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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. You should continue reading this article if you are keen to know some of the world’s most expensive antiques.

The Patek Philippe Pocket Watch is the first item discussed that is expensive. The Patek Philippe Pocket Watch was made for George Thompson, a U.S entrepreneur back in 1914. George Thompson handed the pocket watch to his son, who then gave it down to its son. George Thompson’s grandson appraised the watch. Initially, the watch was appraised of $250,000 in 2004, but the appraisal was then updated to $1,500,000 in 2016. When the Patek Philippe Pocket Watch was auctioned, it was sold for Patek Philippe Pocket Watch.

The other expensive antique talked about here is the Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Cups. A man began collecting these cups made from rhinoceros back in the 170s during his tours worldwide. Some of the cups collected date back to as far as the 1000 B.C. The appraisal for the rhinoceros cups collection was between $1,000,000 and $1,5000,000. Two of the rhinoceros cups have been sold at an auction for $329,000.

Another costly antique talked about here are 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 called the Boston Red Stockings, and some of the players were the hall of fame players such as George Wright. This collection has never been sold at an auction hence it is hard to tell its price. $5.4 billion is said to be the estimated price of the sports memorabilia.

The Honus Wagner Baseball Card is the other costly antique talked about in this article. There was an appraisal made for one of these cards in Baltimore 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 is a rare item, and it has a significant part in US history. This blanket was appraised for $750,000 to $1,000,000, and it was sold for $1,800,000 in Tucson, Arizona.

Another costly antique talked about in this article is the Patek Philippe Supercomplication Pocket Watch. This watch was sold at an auction in 1999 for $$11 million. TRhis watch was sold for $24 million in 2014.

The Harrington Commode is another expensive antique talked about here. When this commode was auctioned at Sotheby’s in 2010, it was sold for over 3.7 million. This commode ranges for more than $ 5million using the current exchange rates.