Instant Index: Authorities Search for Buyer Who Purchased $410,000 Painting for $4,900

By ABC News

Jan 20, 2014 10:15pm

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Authorities Search for Buyer Who Purchased $410,000 Painting for $4,900
Authorities are on the hunt for a mystery buyer who bought a painting on eBay eight years ago for about $4,900. The painting is actually worth more than $410,00. It is a rare painting by French Impressionist Edouard Vuillard. The error was uncovered by by a British antiques expert who spotted the masterpiece, and the British TV show “Fake or Fortune.” “Someone, somewhere in the world is sitting on a fortune,” one expert said.

Macallan Whiskey Breaks Record at Auction
A single malt whiskey has broken a record. A six-liter bottle of Macallan whiskey sold at auction for a whopping $628,205. That’s $100,000 per liter.

 

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