The World’s 25 Most Expensive Items



It’s good to splurge every now and then, but what about an entire lifetime of splurging? We compiled a list of the most expensive items in the world. From furniture to food, we’ve got it all! Grab your wallet, and check out the full list below.

Number Twenty-Five: Chess Set – Charles Hollander Chess Set. Price: $600,000. Only seven of these luxury chess sets have ever been made. Each set has 320 carats of both black and white diamonds.

Number Twenty-Four: Burger – Fleur Burger 5000. Price: $5,000.  This burger comes with foie gras, wagyu beef, and shaved black truffles. Though the burger itself only costs $75, it comes with a fancy pants bottle of wine.

Number Twenty-Three: Car – 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. Price: $35 Million. This car was sold to a private collector in the United Kingdom, so you won’t see it out on the road anytime soon.

Number Twenty-Two: Camera – Susse Freres Daguerreotype Camera. Price: $775,000. Made in 1839, this was sold at an auction in 2007 and is thought to be the oldest camera in the world that was manufactured commercially.

Number Twenty-One: City – Tokyo. Price: $1,200/Square Meter (according to business real estate prices). Per square meter, Tokyo is the most expensive city in the world.

Number Twenty: Hotel Room – Royal Penthouse Suite, Hotel President Wilson in Geneva. Price: $65,000/Night. There are 10 rooms and seven bathrooms in this royal suite.

Number Nineteen: Fragrance – DKNY Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle. Price: $1 Million. This price is for the bottle, which is made of 18K yellow gold.

Number Eighteen: Piano – Heintzman Crystal. Price: $3.22 Million. This crystal piano is nine feet long and was made in Beijing.

Number Seventeen: Cigar – Gurkha Black Dragon. Price: $1,150 each. Though they were only introduced in 2006, each of these cigars comes in a chest made of camel bone. However, only five such chests were made.

Number Sixteen: Motorcycle – Dodge Tomahawk V10 Superbike. Price: $700,000. More art than practicality, this motorcycle can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds.

Number Fifteen: Watch – Haute Joaillerie from Chopard. Price: $25 Million. High-end jewelry company Chopard is responsible for this watch, which will definitely tell the people who see you wearing it more than the time.

Number Fourteen: Champagne – Heidsieck Monopole 1907. Price: $25,000. This champagne was discovered when a search party underwater found a shipwreck with 2,000 bottles of it.

Number Thirteen: Speakers – Transmission Audio Ultimate System. Price: $2 Million. Made from aircraft aluminum, the entire audio system weighs over five tons.

Number Twelve: Painting – “Number 5,” Jackson Pollock. Price: $140 Million. Iconic artist Jackson Pollock is responsible for this masterpiece, which was created in 1948.

Number Eleven: House – Antilia Mumbai. Price: $2 Billion. There are more than 600 people working in this tower, which was named after the mythical Atlantic island Antilia.

Number Ten: Picture – Rhein II. Price: $4 Million. Photographer Andreas Gursky is responsible for this photo of Germany’s Rhein river.

Number Nine: Sculpture – L’Homme Qui Marche (Walking Man). Price: $104.3 Million. This is the most expensive piece of art to ever sell at an auction.

Number Eight: Ring – Chopard Blue Diamond. Price: $16.26 Million. If you ever want to show off, this is the way to do it.

Number Seven: Yacht – History Supreme. Price: $4.8 Billion. Costing more than most houses, this yacht was made with over 100,000 kg of gold. It is owned by an anonymous businessman from Malaysia.

Number Six: Feather – Extinct Huia Bird. Price: $8,000. Yes, a single feather from an extinct bird sold for thousands of dollars at a New Zealand auction.

Number Five: Jeans – Secret Circus Jeans. Price: $1.3 Million. These jeans are pricey because the back pockets are covered in diamonds. That’s some expensive booty.

Number Four: Phone – Diamond Rose iPhone 4 32GB. Price: $5 Million. Make sure you tether your phone to your body if you decide to splurge for this.

Number Three: Domain Name – Price: $35.6 Million. In 2010, domain name “” sold for almost $36 million. Hopefully whoever bought it also has good insurance.

Number Two: Drawing – Raphael’s “Head of a Muse.” Price: $47.9 Million. This drawing sold at a 2009 auction by Christie’s London.

Number One: Parking Spot – Manhattan. Price: $1 Million. Only in New York, right? The $1 million parking spot is located in a luxury condo at 66 E. 11th Street.

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