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Summer is coming to an end, people are gradually returning from holidays. How to note the outgoing heat and sun? You can, for example, mad and luxury shopping, a list of which was "business style".
How about a vase, which can put the summer flowers? However, for the vase height 1, 8 meters, which was sold at auction Skinner in Massachusetts, we need very large flowers. However, the luxury vessel was purchased for 17,290 dollars.
French sommelier Christian Vanek bought the most expensive in the world of white wine for 117 thousand dollars. He intends to open a bottle of Chateau d'Yquem 1811 in 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of his career.
A businessman from Malaysia, who wished to remain anonymous (skromnyaga), bought a boat, decorated with gold and other precious metals, 4, 8 billion dollars. Rumor has it that the ship was bought one Robert Kuok - Malaysia's richest man with a fortune of 12, 5 billion dollars.
Arab Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahiyana spent money this summer rather extravagant way - put a giant letter your name. As already wrote "Business Style", the size of the letters is equal to one kilometer away, and the first two letters in HAMAD are navigable canal. On the name, which is now seen from space, Hamad had to spend several million dollars.
Again vase - known magnate Steve Wynn, dealing with gambling and hotel business, has acquired four Chinese vases of 12, 8 million dollars.
This summer, in the list of the most luxurious and unusual purchases and literature was a place: the manuscript of the unfinished work of the famous writer Jane Austen was sold at Sotheby's auction for 1, 6 million dollars, three times the estimate.
But the rarity of black and white photography Beatles exceeded the estimate at Christie's 34 times (!). Snapshot where the Fab Four's back to the photographer, was sold for 68,000 dollars, while initially experts believed that for this lot will be able to get 2-3 thousand dollars.
A native of Texas, Kenneth Robinson made a really good deal, buying a house worth 300 thousand dollars ... $ 16! The man used a loophole in the laws of this state, according to which a person can apply for a house if there lived in the absence of legitimate owners for some time. Mr. Robinson had lived in this house, so he filled out the paperwork and stated its claim to living space. Going to court cost him $ 16. If he lives in the house 3 years, it could become the legal owner of the home (in the oyster and)