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The most expensive eBay auctions ever

#3 - Crypt next to Marilyn Monroe

In 2009, a woman put her husband's crypt up for auction on eBay. This prime real estate was highly coveted because it was the crypt directly above Marilyn Monroe's, and was allegedly purchased from Monroe's former husband Joe DiMaggio. The starting bid of $500,000 was blown out of the water and sold at a whopping $4.6 million. Unfortunately for the seller, the anonymous winning bidder, was a phony and backed out of the sale.

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#2 - Gulfstream II private jet

This luxurious private jet that seats 14 was sold in 2001 to a Texas-based plane charter company for $4.9 million. This sale set the record for the most expensive item ever sold on eBay at the time.

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#1 - 405-foot "Gigayacht"

EBay made headlines with its most expensive auction ever in 2006 with the sale of the fabulous "Gigayacht." Designed by the famous naval architect Frank Mulder, it's rumored to house a helicopter pad, a movie theater, 10 multilevel suites and eight guest rooms. It was sold for a mind-boggling $170 million.

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