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  • The Pink Legacy sells for $50 million

    A Christie's staff member holds The Pink Legacy a 18.96 carat pink diamond during a preview ahead of sales by Christie's auction house in in Geneva, Nov. 8, 2018. <br><br>According to the AP the diamond was sold for $50 million, a new world record for a pink diamond.
    Denis Balibouse/Reuters
  • The Pink Legacy sells for $50 million

    The Pink Legacy, a 18.96 carat fancy vivid pink diamond once owned by the Oppenheimer family is displayed, Nov. 8, 2018. <br><br> The Pink Legacy sold at auction to Harry Winston, and is now being called the ‘Winston Pink Legacy,’ according to the AP.
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  • Bottle of whiskey sells for approximately $1.1 million

    A Bonhams porter shows the bottle of Macallan Valerio Adamai 1926 whiskey, which sold for a record price of £700,000 approximately $911,000 dollars at an auction in Edinburgh on Oct. 3, 2018. <br> <br> The whiskey, which was in a vat for 60 years from 1926 and then bottled, fetched 700,000 pounds plus a 148,000 pounds sales premium to make it the most expensive whiskey for £848,000 approximately $1.1 million.
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  • Bottle of whiskey sells for approximately $1.1 million

    A 60-year old The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 is seen in a glass case which sold for a record price of £700,000 approximately $911,000 dollars at an auction in Edinburgh on Oct. 3, 2018.
    Russell Cheyne/Reuters
  • $17 million heels

    A pair of shoes worth $17 million dollars are seen on display at Burj Al Arab during the launch presentation in Dubai, Sept. 26, 2018. <br><br>Known as the Passion Diamond Shoes, these heels feature hundreds of diamonds along the trim with two 15 carat each D-flawless diamonds, one on each shoe.
    Guiseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images
  • $17 million heels

    A pair of shoes worth $17 million dollars are seen on display at Burj Al Arab during the launch presentation in Dubai, Sept. 26, 2018.
    Guiseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images
  • A staff member from Sotheby's auction house displays the Yamanaka Reticulated Vase with a blue enamel seal mark from the Qianlong period in Chinese history, in Hong Kong, China, Aug. 30, 2018. </br></br>The vase is estimated at $8.9 million dollars.
    Alex Hofford/REX/Shutterstock
  • Falangcai Poppy Bowl

    A Falangcai Poppy Bowl is displayed during a media preview for the Sotheby's Chinese Works of Art Autumn Sales in Hong Kong, Aug. 30, 2018. </br></br> The bowl is expected to sell for approximately $25.6 million during the auction which will take place on October 3.
    Philip Fong/AFP/Getty Images
  • Rare Qing Dynasty bowl

    Nicolas Chow, deputy chairman for Sotheby's Asia, holds an extremely rare Qing Dynasty bowl, one of only three known to exist, during a media preview at auction house Sotheby's in Hong Kong, March 1, 2018, before its upcoming sale on April 3. </br></br> The bowl is expected to fetch 25.6 million USD and even break the record for Chinese ceramics, auction house Sotheby's said.
    Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images
  • Marilyn Monroe's medical file for sale

    Actress Marilyn Monroe's medical file and facial x-ray are displayed as part of Julien's Auctions Treasures from the Vault media preview in Los Angeles, November 13, 2017. For her visits to the radiologists she was given the name 'Miss Joan Newman'. The estimated auction price is between 20,000-30,000 US dollars.
    Mike Nelson/EPA
  • A 37.30 pink diamond to sell at Sotheby's

    A Sotheby's employee shows ''The Raj Pink'', a 37.30-carat fancy intense pink diamond, which is estimated to sell between 20 to 30 million US dollars during a preview at Sotheby's, in Geneva, Switzerland. The auction will take place in Geneva, on Nov. 15, 2017.
    Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP
  • Flawless Blue Diamond Up for Auction at Sotheby's

