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Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
The World’s Largest Video Game Collection Sells for $750,000

The World’s Largest Video Game Collection Sells for $750,000

Michael Thomasson, the seller, has auctioned off two video game collections before; the first paid for Sega Genesis, and the second paid for his wedding.
Private Island Sells at $38 Million Discount

Private Island Sells at $38 Million Discount

Innocence Island in the Bahamas was scooped up for a cool $17 million at auction, though its asking price had been $55 million.
Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205

Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205

A six-liter bottle of rare Macallan 'M' whisky became the most expensive bottle ever sold at an auction.
Would You Buy a $39,700 Bottle of Wine? Someone Did.

Would You Buy a $39,700 Bottle of Wine? Someone Did.

A case of 1978 Romanée-Conti Grand Cru sold for $476,280 -- or about $39,700 a bottle -- on Saturday, making it one of the most expensive cases ever auctioned.

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