25 Most Expensive Things Sold On eBay

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.

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Nintendo World Championships - $99,902

world championshipsSource: http://www.businessinsider.com/rare-nintendo-game-for-100k-2014-1

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

hot rodSource: http://www.lamag.com/askchris/grease-hot-rod-sells-for-more-than-180000/

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

barry bondsSource: https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Bonds-715th-home-run-ball-fetches-220K-on-eBay-2514767.php

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

loom bandsSource: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/winning-bidder-170000-ebay-loom-3895935

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

ian usherSource: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2564058/Man-50-sells-life-eBay-moves-deserted-tropical-island-Panama-no-electricity-10-resident-chickens.html

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.

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