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January 26, 2011Posted by on
Weirdest Auction Items
The 1963 Pontiac Bonneville (see pictures) that carried President John F. Kennedy’s body is up for sale. It’s not the first bizarre auction item to go on the block.
The coffin was first sold when the suspected presidential assassin’s body was exhumed in 1981.
School board hero’s purse
Florida school board member Ginger Littleton (see pictures) tried to fight off a shooter with only her purse and later auctioned off the bag for charity.
Elvis Presley’s hair
Some of the King’s locks — believed to be from his stint in the Army — were auctioned off in 2009.
Justin Timberlake’s French toast
The pop star-turned-actor was still part of a hugely popular boy band when an adoring fan bought his leftovers in 2000.
Scarlett Johansson’s used tissue
The “Iron Man 2” star (see her sexy pictures) sneezed into a tissue during a “Tonight Show” appearance and sold it for a good cause.
Gary Coleman’s sweatpants
Bids for the pants of the late sitcom star skyrocketed to six figures but ended up going for much less.
Neil Armstrong’s hair
This barber saved the former astronaut’s locks and sold them to a celebrity memorabilia collector.
Pope Benedict’s car
It’s not exactly the Popemobile, but former cardinal Joseph Ratzinger’s car still sold for a pretty penny in 2005.
James Earl Ray’s bathtub
The tub that the convicted assassin supposedly stood in to shoot Martin Luther King Jr. originally went up for sale in 2004 but was taken down by eBay.
Virgin Mary grilled cheese sandwich
An online gambling site scooped up a 10-year-old sandwich from a Florida woman in 2004. World’s largest bottle of wine
The ginormous bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon, commissioned by a famous steak house, was sold in 2004.
Haunted walking cane
An Indiana woman sold her late father’s cane (to the proud owners of several weird auction items) because her 6-year-old son was convinced it was haunted.
White House deed
A Canadian author acquired a deed to the White House after he discovered the U.S. government did not have one.
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