of artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at auction on Thursday night. The untitled painting depicts a face in the shape of a skull.
Jerry Garcia's Guitar Truckin' To Auction, Could Fetch $1MThe Grateful Dead frontman's guitar is called Wolf. Guernsey's auction house says it'll be offered May 31 at Brooklyn Bowl, a bowling alley, restaurant and venue for music shows.
Dallas Auction House Sells Coin Donated To Church For $517,000A Dallas-based auction house has sold a rare gold coin donated to GracePoint Church in northwestern Indiana for $517,000.
Dallas-Based Auction House Faces Off Against Christie's In Tech LawsuitAuction giant Christie's is accused in a lawsuit of using a computer program to scrape research, images and price information from a rival's website and then reselling that data as part of its own subscription database.
Tap Shoes Among Shirley Temple Items Sold In AuctionTwo pairs of tap shoes belonging to child movie star Shirley Temple have sold at auction for $20,000. The two-day auction of jewelry, outfits, awards and other keepsakes ended Tuesday and brought in more than $1.6 million.
Monroe Dress For Kennedy Birthday Song Sold For $4.8 MillionOfficials say a dress worn by Marilyn Monroe as she famously sang "Happy Birthday" to President John. F. Kennedy has sold for nearly $5 million at a Los Angeles auction.
Ancient Ten Commandments Tablet Sold At Auction For $850,000The two-foot square marble slab weighs about 115 pounds and is inscribed in an early Hebrew script called Samaritan.
9/12 Newspaper Signed By 5 Presidents Nets $11,000A front page of The New York Times from September 12, 2001, showing the burning World Trade Center and autographed by five U.S. presidents sold for $11,000 on Wednesday at an auction of presidential papers.
Trove Of Baseball Memorabilia, Photographs Going To AuctionA trove of baseball artifacts including a "Shoeless" Joe Jackson game bat and material from the Negro Leagues is going on the auction block in New York.
Two 1-Cent Coins From Early U.S. Sell For Combined $869,500Two rare one-cent coins from the earliest days of the U.S. Mint have sold for a pretty penny. The copper coins, both dating to 1792, went for a combined total of $869,500 at an auction held Wednesday.
2 Early U.S. 1-Cent Coins Expected To Sell For $1MIf you see these pennies, pick them up. You'll have a whole lot more than good luck. Two rare American one-cent coins dating back to 1792 are anticipated to sell for nearly a million dollars at a public auction.
Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.83B, Marking End Of An EraVerizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.
Christie's To Sell Rontents Of President Reagans' LA HomeA two-day auction of the contents of Ronald and Nancy Reagan's ranch-style home in California will include everything from personal mementos to objects the couple took with them to the White House.