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Trump’s childhood home Auctioned for $2 m

Trump’s childhood home Auctioned for $2 m

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump’s childhood home in the New York borough of Queens has sold for $2.14 million(R27.32 million) — a premium price for the neighbourhood — to an unknown buyer. Built by his father Fred in 1940 in the upmarket enclave of Jamaica Estates, the building served as the president’s home for… Continue Reading

Du Toit’s Art Collection Up For Auction

Du Toit’s Art Collection Up For Auction

Much loved Afrikaans actor, director, author, screenwriter and producer Tos Du Toit’s collection of South African art will be sold at Strauss & Co on Monday 7 November in Johannesburg. Blessed with good looks, Du Toit, who passed away in March earlier this year, had young girls swooning when he played the romantic hero in… Continue Reading

Artists Donate For Event of The Year

Artists Donate For Event of The Year

‘Chefs who Share – the ART of Giving’, the philanthropic event of the year, returns in September with a chef and artist line-up guaranteed to thrill. This exciting concept, developed by philanthropist and custodian Barbara Lenhard, consists of a series of gastronomic events, commencing on 19 September and culminating in the Grand Gala and charity… Continue Reading

Rare Lamborghini Gallardo Up For Auction

Rare Lamborghini Gallardo Up For Auction

A rare 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo LP5604 Spyder, with 64 408km on the odometer, will go on auction in Kempton Park on Wednesday, August 31. This superb vehicle is among 150 bank repossessed vehicle that will come under the hammer by Imperial Auto Auctions at the MFC Auction House on Pretoria Road. The auction will start… Continue Reading

Auction Event By Mini Clubman

Auction Event By Mini Clubman

R63 800 was raised and all the proceeds went to the Modiri Secondary School in Garankuwa. DESTINY MAN and MINI SA, hosted the first official Auction event held at the Tin Factory in Kramerville Guests Joined us for a night of mingling, networking, perusing of artworks and bidding on exclusive items and experiences. Every single… Continue Reading

Art Auction Achieve R42 Million

Art Auction Achieve R42 Million

Strauss & Co’s auction in Johannesburg last night which achieved a total of almost R42 million, was characterised by a packed auction room and a busy bank of telephones. The top lot of the auction, Irma Stern’s Portrait of Freda Feldman with Basuto Hat, which sold on the telephone for over R5 million, was repatriated… Continue Reading

De Beers Diamonds Auctioned For $630 Million

De Beers Diamonds Auctioned For $630 Million

De Beers completed a fourth offering of rough diamonds this year, signaling a stronger-than-expected demand during what is usually a weaker quarter. The company, controlled by Anglo American Plc, sold $630 million of diamonds in May, it said in a statement Tuesday. That’s down from a revised $666 million from the previous sale, but up… Continue Reading