From a diamond-studded watch containing 874 twinkling little gems to a boat made from pure amber, they just 15 of the most expensive events ever sold.
1. Feather of a Huia bird – $10,000
This is the most valuable feather in the world, because it formerly belonged to a Huia bird, which is now extinct. The bird’s plumage was traditionally used to adorn Maori chiefs.
2. Manhattan Parking Spot -$ 1 million
This parking blot in downtown Manhattan was sold for six ages the average cost of an American residence. As any New York City driver knows, that’s a agreement!
3. Magnetic Floating Bed – $ 1.6 million
This magnetic bunk swims a few paws above the floor, and it can support up to 2,000 pounds.
4. Crystal Piano – $3.2 million
This crystal piano was used for the Beijing Olympic Games, and it was purchased at auction by a private bidder for a record $3.22 million U.S. dollars! I potted it sounds like pure gold.
5. A Photograph Called Rhein II – $4.3 million
Rhein II is a photograph by German visual creator Andreas Gursky that was taken in 1999. In 2011, a book was auctioned for a staggering $4.3 million, stimulating it the most expensive photograph ever sold.
6. Gold-Plated Bugatti Veyron – $ 10 million
This gold-plated Bugatti Veyron was induced specifically for a Middle-Eastern billionaire, and that billionaire certainly paid the price.
7. “Dead Shark” Art Piece – $12 million
Most often referred to as “Dead Shark”( but officially referred The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living ), this piece was created in 1991 by English artist Damien Hirst. It’s made of a beast shark preserved in formaldehyde. It was purchased by an anonymous hedge fund manager.
8. The Domain ‘Insure.com’ – $ 16 million
According to The Guinness Book of Records , Insure.com was the most expensive domain name ever sold. It now belongs to California-based marketing firm Quinstreet.
9. Watch Realise from 201 -Carat Gemstones – $ 25 million
This extremely expensive timepiece by Chopard is a 201 -carat luxury wristwatch that peculiarity 874 diamonds.
10. 1963 Ferrari GTO – $52 million
After being purchased by an anonymous collector in the United kingdom government, this classic blood-red glamour became the most expensive gondola of all time.
11. The Graff Pink Diamond – $ 46 million
The famous Graff pink diamond has frequently been been likened to pink champagne. British billionaire Laurence Graff purchased the 24 -carat diamond at the Sotheby’s auction, paying a astounding $46 million for the uncommon gem.
12. The Card Players – $275 million
The Card Players is a series of oil painting by the French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Cezanne. One form of The Card Players was sold in 2011 to the Royal Family of Qatar for virtually $300 million, constituting it the second largest most expensive work of art ever sold( after Interchange by Willem de Kooning ).
13. Villa Leopolda – $ 506 million
The Villa La Leopolda is a sprawling possession in Villefranche-sur-Mer, which is on the French Riviera. At one point, it was used as a World War II hospital, but it’s now on the market for $506 million.
14. Antilia -$ 1 billion
Named after a imaginary island, the only event mythological about this building is its rate. Owned by Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, this 34 -story home is designed to withstand shakes, and it contains three helipads and a parking garage that holds 160 autoes. Due to its mammoth sizing, the building compels 600 full-time staff members to keep it running.
15. The History Supreme Yacht – $4.5 billion
This is no everyday ship. The History Supreme is a ship made from solid gold and platinum. It also contains effigies made out of real dinosaur bones. It was bought by an anonymous Malaysian businessman.
If you had millions of dollars to waste, what would you buy?