Action Comics #1 CGC 9.0 £2.6m

A copy of Action Comics #1, graded CGC 9.0 with white pages and the best-graded copy ever evaluated by grading service Comics Guaranty Corporation, was sold for the highest price ever paid for a comic book. The auction for the 1938 comic, featuring the first appearance of Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster at …

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The Masterpiece Rubik’s Cube – £2m

Masterpiece Rubik’s Cube was crafted in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube by Fred Cueller, CEO and founder of Diamond Cutters International. The Rubik’s Cube, conceived in 1974, is one of the world’s most iconic toys. Around one in seven people have fiddled with this familiar cube of colours, likely including you, …

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Astolat Dollhouse Castle £6.8m

The Astolat Dollhouse Castle is officially appraised at over $8.5 million. It’s 9 feet tall, weighs over 800 pounds, and filled with 10,000 valuable miniatures. Astolat recently concluded one of its rare public exhibitions at the Time-Warner Center at Columbus Circle in the heart of New York City in order to raise money and awareness …

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Bruce Makowsky Luxury developer sells mansion for £82.6m

Bruce Makowsky (developer) sells his luxury mansion for $94 million and comes with 150 pieces of original artwork, $30 million worth of classic cars (his estimate), a dozen high-performance motorcycles, and a deactivated helicopter. After two years, two price cuts and a controversial lawsuit against the nation’s largest real estate marketplace, developer Bruce Makowsky is walking …

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Tibetan Mastiff Puppy £1.2m

A Tibetan mastiff puppy has been sold in China for almost nearly £1.2million, smashing the previously confirmed record for the world’s most expensive dog sale. A property developer paid 12million yuan for the golden-haired one-year-old at a luxury pet fair in the eastern province of Zhejiang yesterday, local media reported. ‘They have lion’s blood and …

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Hermès Birkin handbag £1.2m

Costing more than £10,000, the Hermès Birkin handbag is reserved for the super rich. But taking luxury to another level the French retailer has unveiled four new designs, each priced at an eye-watering £1.2 million (€1.5 million). The small totes, which are crafted from gold and studded with thousands of precious stones, double up as …

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Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock Strat £1.6m

Woodstock Strat

Jimi Hendrix is a guitar legend who, unquestionably, doesn’t need any introduction. He has his share of admirers and detractors, but there’s no denying that people still listen to his music for inspiration, even after his untimely demise more than 40 years ago. His musical genius was way beyond his time. The showmanship, braggadocio, and …

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The One Tonne Gold Coin £31m

In 2011, The Perth Mint achieved an incredible triumph with the successful casting of the world’s largest gold bullion coin, the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin, inspired by the enduring popularity of the annual Australian Kangaroo Gold Bullion Coin Series. Tipping the scales at a massive one tonne of 99.99% pure gold, the colossal …

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Ecosse Spirit ES1 £2.9m

The Ecosse Spirit ES1 is unlike any motorcycle on the market. The superbike of superbikes, if you will. With the collaboration of one American, Don Atchison, and two Brits, Richard Glover and Andy Le Fleming a revolutionary motorcycle was conceived. Don became a dirt bike enthusiast in his youth, prompting him to leave the corporate …

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Aston Martin One-77 £1.3m

Arguably one of the most beautiful cars of all time, only 77 copies of the supercar were ever built (hence the name). The award-winning One-77 features a naturally aspirated 7.3-litre V12 engine that produces 750 horsepower. The top speed is estimated to be around 320 km/h, and it’s capable of going from zero to 100 …

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