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.
Nintendo World Championships - $99,902
Retro Nintendo games are hot commodities today, still running around 20 to 50 dollars depending on the game and where you get it. Well, Nintendo World Championships was such a rare video game, someone on eBay spent $99,902 for it. Here’s hoping it still works.
Hot Rod from "Grease" - $180,100
In a 2014 listing, the 1949 Mercury hot rod seen in the movie “Grease” was put up on eBay for $180,100. And despite being the cost of a small house, a Grease superfan put down their hard cash and bought it.
Barry Bonds 715th Home Run Ball - $220,100
Baseball superfans will go to great lengths to get their favorite collectibles in baseball history. In this case, eBay bidder “52817” paid the hefty $220,100 to get Barry Bonds 715th Home Run Ball.
Loom Band Dress - $237,529
Helen Wright and Kathryn Burnand put together a dress made of 20,000 loom bands and put it up on eBay. The dress attracted tons of attention and ended up selling for $237,529.
Ian Usher Sells His "Life" – $309,292
If you’re fed up with your life, the last thing you might think about is selling it on eBay, but that’s exactly what Ian Usher did. Wanting a fresh start, he put everything he had and owned up for sale on eBay for the price of $309,292, including his motorcycle, car, and job. After the sale, he moved out to a deserted island and lived with ten chickens in a self-made house.