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Trayvon Martin Death: Zimmerman Handgun 'Auction Reaches $65m'
Offbeat  (tags: Auction, Gun, Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin, USA )

- 1099 days ago -
Zimmerman at the time of his arrest and Martin pictured three years before his death.
Rare 17th-Century Sex Manual Which Was Dubbed the 'Dirtiest Book of Its Time' for Advising on 'Actions of the Genitals' Goes Up
Offbeat  (tags: Rare, sex, book, medieval, auction )

- 1199 days ago -
An explicit Western sex manual is set to go under the hammer - filled with 17th-century erotica and graphic love-making tips.
Ringo Starr's Drum Kit Sells for $2.1m
Offbeat  (tags: Drum Kit, The Beatles, Auction )

- 1259 days ago -
A drum kit played by Ringo Starr on Beatles hits including Can't Buy Me Love and I Want to Hold Your Hand has sold at auction for $2.1m (£1.4m).
John Lennon's Guitar Fetches $2.4m at Auction in California
Offbeat  (tags: entertainment, guitar, auction, USA )

- 1288 days ago -
A guitar which belonged to John Lennon has sold at auction in California for $2.4m (£1.5m).
This Giant 1891 Painting of 42 Spoiled Cats Sells for Over $800,000 at Auction
Offbeat  (tags: cats, art, painting, auction )

- 1290 days ago -
Me-wow! Art and probably cat enthusiasts were seemingly in a fur-enzy to get their hands on an epic 1891 painting by artist Carl Kahler when it went up for auction at SothebyâEUR(TM)s 19th Century Sale in New York City on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Tintin Comic Strip Fetches a Record £1.1m at Paris Auction
Offbeat  (tags: auction, comic strip, Paris, France )

- 1300 days ago -
A Tintin comic strip by Belgian cartoonist Herge has fetched a record 1.6m euros (£1.1m) at auction in Paris.
Hundreds of Historic Portraits of the Royal Family as Children Go Up for Auction, Including Photos of The Queen as a Baby
Offbeat  (tags: Queen, royal family, pictures, baby, children, auction )

- 1314 days ago -
A huge collection of historic portraits of the Royal Family is set to go up for auction later this week.
The Beatles' First Record Contract Sells for $75,000
Offbeat  (tags: Contact, The Beatles, Auction, USA )

- 1335 days ago -
The Beatles' first recording contract has been sold at auction in New York for $75,000 (£48,000).
Osama Bin Laden's 'Stepmother and Sister Among Four Killed' After Their Private Jet Crashes Into a Car Auction Near Hampshire
Offbeat  (tags: Osama bin Laden, plane, crash, UK, auction )

- 1386 days ago -
Osama Bin Laden's stepmother and sister are thought to be among four people killed after a private jet owned by the family crashed into a fireball after overshooting a runway while trying to land outside London.
Revisiting the 19th Century's Cat-Painting Renaissance
Offbeat  (tags: cats, art, paintings, auction )

- 1474 days ago -
A clutch of canvases on display at Bonhams auction house in advance of its May 6 sale of 19th-century European paintings should look very familiar to viewers today. The works feature languid felines and frolicking kittens engaged in activities like
The Beatles' Original Yellow Submarine Surfaces and Is Set to Fetch £10,000 at Auction This Week
Offbeat  (tags: Beatles, yellow submarine, auction, meanies, UK )

- 1502 days ago -
The first ever drawing of The Beatles' famous Yellow Submarine which is dubbed the 'holy grail of memorabilia' is set to fetch more than £10,000 at auction.
US Gives Texan Rhino Hunter An Import Permit
Offbeat  (tags: black rhino, Hunter, Endangered Animal, US permit, trophy, auction, USA )

- 1513 days ago -
A Texan who won an auction to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia has been given a US permit to import the trophy if he kills one.
Texas Clubs Latest Auction: Your Chance to Hunt An Elephant for $20,000
Offbeat  (tags: Texas, Dallas, safari, auction, hunting, elephants )

- 1582 days ago -
A Texas hunting club is planning to auction the chance to hunt an elephant in Africa.
Rhino Auctions to Be Held in S. Africa as Poachers Plague Park
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, South Africa, china, Vietnam, rhino horn, poachers, auction )

- 1690 days ago -
South African National Parks plans to auction rhinos this year as part of a plan to create protected populations of the endangered animals away from the Kruger National Park, an area the size of Israel where they are being poached.

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