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Wild price for sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda breaks auction records

Wild price for sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda breaks auction records

Back in April, we told you about a sealed copy of the original Super Mario Bros. that fetched the hefty sum of $660,000 at auction. At the time, we wondered how long this record would stand, and as it turns out, it didn't take long for the record to be broken. Today Heritage Auctions announced that it has sold a sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda for nearly one million dollars.

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This old, rare wooden folding chair sold at auction for $8.5 million

This old, rare wooden folding chair sold at auction for $8.5 million

Christie's Hong Kong recently announced the results from multiple auctions, including one for a unique folding chair made of wood that was crafted and used in China during the 17th century. According to the auction house, the item sold at an amount several times higher than anticipated, ultimately going to the highest bidder for the equivalent of $8.5 million.

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Iconic Big Oly Ford Bronco brings nearly $2 million at auction

Iconic Big Oly Ford Bronco brings nearly $2 million at auction

Ford has been successful in automotive racing in all forms going back for decades. One of the most successful racing trucks to ever run the iconic Baja 1000 was a classic Ford Bronco. The classic Bronco was dubbed "Big Oly" due to its Olympia Beer sponsorship and ran the Baja 1000 in 1971 and 1972. The truck won both of those events and also won the Baja 500 and Mint 400 in 1973.

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1970 Porsche 917 K from the film “Le Mans” heads to auction

1970 Porsche 917 K from the film “Le Mans” heads to auction

When it comes to big-time actors from the 60s and 70s, one of the biggest was Steve McQueen. McQueen was in some of the most iconic movies from the period, including classics like "Bullitt" and "Le Mans." The incredible 1970 Porsche 917 K in the images here will look familiar to any fans of the film "Le Mans" as a car featured heavily in the race footage.

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Warhol NFT auction opens Pandora’s Box on “original art”

Warhol NFT auction opens Pandora’s Box on “original art”

Christies is set to auction several Andy Warhol digital works of art on the NFT blockchain. This would at first seem like the perfect opportunity to demonstrate how an NFT could be used to buy and sell art that would otherwise seem ephemeral. There's just one problem: The files described by the auction are not the originals they profess to be - they couldn't be.

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Sotheby’s first NFT auction revealed

Sotheby’s first NFT auction revealed

An art auction is set to take place in June of 2021 called "Natively Digital: A Curated NFT Sale." This sale will be hosted by Sotheby's, and it'll take place entirely online. Sotheby's started their description of this sale with the following: "NFTs will be considered one of the groundbreaking artistic breakthroughs of the century."

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The mythical 255-MPH Corvette Callaway Sledgehammer is up for sale

The mythical 255-MPH Corvette Callaway Sledgehammer is up for sale

Sure, the C4 Corvette-based Callaway Sledgehammer is an old car, but we’re not talking about an ordinary fourth-gen Corvette. The Callaway Sledgehammer is a one-off version with an aero-optimized body kit and a twin-turbo V8 engine.

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Sotheby’s Banksy is first physical painting sold with cryptocurrency option

Sotheby’s Banksy is first physical painting sold with cryptocurrency option

A battle between four bidders ended with a $12.9 million hammer price for the Banksy artwork 'Love is in the Air'. This is the first piece of art sold in a Sotheby's auction where cryptocurrency was accepted as a payment option for a physical artwork. It's likely this practice will continue with other major sales in the near future.

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Mitsubishi is the selling every classic ride in its UK heritage fleet

Mitsubishi is the selling every classic ride in its UK heritage fleet

Over the years, Mitsubishi has made some very cool automobiles that are highly desired by sports car fans. Cars like the Evo and 3000GT, for example. In recent years, Mitsubishi has fallen on tough times and has recently decided to pull out of the UK entirely.

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Jerry Seinfeld’s former 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS is for sale

Jerry Seinfeld’s former 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS is for sale

Of all the iconic sports cars that Porsche has made over the years, perhaps the most iconic is the 911. Out of the 911 range, one of the most desirable cars is the 911 GT3 RS, built purely for performance and handling on the racetrack. The car in the images below is even more special than your typical GT3 RS.

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A sealed copy of Super Mario Bros just sold for a truly ridiculous amount

A sealed copy of Super Mario Bros just sold for a truly ridiculous amount

When it comes to classic games, it's hard to beat Super Mario Bros. The first game in what is certainly one of the most iconic gaming franchises of all time, Super Mario Bros. has stood the test of time and is still the favorite of speedrunners and retro gaming enthusiasts alike. It also is apparently a favorite of retro collectors, as a sealed copy of the game in mint condition recently sold at auction for a ridiculous amount of money.

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Lamborghini-powered 1999 Vector M-12 heads to auction

Lamborghini-powered 1999 Vector M-12 heads to auction

One of the wildest looking exotic cars produced in the late 90s has to be the Vector M-12. Only 14 of these cars were built. The one in the images below is number 12 out of the entire 14 unit production run that spanned 1996 through 1999. This particular car was the second one of four produced in 1999.

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