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This week, to coincide with the 23rd anniversary of the release of the first ever Jurassic Park film, online auction house Catawiki is holding an exclusive auction of real dinosaur bones! The week long auction will give everyone from dinosaur enthusiasts, to those of you looking for something a little different to spice up your home, the chance to bring the Natural History Museum to the comfort...
Engraved with the signatures from football superstars Ruud Gullit, Djibril Cisse, Romario, Mijatovic and Ravelli, the exclusive, never-seen-before 14-carat golden football weighs 2.5kg and was handmade in the Netherlands in 2006. Valued at £75,000, it has already received a bid of £45k on online auction house Catawiki. According to auctioneer Marc Jans, sports memorabilia expert at Catawiki,...
David Bowie, who stole the hearts of music fans around the world stayed relevant through the eras and inspired young and older fans alike, with his moving performance style. As such it has been announced today that an orchestral tribute to David Bowie will headline Glastonbury’s Park Stage due to the sheer respect and love of the icon. Ahead of Glastonbury, and as another tribute to the ...
No need to visit the Tate Modern, wishing you could own a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork, Catawiki’s week-long exclusive art auction showcases incredible and rare artwork, curated and valued by specialist auctioneers. Lots include a limited edition Andy Warhol print, signed by the man himself and featuring dancer Martha Graham, to a hand signed book of Picasso’s early work, including 11 orig...
Whereas most lots that go up for auction on Catawiki are only available to view online, Matt Lambert and Catawiki are hosting a live exhibition for the public to view the artwork this weekend (further details below). Would you like to attend? The exhibition will showcase all new artwork in the auction whilst the bidding action will take place simultaneously online through the Catawiki website, ...
Clinging on at the back of the bike is a thing of the past as thousands of women are putting pedal to the metal and harnessing the power of the motorcycle.   So why are so many women biking? A study by Harley Davidson revealed that women who ride are much happier, confident and feel more sexy than those who do not own a bike. There’s never been a better time to jump on and invest in your ...
Online auction house, Catawiki has been unveiled as the fastest growing technology company in the world, according to Deloitte. The Dutch platform that auctions off unique and special objects including classic cars, watches, antiques, jewellery and art has been confirmed as the company with the highest growth percentage amongst all the nominated technology companies across Deloitte’s regional F...
Sheila Rock, renowned photographer, known for capturing punk life and music, has recently taken a different direction with a project dedicated to the beauty of horses. Inspired by the great Sir David Attenborough, Sheila embarked on a project without the limitations of time to capture the essence of horses. The project called ‘Enduring Spirit’ features the horses from Sense and Sensibility a...
This week, one of the rarest Tintin comic books in the world is under the hammer on Catawiki (Europe's fastest growing online auction house). It is a text-free version of the album "Tintin in Africa" in 1948. The album has no title on the front and no text in the text balloons. It is also the first Tintin album published in full colour. In the world, there are just seven copies of this w...
However, if you are missing some sparkles from your life, Catawiki, Europe's fastest-growing online auction house, is here to save the day with unique and timeless princess and Disney related items. You can even get yourself an exclusive, antique Barbie from designer Rob Mackie!   Catawiki is an online auction platform, offering something unique and special for everyone, hosting weekly aucti...
The photos are being sold at the Movie Stars and Musicians 10 auction where lots will be live until May 26th. Starting prices are as low as £1, giving big fans with small budgets a chance to bid on items. Images come from a variety of sources, including the collections of photographers like Michael Putland and Anton Corbijn, as well as newspaper archives. The photos are being sold thro...
The coin collection, celebrating the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, was designed by renowned sculptor, John Bergdahl. Designs for the three £100 one-ounce and six £25 quarter-ounce coins were inspired by the Olympic motto ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’, Latin for Faster, Higher, Stronger.  However, this is not the only collection up for auction. The auction comprises 25 of the most pre...
