BOSTON — A cigar half-smoked by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill during a 1947 trip to Paris has sold for just over $12,000 during an online auction. Boston-based RR Auction says the 4-inch (10-centimeter) cigar was bought Wednesday evening by a collector from Palm Beach, Florida. The buyer’s name wasn’t released. The auction company says...
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- Half-smoked Winston Churchill cigar sells for $12K
By Associated Press - Thursday Oct 12, 2017
- Trump drawing of Empire State Building sells for $16,000
Friday Oct 20, 2017
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump has sold at auction for $16,000.Julien's Auctions says the 12-inch-by-9-inch black marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper was created by Trump for a charity auction in Florida during the time he opened his Mar-a-Lago estate as a private club in 1995.Julien's says the piece signed by Trump went for less than $100 the first time it was sold. It was estimated to go for $8,000 to $12,000 at the auction that took place in Los Angeles and online Thursday.The buyer has not been named.The auction house says a portion of the proceeds of the sale are going to benefit WHDD-FM, a National Public Radio station in Connecticut.
- ESPN Fantasy Football Auction Segment Compared to ‘Get Out’ White Supremacists
By Ashley Boucher, provided by
- Tuesday Aug 15, 2017
People online are getting upset about a segment that aired on ESPN as part of the network’s annual Fantasy Football Marathon ahead of this year’s NFL season.Slate’s Ben Mathis-Lilley pointed out on Tuesday a tweet with a clip from ESPN’s segment featuring a Fantasy Football auction-style draft.The player being drafted in the segment is New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., an African American player.ESPN apologized for the poor optics in a statement to TheWrap: Auction drafts are a common part of fantasy football, and ESPN’s segments replicated an auction draft with a diverse slate of top professional football players.The ESPN spokesperson also pointed out another clip from the segment in which Tom Brady was being auctioned off, saying that the auction in question included top players from throughout the NFL.The segment aired as part of a 28-hour Fantasy Football marathon, which kicked off Monday at 7 p.m. The Marathon includes Fantasy Football specials in primetime, segments on multiple editions of “SportsCenter” and Fantasy Football-themed editions of other programs including, “First Take,” “Jalen & Jacoby,” “Mike & Mike,” “NFL Live,” “Outside the Lines” and “SportsNation,” as well as a special live TV edition of the “ESPN Fantasy Focus Football” podcast.ESPN: "Let's do a Fantasy Football auction segment with all white people bidding on a black player like a slave"
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By ANITA GATES - Friday Oct 20, 2017
Go behind the scenes at Christie’s New York as workers prepare for the Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auction with goods worth millions of dollars.
- Rolex watch expected to auction off for $1M
By David Kaufman - Sunday Aug 27, 2017
How many buyers are there for a watch priced at a cool $1 million? Quite a few, hopes Phillips Auction House — which is prepping for the most important Big Apple timepiece auction of the decade on Oct. 26. Up for bid is Paul Newman’s iconic Cosmograph Daytona — considered the most influential Rolex ever...
- Trump’s sketch of Empire State Building up for auction
By Bob Fredericks - Friday Oct 13, 2017
A simple sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Trump is going up for bid at a Los Angeles auction house on Thursday Julien’s Auctions says the 12-inch-by-9-inch black marker drawing of the landmark Manhattan skyscraper was created by Trump for a charity auction in Florida when he opened his Mar-a-Lago estate as...