Movie prop auctions are not a rare thing, but it is not often that an item as iconic as the blaster of the galaxy's best smuggler comes on the auction block. Starting on December 21, you'll be able to bit on Han Solo's DL-44 blaster over at Invaluable.com. The lighter version of the famous weapon […]
Online holiday auctions are superb fundraising campaigns in shining the light of this wonderful season of giving. The Easton Learning Center is now hosting their annual holiday auction, Elf Cheer, and are generating holiday spirit during the Christmas season as they ask for auction items and bidders. The Elf Cheer charity auction began on November […]
If you've always wanted an authentic piece of "Star Wars" history, here's your chance. The blaster gun Han Solo used in both "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi" is going up for auction — just make sure you have a lot of cash lying around. Show More Summary
OCZ's memory technology won't fade into obscurity after all -- Toshiba has agreed to buy the ailing company's assets for $35 million through a bankruptcy auction. As long as the bid wins, Toshiba expects to acquire OCZ's solid-state drive businesses...
Now is your chance to own Han Solo’s actual DL-44 blaster from The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. This classic weapon is currently up for auction on invaluable.com with a starting bid of…
Last week, we were warmed when we read a few of the inscriptions found on the sides of a collection of 282 Zippo lighters that belonged to soldiers of the Vietnam War. They were recently sold at auction for about $35,000, making headlines and prompting some positive press for Zippo. Show More Summary
Gabe: The Child’s play Charity dinner/auction is coming up on Thursday and I wanted to mention one of the items I donated this year. I gave Jamie my most recent sketchbook. This is the book I used to work out all the designs and pages for Sand as well as the Tithe. Show More Summary
Have a couple hundred thousand dollars burning a hole in your pocket? I will follow you until it falls out your pant leg. Han Solo's iconic first-shooting DL-44 blaster is going up for auction. If its new owner doesn't superglue it to their hand they're wasting their money. Show More Summary
On 15 November I reported that culture tsar Ed Vaizey had slapped a temporary export ban on Sir Anthony Van Dyck's magnificent Self-portrait, which had sold at auction for £12.5 million (CLICK). Ten days late the Art Fund launched a campaign to help the National Portrait Gallery acquire this final Van Dyck self-portrait for the nation. CLICK for a video and more information.
A light version of the DL-44 blaster used by Han Solo (Harrison Ford) in the original Star Wars trilogy will be sold at auction on December 21, 2013 at 11 AM PST via Invaluable.com. The starting bid for the iconic blaster is $200,000. Based on the German issue Mauser C96 pistol, this piece, measuring 11 [...]
The results of California’s fifth carbon auction were released recently, marking an important environmental milestone for the state – one year since the debut of its cap-and-trade system. While international climate discussions dragShow More Summary
When we talked about the impending closure ? and auction of contents ? of The Lanesborough, we mentioned that the closest option for those wanting to stay within the Starwood family while in London was the Park Tower in Knighstbridge, a few minutes? walk west towards the department stores of Harvey Nichols and Harrods. Show More Summary
PARIS (AP) — The Native American Hopi tribe took a Paris auction house to court Tuesday to try to block the upcoming sale of 32 sacred tribal masks, arguing they are "bitterly opposed" to the use as merchandise of sacred objects that represent their ancestral spirits.
The Dick Skipworth Ecurie Ecosse Collection. Photos courtesy Bonhams. More than half of the total sales at this past weekend’s Bonhams auction in London came from one source: Dick Skipworth’s collection of cars (and one iconic transporter) campaigned by Ecurie Ecosse, the famed Scottish racing team. No surprise, then, that at least three of those […]
Han Solo’s DL-44 blaster from The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi is currently up for auction on invaluable.com. The starting bid? $200,000. This non-firing blaster was created for The Empire Strikes Back and was also used in Return of the Jedi. It would have been used in the majority of scenes that […]
More than 3,000 furnishings and accessories from the Lanesborough hotel in London will hit the auction block starting December 9 in a five-day sale led by Pro Auction, based in Bath, England. The offerings include custom carpentry, original Georgian and Regency-era oil paintings, and mahogany furniture, dating to the 18th and 19th centuries. Show More Summary
Andrew Barr is celebrating the great success of his Lawson auction: The popularity of Belconnen’s newest address was demonstrated with buyers for all of the 73 residential blocks auctioned in the suburb of Lawson. Lawson is certainly a unique offering as it is a greenfield development while at the same time also being an infill site [...]
Red Bull duo Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber have donated race helmets used during the 2013 Formula 1 season to an upcoming auction in aid of spinal cord charity Wings for Life.
Christies announced the sale of Michael Inchbald: A Legacy of Design, which will be offered in London on 22 January 2014. This auction provides discerning international collectors with a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire exemplary works of art from the personal world of this legendary designer. Show More Summary