Fusaichi Pegasus – £55m

He is the most expensive horse ever sold. His racing career was impressive, with nine starts, six wins and two losses. After retiring, he became the second best breeding horse after Shareef Dancer. He was bought for this ridiculously high amount by Irish breeder Coolmore Stud, the world’s largest thoroughbred breeding operation. He is now …

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Chopard 201 Carat Watch – £20m

Chopard is known for making watches that are a cut above the rest. Not only does every timepiece in the company’s collection boast superb quality, but each one has a highly unique design that sets it apart from other styles. This is especially true of the 201 carat Chopard watch, a dazzling accessory made in …

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Andreas Gursky – The Rhine II. £3m

The Rhine II was produced in an edition of six; Tate owns the fifth in the series. This large colour photograph depicts a stretch of the river Rhine outside Düsseldorf. The image is immediately legible as a view of a straight stretch of water, but it is also an abstract configuration of horizontal bands of …

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Painting Number 5. £150m

Number 5, 1948 is a painting by Jackson Pollock, an American painter known for his contributions to the abstract expressionist movement. The painting was done on an 8′ x 4′ sheet of fiberboard, with thick amounts of brown and yellow paint drizzled on top of it, forming a nest-like appearance. It was originally owned by …

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Small brown armchair. £19m

A small brown leather armchair once owned by Yves Saint Laurent was sold for £19.4 million, making it the most expensive piece of 20th-century design to ever be auctioned. The armchair, by Irish designer Eileen Gray, was only expected to reach around £3 million at Christie’s in Paris. But despite the global recession, frenzied bidding …

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Henry IV Dudognon Heritage Cognac. £1m

The world’s most expensive cognac which is packaged by jeweller Jose Davalos is the Henri IV Dudognon Heritage dubbed as the DNA of cognacs. This ultra expensive liquor which has been produced since 1776, is aged in barrels for more than 100 years. The cognac is then bottled in a bejewelled bottle which is dipped …

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Morph Suit. £1m

“Morph-a-million” is a diamond-encrusted suit and stands at the world’s most expensive Morphsuit  Always wanting to push the boundaries, the team behind Morphsuits – the full body spandex costume company – has created a Morphsuit made out of hundreds of diamonds, making it the most expensive suit in the world. The price of £1 million …

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Toilet Paper… seriously… yes I said toilet paper. £1m

For those of who just have way too much money, this product is for you! Thanks to the Australian toilet paper company appropriately named Toilet Paper Man, you can bring the next level of luxury to your bathroom experience by purchasing a single roll of this first world necessity for $1.23 million. According to the …

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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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