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Russians May Have to give up Caviar

According to Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Sergei Ivanov, Russians may have to give up black caviar for as long as five to seven years, due to the low number of sturgeon.

The Art Gallery Ship

The Grand Luxe, is a five deck yacht which has 28 galleries that sells fine art, antiques and jewelry. It is on tour along the East Coast with 38 stops from Maine to Florida.

Pearls of Marie Antoinette $800,000

The pearls that were once owned by Marie Antoinette and made into a necklace are going up for auction. They will be sold by Christie's in London. Expected price is $800,000.

Why Not Add the Magna Carta to your Collection

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The only privately owned copy of the Magna Carta from the 13th century will be auctioned by Sotheby's in December. Anticipated price that it will be sold at is $20 million to $30 million. It is being sold by billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot's foundation.

Million Dollar Cars at Florida Hard Rock Casino

The Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auction will be held at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida on March 27 through March 29, 2008. A similar show will also be held in California and Arizona. Last year, they sold a Lamborghini Miura P400 SV for $963,000.

Luxury Dog Houses

If you are looking for top of the line real estate for your favorite canine, there are several styles and floorplans available for your consideration.

Doggy Dream Homes will build your dog a customized CLASSIC COUNTRY dog house at a starting price of $12,000, or a TRADITIONAL style for $14,000.

The Well Appointed House has the Colonial Mansion Dog House for $6,160.

Lilliput Play Homes has a 'bottom of the line' Junkyard Doghouse for $899.

$750,000 for a Watch

Do you realize that eBay currently has over 110,000 watches for sale on their website right now? There is currently a PATEK PHILIPPE 5016 MINUTE REPEATER PERPETUAL CALENDAR PLATINUM WATCH for auction, which has a minimum bid of $750,000. The watch has a platinum case, with sapphire crystals both front and back. The watch has date, day, and moonphase which is accurate to one day in 122 years.

Rubens Oil Sketch $12 Million Estimate

A rare Peter Paul Rubens oil sketch called Two Studies of a Young Man, is expected to sell at a Christie's auction for $8 million to $12 million.

Top Cars (by Price)

Forbes recently came out with its list of the most expensive cars available in the U.S. At the top of the list is the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 at $1.4 million, the only production car with a horsepower over 1,000. There is also the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Editionat $482,750, the Rolls-Royce Drophead Coupe at $412,000, the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster at $362,400, and many more.

Sky High Auction Prices

Stockerblog.com has come out with a list of sky high auction prices for various types of items, some very unusual.

$14,500 Dessert

Beer Dispensing Refrigerator

For the man who has everything. How about a Beer Dispensing Refrigerator that dispenses beer similar to a water dispenser in the door of the fridge.

New Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe

Rolls-Royce announced that they will be releasing a new four seat two door Phantom coupe, which will sell for about $484,000. The car will have a 6.75 litre V12 engine.