They were sold for huge money.
We used to think that everything has a price. But sometimes it is very difficult to understand who would want these weird and crazy things and how many are willing to pay people for a piece of pop culture or history.
We have made a selection of the most bizarre and unusual of the lots ever sold at auction.
15th place: gum Britney Spears, $ 216
Chewing gum Britney Spears was offered for sale by enterprising waiter who was serving pop-Princess in a London hotel. Phew!
14th place: breathing in the Bank, $ 530
Bank exhale Angelina Jolie and brad pitt were some reason bought a lucky fan on eBay.
13th place: a piece of wedding cake, $ 925
65-year-old piece of wedding cake with the wishes of the newlyweds, established in 1947 for the wedding of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Interestingly, it froze or canned? To try it is unlikely.
12th place: half-eaten sandwich, $ 3 154
Half-eaten French toast Justin Timberlake was sold on eBay fan who has expressed the wish to dry it and subsequently to use as decorations in his room.
11th place: used handkerchief, $ 5 300
Handkerchief that actress Scarlett Johansson twice and wiped his nose, leaving a trace of lipstick, and later signed. The lot was sold at a charity auction — the only possible justification for the exorbitant cost of a dirty handkerchief.
10th place: denture, $ 24 thousand
Partially gold dentures belonging to Winston Churchill, was created specifically to compensate for a congenital Lisp, Prime Minister of great Britain. Why exactly did he need a private collector, remains a mystery.
9th place: renal stone, $ 25 thousand
Yes, a kidney stone, which belonged to actor from “Star trek” (Star Trek) William Shatner, was sold at a charity auction. The proceeds went to build houses for the poor. Where the stone is unknown.
8th place: a picture of Donald trump, $ 29 thousand
Price on picture of Manhattan by the current President of the United States at a charity event back in 2005, in 3 times has exceeded the starting. Apparently, no wonder they say that contemporary art is growing very rapidly in price.
7th place: phone book Hitler’s, $ 45 thousand
Phone and a notebook of Hitler and more than 200 phone numbers were sold 2 times more expensive than the expected price. The buyer remains unknown, as his plans for contacts of people gone long ago.
6th place: Princess Leia swimsuit, $ 96 thousand
The fateful and legendary bikini heroine “Star wars” was included in the list of the most expensive things of the Saga, sold at auction. The actress refused to keep the memorable thing: “Where will I store such a stupid outfit and why?”
5th place: a giant ostrich egg, $ 100 thousand
Egg Madagascar aepyornis, also known as the elephant bird, belongs to the XVI–XVII centuries. The sight of these animals destroyed by man, apparently, so the price of rare eggs reach such heights.
4th place: handful of hair, $ 115 thousand
Hair of Elvis Presley, collected by his Barber after a haircut in 1958. Dreamed of hair like the king of rock-n-roll? Please!
3rd place: engagement ring, $ 118 thousand
A wedding ring belonging to Lee Harvey Oswald — the infamous murderer of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
2nd place: a piece of the Eiffel tower, $ 220 thousand
Section of the winding iron staircase, which Gustave Eiffel climbed to open the iconic monument in 1889.
1st place: violin from the Titanic, $ 1.7 million
The instrument, which was played by the musicians on the deck of a sinking ship. Authentication took about 7 years, and been debated until now.
Bonus: the Sister of musician James blunt
The musician James blunt was put up for auction… my sister! The girl had to be at the funeral in Ireland, and the musician made joking a lot with the comment that “damsel in distress needs a knight.” The winner of the bet not only drove the girl in his helicopter, but was the man of her dreams. The pair soon married, and two of their children was named in honor of helicopter models.
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