From sewing supplies to massive industrial equipment, Amazon is the undisputed monarch of the online global marketplace. About half of all global internet sales occur on the company’s platform.
Several traditional stores had to close their doors because of the worldwide e-commerce boom that Jeff Bezos’s company helped launch. New e-commerce behemoths, including Shopify and Alibaba, emerged to fill the void. Furthermore, the future seems bright for Amazon as online retail is poised for explosive expansion.
According to a poll by Salesforce, over 60% of customers reported that they planned to boost their online buying due to the pandemic compared to their spending habits in the pre-coronavirus era.
Let’s look at some of the most expensive items ever sold on Amazon.
Dracula 1931 Bela lugosi Poster
When it comes to artwork, the Dracula 1931 poster holds the record for the highest price ever listed on Amazon. The cost is exceptionally high for the middle class. The original Dracula 1931 Bela Lugosi movie poster is still a hot commodity among art collectors worldwide, even though the classical decor trend has been moving gradually from paintings to movie posters. This item is part of a select group of rarities and might be the last remaining legend.
Mickey Mantle Autographed Set
Mickey Mantle was a legendary baseball player for the New York Yankees. This signed collection is another commemorative item signed by Mickey Mantle that is quite valuable. Between 1952 through 1968, he was the captain of the team that won seven World Series championships.
Manhattan Oriental Antique Indian Carpet
Only the ultra-wealthy can afford to stroll on this Octagon hand-knotted woolen rug from Manhattan Oriental, which retails for a whopping $350,000 on Amazon. The company, however, claims that this is a discount and that the final tally exceeds $400,000, regardless of whether or not you believe them.
The Daum Crystal statue’s price tag of $280,500 is easier to fathom if you’re an art connoisseur. The enterprise uses a novel method that combines fire and crystals to create sculptures. This 26-inch-tall, black-and-silver statue was made by hand in a French workshop before being kiln-fired for two weeks. Daum Crystals, the material used to make this statue, are as unique as fingerprints; therefore, no two statues will ever be identical.
Fictitious Parrot Painting
The famous artwork, created by painter Nicolas Robert in 1670, has a hefty price tag. Yet, the adage “art is priceless” silences the discussion. In the 17th century, Nicolas was among the most prominent artists specializing in natural history.
Watercolors are used to create the painting on gold-filled vellum. The drawing by Fictitious Parrot is encased in a beautiful gold leaf and plexiglass frame.
MysticDrop Natural Fancy Black Diamond
This 100% natural, loose black diamond is of AAA quality and may be worth a small fortune. About 56.34 carats is the approximate weight of the diamond. The company promotes its products as the finest fancy diamonds from the Himalayas. On the other hand, a costly present can be chosen as the main gift item and embellished with engagement rings. Yet, anything above $250,000 is a high-risk transaction for carbon-origin nonsense.
Queen Victoria Banco de Londres Y México 1,000 Pesos Bond
These bonds are bearer stock certificates created by Banco de Londre Y Mexico (a now-defunct Mexican bank) on May 10, 1905. For unknown reasons, the bonds are now commonly referred to as “Queen Victoria bonds.” In essence, you would be swapping a lot of money for a piece of paper with no legal value if you bought one of these bonds.
Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Signed Baseball
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, stars on the 1923–1934 New York Yankees championship team, were inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame. As a token of their appreciation for the fans, they dutifully signed this baseball.
Heart Colombian Emerald & Round White Diamond Necklace
An authentic Colombian heart necklace displaying genuine diamonds and emeralds in a heart-shaped garland is not to be taken lightly. Additionally, a diamond chain set secures the pendant to the wearer’s neck. Dazzlingrock Collection, the presenter, also includes an authenticity certificate.
Patek Philippe Nautilus Gold Watch
If you have a lot of cash, you can get a Patek Philippe watch that will look just as good next to that pile of diamonds or that antique. This timepiece ranks among the most costly wristwatches in both virtual and physical stores. Established in 1976, the Nautilus model continues to attract the attention of wealthy individuals and watch enthusiasts alike. Luxury Nautilus watches are clearly differentiated by their porthole-shaped cases and octagonal bezels.
Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps Rookie Cards
There are undoubtedly baseball card collectors who would pay over $171,000 for a set of 1955 Roberto Clemente cards. Still, even for them, that price tag seems a touch steep.
Moon Men’s Flying Graham Wristwatch
Beautiful as it may be, asking 161,000 dollars for a watch is beyond comprehension. The 46mm gold case is accented with a blue sapphire bezel to complete the sophisticated look of this timepiece. When viewed from behind, the blue dial and gold skeleton hands are beautifully rendered by the sapphire case back.
Impressive design features include as many as 48 diamonds placed on the bezel. Also, after a month, the hand-painted moon on the wristwatch resets to zero, adding a creative touch. The coating prevents scratches and improves reflectivity. Whether you’re a worldwide mogul, magnate, monarch, or fan, this watch is made for you.
Milano Diamond Engagement Ring
Diamonds and their derivatives are the most technically advanced and financially prohibitive decorative materials on the planet. The Milano Diamond Engagement Ring is sure to strike fear into the heart of any potential fiancée at its asking price of $127,629. This diamond ring makes Cupid’s arrow look puny.
Lladro Niagara Chandelier
The ceramic butterflies that dangle from the chandelier’s base flow freely. Since 1953, the Lladro siblings have been perfecting the art of porcelain production; with this collection, they have made enough money to retire.
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