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November was another crazy month for auctions.The dress Judy Garland wore as Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” fetched $480,000, and several paintings sold for $40 million or more.
The most expensive auction item ever sold online
An online bidder purchased Edward Hopper's 'October on Cape Cod' for $9.6 million from Christie's this week.
The painting was the most expensive item ever sold online by an international auction house.
The previous record was set at $3.3 million for a Shang dynasty bronze wine vessel.
The most expensive production camera ever sold
A rare prototype Leica M3D camera owned by photojournalist David Douglas Duncan sold at auction for $2.57 million.
Only 31 models of the camera were ever made. The item earns the title of the world's most expensive production camera ever sold.
One of the rarest menus ever sold
A menu of the first meal served to first-class passengers aboard the RMS Titanic sold for $160,000 at auction in Britain.
It features menu items such as lobster, hodge podge, and roast beef.
A sale that exceeded expectations
Charlie Chaplin's iconic bowler hat and cane sold for $62,500 at auction this month.
The sale exceeded expectations.
Chaplin's 32-inch bamboo cane is inscribed 'CCLT 36' in black ink, a homage to the Little Tramp, Chaplin's signature character.
A famous timepiece
A platinum Patek Philippe watch owned by Eric Clapton sold for $3.6 million.
The 1987 perpetual calendar chronograph with moon phases was one of Christie's big ticket items during its sale in Geneva this month.
A very tiny, but expensive aeroplane
A toy aeroplane sold for $15,900 to an American collector at auction house Vectis in Thornaby, Yorkshire.
The toy is a British-made U.S.-style monoplane, originally bought in 1941 in Bristol, UK.
The plane was first purchased for $18.30, in today's money.
An expensive Monet
The Hackley School in Tarrytown, N.Y. sold a donated painting, Monet's 'Water Lilies,' at auction this month.
An anonymous American collector paid $43 million for it at Christie's.
Alumnus billionaire investment banker Herbert Allen, Jr. had donated the painting to The Hackley School, which charges $37,200 for high school day students.
The most expensive modern supercar ever sold
British auto dealer Tom Hartley, Jr. sold one of his 1998 supercars, the McLaren F1, for $5.6 million.
The F1 goes from 0 to 60 in 3.2 seconds, and was at one time the world's fastest supercar.
Only 64 were built, between 1993 and 1998. The buyer remained anonymous.
Really expensive movie memorabilia
The dress Judy Garland wore as Dorothy in 'The Wizard Of Oz' sold for $480,000 at auction.
The blue gingham dress received plenty of action with phone bids coming in from around the world.
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