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Crazy Items Sold at Auction

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Posted On: January 7, 2020 by Backes Auctioneers in: Auctions

We at Backes Auctioneers specialize in selling items and equipment from niche industries. From giant farm equipment to industrial ice-cream makers, we have sold our fair share of unique items. However, there are some items that have been sold at auctions around the world that might surprise you. A $423 Million Painting – A number that seems unfathomable to most people was the price tag for a “lost da Vinci” painting. Originally sold in the 1950s for less than $100, it was thought to be a copy until recently. Teeny Tiny Literature – The world’s smallest legible bible, created in 1727, was recently sold. Fetching a whopping $2,660, bibles with unique histories are often great sellers at auction. A Bowl You Won’t Want to Wash – It might blow your mind to learn that a bowl costing over $35 million recently sold at auction. The porcelain bowl from China’s Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) was sold to an anonymous buyer. A Hairy Price

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