Newly Discovered Kennedy Family Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Off
The family of a longtime confidant to John F. Kennedy discovered an incredible collection of never before seen photos and keepsakes hidden away in a closet. The items are expected to go for up to $20,000 to $40,000 at auction next month.
Michael Jackson's Depressing Letter To Lisa Marie Presley
Uh...what exactly was she supposed to smell? Originally up for sale, this personal note to Jackson's then wife has been pulled from auction after Presley was understandably outraged. It describes the insomnia that would eventually lead to Jackson's lethal Propofol addiction. And, yes, his nickname for himself was "Turd."
eBay Auction Alert: "Moby Dick," Typed On Four Rolls Of Toilet Paper
The asking price for the two-ply Cottonelle masterpiece is a mere $999.95, plus free shipping. So you better hurry. There's less than a day left to nab this top-notch bathroom literature before the auction expires. (Truth: zero bids so far.)
JFK's Hearse On The Auction Block
In the market for a morbid ride? At this weekend's Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, the 1964 Cadillac Hearse that transported the body of President John F. Kennedy is up for grabs. UPDATE: Hearse sells for $160,000 to commercial real estate developer.
10 Previously Unpublished Photos Of The Beatles
Photographer Mike Mitchell took these amazing photos of The Beatles at the Washington Coliseum in 1964 when he was 18. Then he put them in a basement and forgot about them for 47 years. Next week, they are up for auction at Christie's in New York. (via.)
30 Disturbing Items From The Unabomber Auction
The personal effects of Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, will be sold by GSA Auctions with proceeds being used to compensate Kaczynski's victims. The auction will run from May 18 to June 2 and includes personal documents such as driver’s licenses, birth certificates, deeds, checks, academic transcripts, photos, and his handwritten codes; typewriters; tools; clothing; watches; several hundred books; and more than 20,000 pages of written documents including the original handwritten and typewritten versions of the "Unabom Manifesto." That is one load of creepy. (via Alix)