People buy things on eBay all the time. First created in 1995, it’s one of the oldest and most-well known internet auction sites. In its early stages, people generally sold small things. For instance, did you know the first thing sold on eBay was a laser pointer? However, as it expanded, people started selling more valuable items. While most people probably go there to buy something cheap, once in a while people make expensive purchases. As a result, it has become popular to sell whatever you can come up with, and it hasn’t taken too long for practically everything to be sold on eBay. Curious to see what high-priced items people have sold? Here are the 25 Most Expensive Things Sold On eBay.
Zagami Martian Meteorite - $450,000
A large piece of Zagami Martian Meteorite fell down to Nigeria in 1962. Many years later, in 2006, the owners put it up on eBay for $450,000. While meteorites are popular with collectors, this one is considered one of the most expensive in history.
Old Hollywood Sign - $450,400
The old Hollywood sign read, “Hollywoodland” until 1949 when they decided to preserve the sign and take the last four letters down. In 1973, it was declared a historical monument and was replaced in 1978 after a celebrity fundraiser. The old sign was purchased on eBay for $450,400.
Shoeless Joe Jackson’s Baseball Bat - $577,610
Considered to be one of the highest prices ever paid for a baseball bat, Shoeless Joe Jackson’s Baseball Bat was sold on eBay for $577,610. Only two people bid, and it finally went to Rob Mitchell, the owner of a marketing company.
2016 Lamborghini Aventador - $659,800
People buy cars on eBay all the time. Usually, they’re looking for a good deal and a cheap price. But, not many payout huge sums to get the car of their dreams. The most expensive car ever sold is considered to be the 2016 Lamborghini Aventador for $659,800.
Old Raisin Box - $700,000
Crazy stuff gets sold on eBay all the time and surprisingly, people actually buy it. In this case, a vintage Sun Maid Raisins box made in the 1950’s was sold for $700,000.