Vespa is 70 years old this year. As timeless today as it was when it first graced Italy’s cobbled streets, the design classic has seen the ultimate revival. With an annual zone 1 – 4 travel card now setting you back in excess of £1,860 and average daily commutes getting slower, you could be zipping through the streets ‘Roman Holiday’ style in just the click of a button as a unique collection...
The exquisite model, built by John Maxwell Hemmens resides in Asnieres sur Seine in France and must be personally picked up due to its fragility and value. Specialist auctioneer Jonathon Torode who commissioned the lot explains “John Hemmens traded as Precision Steam Models of York in the 1980s and produced hand built superbly engineered steam models, including the Rocket, all in strictly li...
The auction presents a fantastic opportunity for David Bowie fans, music lovers and collectors to get their hands on a one-of-a-kind piece of music memorabilia. The acetate record was used in 1971 to create promotional records for David Bowie’s critically acclaimed ‘Hunky Dory’ album, which is described by Time magazine as one of the best albums of all time. Extraordinarily, the acetate d...
This exclusive lot offers car enthusiasts a unique opportunity to own a genuine piece of racing history. The F192 car, produced by Dallara, was raced by the BMS Scuderia Italia team during the 1992 season, finishing in sixth place and driven by Formula 1 racing legends Pierluigi Martini and J.J. Lehto. The car, in classic Ferrari red, has a Ferrari 12-cylinder engine, comes with 700-horse po...
The books measure in at a miniscule 0.5 x 0.5 cm, so small they can all be placed along the ridge of your finger. They showcase incredible craftsmanship and are individually bound in genuine leather. The complete series of books, which were produced in the 1960s, are all in good condition and still in their original boxes. This unique lot is intricately designed and offers antique book enthu...
The silk hat, acquired by the host of an Italian TV show, is set to fetch around £25,000. A large part of the proceeds from the auction will go to the charity Save a Child’s Heart*, including Catawiki’s full commission fees. Famed for his humility and outspoken concern for the poor, Pope Francis gifted his hat to an Italian TV show host in June 2014 during the general audience in St Peter's squ...
The auction, which features fifty lots in total, includes a Dalmore 50-year-old Scotch (1926), which is expected to fetch up to £12,000 at auction. Made in exceptionally small quantities, this particular bottle is from one of the earlier bottling runs and while it was put into cask in 1926, is reputed to contain spirit first distilled as early as 1868. Hailed by Dalmore’s Master Distiller, Rich...
Fans of thought-provoking art should get ready to bid as an auction of exclusive artwork by contemporary British artist, Imbue is currently live on Europe’s fastest growing online auction house, Catawiki. Curated by Imbue himself, the auction features 22 exclusive pieces and original artworks, some of which have not yet been seen before. Stimulating and suggestive in style, Imbue’s bold app...
Following the continued interested in celebrity memorabilia, Catawiki is offering collectors and fans the chance to own their very own piece of silver-screen history with this selection of stunning photography. This particular auction includes photographs of Sophia Loren from the mid-sixties, epitomising the ‘mod’ look that dominated this era. The extensive collection of vintage photography ...
Catawiki’s special auction offers collectors and history enthusiasts the chance to own this unique commemorative coin, which is one of only 25 made. The 5oz coin, which was released by the Westminster Mint in 2006, is estimated to sell between £8,000 and £10,000. Kevin Peacock, Catawiki’s specialist coin auctioneer, comments, “This 90th anniversary commemorative coin was produced to reme...
In an auction curated and supervised by the London-based artist himself, buyers will be able to bid on his most recent works, including two new pieces from Kays’ striking currency work, ‘Sick To Debt’ and ‘Pills n Thrills & Dollar Bills”. These two inkjet prints both come with a handwritten and illustrated certificate of authenticity from Hayden Kays. The auction also includes two origin...
Deposited in marine sediments during the Campanian Age, which occurred between 83.6 million to 72.1 million years ago, this fossil was discovered in southwest Alberta, Canada in the Bearpaw Shales, a geological formation where remains of dinosaurs have also been found. The iridescent surface of this fossil is created from the interference between light waves traveling through layers of thin...