    An employee holds a 10.10 carat internally flawless blue diamond at Sotheby's auction house in London, March 15, 2016. The oval fancy vivid blue diamond is expected to fetch between $30-35 million at the auction house's Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction in Hong Kong on April 5.
    Stefan Wermuth/Reuters
  • Rare Spider-Man Comic Sells for $454,100

    A stallholder holds up a copy of the first comicbook to feature Spiderman at the London Film and Comic Con 2014 in Earls Court, London, July 13, 2014. The comic sold for $454,100 at an auction house, Feb. 18, 2016.
    Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images
  • An oil painting by Alibaba founder and president Jack Ma and artist Zeng Fanzhi, called "Paradise," sold for 42.2 million Hong Kong dollars, or about $5.4 million, on Oct. 4, 2015 at a Sotheby's auction. Sotheby's estimated that it would sell for significantly less at 1.5 to 2.5 million Hong Kong dollars. The sale's proceeds benefit the Paradise International Foundation, an environmental group established by Ma and Fanzhi. The buyer was fellow Chinese billionaire Qian Fenglei.
  • Ted Williams' All-Star Bat Hits Auction Block

    Ted Williams' 1960 All-Star Game autographed bat he used for his final All-Star game appearance and base hit will be auctioned July 14, 2015 at the MLB's All-Star FanFest in Cincinnati. With an approximate value of $150,000, the bat was recently discovered within his former personal residence in Florida along with a handwritten note by him. The note states, &quot;1960 Last Bat used single NY Kansas City.&quot;
    Hunt Auctions
  • Queen Victoria's Undergarments For Sale

    Undergarments that formerly belonged to Queen Victoria were sold at auction at Chippenham Auctions Rooms on July 11, 2015 for &pound;12,390, or approximately $19,194.59. An auctioneer was able to date the intimate apparel by measuring the waistband and calculating Queen Victoria's waist measurement through photos of her. The pants&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 14.6666669845581px;">bear the stamp &quot;VR,&quot; which is short for Victoria Regina.</span>
    Chippenham Auctions Rooms
  • 'Spectacular' Emerald-Cut Diamond

    The "Ultimate Emerald-Cut Diamond," weighing 100.20 carats, D color, Internally Flawless, was sold by Sotheby's on April 21, 2015 for $22.1 million, the highest price for any colorless diamond auctioned in New York. The auction house calls it the largest "perfect diamond" with a classic Emerald-cut ever sold at auction.
    Courtesy Sotheby's
  • $2 Million for a Pretty Penny

    A copper and silver 1792 experimental penny that sold at auction in Schaumburg, Ill., April 19, 2012. It is currently up for auction at Stacks Bowers in Baltimore, with an estimated value of $2 million.
    AP Photo/Heritage Auctions
  • #WhiteandGold Dress Auctioned Off

    A white and gold version of the dress that took the internet by storm last month was <a href="" target="_blank">sold on eBay</a> for approximately $2,001.52. The dress, made by Roman Originals, "is being made only once and will not be sold by us to the public," according to the eBay listing. A spokesperson for Roman Originals said Tomas Petru, of the Czech Republic, bought the dress for his wife. The auction benefited Comic Relief, a charity in the United Kingdom.
    Roman Originals
  • Marilyn Monroe's Final Photo Shoot Images May Be Worth $36,000

    Images from Marilyn Monroe's last photo shoot, known as "Last Sitting," may sell for a combined $36,000 during an auction in Dallas, Texas, March 10 to 15, 2015. Heritage Auctions is offering the "contemplative collection - from early, wide-eyed shots of Norma Jeane in 1945 to raw, sensual photos taken just two weeks before her death."
    George Barris/Heritage Auctions
  • Marilyn Monroe's Final Photo Shoot Images May Be Worth $36,000

    The auction's selection of roughly 45 lots includes Monroe's final photo shoots, including color and black and white photos on the beach in Santa Monica and the Hollywood Hills.
    Bert Stern/Heritage Auctions
  • Marilyn Monroe's Final Photo Shoot Images May Be Worth $36,000

