By Alex Stuckey Updated 3:18 pm CDT, Monday, October 29, 2018 This 17.75" x 11.5" silk U.S. flag with red stitching around the edges was carried to the moon with Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, in 1969. The flag is one of about 1,300 items from the personal collection of NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, being auctioned off … [Read more...] about ‘Giant leap’ for space collectibles: Neil Armstrong’s personal collection goes on auction block
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Oct. 29, 2018 / 6:22 PM GMT By Alyssa Newcomb It's been called "horrible art," a blurry portrait with a subject whose eyes are comparable to those of Frosty the Snowman — but that didn't stop "The Portrait of Edmond Belamy" … [Read more...] about Painting sells for $432,500. The artist? An algorithm.
Earlier this year, Porsche got its fans all excited by launching Project Gold, a "new" 993-era 911 Turbo that had been built from scratch over the prior year and a half. In other words, another 993 built two decades after that generation of the sports car officially ended production. Now we know just how much Porschephiles loved the car, as Project Gold sold over the weekend at … [Read more...] about Porsche’s Project Gold 911 Turbo sells at auction for $3.4 million
In context: The GameCube and Wii are known to share somewhat similar internals. Apparently so much so that the GameCube was used for testing before the Wii console was actually ready. A prototype Wii remote and Nunchuck has sold at auction and has been confirmed to be legitimate hardware. Even though it does not seem all that long ago, the Nintendo Wii launched in 2006 and was … [Read more...] about Nintendo WiiMote prototype that connects to GameCube sells at auction
PUBLISHED: 14:20 27 October 2018 | UPDATED: 14:20 27 October 2018 Hotel NR19, in Dereham, is going under the hammer at Allsops auction. The hotel was also known at Wine Lodge and Hill House Hotel in recent years. Picture: DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP Archant It has had something of a colourful past, but when a former market town hotel appeared at auction it proved there was still … [Read more...] about Once treasured home to Norfolk historian and educator sells for £400,000 at auction