A List Of The Most Expensive Things Ever Sold On eBay

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eBay just rang in their 25th anniversary. In celebration they published a four-part series that dives into some of their big ticket sales sover the last quarter century. In the inforgraphic below, eBay shares the 25 most expensive things ever purchased on their marketplace.



Let’s take a closer look at the top three items on the list:

The Gigayacht Sold for $168 Million USD


The most expensive item ever sold on eBay was a 405-ft megayacht designed by Frank Mulder. It was purchased for a staggering $168 million USD by Russian billionaire and oligarch, Roman Abramovich.

Features include: 3,000 sq. ft. master suite on the main deck, 10 multilevel VIP suites with panoramic windows, eight guest rooms, a children’s cabin, a gym, office area, movie theater, spa, retractable glass elevator, a jetstream swimming pool, a movie theater and a helicopter pad.

Lunch with Warren Buffett Sold for $4,567,888 USD


For $4,567,888, a lunch with the Oracle of Omaha was auctioned off on eBay to benefit GLIDE, a nonprofit that provides programs and services to those in need in San Francisco, California. This was the most expensive purchase in 2019 according to eBay, and also served as the most expensive charity purchase ever on the site.

Justin Sun, founder of blockchain platform TRON, purchased the lunch with Buffett. I wonder what he ate?

The Town of Albert, Texas Sold for $2.5 Million USD


Located roughly 100 km (62 miles) outside of San Antonio, Albert is a 13-acre ghost town that once had a population of 50 in 1925. The town was sold on eBay in 2007 and features an icehouse created from the frame of the old general store, a pavilion, an 85-year-old dance hall, a tractor shed and a three-bedroom house, together with peach and pecan orchards.

Albert dates to the late 1800s and originally qualified as a town because it used to have a post office.