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Tony Soprano’s Escalade heads to auction

Tony Soprano’s Escalade heads to auction

Fans of the ended HBO series The Sopranos who happen to be in the market for a big SUV will want to check this out. The Cadillac Escalade that Tony drove in the series is going up for auction at RR Auction in Boston. The SUV is expected to bring between $30,000 and $50,000 when the gavel falls.

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Apple 1 computer goes up for auction

Apple 1 computer goes up for auction

One of the first Apple computers, an Apple 1, is up for auction at Christie’s, making it the latest of the collectible systems to go up for sale. It is anticipated the computer could end up selling for as much as $800,000, though we won’t know for sure until the auction ends later on this month. The auction has a starting bid of $371,000 USD, reserving it for those who are keen on fleshing out their Apple collection.

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Steve McQueen driven ’71 Porsche 911 T heads to auction

Steve McQueen driven ’71 Porsche 911 T heads to auction

It’s amazing how much value an object that was owned by a celebrity can gain just by being linked to the celebrity and few names add more to the value of a car than Steve McQueen. McQueen was a famous actor from the ‘70s and ‘80s who is now deceased. A Porsche that he drove while making his iconic racing film Le Mans is heading to auction with Christies and the car is expected to command a premium just because McQueen drove the car during filming.

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Princess Leia ‘slave’ bikini auctioned for $96K

Princess Leia ‘slave’ bikini auctioned for $96K

It's no surprise that an authentic prop or costume from the original Star Wars trilogy sells for a high price during an auction. In the latest case, it was the gold bikini worn by Princess Leia when she was enslaved to Jabba the Hutt in Return of the Jedi, and the lucky bidder won it for $96,000. The costume, which was to be used by actress Carrie Fisher, was sold through the auction house Profiles in History on October 1st.

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Apollo Edition Ford Mustang to be auctioned by Experimental Aircraft Association

Apollo Edition Ford Mustang to be auctioned by Experimental Aircraft Association

What you're seeing here is a very limited edition 2015 Ford Mustang designed after NASA's Apollo spacecraft program — one-of-a-kind limited, to be specific. Ford built and donated the special edition Pony car to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), who will be auctioning it off later this month. The Mustang specifically takes its look from the Saturn V rocket that flew to the moon and space between 1967 and 1973.

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Porsche sold a 919 Hybrid replica model for over $100k

Porsche sold a 919 Hybrid replica model for over $100k

Want to blow $100,000 in cash on a nice sports car? You've got plenty of options, like a Porsche for example. But how about getting a Porsche that can't be driven. No, not like it isn't street-legal, but in that it doesn't actually have an engine. That's what one lucky eBayer bought when Porsche auctioned off a non-functional replica model of its 919 Hybrid, the same vehicle that just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

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$200,000 Vintage Apple I computer recycled by unsuspecting mystery woman

$200,000 Vintage Apple I computer recycled by unsuspecting mystery woman

Next time you clean out your garage, you might want to get any old electronics sitting around appraised before resigning them to the scrap heap. A mystery woman went to the San Francisco electronics recycling company, Clean Bay Area to donate her late husband's electronics to make room in the garage. In doing so, she accidentally threw away a rare, vintage computer, worth $200,000. It may have looked like a random, old circuit board to the untrained eye, but the dusty electronics turned out the be an exceedingly elusive Apple I computer.

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Lockheed Martin Sea Slice experimental ship can be yours

Lockheed Martin Sea Slice experimental ship can be yours

If you have always wanted to own your own naval vessel, here is your chance. Lockheed Martin and the Navy teamed up to build a ship called the Sea Slice that was launched back in 1996. Sea Slice is an experimental ship that had a new and unique modified hull design called SWATH standing for Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull design.

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FCC auction: AT&T, Verizon win big, T-Mobile comes up short

FCC auction: AT&T, Verizon win big, T-Mobile comes up short

An FCC auction for wireless spectrum ended this week, and according to the commission, $41.3 billion was raised. That’s a slight dip from the $45 billion we’d heard about when the auction actually closed, but various discounts and incentives helped bidders out. We know what you’re thinking, though. How did your carrier do? Who made successful bids? Luckily, the FCC also let loose all the info regarding who bid what, and whether or not their bids were successful. As you might have guessed, AT&T and Verizon came out on top.

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Buy the original, 47-year-old Star Trek phaser for $60k

Buy the original, 47-year-old Star Trek phaser for $60k

Star Wars may have those sweet lightsaber weapons, but Star Trek will always have phasers, which are… kind of cool? Well, never mind that, if you're a big fan of the original Star Trek TV series, you better get yourself to Los Angeles quick, as an original prop phaser is going to be auctioned, and it's expected to sell for at least $60,000. Now 47 years old, the phaser was used by William Shatner's Captain James T. Kirk, and is one of only two that still exist.

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ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com owner selling site, tired of dealing with glitter

ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com owner selling site, tired of dealing with glitter

Less than a week after launching, the Australian entrepreneur behind the fiendishly clever ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com is trying to sell the site and be rid of the awful product he sends people at your request. 22-year-old Mathew Carpenter made headlines with his site that offered to anonymously mail an envelope full of glitter to any address in the world for $9.99. Turns out trying to ship glitter sucks just as much as receiving a "glitter bomb" in the mail.

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US Marshals to sell off more Silk Road Bitcoins at auction

US Marshals to sell off more Silk Road Bitcoins at auction

Silk Road was a website where all sorts of illegal and illicit items could be purchased. To keep the buyers and sellers from being tracked, many of the purchases on the site were made using Bitcoins. When the site owner was captured and his personal stash of Bitcoins confiscated, there was a huge amount of money to be made. Last January prosecutors and Ross Ulbricht agreed that the US Marshals could sell Bitcoins found on computer gear Ulbricht owned.

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