Auctions are a fun, high-paced environment where people can walk away with absolute treasures. Sometimes there are valuable antiques you can purchase. Sometimes there are pretty strange items up for auction. These are the strangest items that have been auctioned off.
The entire country of New Zealand was put up for auction with the bidding starting at just one cent. An Australian man posted it on eBay. Needless to say, the prime minister of New Zealand didn’t find the auction very amusing.
J.D. Salinger’s Toilet
The famous writer’s toilet was put up for auction in 2010 with a starting bid at $1 million.
This stuffed ostrich was taxidermied in 1785 in Italy. It was put up for auction at Christies. The winning bidder paid a whopping $40,000 for it.
This is supposedly a slice of wedding cake from the wedding of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. This moldy piece of cake sold for $730.
Violin from the Titanic
This very important antique violin belonged to Wallace Hartley, the bandleader who played upon the Titanic until it sank into the Atlantic. The auctioning of this violin lasted for 10 minutes and was sold at $1,250,000.
The Sexual Objects Record
The Sexual Objects record, Marshmallow was auctioned off for $5,500 on eBay. It is the only vinyl copy of the record in the world.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s Breath
This jar supposedly holds the breath of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. When it was put up for auction, it sold for a whopping $444.
Lee Harvey Oswald’s Wedding Ring
The man who killed President John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald, had his ring auctioned off for a whopping $118,000. A anonymous buyer in Texas won the auction.
Just Bieber’s Spacesuit
When Justin Bieber and Ozzy Osbourne shot a commercial for a Super Bowl, Bieber ended up wearing a spacesuit. This spacesuit was bought for $5,580 at an auction.
Have you ever seen a black watermelon? These melons grow on a Japanese island, Hokkaido. A single black watermelon sold for $4,053 at an auction.
Elvis Presley’s unlaundered underwear went up for auction. However, the stained underwear was never sold. There are still decent people in the world.
Two real human skeletons dressed up as a bride and a groom sold on auction for $950. It’s a great steal if you’re looking for something like that.
Monica Lewinsky’s Lingerie
The infamous Monica Lewinsky’s lingerie was auctioned off for $50,000. You probably know her from her scandalous relationship with President Bill Clinton when she was an intern at the White House.
Britney Spears’ Hair
We will never forget the fateful day in 2007 when Britney Spears shaved her head. The salon that shaved off her locks decided auction the hair off. It sold for over $1 million.
Winston Churchill’s Dentures
A major fan of Winston Churchill bought his dentures at an auction for a whopping $18,860. We aren’t sure what he plans to do with them, but as long as he is happy.
Piano with Miley Cyrus’s Saliva
Miley Cyrus, during her wild days, decided to lick a grand piano to increase it’s value at a charity auction. Her idea definitely worked. It sold for $50,000.
Rob Ford’s Tie
The tie that Mayor Rob Ford admitted that he smoked crack was auctioned off for $1,445. However, there were people willing to pay $16,000 for it!
Tissue Used by Scarlett Johansson
The beautiful actress, Scarlet Johansson, blew her nose in this tissue, which was then auctioned off for $5,300.