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25 Interesting Things That Were Sold on EBay

Here are 25 Interesting Things That Were Sold on EBay

1-5 Interesting Things That Were Sold on EBay

Aircraft Carrier-Interesting Things That Were Sold on EBay

1. Brazil once tried to sell an aircraft carrier on eBay. – Source

2. The first item sold on ebay was a broken laser pointer, and when asked in an email by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar if he was aware that the laser pointer was broken, the buyer replied that “I’m a collector of broken laser pointers.” – Source

3. James Blunt “sold his sister” on EBay as a “damsel in distress” when she could not find transportation to a funeral. She ended up marrying the man that won the auction. – Source

4. In the year 2006, an Australian tried to sell New Zealand on eBay – Source

5. The town of Buford, Wyoming was sold on eBay for $900,000. – Source

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Legend of Zelda Cartridge-Interesting Things That Were Sold on EBay

6. A Legend of Zelda prototype cartridge was sold for $55,000 on eBay last year. – Source

7. The phone number “867-5309” sold on ebay for almost $190,000 in 2009 – Source

8. That wrestling legend Superstar Billy Graham sold his WWE Hall of Fame ring on eBay because he was pissed at Vince McMahon. – Source

9. In 2002, NASA bought servicing and support gear for shuttles on Ebay because components were so out of date they were no longer made. They brought 1970s Intel 8086 chips and eight-inch floppy disk drives. – Source

10. Three diamonds were made from strands of Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair, and one was later sold for $202,700 on eBay. – Source

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Gmail-Interesting Things That Were Sold on EBay

11. When Gmail first launched with 1gb of space, unheard of at the time, invitations were sold on ebay for as high as $125. – Source

12. A corn flake, shaped like the state of Illinois, was sold on eBay for $1,350. – Source

13. In 2011, a classified stealth aircraft canopy appeared on eBay for $620,238. Little has been written about it since. – Source

14. A man once tried to pay an outstanding bill of $233.95 by providing a drawing of a 7-legged spider. They refused to accept the drawing as payment, and it was eventually sold on eBay for $10,000. – Source

15. There is a recipe section on eBay (and people actually pay for them) – Source


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Walking Dead-Interesting Things That Were Sold on EBay

16. The No. 1 ‘The Walking Dead” comic was sold for $10,000 on eBay – Source

17. In 2009, a 10-year-old British girl tried to sell her grandmother on eBay – Source

18. The town of Bridgeville, California, has been up for sale on eBay three times. – Source

19. The most expensive item sold on ebay was Frank Mulder’s Gigayacht, which sold for $168 million in 2006 – Source

20. A lunch with Warren Buffett, the third richest man in the world, sold for $2.63 million on eBay. – Source

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Prosthetic Eye-Interesting Things That Were Sold on EBay

21. You can buy used prosthetic human eyes on ebay. – Source

22. There is a guy auctioning off his “best friend” on eBay for $2.5. His best friend is a playing card and apparently Justin Bieber touched it. – Source

23. ‘Virgin Mary’ toast was sold on Ebay for $28,000. – Source

24. In October 2008, Iceland was put up for sale on eBay (not including singer Björk). – Source

25. The town of Albert, Texas was auctioned on Ebay for 2 million dollars. – Source

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