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Munch’s lesser-known ‘The Mutter Under the Breath’ sells at auction for £17.25

After living in the shade of the more-renowned ‘The Scream’, Edvard Munch’s sister painting ‘The Mutter Under the Breath’ finally sold at auction in London this week for £17.25.

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Posted: May 4th, 2012
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Kindle (‘slightly foxed’) fetches record price

The value of a Kindle can depend as much on its content as on its physical condition, according to experts.

‘Recently we were unable to reach the starting price on a Kindle containing 3,500 books because most were Jeffrey Archer novels,’ said a Sotherby’s spokesman.

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2011
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DFS sofa sells for record £30m

A wealthy Japanese collector of fine furniture bought the sofa, discovered in a neglected state in the front garden of a council house in Barnsley.

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Posted: Jan 5th, 2011
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Newspaper with mistake fetches £250k at auction

A rare copy of The Guardian containing a printing error fetched a record £250,000 at auction yesterday. Some 20,000 copies of the paper were printed in 1992 before the mistake was noticed. Most of the defective copies were immediately pulped but a small number found their way into the hands of collectors.

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Posted: Jul 2nd, 2009
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