Sometimes the ordinary things that everyone can find at home, turn into expensive lots at auction.
And all because they belonged to special people and have historical value.
We decided to recall the most sensational records of auctions, which was sold effects.
Patch nail Lady Gaga
From the entire list, this is perhaps the most strange object, which paid for a large amount. Invoice nail, which flew off the finger of the singer at the concert in Dublin was put up for auction where it was sold for $ 12 thousand
The x-rays of Marilyn Monroe
No less strange compared to the previous auction was held in Los Angeles in 2010. 3 x-ray of the chest Marilyn went under the hammer for $ 45 million
Pendant Helen Churchill with the “Titanic”
American writer and journalist, Helen Churchill bought a ticket on the Titanic when he received a letter saying that her son was in a car accident. With the collapse of the liner Helen handed the pendant with his portrait to a passenger who managed to escape. “Survivor” thing was sold at auction for £ 58 million
Gold watch Jacqueline Kennedy
In the summer of 2017, the auction house Christie’s will auction, which, to the delight of collectors, will be presented gold Tank watch from Cartier that belonged to Jacqueline Kennedy. Initial assessment cost varies from $ 60 thousand to 120 thousand, Many experts believe that the price will soar several times.
A smashed guitar of Kurt Cobain
At first, the concerts, the musician often pleased the fans with his antics, destroying all the equipment. His Fender Mustang guitar was sold at auction for $ 100k
The letter c of “Titanic”
This letter was written by Esther HART and her young daughter 8 hours before the collapse of the liner. They both survived the catastrophe. The last letter written on Board Titanic has sold at auction in England for £ 119 thousand It has survived thanks to what is left in the pocket of a coat that Hester’s husband gave her when boarding the boats.
Boots Ronald Reagan
40th US President Ronald Reagan was a collector of artifacts related to the Wild West. His leather boots with the frog skin and an ostrich feather, was sold for $ 199 500.
The Guitar John Lennon
Guitar played by John Lennon and George Harrison, was sold at auction for $ 408 thousand Lennon used this guitar to record videosesso the song “Hello, Goodbye”.
“Presidential” dress Marilyn
The name of the dress and the reason for its fame is linked with the fact that Marilyn Monroe sang the song “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” the 45-year anniversary of John F. Kennedy. In 1999 the dress sold for $ 1 267 500 and later resold several times more expensive.
Leather jacket Michael Jackson
In 2011, at a private auction in Los Angeles appeared leather jacket king of pop music, on the music video for the song “Thriller””. The initial expert evaluation the cost ranged from $ 200 thousand to 400 thousand, However, the lot was sold for $ 1.8 million.
Hat Of Napoleon
As you know, in his life of Napoleon wore three-cornered hats about 120, about 20 of them have survived to our times. In 2014, at auction in France, one of the three-cornered hats, the commander, went for $ 2.4 million
The instruments of Stradivari are in great demand among collectors who are not indifferent to music. Each tool is unique. In 2010, the Stradivarius “Molitor” (Molitor), 1697, were sold for $ 3.6 million.
Choker Elizabeth Taylor
In 2011, the auction house Christie’s staged an auction of stuff from a unique collection of the actress. It lasted for 4 days and set several world records, one of which is selling a necklace of natural pearls for $ 11 842 500.
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