10 most bizzare things sold online
As an unemployed man puts himself up on sale on an auction site, we bring you some of the strangest things that have been sold onlineindia Updated: Jul 09, 2012 13:12 IST
Man sells himself
Andy Palmer from Britain, a 30-year-old business development manager who was fired from his job, recently created an advert to sell himself on eBay, after he failed to get another job.
Meaning of life - Rs. 180
A picture of a rainbow dubbed as the ‘meaning of life’ didn’t manage to fetch a big price, but was still sold on eBay.
Ghost in a jar - Rs. 5 billion
No, that’s not an empty jar. The seller, through a metal detector claimed to have discovered a ghost in this jar, hence wanted to get rid of it, and put it up for auction on eBay.
Vampire killing kit - Rs. 2.5 lakh
In a world obsessed with the Twilight saga, it’s no surprise that this vampire killing kit was put up for auction and sold on eBay.
Baby name - Rs. 8.3 lakh
The naming rights of this baby was put up for auction on eBay by his mom and bought by a casino portal called GoldenPalace.com
Natalie Dylan, 22, put her virginity on auction on eBay in 2008 to sponsor her graduate school studies.
The bids exceeded Rs. 55 million, however the transaction was ultimately never consummated.
Wolf urine - Rs. 1,770
It’s believed that sprinkling predator urine deters coyotes and deer, and keeps them off the premises. Wolf urine is a popular item sold on amazon.com.
Serial killer’s fingernail - Rs. 553
A serial killer, Roy Norris’ fingernails were taped to a Christmas card with a personal note from the killer himself. It was put up for sale on eBay, and someone actually bought it!
Britney Spears’ chewed gum - Rs. 14,630
A chewed gum that the pop singer spit out was picked up by a fan who got rich by auctioning it on eBay. Yes, that means now it’s framed and preserved in someone’s home.
A half-eaten french toast - Rs. 1.7 lakh
A piece of French toast, half-eaten by singer-actor Justin Timberlake was sold on eBay, complete with the fork he used, the same plate, and a bit of extra syrup. In just two days the item got 40 bids and was sold off at a whopping price.
First Published: Jul 09, 2012 13:06 IST