A very old condom sold on online auction site Catawiki for 600 euros on Sunday. The condom, which comes from the 18th or 19th century and is made of sheep intestine, sold for more than double than what was expected and is now the most expensive condom in the world
Online auction site Catawiki is auctioning off a rare Dutch-language comic book this week. The comic book - De Vrolijke Avonturen van Doris Dobbel, by Belgian cartoonist Marc Sleen - appeared in 1952 and is in near-mint condition. Catawiki expects the comic book will sell for between 14 thousand and 19 thousand euros.
Catawiki has received a total of 75 million euros in investments, the Dutch auction site announced on Wednesday. Investors include investment fund Noord Nederland, Lead Edge Partners, Accel Partners and a number of media entrepreneurs including Willem Sijthoff
The oldest book ever printed in Breda, is being auctioned by auction house Catawiki.
The American investment house Accel Partners has invested 10 million euro into Dutch auction company Catawiki.
De Slegte, at one time one of the biggest bookshops in the Netherlands, is auctioning off its antique books. The bookshop chain was bought up by Polare in 2013 after it went bankrupt. The antique book collection was bought up by Polare and the most exceptional of them now being auctioned off.