7 Most bizarre and expensive auctions you wouldn’t believe

Gulab jamun with pav, ketchup and Parle-g, mayo and jalebi, fried ice cream, Cheetos and milk, banana and cinnamon, ketchup and popcorn, pineapple and pizza and many more. What do you think of such a combination? What is that one word that comes to mind? Weird, does not exist, bizarre? Well if these are the words that you feel yourself saying than you must know that the world does not end here. There are most bizarre auctions with a relatively very high selling price which will make you go crazy and make you feel that these are people from another planet.

Here it goes a list of most bizarre and expensive auction till now around the world.

65-YEAR-OLD SLICE OF ROYAL WEDDING CAKE:

A piece of the fruit cake served at the 1947 wedding of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh is being sold by PFC Auctions. It was known as the “10,000-mile wedding cake” because it was made using Australian and South African ingredients. The highest bid is currently ¬£560.

DUCT-TAPED BANANA:

A humble banana duct-taped to a wall sold for $120,000 (over Rs 85 lakhs) at Miami‚Äôs Art Basel this week. The work titled ‚ÄėComedian‚Äô by the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan is on display in an exhibition run by contemporary art gallery Perrotin.

LOCK OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR:

A lock of slain U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s hair was sold at an auction that fetched $803,889. Hair removed by Surgeon General Joseph Barnes shortly after Lincoln was shot by the actor.

QUEEN VICTORIA’S BLOOMERS:

A pair of Queen Victoria’s silk bloomers have sold for ¬£1,000 at auction. The royal underwear is approximately 44in (112cm) at the waist and embroidered with the initials VR.

A PAINTING THAT SELF DESTRUCTED:

The iconic image of a girl reaching out for a red, heart-shaped balloon, sold for $1.4 million. Moments later, a shredder was hidden inside the “artist’s frame” started its work and the art self-destructed.

MARILYN MONROE SEVEN-YEAR ITCH DRESS:

An auction of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia has earned more than US$1.6 million, including $120,000 paid for a touring version of the actress’s iconic white dress from “The Seven Year Itch.”

BRAD PITT AND ANGELINA JOLIE’S BREATH IN A JAR:

A jar of air exhaled by Hollywood`s `It` couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie has been auctioned for USD 523 on eBay. `Celebrity Air` is the latest fad in the memorabilia industry, which is full of weird auction items

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