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Statistics About The Most Expensive Collectibles

Collectibles such as rare coins, stamps, and artwork have fetched prices ranging from tens of millions to hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years.

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"A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was sold for $48.4 million in 2018, making it the most expensive car ever sold at auction."

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"The most expensive collectible watch ever sold at auction is a Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime, which sold for $31 million in 2019."

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"The Inverted Jenny, a 24-cent stamp from 1918, sold for $1.59 million in 2016."

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"The Fender Stratocaster guitar used by Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock sold for approximately $2 million in 1998."

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"The most valuable American comic book ever sold is a copy of "Action Comics #1," featuring the first appearance of Superman, which sold at auction for $3.2 million in 2014."

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"The most expensive baseball card ever sold is a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card, which sold for $5.2 million in 2021."

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"The Pink Star diamond sold for $71.2 million at Sotheby's in 2017, becoming the most expensive gemstone ever sold at auction."

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"In 2019 a vintage Leica camera from 1923 sold for a record-breaking $2.9 million."

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"The most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold is a game jersey worn by Babe Ruth, which was auctioned off for $5.64 million in 2019."

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"Paul Newman's personal Rolex Daytona watch fetched $17.8 million at an auction, making it the most expensive wristwatch ever sold."

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"The Wolrd Record Egg McMuffin Wrapper was sold on eBay for $8,100 in 2004."

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"The most expensive Teddy Bear in the world, Steiff's Louis Vuitton bear was sold for $2.1 million in 2000 in Monaco."

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"A 1000-year-old bowl from China's Song Dynasty was sold at auction for $27.3 million in 2012."

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"The Codex Leicester', a collection of largely scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci, was sold to Microsoft's Bill Gates for $30.8 million in 1994."

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"The most expensive bottle of wine, a 73-year-old French Burgundy, sold for $558,000 in 2018."

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"A 1951 black & white photograph by Edward Weston was sold for $1.6 million, making it the most expensive photograph ever sold."

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"An original “Casablanca” movie poster was sold to a private collector for $478,000 in 2017."

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"A 3300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun was sold for $6 million in 2019."

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"An 18th-century Qing dynasty vase was sold for £43 million making it one of the most expensive pieces of porcelain in the world."

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