Last month, eBay's Russian representatives said that the most famous auction in the world has finally officially "spoke" in Russian. The main slogan of the company: "If you want to buy something - it can be bought on eBay». There is really sold all or almost all. Sometimes they come across real masterpieces. We bring you the ten most unusual things ever sell on eBay.
Modern Western parents love to joke on the theme "If you misbehave - you selling on eBay». But one of these jokers from Germany went further and actually created a lot with his son. Initial rate - 1 euro. Reason for sale - the child was too noisy. Harsh German authorities are not imbued with an unusual sense of humor and would-be father took the child to the guardianship and in the case of parents have started an investigation on charges of trafficking in children.
2. City in Texas
The whole city area of 13 acres, with houses and a tavern, was put up for sale on eBay in 2007, as most of its inhabitants have left, and it was necessary to suspend the desolation. Bidding went well at first, but the rates have not reached the reserve price of 2, 5 million dollars. Therefore, after the end of the auction, the land and buildings were sold as individual lots.
3. Ghost in the bank
The American put up for sale an old dusty bank, arguing that there is a ghost, and that he wants to get rid of this wealth, because it scares him. Information about the auction leaked to the media around the world and as a result the bank was sold for 50,000 dollars. The fate of the buyer wonder banks remains unknown, but the resourceful dealer was more than pleased with the result. Still would! He at the same time get rid of ghost scary and very well earned.
4. Advertising space
Money, of course, a good thing, and all of them earn as they can. But have you ever ever occurred to sell your forehead as a platform for advertising? An enterprising resident of Nebraska put the auction, offers to place your company logo or website address on his forehead for a period of 30 days. It seems to be a sure way to get rich, but the maximum rate was only 322 dollars. What, in general, well, too.
Selling organs - this is a much more extreme way to make money. However, and it has its own market. Desperate man from Florida tried to sell his liver on eBay, but since the sale of illegal way, the auction was closed as soon as the information about it leaked to the press. At this point, rates have already reached 5, $ 7 million!
6. The sandwich of toast with cheese
You probably fair to think that this must be some very special cheese sandwich, even unique, that its price has reached 28,000 dollars. And perhaps you're right. Although, judge for yourself ... The unique sandwich was that when roasting on toast manifested the face of the Virgin Mary! It can indeed be seen in the "holy" toast if squint to look at a certain angle and stretch the imagination.
7. Brussels sprouts
Many Europeans after Christmas dinner is a lot of Brussels sprouts, but not much comes to mind to sell it on eBay. The Briton put only one frozen "ball" cabbage for Christmas 2005, and in the description stated that all proceeds from the sale will go to charity. He managed to collect 99, 50 pounds for a fund that helps countries in the third world.
8. jet fighter
On eBay often sell cars and boats, but with a lot F18 fighter came as a surprise even worldly-wise auction. The man bought the plane from California to the scrap yard and put up for sale with a starting price of $ 1 million. The US government did not please the prospect of such a deal, and it insisted on the fact that the fighter should not leave the territory of the United States. Unfortunately, the plane has not been sold, and his fate remains unknown.
9. Invitation to the wedding
It is sometimes difficult to find someone with whom to go to a wedding together. Problems arose with the satellite and a resident of London, which has decided to try to benefit from this not the most pleasant situation. Thanks to eBay and its own ingenuity, she went to his brother's wedding with her partner, and collected 535 pounds for his charity mountain expedition in support of people with diabetes. Identity of the buyer was not disclosed.
After his marriage broke up, living in Australia, a man called the Brit decided to start life anew. For this, he could think of nothing better than to sell his old life on eBay. Lot included a house, a car, a job, and even acquainted with his friends. After the end of the auction, he outlined the currently 100 new goals, which was to achieve. Among them were, for example, diving with sharks and pilot schools. As a result, the film rights to his story bought film company Disney, and former wife, for sure, is still kicking themselves.