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November 14, 2018 12:09 AM Harry Winston jeweler buys ‘Pink Legacy’ diamond for record $50M —Christie's

GENEVA - The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetched a record 50.375 million Swiss francs ($50 million), purchased by US-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston, Christie's said on Tuesday. Harry Winston, owned by Swatch whose CEO is Nayla Hayek, daughter of the late Swatch founder Nicolas Hayek, promptly renamed it "The Winston Pink Legacy" 160

October 7, 2018 9:21 AM Love me fender: Elvis’ last Cadillac up for sale in Austria

Elvis Presley loved Cadillacs, compulsively collecting hundreds of them during his lifetime, and what is believed to be the last Cadillac he drove before his death in 1977 is going under the hammer in Austria later this month, the auctioneers said on Friday. The asking price for the King of Rock’s beige-colored 1972 Cadillac de Ville Estate — which is being 54

September 13, 2018 4:05 AM Andres Bonifacio’s personal Katipunan flag sells for P9.3M in auction

The flag is among several historical pieces that were sold during the Leon Gallery’s Magnificent Seven Auction MANILA, Philippines – Andres Bonifacio’s personal Katipunan flag fetched P9.3 million at an auction by the Leon Gallery held in Makati on September 8. The price it sold for is over 9 times more than its starting price of P1,000,000. The flag is supposedly 95

August 26, 2018 11:34 PM Pocket watch from Titanic passenger sold at auction

DALLAS, United States — A pocket watch that was recovered from a passenger who died on the Titanic has sold at auction for $57,500. Heritage Auctions says the watch, sold on Saturday, had been recovered from a 34-year-old passenger named Sinai Kantor. Kantor was a Russian immigrant who managed to get his wife, Miriam, to a lifeboat before he died in icy waters 29

August 13, 2018 9:00 AM Red Sox old-timer’s memorabilia going up for sale

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Some items belonging to one of the Boston Red Sox’s early members — when the team was known as the Boston Americans — are coming up for sale. Third baseman Harry Lord played for the Americans and then the Red Sox, becoming one of the first captains in 1910, before he switched colors to the White Sox. His items that go up for auction 43

August 10, 2018 9:20 PM Gov’t IOUs up to P4.59T as of end July

The value of outstanding government-issued debt paper further increased to P4.59 trillion in July. The latest Bureau of the Treasury data showed the combined outstanding treasury bills and bonds at the end of the seven-month period inched up from P4.58 trillion in June. Treasury bonds stood roughly the same at P4.19 trillion from a month ago. Outstanding 23

August 2, 2018 3:02 AM Star Wars jacket expected to fetch $1.3 million at auction

Prop Store employee James Chapman adjusts Han Solo’s jacket, as worn by Harrison Ford in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (estimate £500,000 – £1,000,0000), on display in the Prop Store head office near Rickmansworth, England, Monday July 30, 2018, ahead of the Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction on September 20. (PA via AP) LONDON — The jacket 25

July 11, 2018 11:04 AM Original Winnie-the-Pooh map breaks auction record

LONDON (AP) — The original hand-drawn map of Winnie-the-Pooh’s Hundred Acre Woods has sold at auction for 430,000 pounds ($571,000 or P30.5 million), a record price for a book illustration. E.H. Shepard’s drawing sold at Sotheby’s in London on Tuesday for almost three-times its pre-sale estimate. Shepard’s 1926 sketch features beloved characters including 24

July 8, 2018 11:05 AM Megawide, Filinvest agree to settle dispute on P800-million fees

Construction company Megawide Construction Corp. and developer Filinvest Land Inc. are close to signing an amicable settlement over an P800-million collection case. Megawide chief finance officer Oliver Tan said a settlement could be finalized within the third quarter, with FLI agreeing to pay the construction company. “I think we were able to come into a compromise 46

June 24, 2018 3:06 PM Han Solo's 'Return of the Jedi' blaster sells for $550,000

The blaster's price beats the $450,000 fetched by the Luke Skywalker's lightsaber WASHINGTON DC, USA – In the wildly popular Star Wars films, Han Solo once told a lightsaber-wielding Luke Skywalker: "Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid." That was the case when one of the blaster pistol props used by Harrison 39