Auctions: Saints Super Bowl Ring, Lucas-signed Star Wars Lightsaber, and More Fresh News

New Orleans Saints 2010 Super Bowl Championship ring to be auctioned Dec. 3. Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers and Neal Auction Co.

New Orleans Saints 2010 Super Bowl Championship ring to be auctioned Dec. 3. Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers and Neal Auction Co.

 

News and updates from around the arts and auction community:

  • On Saturday, Neal Auction Company in New Orleans will auction a New Orleans Saints 2010 Super Bowl ring that originally belonged to a Saints employee. The ring was produced by Tiffany & Co., and is set with more than 100 diamonds. [Read more from WWLTV.com]
  • A one-of-a-kind Anakin Skywalker Jedi Lightsaber signed by Star Wars creator and director George Lucas will be auctioned online this weekend. It was a prize won in a major British retailer’s competition and comes with ironclad documentation. [Read more from LiveAuctioneers]
  • Nostalgic former punks with fat 401Ks, this is for you. The iconic front awning from New York’s legendary dive bar and music venue, CBGB, is being auctioned on Dec. 10, but it could set you back $25,000-$35,000. [Read more from Time Out NY]
  • Brothers Maurice and Paul Marciano, co-founders of the Guess clothing brand, are transforming the Los Angeles Scottish Rite Masonic Temple they bought in 2013 into an art museum. The 110,000-square-foot building will open in the spring as the Marciano Art Foundation and contain their 1,500-piece collection of contemporary art. [Read more from the Wall Street Journal]

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