Rare, expensive things

It is believed that the rarest mineral organic origin is a little-known Paine: the orange stone was first discovered in Burma in the mid 50s. Since then, in the world there are only two peynita. However, a couple of years ago it was discovered mine, and now at the disposal of mankind are about a hundred polished rarities. The most famous is stone-rarity is the famous red diamond.

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In 2006, the New York Sotheby's auction of Chinese porcelain vase mid XIV century was sold for 4, 72 million dollars. The last time she appeared at a public auction in 1993: then it bought for 1, $ 2 million. Relatively small (34 centimeter) vase is an example of the classical style Yuan, which is dominated by the cobalt-blue underglaze painting on a white background. It is worth noting that this is the only surviving copy of this kind.

One of the most rare nowadays existing comic books - this is the first edition of the famous "Spider-Man" called «Amazing Spider-Man # 1." Rare it is not only a sequence number, but also in the fact that for the 1963 edition of the book is amazingly well preserved. Approximate cost of a rarity for collectors is about 40 thousand dollars in the original retail price of 12 cents.

Guinness World Records says that the most rare and expensive jeans - the famous 501-I model of Levi Strauss & Co. For vintage stitched 115 years ago, jeans collector from Japan posted owner lot at online auction site eBay 60 thousand dollars. A huge amount, given that the new jeans of the same model are all 46.

According to Wikipedia, the most rare and expensive stamp in the world - "Yellow treskilling" from Sweden. Its estimated value is 2, $ 3 million. What is it rare? In 1858, Sweden produced a series of blue stamps $ 3 Skilling (hence the name - Treskiling) and yellow - cost 8 Skilling. In printing mixed color, and because of this error came to light several instances of yellow makes the $ 3 Skilling.


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