    Images from Marilyn Monroe's last photo shoot, known as "Last Sitting," may sell for a combined $36,000 during an auction in Dallas, Texas, March 10 to 15, 2015, including works by Bert Stern and Andre De Dienes.
    Bert Stern/Heritage Auctions
  • Autographed Photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson Sold for $179,000

    Chris Ivy, director of sports auctions at Heritage Auctions in Dallas, holds a 1911 autographed photo of Cleveland ballplayer Joe Jackson, Jan. 22, 2015. The photo of Jackson, who is mostly remembered for being banned from baseball for his role in the 1919 World Series scandal and later being depicted in the movie "Field of Dreams," brought in $179,000. It sold to an anonymous collector.
    Tony Gutierrez/AP Photo
  • Boxing Gloves Sold for $956,000

    Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston are displayed in New York, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. The gloves were worn by the boxers during their infamous 1965 rematch. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions said the gloves sold for $956,000.
    Seth Wenig/AP Photo
  • Indian Prime Minister's Suit Sells for $690,000

    Indian people and businessmen view Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial 'name-striped' bandhgala suit which he wore during the visit of President Barack Obama, in Surat, some 265 kms from Ahmedabad on Feb. 18, 2015. The memorable suit was sold for $690,000 at an auction in the western Indian city of Surat on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.
    AFP/Getty Images
  • Dog Collar Worth Millions

    The U.S. dog jewelry company Tsavari caters to celebrities and the mega wealthy with a line of dog collars that ranges from $2,500 to millions of dollars. Its most expensive collar, &quot;The Majesty,&quot; costs $12.3 million, according to the company, for the company's customer base in Asia and the Middle East. Made of 22 karat and &quot;pearlized mirrabella lambskin,&quot; it has 3.51-carats of fancy vivid pink diamonds and 1.2-carat white diamonds.&nbsp;Tsavari is a branch of Evans Collars, which is a family-owned dog collar manufacturer in business since 1957 and based in Missouri.&nbsp;
    Courtesy Lindsey Clouse
  • General Services Administration Auctions posted a lot consisting of six 24KT gold plates.
    General Services Administration Auctions
  • 1793 Penny Sells for $2.35 Million at Auction

    This U.S. penny from 1793 was sold by Heritage Auctions for $2.35 million. Referred to as a "chain cent" because of the 13-links on the reverse side that represent the original 13 colonies, the design was soon replaced by a wreath in later versions.
    Heritage Auctions
  • Pricey Christmas Cards

    A luxury card company is producing custom Christmas cards with materials like gold and rubies. The prices range from $395 to $10,000. The designs of Gilded Age Greetings, based in Florida and New Jersey, are painted on calfskin vellum -- a type of medieval parchment. Each card can take up to a month to create.
    Caters News Agency
  • A 1962 Nobel prize for the discovery of the structure of DNA has sold at auction for $4.7 million, a world auction record for any Nobel prize. Christie's says the gold medal won by James Watson was purchased on Dec. 4, 2014 by a buyer who wished to remain anonymous. The New York City auction house says it's the first Nobel medal to be offered at auction by a living recipient.
    Christie's/AP Photo
  • In this Sept. 4, 2014 file photo, a vintage "Easy Rider" Captain America motorcycle is shown at Profiles in History auction house in Calabasas, Calif. Officials say a motorcycle reportedly featured in "Easy Rider" sold for $1.35 million Saturday night, Oct. 18, 2014.
    Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo
  • Most Expensive Wine Ever Sells at $1.6 Million

    This photo from Sotheby's shows the 114-bottle Romanee-Conti Superlot 1992-2010 (6 bottles per vintage) with an estimated value of $1,500,000 - 2,500,000. An auction in Hong Kong broke the world record for the most expensive lot of wine ever sold, with the 114 bottles of Burgundy going for $1.6 million. The Romanee-Conti sold for the equivalent of $14,121 for each bottle or $1,700 per glass.
  • Hermès Diamond Himalayan Birkin Bag Sells For $185,000

