There are many expensive luxury items in life. Most of which are accessible to the most wealthy persons. We wanted to take a look at the top 5 costly possessions around the world.
Worth $1 billion, Antilia is a twenty-seven storey located in Mumbai, India. It is a private home owned by an Indian business magnate. This impressive building has six underground levels of parking, a ‘health’ level, and three helicopter pads.
Up to 600 staffs are needed to maintain the residence round the clock. The building also holds a spa, a temple and a terraced garden. What’s impressive is that it holds a theatre that seats 50, guest suits and a ballroom.
Nude, Green Leaves and Bust
Painted in 1932, Nude, Green Leaves and Bust features Pablo Picasso mistress Marie- Thérèse Walter. It sold at auction for $106.5 million! The price set a world record in 2010.
This painting is the most passionate painting among the group of large nudes painted by Picasso. It is also widely regarded as amongst the painter’s greatest achievements of the interwar period.
1963 Ferrari GTO
As world’s most expensive car, a 1963 Ferrari GTO recently sold at $52 million. An eye-popping price to pay for a car, right?
So, what makes this car so desirable? Firstly, it’s rare. Only 39 GTOs were made in 1962-1964. The most impressive side is that they were hand-made. GTO means ‘Gran Turismo Omologato’ meaning “race homologation special”.
The car rivalled Aston Martin DP214, Shelby Cobra and Jaguar E-Type with its approximately 300 horsepower!
Diamonds are a woman’s best friend… Any idea why? That’s because a diamond stays forever! The high price for the pink diamond is because it’s the purest form of pink diamond. There’s no trace of secondary colours such as gray, purple, brown or orange. It’s one of the rarest and expensive in its class.
The estimated price for this beauty is at $14-19 million. An unknown buyer recently purchased one at a whopping 23 million!