AN AUCTION of Disneyland theme park vehicles, props and artefacts that turned into a Los Angeles attraction in its own right raised more than US$8.3 million, organisers said on Monday.

CERTIFICATE of entitlement (COE) prices for cars ended higher at the latest tender on Wednesday, signalling strong sales after premiums plunged to an eight-year low two weeks ago.

[PARIS] A hat attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte and said to have been dropped on the battlefield at Waterloo 203 years ago was bought on Monday for more than US$400,000. It was another sign, if one...

[PARIS] The skeleton of an extremely rare form of dinosaur sold for more than two million euros (S$3.1 million) at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Monday.

[PARIS] A painting by a young Vincent Van Gogh was sold at an auction in Paris Monday for more than seven million euros (S$11 million), the Artcurial auction house said.

[PARIS] A Chinese vase discovered in a battered shoebox stuffed in an attic in France is set to be the star of a Sotheby's auction next month...

[NEW YORK] A custom-made yellow guitar owned by Prince sold for US$225,000 in New York on Friday, headlining a sale of jewelry, outfits and memorabilia from the late pop icon, Julien's Auctions...

[HONG KONG] Two bottles of rare 60-year-old Macallan whisky fetched a total of more than US$2 million under the hammer on Friday in Hong Kong, Bonhams said, with both sales shattering the previous...

TWO bottles of rare 60-year-old Macallan whisky could fetch record prices at a Bonhams Hong Kong auction on Friday as Asian buyers show an unslakeable thirst for the drink as an alternative...

BILLIONAIRES from around the world fought for a chance to own Peggy and David Rockefeller's art trophies, sending paintings by Henri Matisse and Claude Monet to record prices at Christie's...