Showing posts from November, 2016

Tintin Drawing Sold for Over $1.5 Million at Auction

Photograph: Hergé/Moulinsart In 1929, the Belgian cartoonist Hergé created Tintin, a cartoon hero from a comics series. Tintin is a reporter who travels around the world, accompanied by his dog Snowy. The original artwork from Explorers on the Moon was sold at auction in Paris. The estimated sales price was expected to be between 700,000 euros and 900,000 euros. There was intensive bidding for the item, which was hammered at 1.5 million euros, about $1.64 million, a world's record for a comic strip .  

Florida Island Just Listed on eBay

If you have ever wanted your own island, one that is part of the United States, you now have an opportunity. Gopher Key Island, located in Monroe County in the Florida Keys, is being offered on eBay. Although it is a remote private island, filled with mangroves and trees, it is very close to Cudjoe Key. The island includes a campsite, a cove, and a sandy area. The price for this great location is only $3,450,000.00 . The listing ends December 5. If you are looking for a present for the billionaire who has everything, this island could be just the gift, just in time for Christmas.