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Sotheby's gets wired

Famed auction house Sotheby's will launch an Internet auction house for jewellery, art and antiques, the company said today.
Written by Margaret Kane, Contributor on

The company plans to spend at least $25 m (£15) developing the site. Susan Solomon, former president and CEO of Sony Worldwide Networks, will become CEO of sotheby's.com and executive vice president at Sotheby's Holdings. The auctioneer plans to host a baseball memorabilia auction online and off-line this summer.

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