Rare Ferrari expected to fetch 4million when it goes under the hammer: Classic car one of only 74 ever madeFerrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione to be auctioned in ArizonaCar is 17th model in range of 74 from highly sought-after 1960 rangeVehicle has had four owners and can reach speeds in excess of 150 mph | UPDATED: 21:08 GMT, 26 December 2012 A classic Ferrari could become one of the world's most expensive ever cars when it goes on sale next month. The Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione could fetch up to 4 million after a boom in the classic Ferrari market over the last 18 months. The car is one of only 74 models in the 1960 range produced by the Italian car maker.
Artist fears 500,000 gold sculpture 'stolen' from Christie's auction house will be melted down for cash | UPDATED: 18:42 GMT, 30 November 2012 Scottish artist Douglas Gordon A sculpture made from solid gold by a Turner prize-winning artist had been 'stolen' while under the care of famous auction house Christie's. Douglas Gordon claims he only learned that the piece, called 'The Left Hand and the Right Hand Have Abandoned One Another', had been taken after a curator mentioned it to him
Hey dough! Jimi Hendrix's favourite guitar which he switched before setting cheaper version on fire sells for 250,000 Hey Joe guitarist tricked his fans into thinking he'd set fire to guitarInstead he switched it for cheaper model moments beforeIconic instrument was sold at London auction for 250,000 | UPDATED: 15:19 GMT, 28 November 2012 One of the most famous rock 'n' roll guitars – that was so good Jimi Hendrix couldn't bring himself to burn it – has sold for almost 250,000. The musician tricked his fans into thinking he had set fire to his favourite electric guitar on stage at a famous concert. Instead, he switched it for a lesser model seconds before dousing it in lighter fluid as a stunt to mark the end of his set at the Monterey International Pop Festival in 1967