Afternic.com just published its domain sales for the week of 8/5/13 – 8/11/13.
Total domain sales for the week, including confidential sales and sales under $1000, summed to $1,106,700.
All sales were led by Xylem.com which sold for $47,100 and BXE.com which sold for $40,000
Xylem.com has a wikipedia.org entry, which says Xylem is one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants (phloem is the other). The word xylem is derived from the Greek word ξύλον (xylon), meaning “wood”; the best-known xylem tissue is wood, though it is found throughout the plant” but most likely the buyer is Xylem Inc whose site is Xyleminc.com.
The domain Xylem is now registered to brand protection company Marksman.
BXE.com was a domain owned by BuyDomains.com
Here are all reported sales: