Saturday, November 23, 2013

The Most Expensive Cars in the World

The following are the most expensive cars ever old. The first column is the date sold, and the second column is the year of the are. Also shown is the auctioneer. The left of the two dollar columns is the actual price and the right column is adjusted for inflation.

July 12, 2013 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 Bonhams $29,607,760 $29,607,760
August 21, 2011 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Gooding and  Company $16,390,000 $17,008,262
May 17, 2009 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa RM Auctions $12,402,500 $13,495,197
May 18, 2008 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider RM Auctions $10,894,900 $11,812,631
November 17, 1987 1931 Bugatti Royale Kellner Coupe Christie's $9,800,000 $20,136,790



1963 Ferrari 250 GTL / Lusso Coupe

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Top Islands for Sale


Looking for your own island? What billionaire or multi-millionaire wouldn't? Maybe you can build second home, use it as a vacation spot, or even create your own country. Here are the top islands for sale, along with information about their locations, size, and price.

RANGYAI ISLAND Thailand, Asia, 110 acres, $160,000,000

CAVE CAY Bahamas, Caribbean, 222 acres, $110,000,000

MACAPULE ISLAND Mexico, Central America, 5,229 acres, $95,265,000

GREEK ISLAND IN THE IONIAN SEA Echinadon Islands, Ionian Sea, Greece, 1,100 acres, $45,000,000

$10 Million Lingerie

Candice Swanepoel, an angel for Victoria's Secret, received the opportunity to wear lingerie worth $10 million. The 18 karat bra has 4,200 gems, including diamonds, sapphires, and rubies. The value of the bra is $8 million and the value of the gem encrusted belt is $2 million, for a total value of $10 million.

Candice and the bra made their appearance at the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Pink Star Diamond Sold for $83,000,000

The Pink Star diamond is a 59.60 carat gem that measures 1.06 inches by 0.81 inches. It just sold for $83,000,000 including buyer's commission. It was sold in a Sotheby's auction in Geneva, Switzerland to a New York diamond cutter.

This is the highest price ever paid for a diamond, setting a world's record.