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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
22. Tokyo Business Space. Price: $1, 200 per square meter
Beating London and Paris, business spaces in Tokyo costs $1, 200 per square meter.
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.
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.