Posts tagged as auction

Former KGB building for sale in Riga

Thursday, August 6, 2020

State JSC “State Real Estate” (VNĪ) offers a six-story brick building in Riga, Brīvības Street 61 or Tetera House, also known as the corner house , requiring that the exposition of the Latvian Occupation Museum is preserved in the building, VNĪ said August 6. The house was built in 1912 after architect Aleksandrs Vanags projected it as a rental house with shops. The interior layout of the building is suitable for rental…

Lithuania selects subsidy-free wind project in 1st renewables auction

Monday, January 20, 2020

A subsidy-free project for a wind farm of about 75 MW is the winner in Lithuania’s first technology-neutral renewables tender. Lithuania’s National Energy Regulatory Council (VERT) said on Thursday that the UAB Windfarm Akmene One project has won support of 0.3 TWh in the auction with a bid of EUR 0 per MWh. It, however, did not give details about the capacity of the selected project. VERT has received eight proposals in the…

50 rare amber stones will be put up for bidding

Monday, December 9, 2019

50 rare amber stones will be put up for bidding in Kaliningrad. The auction can be participated both by Russians and citizens of foreign countries. Auction will hold in Kaliningrad region, Russia, where is located the world’s largest amber deposit. JSC «Kaliningrad Amber Combine» (further – KAC) is the only enterprise in Russia and the biggest one in the world which mine amber in industrial way. Auction is organized by…

Jewish group condemns Nazi auction in Germany

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A Jewish group has sharply condemned an auction of Nazi memorabilia in Germany that includes Adolf Hitler’s top hat, a silver-plated edition of his book “Mein Kampf” and a cocktail dress owned by his long-time girlfriend Eva Braun. The European Jewish Association condemned the auction Wednesday at Hermann Historica in Munich, saying that “it’s wrong to make money off these blood-soaked items, especially in Germany of all places.” The German…

Adolf Hitler paintings: Berlin police seize ‘fake’ works at auction

Friday, January 25, 2019

Three watercolour paintings attributed to the former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler have been seized by German police. The works were up for sale at the Kloss auction house in Berlin, but taken on suspicions of forgery, police say. The separate works depict a mountain scene, a river and a distant figure sitting beneath a tree. They were created in the early 20th Century while Hitler, later guilty of some of…