🌱 A piece of grass from Liam Gallagher’s Knebworth concert has been listed as sold on eBay for £65,900. Lucky seller David Watson 35, from Stourbridge, had the bright idea of listing the grass on the poplar marketplace. Titled ‘Grass From Liam Gallagher at Knebworth 2022’, potential buyers flocked to the auction, with a total of 120 bids made.
⛵ Centuries-old shipwrecks found off Colombian coast could be worth billions of dollars! Colombian naval officials conducting underwater monitoring of the long-sunken San José galleon say they have discovered two other historical shipwrecks nearby. The wrecks, a colonial boat and a schooner, are thought to be from around the same period as Colombia's war for independence from Spain, some 200 years ago. The San José galleon, located in 2015 was sunk by the British in 1708 near Colombia's Caribbean port of Cartagena
A recent Phillips auction saw an incredible performance from a selection of Andy Warhol prints. 24 Pieces (including a Reigning Queen) were included during the event on the 14-15th June with a combined top estimate of approximately £875k, the result blew this out of the water with a combined sale value in excess of £1.7m!
In the last poll you voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Eid Mar Roman Coin for which we proceeded to bid £1m, unfortunately, we were beaten with a bid of over £2m! Also garnering 85% of the vote was 'Darwin - Origin of Species' with honourable mentions going to Banksy and Batman No.1 Comic Book!
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