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Catawiki, Europe's leading online marketplace for special objects, has today announced a new record for a Macallan 1949 whisky bottle
Catawiki, a leading global marketplace offering hundreds of expert-curated auctions per week, announced its full-year results for 2020
The two organisations are joining forces to provide ACAF artists with a marketplace to sell their work directly to a broader audience
Catawiki organises a celebratory auction with several victorious Bianchi bicycles from Team Jumbo-Visma.
Catawiki, Europe’s leading curated online marketplace for special objects, announced a €150 million investment, led by Permira through its Growth Opportunities Fund.
Online platform celebrates 2019 as its most successful year in comic books
Catawiki studies classic car trends of 2019
Catawiki auctions the only available helmet from the successful 2017 season
On 21st June 1948, a new technology came to the market that would change the music industry forever: LP records. Here we are, seventy years later, and vinyl sales are even higher than they were in the 90s. Is it because of the authentic sound, the enjoyment of collecting or the beautiful album art? Denny Hoekstra, vinyl expert at Europe’s leading auction platform Catawiki, explains why he thinks vinyl has gained ground once again and what he thinks the future of the vinyl market looks like.
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Admirers of Europe’s leading conqueror, Napoleon Bonaparte, will be delighted to hear that a beautiful manuscript annotated and signed by the Emperor himself is currently up for auction on Catawiki, Europe’s leading online auction platform for rare and hard to find objects. An extraordinary chance, as personal belongings by Napoleon don’t often show up on the market.
Royalty collectors can indulge in an auction on the auction platform Catawiki this week. Catawiki is auctioning a ukulele (small guitar), signed by none other than Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles. They signed the ukulele in 2015 during the reopening of the legendary pub Clutha in Glasgow, which was dest...
Fastest growing company in Europe keeps conquering the world
Fans and collectors of comic book hero Tintin can indulge themselves this week at auction platform Catawiki. One of the rarest and most expensive Tintin books in the world will be up for auction there. It’s about a book from 1943 that is known as the alternative edition of the Tintin story ‘L’lle Noire’ (The Black Island). There are only 3 known copies of this book left in the world, and the one in this auction is ev....
Today one of the most recognisable comicbooks in history: a 1974 Marvel Comics: The Incredible Hulk #181 is up for auction on online auction website for special objects Catawiki. The copy is CGC Census graded 9.8 (mint grade) and with it being only one of less than 100 registered, it is exp.....
During an online auction on Catawiki, the auction platform for special objects, strands of hair belonging to the four Beatles members were sold for €10,000. The hair, which yielded four times its estimated value, attracted the attention of bidders from all over the world. According to Denny Hoekstra, Beatles expert at Catawiki, the lots concerned were very special Beatles memorabilia. “The hair...
Yesterday evening, one of the most coveted Panini football sticker albums was auctioned off for €12,000 on the online auction platform Catawiki. This sale has made this particular album the most expensive Panini album in the world.This album is the international album of the World Cup in Mexico in 1970. The 50 year old album is rare in itself, but it’s also in an extraordinary mint condition an...
Fans of Italian scooter brand Vespa will be delighted to hear that the world’s oldest Vespa is currently up for auction at Catawiki, a premier online auction site. Catawiki’s experts say the scooter, with chassis number 1003, is the third Vespa ever made by Piaggio, the Italian manufacturer. The Vespa is from Piaggio’s “0 series,” which was comprised of 60 prototype scooters; the first two prot...
Last night, online auction house Catawiki auctioned off one of the world’s rarest LEGO bricks for nearly £16,000. The LEGO brick, made of 14-carat solid gold broke the record for the most expensive LEGO brick on the planet. The gold itself is estimated to be worth merely £1,700, however the real value of the brick is in its collectability.
A rare image of the late Muhammad Ali is up for sale on online auction house, Catawiki. The art is part of Andy Warhol’s Athlete's series, which examined famous sportspeople, such as OJ Simpson and Pele. The painting, which is numbered and signed by the artist, is set to sell for £40k when the auction ends next Sunday (28th). In Warhol’s classic pop-art style, the image of Ali captures the i...
Internationally acclaimed fashion designer and artist, Johny Dar joins forces with 100 celebrities for ‘Jeans for Refugees’ project raising money for the International Rescue Committee (IRC). From Hollywood heavy hitters Ryan Gosling and Sharon Stone to Britain’s very own Sir Elton John and Victoria Beckham, the 100 celebrities have each donated a pair of their jeans which are being painted and...
Over the past month, we’ve seen the world go mad for Pokemon Go. The kids that were trading Pokemon cards in the playground twenty years ago have now grown up, but their nostalgia is undeniable. Those Pokemon trading cards that have been gathering dust in the attic are getting the world’s attention again, and that shiny Charizard card that hasn’t seen the light of day since 2001 could be worth ...
As all eyes turn to the Olympics and Usain Bolt in particular, online auction house Catawiki is auctioning the runner’s actual shoe that he wore during the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, helping him win 3 gold medals! These shoes were designed for and signed by Bolt himself and are not available for the public to buy… until now! The Olympian’s running spike is expected to go for £4,200...
The one of a kind R/V converted bus was purchased two years ago as a wreck by professional coach builder and engineer Walter Bell, who in 3,500 working hours, single-handedly transformed it into the world's only 1950 Bedford bus luxury home on wheels. The bus, which from the outside wouldn't look out of place on a busy road in the 50s, has been decked out inside with a handcrafted American waln...
When the time comes to purchase the most important ring in a woman’s life, their engagement ring, it must be absolutely perfect. We all know diamonds are a girl’s best friend but amongst the rubies, emeralds and sapphires there are other lesser-known gemstones on offer to provide you with that extra sparkle. Deborah Mazza, specialist gemstone auctioneer at online auction house Catawiki shares h...