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Dangerous Malware-loaded Laptop Auctioned Off For $1.2 Million

I can understand that legacy gadgets, like the first-generation Apple iPod for example, may have some collectible value, but a laptop like the a 10.2-inch netbook from about a little over a decade ago? Probably not, but in the case of this particular unit, it has been snapped up in an auction for an astounding $1.2 million for reasons nothing other than it is a sinister machine. Continue reading Dangerous Malware-loaded Laptop Auctioned Off For $1.2 Million

Jeff Koons’ Rabbit Sculpture Fetched The Highest Price For Any Living Artist

Jeff Koons, the 64-year-old artist best recognized for its balloon-style sculpture, has just made history. The man’s 33-year-old sculpture entitled “Rabbit” concluded a sale at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction for a whopping $91 million – the highest paid for a work by any living artist. The 41-inch tall stainless steel sculpture made to look like a balloon rabbit went over 20 million above its expected price of $70 million. Continue reading Jeff Koons’ Rabbit Sculpture Fetched The Highest Price For Any Living Artist

Authentic Star Wars Darth Vader Costume Could Fetch $2M At Auction

They say money can’t buy happiness. But what if, just what if, owning one of the handful of Darth Vader costume produced in 1979 for the movie, Star Wars: Episode V – Empire Strikes Back, makes you very happy. Well, in that case, I would say being rich is a must for you to be happy because, the Complete Darth Vader Costume Empire Strikes Back is estimated to fetch a cool $1,000,000-2,000,000 when it goes on the block next month. Continue reading Authentic Star Wars Darth Vader Costume Could Fetch $2M At Auction

This 1:25 Scale Classic Ford Escort Model Will Likely Fetch Way More Than A Real Mustang

There are very expensive collectible scale models and there is scale model that costs more to make than any other scale model cars we have seen to date. The 1:25 scale Classic Ford Escort made by Russell Lord, a professional jeweler who has a burning passion for Ford Escort, is one the latter. Obviously, this ain’t your run-of-the-mill die-cast scale model. Continue reading This 1:25 Scale Classic Ford Escort Model Will Likely Fetch Way More Than A Real Mustang

Teenager Paid $800,000 For A Bunch Of Supreme Skate Decks In An Auction

If, after reading the headline, you are asking what the hell are you doing with your life, well, you are not alone. I was asking myself the same. Why am still here furiously typing on an aging MacBook Pro on an aging Apple Wireless Keyboard and look an aging Apple Cinema Display for a paltry return instead of raising my hand in a cool ass manner to bid for something that cost hundreds of thousands. Alas, life doesn’t favor everyone like in the case of 17-year-old Carson Guo. Continue reading Teenager Paid $800,000 For A Bunch Of Supreme Skate Decks In An Auction

Check Out John Oates’ Custom Light-emitting Fender Electric Guitar

Here’s a piece of news both petrol heads and guitar heads will want to hear about. John Oates, one half of Hall & Oates who have recently received a custom 1960 356 from Emory Motorsports, is setting up a “Cars of the Rock Stars” exhibit at the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The exhibition, which will be held between March 9 and 10 at the Amelia Island Ritz Carlton Hotel, will feature Oates’s custom 1960 Emory Outlaw Porsche 356 Cabriolet alongside 200+ pre-1974 cars including famous cars owned by notable musicians with some of the guitars they played. Continue reading Check Out John Oates’ Custom Light-emitting Fender Electric Guitar

Bronco Lovers Will Not Want To Miss This Autotype x Icon BR Old School

Calling out Ford Bronco lovers! If you are residing in stateside, your chance of securing an incredibly dope Old School BR almost immediately is here! ICON4x4 has partnered with Autotype to put an Old School BR under the hammer to allow one eager and likely very rich enthusiast to call it his/her own without too long a wait and at the same time, doing something good. The sale, if successful concluded, will see 10 percent of the proceeds going to the Autotype Scholarship Fund to aid students currently enrolled in design schools. Continue reading Bronco Lovers Will Not Want To Miss This Autotype x Icon BR Old School

Sealed Copy Of Super Mario Bros From The 80s Sold At $100K

Never in the world would I have imagined one day video games would become collectibles, much less appreciate in value, when I started gaming three decades ago, but here we are, reading about how a sealed copy of Super Mario Bros was sold for a stratospheric amount of $100,150. That right there is a six figure sum. No typo or whatsoever. And mind you, folks, that was for a copy of video game that’s of a grand old age of 30 something. Imagine that! Continue reading Sealed Copy Of Super Mario Bros From The 80s Sold At $100K

First Production 2020 Toyota Supra Sold For A cool $2.1M In An Auction

When Toyota took the wrap of the much anticipated rebirth of the Toyota Supra at NAIAS last week, it also revealed that the first 2020 Toyota Supra GR off the production line will go under the hammer at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, and went on the block it did. Not only did the first production 2020 Toyota Supra GR, dubbed “Global #1”, was auctioned, but it was successfully claimed for a cool US$2.1 million by an unnamed bidder. Continue reading First Production 2020 Toyota Supra Sold For A cool $2.1M In An Auction

Japan’s Tuna King Paid A Record $3.1 Million For An Enormous 612-Lb Tuna

If you think paying $1.8 million for a live ornamental fish was preposterous, wait till you read about yet another mind-boggling fish-related auction. Someone have just coughed out a staggering 336.3 million Yen, or about 3.1 million American dollars, for a stiff tuna. That number there is not a typo, btw. Someone actually paid for a tuna with 3-freaking-million! Holy mother of… that’s hell lot of money for something that is going to end up in the stomach. Continue reading Japan’s Tuna King Paid A Record $3.1 Million For An Enormous 612-Lb Tuna