Blaine Lotz of Edna, Kan., is this year's winner of the prestigious World Livestock Auctioneer Championship, hosted by the Livestock Marketing Association. Morgan Leigh Meisenheimer/Livestock Marketing Association hide caption

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Francis Bacon's 1969 triptych Three Studies of Lucian Freud. Christie's/Getty Images hide caption

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This violin is said to have been played by bandmaster Wallace Hartley during the final moments before the sinking of the Titanic. It's thought he put the instrument in that leather case. Hartley's body and the case were found by a ship that responded to the disaster. Now the violin has been sold. Peter Muhly /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This 1958 Chevrolet Cameo pickup truck with 1.3 miles and a three-speed transmission sold for $140,000 at Saturday's auction of vehicles stockpiled for decades by car dealership owner Ray Lambrecht. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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This 1925 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Maharaja comes with its own big game guns. It goes up for sale on Saturday in Las Vegas. Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. hide caption

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