Auction events are sometimes held specifically to raise and create funds for nonprofit communities and such. Usually, things that are up for auction are highly valuable items such as exquisite artworks and pieces, celebrity and sports memorabilia and many more.
In an auction in Dallas, Abraham Lincoln’s hair was sold for over $25,000 dollars. The hair was said to be removed by the doctor from Lincoln’s body after his assassination in 1865. Laid out here are if not the most, creepy, weird and outrageous things that have been up for auction.
Taxidermy Ostrich. According to taxidermytrophiesforsale.com, Taxidermy is an art and process of preparing and mounting animal skins and horns to represent the kind of species they are in a life size appearance.
The ONLY COPY of The Sexual Object’s album Marshmallow. The rarest vinyl cd of the band The Sexual Objects paved its way on ebay and got hundreds of auction bidders to buy it. This was their second album.
Original coffin of Lee Harvey Oswald. The infamous assassinator of the late President John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald’s coffin was sold in an auction for $87,469. His body was exhumed to test the conspiracy theory that a lookalike had been buried in 1981 in his place and that he was reburied in a different water-damaged casket.
65 year-old slice of Royal Wedding Cake. Want a slice of history? Then this slice of the royal wedding cake from the 1947 wedding of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh is for you. Enclosed in its original box, it is labeled “EP Buckingham Palace 20th November 1947,” and you get a slip reads, “With the best wishes of Their Royal Highnesses The Princess Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh.” It was sold for £1,917 at an auction in May 2011.
The violin that played as the famous Titanic sank. With the price of 1.1 million British pounds, the violin found in the sunken ship of titanic was sold in an auction. Over the years, there have been a lot of expeditions and retrieval operations held right after the ship sank down off the coast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The names of the seller and the buyer were kept hidden to the public.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolies breath inside a jar . During their red carpet walked down for the premiere of the film Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie allegedly breathed into a jar owned by someone waiting near the red carpet. According to the seller, “We are not guaranteeing this air sample contains air molecules that came in contact with any celebrity epidermal layer or respiratory system, but the sample was captured in proximity of the celebrities and air molecules that did come in direct contact”. The jar was sold for $530.
Britney Spear’s Blonde Hair. When hollywood singer Britney Spears chose to go bald, the salon where she ended up cutting it all out put her hair on eBay to get quick bucks.
Justin Bieber’s space suit. The space suit worn by Justin Bieber together with another celebrity in their Super Bowl ad raised $8350 bucks for Sharon Osbourne’s Colon Cancer Program. This program was founded by Sharon Osbourne after battling with colon cancer.
Elvis Presley’s stained underwear. Plenty of Elvis Presley’s collectibles, souvenirs and memorabilia have been up for auctions throughout the years. Under one of his remarkable white jumpsuits was his underwear which was put up in Stockport auction last 2012. This dirty stained undergarment fetched up to £10,000, or around $15,800.