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The Violin Market

The Violin Market

Who would be a violinist in the 21st century? Orchestras are running out of funding while those that escape the cuts are having to become more ‘commercial’.

Top 5: World’s most expensive Jewellery

Top 5: World’s most expensive Jewellery

Unsurprisingly diamonds take up all 5 spots in our most expensive jewellery list, having been bought, sold and designed by an intriguing range of business men, royalty, dealers and celebrities.

Top 5: World’s Most Expensive Books

Top 5: World’s Most Expensive Books

First edition prints of books, manuscripts and folios can fetch enormous sums at auction. Here is our list of the five most valuable books ever sold.

Top 5: Record coins at auction

Top 5: Record coins at auction

Take a look at our list of the top 5 record coin auction prices of all time. Many of the coins have colourful pasts, having passed through some famous owners.

Top 10: All-time record auction values

A list of the top 10 record auction prices from around the globe. The recent sale of the Chinese Quinlong vase for £43m in Ruislip, England is the only object to make it into a top 10 dominated by pictures.

 

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