Articles Tagged 'Auction'

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‘Harry Potter’ Original Cover Art Up for Auction

Are you looking to fill some wall space? And have tens of thousands of dollars to drop? Well, you’re in luck. British artist Cliff Wright’s watercolor illustrations for the second and third Harry Potter book covers are being sold at auction this week, reports BBC News. The auction will take place at the Nate D. Sanders auction house […]

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PHOTOS: Elizabeth Taylor’s First Wedding Dress Sold at Auction

Actress Elizabeth Taylor was a woman who loved love and had multiple marriages, eight to be exact. Her first wedding dress, which she wore when marrying hotel heir Conrad “Nicky” Hilton Junior in 1950, has sold at the British auction house Christie’s for £121,875 (close to $187,000). The winning bid was phoned in by an unknown […]

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Auction: ‘Downton Abbey’ Servant for an Evening

Has it been a dream of yours to appear on Downton Abbey as an extra? To rub elbows with the upstairs and downstairs actors? Well … keep dreaming, because that’s not going to happen (at least this time around). BUT, you can act as a servant to actor Brendan Coyle, who plays valet John Bates, when […]

Royal Roundup: Kate’s Famous See-Through Dress Auctioned Off

The see-through dress Kate wore at a 2002 charity auction that allegedly caught William’s eye was auctioned yesterday (March 17) for £65,000 ($104,860), the Associated Press reports. Originally intended to be worn as a skirt, Kate reportedly chose to convert it into a dress and wore black lingerie underneath. The high bidder at the auction bought the […]