Think you’re a shopaholic? Well, we assure you there are crazier shoppers out there who will put your embarrassing shoe-addiction to shame. We’re talking about some serious antique-junkies who have literally spent millions of dollars, purchasing items ridiculous as a lock of hair!

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Mike McGwire’s 70th Straight-Home-Run-Baseball Game

Don’t believe us? Prepare to be blown away by Popular Everything’s ridiculous list of the most expensive items ever sold in the history of man.

1. Lock of Hair From Elvis Presley

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Lock of Hair From Elvis Presley

Price Sold: $115,000

Known as the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley is a worldwide, musical legend. His precious memorabilia have always been in high demand and come with a fitting price too. In 2002, one of his locks of hair was auctioned off for a whopping $115,000, setting the record for the most expensive piece of hair ever sold.

2. Marilyn Monroe’s Happy Birthday Mr. President Dress

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Marilyn Monroe's Happy Birthday Mr. President Dress

Price Sold: $1,267,500

The Happy Birthday Mr. President dress, worn by Marilyn Monroe, is the most expensive piece of clothing ever to be sold. Monroe wore the dress during the Happy Birthday Tribute Event, in honor of U.S. President, John F. Kennedy. The dress received its name after the song Marilyn sang at the event, “Happy Birthday Mr. President.”

3. Mark McGwire’s 70th Home Run Ball

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Mark McGwire’s 70th Home Run Ball

Price Sold: $3,000,000

With the best bats-per-home-run ratio in the history of baseball, Mark McGwire claimed to fame in 1998, when he set the world record for most home runs in a single season. Film producer, Todd McFarlane spent all of his life savings to add McGwire’s 70th Straight-Home-Run-Baseball to his exclusive, nine-ball collection.

4. Guarneri Del Gesù Violin

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Guarneri Del Gesù Violin

Price Sold: $3,900,000

Dating back 250 years, the Guarneri Violin is a precious antiquity, purchased by a wealthy Russian lawyer for an astonishing $3.9 million. The instrument was played for the first time in 70 years by the musician, Pinchas Zukerman at a private concert in Moscow.

5. 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

Price Sold: $12,000,000

Italian sports car, The 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rosa, was manufactured in the year 2009 and auctioned off for a staggering $12.2 million. This baby won 10 out of 19 international races between the years 1958-1961. With the car’s undeniable class and luxurious design, it’s no shocker that the Testa Rosa set the world record for the most expensive vintage car ever sold.

6. Wittelsbach Diamond

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Wittelsbach Diamond

Price Sold: $23,400,000

Sold at $23 million, The Wittelsbach Diamond is one of the most expensive items ever to be sold at an auction, It weighed 35.36 carats and was discovered in India during the 17th century. It was originally purchased by King Philippe IV of Spain and was later handed over to Leopold I of Austria, in the form of dowry.

7. Roman-era Statue, Artemis, and the Stag

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Roman-era Statue, Artemis and the Stag

Price Sold: $28,600,000

Artemis and the Stag is an ancient, bronze statue, discovered in Rome during a construction project back in the 1920’s. It is the most expensive, antique statues ever sold, dating back nearly 2,000 years.

8. Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Hammer

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Hammer

Price Sold: $30,802,500

Known as the most famous artists and scientists of all time, Leonardo de Vinci, created a collection of scientific theories and writings called The Codex Hammer, which is currently known as the world’s most expensive manuscripts. The masterpiece was purchased by the billionaire, Bill Gates, for a whopping $30.8 million.

9. Badminton Cabinet

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Badminton Cabinet

Price Sold: $36,000,000

Considered the most expensive piece of furniture ever sold at an auction, the Badminton Cabinet dates to the year of 1732 and was sold in 2004, for $36 million. The cabinet is ornamented with gold, fine wool and precious stones of quartz, jasper, and lapis. It was originally a gift to Duke II of Beaufort, Italy. The Badminton Cabinet is named after the village of Badminton, located in England, where the antiquity resided for nearly two centuries.

10. Pablo Picasso’s Nude, Green Leaves and Bust

Most Expensive Auctions Items Ever Sold in History of Man - Pablo Picasso’s Nude, Green Leaves and Bust

Price Sold: $106,500,000

You’d probably never guess that this outrageously expensive painting was created just in just one day. Sold in 1992, the artwork is an abstract portrait of Picasso’s former lover, Marie- Therese Walter. It was auctioned off in just 8 minutes.

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