With 320 carats of black and white diamonds only seven of these luxury chess sets have ever been created. Although another set known as the Jewel Royale has been rumored by some websites to be the most expensive in the world at $9.8 million it was never actually created and remains little more than a concept.
Sold at Serendipity 3 in New York City this deliciously expensive hamburger is held together with a solid gold, diamond-encrusted toothpick.
Price: $35 million
Not long ago this 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most expensive car ever when it was sold in the United Kingdom to a private collector.
Dating back to 1839, this daguerreotype camera sold at auction in 2007 is believed to be the oldest commercially manufactured camera in the world.
Price: $1,200 per square meter (Business real estate)
Although London and Paris were the previous contenders for this position, today three of the most expensive cities in the world are all found in Japan.
Price: $65,000 per night
With 10 rooms and 7 bathrooms the pricetag should come as no surprise.
Price: $2.3 million
Covered in hand sewn alligator skin studded with an obnoxious amount of diamonds this television is supposedly designed to make viewing a pleasure whether it’s on or off.
Price: $3.22 million
Made in Beijing this 9 foot piano was recently purchased at auction by a private bidder.
Price: $1,150 each
Introduced in 2006, these Honduran cigars arrive on your doorstep in a chest constructed out of camel bone. Unfortunately we regret to inform the cigar enthusiasts among you that only 5 chests were ever produced.
This four wheeled 1,500 lb monster goes from 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds with a top speed above 300 mph.
Price: $25 million
While it looks more like a glittery mess than anything useful for telling time, this diamond studded watch apparently struck somebody’s fancy…and wallet.
In the late 90′s an underwater search party stumbled across a century old shipwreck containing 2,000 bottles of this French champagne.
Price: $2 million
Weighing in at over 5 tons these units are made out of aircraft aluminum and spans nearly 40ft.
Price: $140 million
While Jackson Pollock’s work has certainly drawn its share of criticism for obvious reasons, any person that can shower a canvas with blobs of paint and then sell it for 7 figures probably doesn’t care very much about what other people think.
Price: $2 billion
Named after the mythical Atlantic island of Antillia, this house in downtown Mumbai, India has over 600 full time staff.