Arts and collectibles auctions

FILE – In this March 31, 2017, file photo, John Grant, right, shakes hands with FBI Special Agent Jacob Archer, left, after taking custody of a recovered Norman Rockwell painting stolen during a 1976 break-in at the Grant family's home in Cherry Hill, N.J., at a news conference at the federal building in Philadelphia. The 1919 painting recently returned to a family after it was stolen from their New Jersey home more than 40 years ago is going up for auction. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 04, 2017 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Norman Rockwell painting recently returned to a family after it was stolen from their New Jersey home more than 40 years ago is going up for auction. The 1919 painting is known as "Taking a Break" and "Lazybones." It was returned to the Grant family by FBI agents in...
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This image provided by Julien's Auctions shows a sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump that is going up for auction on Oct. 19, 2017. The marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper was created by Trump for a charity auction in Florida during the time he opened his Mar-a-Lago estate as a private club in 1995. (Julien's Auctions via AP)
September 28, 2017 - 10:04 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump is going up for bid at a Los Angeles auction house. Julien's Auctions says the 12-inch-by-9-inch black marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper was created by Trump for a charity auction in...
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September 28, 2017 - 5:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Fans of Hollywood glamour have snapped up mementoes from the collection of the late Audrey Hepburn at a London auction. The star's personal shooting script for "Breakfast at Tiffany's" sold for 632,750 pounds ($846,619) at Christie's on Wednesday — seven times its pre-sale estimate...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, photo shows flooded cars near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Harvey rise in Houston. Auto industry experts estimate that 500,000 to 1 million cars, trucks and SUVs were damaged by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. Most will have so much water damage that they can’t be fixed, and insurance companies will declare them total losses. Yet the damaged cars could be retitled and sold to unsuspecting buyers nationwide. Experts warn against buying the cars because damage could be hidden for years before causing problems. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 03, 2017 - 2:10 am
DETROIT (AP) — As Harvey grudgingly moved away from Southeast Texas, aerial photos revealed thousands of cars covered by floodwaters on streets, parking lots and in driveways. By the time the water recedes, auto industry experts estimate that 500,000 to 1 million vehicles will have been damaged by...
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July 29, 2017 - 11:22 am
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan on Saturday banned most residents in its major cities from using their cars for a day in a bid to promote cycling and a healthy lifestyle. Residents of the capital, Ashgabat, and regional cities were told not to use their...
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July 20, 2017 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the auction of a bag containing traces of moon dust (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A bag containing traces of moon dust has sold at auction for $1.8 million. The sale at Sotheby's on Thursday was surrounded by some fallout from a galactic court battle. The collection bag...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Madonna, left, sits with her adopted children David, Stella and Mercy, at the opening of The Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, located at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in the city of Blantyre, Malawi. A New York judge on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, has stopped an impending auction of pop star Madonna's personal items, including a love letter from her former boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of worn panties and a hairbrush containing strands of her hair. (AP Photo Thoko Chikondi, File)
July 18, 2017 - 10:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An impending auction of pop star Madonna's personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of previously worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair, was halted by a judge on Tuesday. Manhattan state Supreme Court Judge Gerald...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2016 file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., center right, and his wife Jane, left, walk through downtown in Philadelphia, during the final day of the Democratic National Convention. A Vermont building that housed a now-defunct college where Sen. Sanders' wife was president has been sold at auction. The Burlington Free Press reports People's United Bank took ownership of the former Burlington College property Wednesday, July 12, 2017, for $3.1 million. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
July 12, 2017 - 8:49 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont building that housed a now-defunct college where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' wife was president has been sold at auction. The Burlington Free Press reports People's United Bank took ownership of the former Burlington College property Wednesday for $3.1 million, about...
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FILE - This May 1958 file photo shows stage and screen actress Vivien Leigh. Vivien Leigh's copy of the "Gone With the Wind" script is going up for auction on Sept. 26, 2017 alongside dozens of items from the late star's personal collection. (AP Photo, File)
July 11, 2017 - 7:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Vivien Leigh's copy of the "Gone With the Wind" script is going up for auction alongside dozens of items from the late star's personal collection. Sotheby's said Tuesday it will offer paintings, jewelry, clothes, books and more belonging to Leigh at a Sept. 26 auction in London. Leigh...
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American League All-Star Game starting pitcher Chris Sale, left, looks on as AL manager Brad Mills speaks during a press conference for the All-Star game in Miami, Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Blum
July 10, 2017 - 6:57 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Buster Posey is going to be on the home team in Miami. For once. The San Francisco Giants catcher will be playing for the NL in the All-Star Game at Marlins Park on Tuesday night. It'll be a rare instance of Posey being on...
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