24 of The World’s Most Expensive Things (This List will Leave You Broke)

If you had all the money in the world to spend, what would you buy? Here are twenty five of the most expensive things in the world that you can start with.

1.       Antillia Mumbai. Price $2 billion

With a name after a mythical island, the only thing mythical about this house is its price. With its size it requires 600 full time staff to keep it running.

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Image Credit: DesignerMag

2.       Raphael’s Head of a Muse. Price: $47.9 million

This drawing by artist Raphael was estimated to be worth $20 million, but sold for more than twice its appraisal at Christie’s London.

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Image Credit: David Rose

3.       1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. Price: $35 million

After being purchased by a private collector in the United kingdom, this became the most expensive car to ever be sold.

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Image Credit: forbes

4.       Chopard Haute Joaillerie. Price: $25 million

Another one from fine jeweler Chopard, this watch features a small face that is surrounded by diamonds of different types and cuts.

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Image Credit: Chopard

6.      Chopard Blue Diamond Ring. Price: $16.26 million

Perhaps one of the priciest engagement rings around, this rare blue diamond ring is set in 18 carat gold.

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Image Credit: Chopard

5. Insure.com Domain. Price: $16million

According to the Guinness Book of Records, this extremely expensive domain names belongs to California based marketing firm, Quinstreet.

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7.       iPhone5  Black Diamond Edition. Price: $15.3

Designer Stuart Hughes created a custom iPhone 5  for a client with a sapphire glass cover, 600 flawless diamonds and a 26 carat black diamond for the home button.

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8.       Rhein II. Price: $4 million

Not to be outdone by paintings and sculptures, this photograph by Andreas Gursky of Germany’s Rhein River has a whopping $4m price tag.

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9.   Heintzman Crystal Piano. Price: $3.22 million

This nine foot crystal beauty was made in Beijing and bought by a private bidder for the said price in an auction.

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10.   PrestigeHD Supreme Rose Edition. Price: $2.3 million

What makes this television set cut above the rest? How about being covered in alligator skin and being studded with diamonds to enhance its appearance?

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Image Credit: Stuart Hughes

11.   Transmission Audio Ultimate System. Price: $2 million

Not only are these expensive, they’re large and heavy too weighing in at over 5 tons being made from aircraft aluminum. These are over 40 ft wide as well.

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Image Credit: Sunshiny

12.   Number 5, 1948. Price: $145 million

American painter Jackson Pollock sold this abstract masterpiece for seven figures, and is the most expensive painting to be sold so far.

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13.   L’Homme qui marche Sculpture. Price: 104. 3 million

Also known as the Walking Man, this sculpture bumped of Pablo Picasso’s Boy with a Pipe as the most expensive piece of art to be sold in an auction.

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14.   Manhattan Parking Space. Price $1 million

To park in the luxury condominium at 66 E. 11th St in downtown Manhattan costs six times more than the average American single home.

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15.   Susse Freres Daguerreotype Camera. Price: $775,000

Made in 1839, this camera which was sold in an auction in 2007 is believed to be the oldest commercially manufactured camera.

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Image Credit: Liudmila & Nelson

16.   Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbike. Price: $700,000

Going at speeds of 0 to 60 in just 2.5 seconds this bike can go up to 300 mph.

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Image Credit: slimko

17.   Charles Hollander Chess Set. Price: $600,000

Made with a total of 330 carats of black and white diamonds, only seven of these chess sets were produced.

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Image Credit: Charles Hollander Collection

18.   Royal Penthouse Suite, Hotel President Wilson in Geneva. Price: $65,000 per night

The price tag of this hotel room shouldn’t come as a surprise, especially when it comes with ten rooms, seven bathrooms and is located in one of the most expensive vacation spots in the world!

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Image Credit: beatthebrochure.com

19.   Damien Hirst Spin Jeans. Price $27,000

Only 8 pairs of this multicolored pair of pants can be found in the world. For the fashion forward, the art enthusiasts or both this should be worth the price.

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20.   Heidsieck Monopole 1907. Price: $25,000

The price a bottle of this champagne comes with its history. Dating back to 1907, 2000 bottles of these were found in a shipwreck during an expedition in the 90’s.

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Image Credit: lauritz.com

21.   Extinct Huia Bird Feather. Price $8,000

This single feather from the extinct Huia bird was bought at an auction in New Zealand for almost $10,000.

 

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Image Credit: europeanlanguageolympics

 22. Tokyo Business Space. Price: $1, 200 per square meter

Beating London and Paris, business spaces in Tokyo costs $1, 200 per square meter.

 

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Image Credit: Takashi Hososhima

23.   Gurkha Black Dragon Price: $1, 150

These Honduran cigars sell for more than a thousand dollars a piece.Some of these even came encased in a camel bone chest but only five chests were made in the world.

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24. Le Burger Extravagant. Price: $295

What makes this burger so expensive? Not what’s in it, but what holds it together, a solid gold toothpick encrusted in diamonds.

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Image Credit: Liz Steger