Record-breaking 44lb carp set for Shropshire auction in ‘unique opportunity’ in angling history

Record-breaking 44lb carp set for Shropshire auction in ‘unique opportunity’ in angling history

Clarrisa the carp weighed a record-breaking 44lbs when she was caught by renowned angler and author Richard Walker on September 12, 1952. The capture is considered the single most important event in... Read more »
land beneath a house in south east London up for auction for £5,000

land beneath a house in south east London up for auction for £5,000

(Rightmove) It’s a development opportunity the Hackney Mole Man could have only dreamt of. A basement area in Norwood, south west London, is up for auction with a guide price of just... Read more »
Cheers! Bottle of Scotch whisky sells for a record .7 million at auction

Cheers! Bottle of Scotch whisky sells for a record $2.7 million at auction

LONDON — A bottle of Scotch whisky billed as “the most sought-after” in the world sold Saturday for almost 2.2 million pounds ($2.7 million), an auction record for a bottle of wine... Read more »
Business newspaper City AM nears administration after month-long auction | Business News

Business newspaper City AM nears administration after month-long auction | Business News

City AM, the London-based business newspaper, is close to calling in administrators after a weeks-long search for a buyer failed to produce a solvent deal. Sky News has learnt that the directors... Read more »
Coronation Street wedding dress is going up for auction in south London

Coronation Street wedding dress is going up for auction in south London

A wedding dress worn by a character on Coronation Street is going up for auction at a ‘sustainable’ wedding fair in Sydenham. South London Hospice St Christopher’s is holding its first-ever wedding... Read more »
‘Astonishing’ sword sells for £14m at London auction

‘Astonishing’ sword sells for £14m at London auction

The sale set a world record for an Indian and Islamic object. A “spectacular” sword taken from an Indian ruler by British troops in the 18th century has sold at auction for... Read more »
Economic Uncertainty – Auction House London warns the…

Economic Uncertainty – Auction House London warns the…

Auctioneers at Auction House London recently highlighted that the number of bidders taking part in auctions have dropped. These changes are said to be the result of the property market cooling off. According... Read more »
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s bn art collection comes to London ahead of likely record-breaking auction

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s $1bn art collection comes to London ahead of likely record-breaking auction

I t is set to become the world’s most expensive art collection ever sold, containing an estimated $1 billion worth of masterpieces by the likes of Paul Cezanne, Édouard Manet and David Hockney,... Read more »
Contents of Wanstead House auction on display at Chatsworth

Contents of Wanstead House auction on display at Chatsworth

When Catherine Tylney Long celebrated her 21st birthday on October 2, 1810 it was well known that she was the wealthiest commoner in England and there were many suitors for her hand.... Read more »
Queen’s ‘seabed rights’ swell to value of £5bn after auction of plots | The Queen

Queen’s ‘seabed rights’ swell to value of £5bn after auction of plots | The Queen

The value of rights owned by the Queen’s property company to exploit the seabed around Britain’s coastline has swelled to £5bn after a record-breaking auction of plots for offshore windfarms. Profits for... Read more »