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Tsarouchis painting “May” breaks painter’s sale record

A painting by Yiannis Tsarouchis (1910-1989) was sold at a world record-breaking price for his work in an auction held in Athens on Thursday, it was reported on Friday. The painting ‘May’ was sold for 475,542 euros by Vergos Auctions at Zappeion Hall. It was the highest price ever achieved …

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Ancient Greek coin sells for record price at Swiss auction

A rare ancient Greek coin fetched a record-breaking six million dollars at an auction held on May 19 at the Numismatica Ars Classica auction house in Zurich. The 2,400-year-old gold stater, minted around 340–25 B.C.E., was bought by a private collector, Artnet Magazine reported. Known as a Panticapaeum stater, after …

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Tentoglou to auction his “Inappropriate shoes” for the earthquake-hit children in Turkey & Syria

Greece’s long jumper and Olympic gold medalist Miltos Tentoglou will auction his “inappropriate shoes” that had cancelled his 8.40m long jump. The money from the auction will be donated for the children victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The auction was proposed by his trainer Giorgos Pomaski and …

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Outrage as Supreme Court allows funds to auction residents

The Greek Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that servicers based in Greece have the right to participate in court actions and carry residential auctions under their brand name and not as representatives of funds. The decision was issued in an unprecedented speed for Greece’s justice, in just two weeks after …

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Benaki Museum to auction online art works, raise funds for its survival

The Benaki Museum in Athens is fighting for its survival due to the imposed closure s part of the measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic in Greece had led to a monthly loss of revenue totaling about 400,000 euros. To respond to the crisis, The Benaki Museum Fundraising & Development …

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Ancient Greek Amphora of “disputed ownership” to be auctioned in New York

An Ancient Greek Amphora is to go on auction in New York at the end of the month. Too bad that the ownership is currently disputed by Greek forensic archaeologists who have alerted authorities to investigate the issue.  The black-figured amphora may end back to Greece, local media report. The …

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Marble tombstone from 360 BC back to Greece before auctioned in London

An Ancient Greek marble tombstone return to its home in Greece before it was sold at an action of antiquities at the Sotheby’s house of London. The Greek Ministry of Culture said the engraved tombstone from the Attica  was illegally exported form Greece and was repatriated on September 7, 2018. …

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Sotheby’s sues Greece over antic bronze horse set for auction, Culture Ministry says…

A small bronze horse figure from Ancient Greece is the subject of a lawsuit by Sotheby’s auction house against Greece, in an unprecedented legal case, where the auction house sues a government, media report. The antic figure dated from the 8th century BC was owned by art collectors Howard and …

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Prominent hotel group in Kos up for auction for outstanding bank loans

Several hotel units in Greece are set to go on the auction block in the upcoming period, with most coming under foreclosure due to defaults on bank loans. According to narfemporiki, one company in bankruptcy liquidation is the Lakitira S.A. company, which managed three units on the holiday island of …

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Only one topic in Greece: The auction for the four TV licenses

The controversial TV licenses auction is unfolding in full speed and one or two out of four licenses in total have apparently been already secured by the competitors. However, at the same time the wall of the building where the auction is taking place under strict secrecy and strong security …

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Greece sells €1.138 billion in 6-month T-bills

Greece sold its targeted amount at a Treasury bill auction Wednesday, although the allotment yield increased from last month. The Greek Public Debt Management Agency sold EUR1.138 billion in 26-week T-bills, with the allotment including a 30% non-competitive tranche above the EUR875 million offer size, in line with Greek auction …

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ND-candidate: Banks seize homes in order to give mortgages

These days I try to avoid watching on television candidates from political parties praising their program and their positions. It mostly makes me sad to see either new and totally unknown faces or veterans MPs of all colors and ideological directions insisting that they know how to economically save me;  …

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