The Most Costly Antiques and Co9llectibles Ever Appraised

Many people have uncovered antiques that are worth thousands of dollars stashed in their basements and garages. If you want to know some of the world’s most expensive antiques, you should continue reading this article.

The first item valued at a costly price is the Patek Philippe Pocket Watch. George Thompson, a U.S entrepreneur, was the one who the Patek Philippe Pocket Watch was designed for early in 1914. George Thompson handed the watch to his son who then gave it to his son. The grandson of George Thompson appraised the pocket watch. The watch was originally appraised at $250,000 in 2004, but the appraisal was later updated to $1,500,000 in 2016. After being auctioned, the Patek Philippe Pocket Watch was sold for $1,541,121.

Another costly antique presented in this article are the Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Cups. In the 1970s, a man started collecting these cups made from rhinoceros during his escapades around the world. There are some cups collected which date back in the early 1000 B.C. Appraisal for the rhinoceros cups collection was between $1,000,000 and $1,500,000. Two of the rhinoceros cups have been auctioned and sold for $329,000.

The other expensive antique looked at in this article is the Boston Red Stockings Collection. The autographs, baseball cards and written notes of the earliest professional baseball team is entailed in this collection. The team was the Boston Red Stockings, and it included the hall of fame players such as George Wright. It is hard to quote what this archive would sell for as it has never been sold at an auction. It is said that the estimated worth of the sports memorabilia could be about $5.4 billion.

The Honus Wagner Baseball Card is the other costly antique talked about in this article. An appraisal for one of these cards was made in Baltimore was made for $780,000 to 1,300,000. A record selling price was set in 2016 when a card was sold for $3,120,000.

Another costly antique talked about here is the Navajo Chief’s Blanket. This blanket has a significant place in US history as it is a rare item. The blanket was appraised for $750,000 to $1,000,000, and it was sold in Tuscon, Arizona for $1,800,000.

The Patek Philippe Supercomplication Pocket Watch is another expensive antique talked about here. This watch was sold at an auction in 1999 for $$11 million. In 2014, the watch was sold for a fee of $24 million.

The next costly antique talked about here is The Harrington Commode. This commode was sold for over3.7 million when it was auctioned at Sotheby’s in 2010. At the current exchange rates, this commode is valued for more than $5 million.