Are You the Next Owner of This 1935 Bentley Derby?

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Looking for a practical prewar classic with a chic look and sporty finish? This week Catawiki has a unique 1935 Bentley Derby 3.5L Park Ward Sports Saloon in the auction. What makes this Bentley unique is its rich history and custom design. Keep reading to find out more about the Bentley and dis...

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Baltic Amber: an Ancient Gemstone of Adoration

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Every week, some amazing objects are auctioned off at Catawiki that you might have never heard about, whilst there is often a rich history behind it. This is especially so for the items in our tribal art auctions! That’s why this week, we’d like to share something about the adored ancient gemsto...

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The history of predicting the future: from fortune tellers to tarot cards

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People have been trying to predict the future for as long as we know. Whether it’s by tarot cards, a fortune teller or a Magic 8-ball, humanity has been obsessed with finding out what happens next, either to them or to the world. At Catawiki, we can't predict the future, but we can tell you some...

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The unusual story of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Tribute to Polaris watch

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In 1959 Jaeger-LeCoultre made a lasting mark on diving history by launching the very first diver's watch to be equipped with an alarm that served to remind the diver that it was time to re-surface. Six years later, the Memovox Polaris was born from this new diving watch concept as a technologica...

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Treasure from the past: 4000-year-old cone with inscription of Gudea on Catawiki

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This week at Catawiki, we have an incredible 4000-year-old “document” from a Sumerian king, who ruled the city-state of Lagash. The Sumerian cone with Cuneiform inscription stems from ca. 2090 B.C. Let’s take a closer look into this amazing piece of history.      By Keith R. Amery - expert Arch...

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Favourite works of art this week

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Who says art is only for the rich? At Catawiki, we organise art auctions every week in all sorts of price ranges and categories, originating from all over the world. This week we have no less than 33 different auctions with over 2000 different works! From the creations of acclaimed painters to u...

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Is this the most expensive Panini album ever?

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Being on the market for more than fifty years, Panini football stickers (no, not the sandwiches) are still immensely popular and keep rising in value! This week the world’s most valuable and most wanted Panini sticker album will be auctioned off at Catawiki.     By Wouter Waaijers -...

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The oldest Vespa in the world!

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Symbol of the Made in Italy, Vespa is the most beloved and well-known scooter in the world. This week we have the oldest Vespa in the world up for auction at Catawiki! Have you ever wondered how it started? To know more about the creators of this legendary vehicle, our expert Davide Marelli lead...

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Smallest Mammoth Tusks Ever Found? A Tale of Teeth and Tusks

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Do you still know where your baby teeth are? We humans replace our teeth only once in our lifetime, from milk teeth to adult teeth. If the tooth fairy does her job correctly, you will get a penny when you put your tooth under your pillow. If this system applied to mammoths, they would get a lot ...

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Why you should invest in Dinky Toys now

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In the past, when there were no Playstations and iPhones around, people would play with old fashioned toys such as model cars. Dinky Toys are a beautiful example of this, and they are worth a lot of money today! The history of these popular miniature cars goes back to 1934. The factory was loca...

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