Five of The Strangest Expensive Things in The World

If you were rich enough to buy anything in the world, what would you buy? Most of us would throw caution to the wind and spend like there was no tomorrow! There are some who have amassed so much wealth, that buying extravagant things has never been an issue. Collectors with deep pockets usually go to any length and pay any price to get the treasures that they deem worthy. We’ve found five of the most expensive things in the word.

Gold Plated Bugatti Veyron

Huia Bird Feather – $10,000

$10,000 Worth Huia Bird Feather
$10,000 Worth Huia Bird Feather

It’s hard to imagine that this feather actually costs $10,000! However, this is no ordinary feather, and they are tough to find because they’re rare. Feathers from the Huia bird were once used to decorate the garments of the Maori chiefs. This was a tradition but is no longer practiced. Huia birds are now extinct, so the plumage that has been gathered from them is very rare.

1963 Ferrari GTO – $52 million

1963 Ferrari GTO
1963 Ferrari GTO

The 1963 Ferrari GTO is the creme de la creme of expensive cars.  This stunning vintage Italian sports car was made more than five decades ago, yet the value of the car has continued to increase with each passing year. The 1963 Ferrari GTO is the most expensive car on the entire planet.

The red vintage beauty last sold to a rare car collector living in the United Kingdom. The car was sold to a person who wished to remain anonymous, so we don’t really know who owns it, but it’s most likely not for sale. There are numerous rare cars out there, but none quite like this one.

Parking Spot in Manhattan – $1 Million

Parking Spot in Manhattan
Most expensive Parking Spot in Manhattan

Manhattan natives know that every single inch of ground in the area comes with an extravagant price tag. Can you imagine what it would be like to have your personal parking space in the area? Imagine paying $1 million for parking; however, those who can afford it know that it’s a real bargain. The value is estimated to be six times as much as the average home sold in the United States.

Gold Plated Bugatti Veyron – $10 million

Gold Plated Bugatti Veyron
Gold Plated Bugatti Veyron

Majority of us would simply be happy with just owning a Bugatti Veyron. This gold plated model was customized to meet the demands of a billionaire from the Middle-East. It’s evident that money is not a problem with its car enthusiast. This car junkie knew what he wanted, and he had the car coated in gold plating to make it a one of a kind collector’s item worth a ten million.

“Dead Shark” Art Collectible – $12 million

Dead Shark Art Collectible
“Dead Shark” Art Collectible

Dead Shark is one of the unique things we’ve found in our collection of the most expensive things in the world. This art piece is known as called “Dead Shark.” The English artist Damien Hirst created it in 1991. The original title of this creation is “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living.”  The owner of the $12 million “Dead Shark” is a hedge fund manager who wishes to remain anonymous.