It’s safe to say that most of the world’s most expensive items are unique and hard to come by. Moreover, only the super-wealthy can afford to own most of these items.
Spending such large sums on the most expensive items may appear absurd on the surface as well. However, if you have a lot of money, you’ll want to get your hands on the most expensive and attractive items possible.
The super-wealthy want to show off their wealth as well by amassing an exclusive collection of items. Today, we’ll take a look at 10 things that would be out of the reach of the average person.
This is a list of the 10 most expensive objects in the world, along with a breakdown of how much each one costs.
The tour of these gorgeous and pricey objects may begin now, so let’s get started!
The most expensive yacht in history: $4.5 billion dollars
The most expensive yacht in the world is the History Supreme, which is worth an estimated $4.8 billion. Designed by renowned British luxury designer Stuart Hughes, this boat took nearly three years to build. A Malaysian businessman paid a stunning 4.5 billion dollars for this luxurious 100-foot sailboat.
This luxury liner’s exorbitant price is due to the fact that it was built with more than 100,000 kilogrammes of precious metals, including solid gold and platinum. Every part of the ship is made from precious metals, including its hulls, eating areas, staircases, and more. This yacht’s master suite is the star attraction due to its meteorite rock construction.
The cost of Antilia is $2 billion USD.
Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest billionaire, owns Antilia, a luxury hotel in Mumbai. Three helipads, air traffic control, 168-car garage, a ballroom, 9 high-speed elevators, and a 50-seat theatre are just some of the luxurious features of this 27-story mansion. An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 would not be a problem for this structure.
Price of a 1963 Ferrari GTO: US$52,000,000.00
A creative patent attorney, Paul Pappalardo, sold this to an unidentified buyer in a private deal, according to Bloomberg. Until now, this has been the most costly automobile ever built.
Among the 39 GTOs ever built, this one was driven by Jean Guichet and won the 1963 Tour de France.
“The Card Players” number four (painting)
Amount Spent: $ 275,000,000
The picture is by Paul Cezzane, a prominent French artist, and is currently held by Qatar’s Al Thani family. Qatar paid 275 million dollars purchasing this most rare of rare paintings in an effort to become an international intellectual centre.
There is no such thing as a free lunch.
Christie’s, Hong Kong auctioned off a flawless pink diamond for a stunning $23.2 million. Christie’s Asia’s director of jewellery, Vickie Sek, says it’s the most costly jewel on the Asian subcontinent.
Sixth Avenue parking space in Manhattan
Amount Spent: $1 million
New York City’s central Manhattan parking garage is valued at least $1 million. When compared to the average American home, the cost is six times more.
It is common knowledge among those who call Manhattan home that real estate prices in the city are prohibitively expensive.
Huia Bird Feather: $10,000
Friendship and respect are symbolised by Huia feathers. Because Huia birds have been extinct for more than a century, their feathers command a high price.
Due of its rarity, it is considered the most costly feather in the world. An unidentified buyer won it at auction in New Zealand.
A $12.4 million dollar diamond panther bracelet.
The most expensive bracelet in the world is a diamond panther bracelet, which retails for over $1 million. Wallace Simpson, the original socialite and queen of taste, and Edward VIII fell in love over this piece of jewellery.
A pipe-toting gentleman (painting)
It will set you back $104 million.
Pablo Picasso, the mastermind behind the magnificent Garçon à la pipe artwork, created it in 1905.
Picasso was just 24 years old when he painted this and considered it to be one of the best ever early works by the artist to appear in the art market.
‘Rhein II’ (photograph)
US dollars: around $4.3 million
A photograph of Rhein II is the world’s most costly. Andreas Gursky, a German visual artist, created this in 1999. This image captures a man’s interaction with nature in all its complexity.