Sotheby’s At Auction | 1956 Aston Martin

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Labeled the most important Aston Martin ever produced, the 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 went to auction for the RM Sotheby’s Flagship Monterey sale during Pebble Beach Motoring Week. The 1956 DBR1, chassis 1 is known as the first iteration of the most important Aston Martin ever built, selling for $22,550,000.

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The legendary race car previously competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 12 Hours of Sebring, and the Nürburgring 1000 KM, where it took first place in 1959. The DBR1/1 premiered to Monterey as the first example ever offered at public auction, breaking the current record for the most valuable British car ever sold.

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Sotheby’s At Auction | Pink Star Diamond

Sotheby’s made history with a new world auction record for any diamond or jewel sold, with the Pink Star diamond. The 59.60-carat oval mixed cut fancy vivid pink internally flawless diamond, sold for $71.2 million US Dollars in Hong Kong to jeweler, Chow Tai Fook, with a winning telephone bid, who later changed the name to the CTF Pink Star.

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The CTF Pink Star is the largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond that the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded and received the highest color and clarity grades for pink diamonds. The original 132.5-carat rough diamond took two years to cut and polish and is now known as one of the world’s greatest natural treasures.

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Sotheby’s At Auction | Bowie Collector

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David Bowie, one of the most recognizable artists in the world, a legendary performer, actor, icon and passionate art collector with a deep connection to modern and contemporary art. Sotheby’s London presented for the first time, Bowie/Collector, a three-part auction encompassing over 400 artworks from David Bowie’s personal collection.

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The Bowie/Collector sale features 350 works of art including many distinguished British artists of the 20th century to Contemporary African art, Italian art pieces and more. Part I and II of the Bowie Collection will feature modern and contemporary art, while part III will feature Ettore Sottsass and the Memphis Group.

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David Bowie’s incredible collection of Modern & Post-War British Art covered the entirety of the 20th century, giving a glimpse into the the extraordinary mind of David Bowie.

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