Monday, August 8, 2016

Auction Stars

Action Comics No. 1. Price: $1.5 Million

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa ($12 Million)

Marilyn Monroe Dress $1.26m

A massive, partly fossilized egg laid by a now-extinct elephant bird sold for more than $100,000.

The violin that played during the final hours of the sinking of the Titanic. $1.7 million.

Vintage model Rolex from 1942. It was one of just 12 created, and only eight still in existence. It sold at auction for $1.16 million.

Qianlong Vase. It took just 30 minutes for bidders to snap up this 18th century Chinese vase to a massive $53 million.

Artemis and the Stag. Curators predicted the 2,000-year-old bronze piece would fetch $7 million. Instead it became the most expensive relic ever sold when it commanded $28.6 million.

'World's Oldest' Champagne: $43,630. The bottle of Veuve Clicquot sold on June 3, 2011. In July 2010, divers off the Finnish coast discovered 145 bottles of wine and champagne that had gone down with the ship, a two-masted schooner which ran aground in 1830.

Recently, teenage sensation Justin Bieber got a stylish hair cut and delivered his hair to Ellen Degeneres, who put it on eBay for auctioning. Price: $40,668

Custer's Last Flag: $2,210,500. The flag was discovered by Sergeant Ferdinand Culbertson, one of the burial party after the bloody battle.

Billy the Kid Photo: $2.3 million. Sometimes referred to as "the Holy Grail of photography" this 130-year-old tintype of infamous outlaw Billy the Kid sold on June 25, 2011.

9ft-long intact Triceratops fossil. $1.8 million

1929 Al Capone Signed Booking Document. $10,000

Elvis Presley's soiled underwear sold for $8,000