eBay is one of the most popular site to sell and buy your favorite stuff globally by online auction. This consumer to consumer website is an innovative way to establish a link between people and businesses, enabling them to buy and sell a variety of goods and services all over the world in auction style. The items dealt on eBay vary in terms of price, quality as well as type, right from clothing, household goods to technology, the list is endless.
Here is a list of top 10 most expensive items sold on eBay:
One of the most expensive items sold on eBay is the giga-yacht, built by Frank Mulder, which went for a whopping sum of $ 140 million in 2005. Some amazing features of this 405-foot long yacht include a built in helicopter garage, beauty salon, fitness room, office and 10 luxurious suites, in addition to 8 guest cabins.
Navy F/A 18A Hornet
Next on this list is this supersonic aircraft, which was listed in 2004 by Mike Landa, at a price, a little over a million dollars. The parts of the jet had to be disassembled so that it could be conveniently shipped to its buyer.
Another costly item listed on Ebay was a private jet Gulfstream II, which was sold in 2001 for a huge sum of $ 4.9 million. The luxurious 12 seater jet was bought by an Africa based charter flight company.
Lunch with Warren Buffett
Warren Buffet, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and also the third richest man in the world, regularly organizes a power lunch every year, the proceeds from whose auction go for charity to a church in San Francisco. The power lunch with Buffet fetched a whopping sum of $ 2.6 million in 2010, from an anonymous bidder.
Atlas F Missile Base
The Atlas Missile Base, a bunker designed to withstand missile attack during the Cold War era is one of the most expensive item on eBay, which was auctioned for $ 2.1 million in 2002. Later, it was converted into a residence, equipped with a private airstrip and Jacuzzi.
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An amazing auction on eBay was that of a town in California called Bridgeville, which was sold to the winning bidder for $ 1.7 million in 2002. The picturesque town has been sold twice after its first bid.
Honus Wagner Baseball Card
An unusual item to spend over a million dollars is a baseball card and Brian Seigel did just that in 2000, by buying a card featuring the Pittsburg player, Honus Wagner for $ 1.2 million. This rare 1909 card was first owned by LA Kings owner Bruce McNall and then the Canadian hockey player Wayne Gretzky.
Another item on the list of most expensive things sold on eBay is the Enzo Ferrari, which went for a huge sum of $ 1 million in 2004 and was claimed by a Swiss bidder.
“Shoeless” Joe Baseball Bat
The nephew of the great baseball player “Shoeless” Joe Jackson auctioned his baseball bat on eBay in 2001, which fetched a price of $ 577610, becoming the most expensive baseball bat in the world. The favorite bat of Jackson was nicknamed Black Betsy.
Goods of Ian Usher
Ian Usher, a skydiver from Britain sold his goods, including a 3 bedroom home, parachuting equipment and an old Mazda, all together for $ 309292. He sold his personal stuff as he wanted to start afresh after a broken marriage.
All these are the examples of the highest bids on the popular online auction site eBay.