    <p> Called &quot;the rarest handbag in the world&quot; by Heritage Auctions, this Hermes Extraordinary Collection 30cm diamond, matte Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin bag with 18K white gold hardware sold for $185,000 on Sept. 23, 2014 through the auction house in Beverly Hills. The handbag has 242 diamonds with a total weight of 9.84 carats.</p>
    Heritage Auctions
  • Princess Diana and Prince Charles' Rotten Wedding Cake Slice Sold for $1,375

    Princess Diana and Prince Charles' rotten wedding cake slice sold for $1,375. The piece of dessert from July 29, 1981 was sold through Nate D. Sanders Auctions. The sale included the white and silver presentation box and a card that reads, &quot;With best wishes from / The Royal Highness / The Prince &amp; Princess of Wales.&quot; Several royal wedding cake slices have sold in the past. In 2013, a piece of Prince William and Kate Middleton's two-year old cake sold for $4,160 in Beverly Hills.
    Courtesy Nate D. Sanders Auction
  • Pricey 'Superman' Comic Sold Through Ebay

    The winning bid on eBay for this copy of &quot;Action Comic #1,&quot; the first introduction of Superman, was $3.2 million. When it was first issued in June 1938, it cost 10 cents. The auction closed Sunday, August 24, 2014 with 48 bids. It's the only comic to have sold for more than $2 million for a single copy. The listing describes the copy as the &quot;nicest that has ever been graded.&quot;
    Darren Adams/Pristine Comics
  • Batman Creator's Comic Books For Sale

    This image shows a May 1939 copy of Detective Comics, which featured one of the earliest appearances of Batman. Batman creator Bob Kane's personal copies of the &quot;Caped Crusader's&quot; earliest versions and other comics will be auctioned through Aug. 29, 2014. Though auction house ComicConnect declined to estimate their value, an issue of a 1962 issue of the Incredible Hulk may be worth $300,000 and a 1942 Archie comic book may be worth $150,000, the <a href="">Associated Press</a> reported. Photo
  • World's Most Expensive Sunglasses?

    These Linda Farrow brand sunglasses, with 18 karat gold frames, 440 diamonds and 24 karat gold-plated lenses, sell for a whopping &pound;27,000, or about $45,000. British luxury department store Harvey Nichols is selling the eyewear.
    Linda Farrow Luxe/Harvey Nichols
  • Lou Gehrig Signed Ticket Sells for $95,600

    A Yankee Stadium ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939, the day he retired from baseball, is shown in this undated file photo. The ticket was sold at an auction by Heritage Auctions of Dallas, July 31, 2014, for $95,600.
    Heritage Auctions/AP Photo
  • Dalai Lama Replica Chair Available for $10,000

    Toms-Price Home Furnishings, a Chicago-area furniture chain, is selling 100 limited editions of a chair originally designed for the Dalai Lama out of its location in Wheaton, Illinois. The Stickley Eastwood Chairs are replicas of the custom-designed model used by the Dalai Lama during recent public appearances, the Chicago Tribune reported. The $10,000 price includes an ottoman.
    Courtesy Toms-Price Home Furnishings
  • Is This the World’s Priciest Clutch Bag?

    A House of Borgezie bag and matching diamond basque belt each at 105,000 British pounds, or about $177,860, is shown. The Borgezie clutch bag du palais is made from solid 18 ct. gold and 345 diamonds. The designer Christopher Shellis calls it &quot;one of the world's most expensive clutch bags.&quot;
    Christopher Shellis
  • Michael Jordan's $33 Million Contract

    <p> What was believed to be NBA great Michael Jordan's original $33 million 1997-98 Chicago Bulls contract, the highest-ever for a single NBA season, was to be sold through Heritage Auctions in Cleveland, Ohio, July 31, 2014. But the auction item was pulled, because there is reason to believe it is a copy, a spokesman for Heritage told ABC News.</p>
    Courtesy Heritage Auctions
  • Bid of $10,755 Wins 1937 'Snow White' Billboard

    Grey Smith, director, vintage movie poster auctions with Heritage Auctions poses near a billboard from the 1937 release of the animated film 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs', July 14, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. The billboard sold at an auction for $10,755.
    Tony Gutierrez/AP Photo
  • Is This the World’s Most Expensive Surfboard?

