Showing posts from April, 2014

Buy a San Francisco Mansion for Only $150

How would you like a 4300 square foot house with 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, for only $150. It is LEED Platinum certified and centrally located in San Francisco. The catch is you have to be the winner in the drawing. Proceeds of the raffle benefit the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. In addition, there is an Early Bird Drawing that closes April 25, with a first prize of a trip to Paris and a second prize of a trip to Maui. Chances of winning a prize are one in 50. For more info, go to .

$225,000 for Wyatt Earp's Gun

A Colt .45 revolver just sold at auction for $225,000. However, this wasn't just any gun. It was Wyatt Earp's gun from the O.K. Corral shootout at Tombstone.   J. Levine Auction & Appraisal, the auction house, said that the had originally been expected to sell for $100,000 and $150,000. The buyer of this famous revolver was not disclosed. 

The $1,000 Glass Toaster

How would you like a toaster that can cook shrimp and steak (an toast of course)? And how about if the toaster is made of glass, so you can see how toasty your toast is. If interested, the Bugatti Noun Toaster sells for only $1,000.

Your Chance to Buy Your Own Haunted Island

In May, you will have the chance to buy the ' Most Haunted Place on Earth ,' an island in Venice called Poveglia. The Italian government will be offering this location, actually a 99 year lease on the property.  The building on the island used to be a quarantine zone for people with diseases such and the plague, and a mental institution which reportedly did lobotomies. The place has plenty of room for guests, and if your guests refuse to leave, you can scare them away.  Image via Gizmodo via Wikipedia

Lost Fabergé Imperial Easter Egg Almost Melted for Scrap

An American gold scrap dealer saved a Fabergé Imperial Easter Egg from being melted down into gold scrap. As it turns out, this Fabergé Egg hasn't been seen for over 100 years.  The Egg, made with gold, diamonds, and sapphires was made in 1887 by Peter Carl Fabergé. It is now on display at Wartski, a London antiques dealer.

You Can Buy Bruce Willis's Ranch for Half Price

Bruce Willis has lowered his price a second time on his Sun Valley, Idaho ranch home . Originally listed for $15 million, it has been marked down to $8.8 million.  The home is 8,400 square feet of living space on 20 acres. The house has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms.

$800,000 for a Guitar

A Martin guitar, called the OM45 Deluxe, will be auctioned off by Guernsey's auction house with a reserve of $800,000.

California House Sells For $102 Million

If you don't believe the real estate market is strong, you should check out this house. This little 12 bedroom 'cottage' , located in Westwood, California, has five acres of property. Credit: There was a bidding war between three  billionaires, with the top bidder paying $102 million for this house. It was formerly the home of socialite Suzanne Saperstein.