Showing posts from September, 2008

Island for Sale, $1 Starting Bid

A man who owns a three acre island on the Halifax River has decided to sell it on eBay with a one dollar minimum bid. Bids have already gone above $350,000, so far.

Check out the list of the top ten private islands for sale.

Warren Buffett's Wealth Increased by 12% Today

The net worth of famous investor and billionaire, Warren Buffett, increased by 12.9% today as his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A) stock went up by $18,990 to $147,000. Don't forget to check out the previous article about the Trade Like Warren Buffett book review.

Cezanne Painting Sells for $13 million

A Cezanne painting was sold for $13 million to a Sydney, Australia art gallery, making it the most expensive painting purchased by an Australian art gallery. It was painted by Cezanne in 1888 and was called the "Bords de la Marine".

Last Section of Berlin Wall Sold for $11,290

One of the last sections of the Berlin Wall, covered in graffiti, sold for $11,290, by a Berlin auction house.

License Plate Sells for $727,782

The first license plate ever issued in Edinburgh, Scotland, originally issued in 1903, went for $727,782 at auction. The license number is 'S1'. The buyer remains anonymous.

$95,000 for a Barbie Doll

If you are looking for that perfect, unique gift for your daughter, you should purchase the one-of-a-kid Barbie doll, with 318 genuine diamonds in the doll's outfit. It was just released in Mexico City and is valued at about $94,800.

Village for Sale, 13 Bedroom Mansion Thrown In

If you ever considered owning your own village, now is your chance. A village in north Norfolk, England, including a historic 13-bedroom mansion plus a seven bedroom barn, is available for sale for only 25 million British pounds. The sellers are selling because it is too big to keep up.