    A designer in New Zealand has created a surfboard from Paulownia timber with a 23-carat gold leaf lion that will set buyers back by $1.3 million.
    Caters News Agency
  • Babe Ruth's Contract Sells for $1.02 Million

    This photo shows the 1919 promissory note from the New York Yankees to the Boston Red Sox in payment for the sale of Babe Ruth, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Baltimore, during a media preview of sports memorabilia slated for auction to mark the 100th anniversary of his major league debut. It sold for $1.02 million, the highest price paid for a sports contract, at an auction Saturday, July 12, 2014.
    Patrick Semansky/AP Photo
  • Lone Ranger's Outfit Sells for $195,000

    This photo provided by A & S Auction Company of Waco, Texas shows the outfit Lone Ranger actor Clayton Moore wore when he made appearances as the character after retiring from television. The outfit has been sold by the Texas auction house for $195,000 on July 12, 2014.
    A & S Auction Co./AP Photo
  • No Sour Grapes Here

    &quot;Ruby Roman&quot; grapes are shown at Kanazawa central wholesale market on July 5, 2014 in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan.&nbsp;&nbsp; A wedding hall operator bought the grapes at auction for 550,000 yen or $5,400. Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported the 30 grapes weighed some 800 grammes, or 28 ounces. The red-skin grape can be as big as about 1.2 inches in diameter. Costing around $180 a pop, the grapes will be served at the wedding hall in Kanazawa, central Ishikawa.
    The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images
  • Unmade Bed Sells for Over $4M

    This expensive bed might not be ideal for sleeping. Artist Tracey Emin's art installation, titled &quot;My Bed,&quot; sold for 2,546,500 British pounds, or about $4.3 million, at Christie's art auction in London on July 1, 2014. First executed in 1998, &quot;My Bed&quot; was Emin's actual bed cluttered with empty vodka bottles, slippers, underwear and other objects.
    Christie's Images LTD. 2014
  • Frank Sinatra's 1934 Driver's License Sold

    Frank Sinatra's 1934 New Jersey Driver's License, seen here in a photo provided by, was sold to an undisclosed buyer for $15,757. The yellowed, text-only license was issued, typo and all, to the 19-year-old.
  • Rediscovered Painting by Artemisia Gentileschi

    A rare work by the Italian 17th century Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi sold in Paris on June 26, 2014 for about $1.2 million, a world auction record for the artist. This masterpiece, Mary Magdalene In Ecstasy, was rediscovered by Sotheby's Paris Old Master Department in an old collection in the South of France, after being hidden from view for 80 years.
    Sotheby's/ArtDigital Studio
  • Rare Stamp Sells for $9.5 Million

    The <a href="">1-cent 1856 British Guiana stamp</a> sold through <a href="" title="">Sotheby's auction house in New York</a> on June 17, 2014 for a record $9.5 million, including buyer's premium, becoming the world's most valuable stamp and breaking the auction record for a single stamp for the fourth time. Sotheby's said the buyer is anonymous. <b>WATCH: <a href="" title="">Rare Postage Stamp Sells for Millions</a></b>
    Sotheby's Auction House/AP Photo
  • Buffalo Bill's Necklace and Gun Sold

    A Colt .45 six-shooter, right, and a necklace made from the claws of a grizzly bear once owned by ex-scout and showman "Buffalo Bill" Cody sold through Heritage Auctions in Dallas for more than $40,000 each on June 14, 2014.
    Heritage Auctions/AP Photo
  • Lunch With Warren Buffett Auctioned Off for $2.1 Million

