Special auction houses set up by Belgian tax authorities are a boon for bargain hunters. Everything the government can’t use comes under the hammer, allowing smart shoppers to pick up real treasures.
A portrait of a French woman believed to have been painted by Adolf Hitler during World War I was sold for 60,000 euros. According to disputed claims, the woman's son could have been Hitler's illegitimate child.
The skeletons of an Allosaurus and a Diplodocus were bought by a foreign buyer for more than €1.4 million each.
Russell Crowe has sold off possessions and film memorabilia worth about $3 million in Sydney. The Oscar-winning actor said it was his way of coming to terms with his divorce.
The work was created by artist collective Indecline in 2016 as part of a series of statues put in public places. While the others were destroyed, this depiction of the US president in the buff could fetch thousands.
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