    A lucky person and up to seven friends will have lunch with Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., to benefit San Francisco charity GLIDE. Buffett has auctioned off the lunch via eBay for the past 12 years. An anonymous bidder won this year with a winning bid of $2,166,766. The lowest winning bid was $18,000 in 2001, before the auction moved online through eBay.
    Chris Goodney/Bloomberg/Getty Images
  • D-Day Flag Sold for $350,000

    A U.S. flag from one of the thousands of Allied ships that delivered troops to the Normandy beaches sold for $350,000 at a New York City auction of hundreds of D-Day and other World War II artifacts on Thursday, June 5, 2014, a day before the 70th anniversary of the invasion.
  • Modigliani Painting Sells for Millions in Paris

    Portrait of Paul Alexandre, by Amadeo Modigliani, 1911-1912. The painting sold for 13,537,500 euros, or approximately $18.4 million, at a Sotheby's auction in Paris, June 4, 2014. The painting has been in the possession of descendants of Alexandre, a physician who was Modigliani's only buyer until 1914, and has never been sold. The sale is an auction record for a painting by the artist in France.
    Courtesy Sotheby's/ArtDigital Studio
  • George Harrison's Guitar Sold

    This photo provided by Julien's Auctions shows the 1962 Rickenbacker 425 guitar that George Harrison played as The Beatles recorded "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at Abbey Road Studios. It sold for $657,000 on May 17, 2014, exceeding its estimated value of $400,000 to $600,000.
    Julien's Auctions/AP Photo
  • 'Miracle on Ice' Medal Auctioned Off

    This photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows the Lake Placid 1980 winter Olympic gold medal of U.S. ice hockey player Mark Pavelich. Heritage Auctions of Dallas says it fetched $262,900 in an online-only sale on Friday, May 16, 2014.
    Heritage Auctions/AP Photo
  • Baseball Depicting Marilyn Monroe Sells for $95,600

    This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions, shows a baseball decorated by sports artist LeRoy Neiman in 1992 depicting Marilyn Monroe and signed by Joe DiMaggio, who was briefly married to the Monroe. The ball was offered in a Heritage Auctions online sale on May 16, 2014. Heritage Auctions says the top-selling ball sold for $95,600.
    Heritage Auctions/AP Photo
  • Baseball Depicting Marilyn Monroe Sells for $95,600

    This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions, shows a baseball decorated by sports artist LeRoy Neiman in 1992 depicting Marilyn Monroe and signed by Joe DiMaggio, who was briefly married to the Monroe. The ball was offered in a Heritage Auctions online sale on May 16, 2014. Heritage Auctions says the top-selling ball sold for $95,600.
    Heritage Auctions/AP Photo
  • Diamond Stilettos For Sale

    A pair of stilettos encrusted with 1,290 diamonds are on sale for 200,000 British pounds, or about $337,000. Dubbed the Diamond Princess Constellation stilettos, the shoes are available in solid platinum or 18-karat gold. Both options total 65 carats in diamond weight. The design has taken over two years to develop and each pair takes about three weeks to create. Within 24 hours of launching, British designer Chris Shellis of House of Borgeize said he has received inquiries from around the world, including New York, Dubai, and Hong Kong. He says the shoes come with a free lifetime supply of replaceable soles and heels.
    Caters News Agency
  • Hermes Makes $14,100 Baseball Glove

    This "gold swift" calfskin baseball glove by French luxury retailer Hermes costs $14,100 and requires 25 hours of work to hand stitch and finish, its web listing states. The company is also selling on its website a baseball bat "in ash and gold swift calfskin" for another $1,925.
  • A piece of the backdrop from The Ed Sullivan Show that is signed by the Beatles is for sale by Heritage Auctions on April 26, 2014. The band, right, performed for the first time on the show on Feb. 9, 1964, their first live appearance on American television. Adorned with individual drawings from each member of the band that day, the 48-inch long fiberglass or plastic includes a signature by Paul McCartney as “Uncle Paul McCartney." The auction house calls it a true “Holy Grail” of Beatles memorabilia.
    Heritage Auctions | Getty Images
  • A pair of clip-on rhinestone earrings owned by Marilyn Monroe has sold at an auction for $185,000. The actress wore the jewelry when she attended the opening of "The Rose Tattoo," Julian's Auctions said in a statement Sunday, April 13, 2014.
    Business Wire
  • Porcelain 'Chicken Cup' Sold for $36 Million

    The Meiyintang Chenghua "Chicken Cup" is displayed by Deputy Chairman for Sotheby's Asia Nicolas Chow after it was sold for a record $36.1 million (HK$281.2)in Hong Kong on April 8, 2014. It's known as a "chicken cup" because it is painted with a rooster and hen tending to their chicks. <b>Read More: <a href="">3.1-Inch Diameter Cup is More Than 500 Years Old</a></b>
    Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images
  • A cruiser bike that was reportedly used in the 1985 film "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" is for sale on eBay for more than $25,600. The eBay auction closes on March 6, 2014. The dismantled bike comes with an autographed photo of Paul Reubens, who played Pee-Wee Herman in "Pee-wee's Playhouse" television series and the film, a photo of him signing the photo. The seller claims to be the third owner after buying the bike for $10,000 in 2010, according to the listing.
    usmc_vet2008/eBay | Getty Images
  • Bat Thrown by Clemens at Piazza Sells for $47,800

    The baseball bat thrown by former New York Yankees' pitcher Roger Clemens at New York Mets' Mike Piazza in the 2000 World Series brings $47,800 at Heritage Auctions, Feb. 22, 2014. That is almost five-times its $10,000+ pre-auction estimate. The bat was consigned by Yankees' strength and conditioning coach Jeff Mangold, who retrieved it from the clubhouse after it was tossed by a bat boy.
    Courtesy Heritage Auctions
  • Bat Thrown by Clemens at Piazza Sells for $47,800

    "The Piazza-Clemens incident is one of the most infamous in modern baseball history and this bat shard was central to the entire episode," said Chris Ivy, Director of Sports Collectibles at Heritage Auctions. "The Rocket lost his cool in the game and hurled this at Piazza in what is likely the most famous throw of his entire career."
    Courtesy Heritage Auctions
  • Earliest Superman Cover Art Goes to Auction Block

    The earliest Superman cover art known to exist -- Fred Guardineer's visage of the Man of Steel from Action Comics #15 -- was purchased for $286,000 in Heritage Auctions' Vintage Comics Signature Auction in New York, Feb. 20-22, 2014. Richard Evans, of Houston, Texas, who owns Bedrock City Comics Company, purchased it with plans to display the cover in his shop. “I’m just a big fan,” he told the auction house.
    Heritage Auctions
  • Rare jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr, of "The Beatles," in the filming of The Beatles 1965 film "Help!" and for the soundtrack album cover are for sale. The comedy adventure, directed by Richard Lester, depicts the group against an evil cult and fleeing to the Austrian Alps to seek refuge. Omega Auctions' sale event will take place March 20, 2014 in Liverpool, England. They are expected to sell for more than 50,000 pounds (about $83,000). The more than 200 lots for sale include rare vinyl and autographs.
    Courtesy Omega Auctions
  • The Harley Davidson Super Glide Custom A 1,585cc, donated to Pope Francis and signed by him, is displayed ahead of Bonham's auction at the Grand Palais in Paris, Feb. 5, 2014. It sold for 241,500 euros ($327,000), including taxes and fees, to benefit Caritas Roma, a soup kitchen and hostel for the homeless in Rome.
    Thibault Camus/AP Photo
  • PHOTO: The world's largest yacht.

    The world's largest yacht launched for the first time in Germany in April following the vessel's completion. It spans about 590 feet long and though the price has been kept under wraps, it's reported to be worth about $600 million.
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