The 15 most expensive toys in the world: soldiers, cars, Pokemon and much morePictolic
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Those who think that modern game consoles are expensive are greatly mistaken. For example, the popular PlayStation 4 costs about $ 400. This, to put it mildly, is nothing compared to a toy soldier priced at $ 200,000 and a dollhouse that costs $ 8.5 million. In our review, there are 15 of the most expensive toys in the world that are unlikely to give children with them to kindergarten.
Darth Vader's Telescopic lightsaber, price: $ 6000
Originally released in 1978, this set sold for just $ 2.49. But after the release of several hundred toys, they were discontinued. Therefore, today the price for them reaches up to $ 6000.
Toy sewing machine, price: $ 13,600
Although this little sewing machine was not made of precious materials, like many other toys on this list, it was sold in April 1996 at an auction in London for $ 13,600.
Gold Nintendo Gameboy, price: $ 25,000
British jewelers Asprey in 2006 created a limited edition of the Nintendo Gameboy, the most popular modern portable toy. A gameboy made of 18-karat gold and diamonds can be bought "only" for $ 25,000.
Toy pink Volkswagen Beach Bomb, price: $ 72,000
The release of this specific car with a surfboard from the Hot Wheels series was discontinued almost immediately after it went into the series. This made the toy especially desirable among collectors. So far, only two pink copies of this model have been found, and the owner of one of them paid $ 72,000 for his toy.
Platinum pacifier, price: $ 85,000
Jeweler Matt Case created this $ 85,000 pacifier commissioned by Russell & Case in February 2013. The 250-gram pacifier was made of pure platinum for participation in the show "British babies".
Porsche 917 Le Mans Raceway, price: $ 125,000
Fans of racing cars would probably sell their soul for a full-size model of a Porsche 917 car, inside of which there is a copy of the famous Le Mans race track on a scale of 1:32. An unusual car costs $ 125,000.
Diamond car Hot Wheels, price: $ 140,000
On the occasion of its 40th anniversary in 2008, Mattel's Hot Wheels created a special diamond-encrusted car worth $ 140,000. One of the most expensive toy cars in the world was made of 18-karat white gold and covered with more than 2,700 precious stones.
Illustrator card with Pokemon Pikachu, price: $ 150,000
The collectible card game "Pokemon" was first released by Wizards of the Coast in North America in January 1999. The Pikachu map, which was included in the complete set, is considered one of the rarest maps ever created by Illustrator. Only six such cards were issued.
Toy soldier, price: $ 200,000
Don Levin's handmade G. I. Joe prototype, which was made in 1963, became the world's most expensive toy soldier 40 years later when it was sold at auction for a staggering $ 200,000.
Kuratas robot suit, price: $ 1 million
Created by the Japanese company Suidobashi Heavy Industry, the giant robot suit, known as Kuratas, will allow anyone to feel like a transformer in the skin. The 3.8-meter suit, which weighs 5 tons, costs $ 1 million.
Gold monopoly, price: $ 2 million
The most expensive version of the Monopoly board game in the world costs about $ 2 million. It is made of 18-karat gold and encrusted with precious stones. It took a whole year for the jeweler Sidney Mobell from San Francisco to create this masterpiece.
Steiff Louis Vuitton bear, price: $ 2.1 million
The toy bear, created by the plush toy design company Steiff and the French fashion house Louis Vuitton, boasts the title of the most expensive teddy bear in the world. The toy was purchased by Korean Jessie Kim at an auction in Monaco in 2000 for $ 2,100,000.
The model of the Lamborghini Aventador car — 4.6 million dollars
One of the most luxurious and desirable sports cars, the Lamborghini Aventador, costs about $ 400,000. As incredible as it sounds, German engineer Robert Gulpen created a model called Aventador LP Lamborghini 700-4, which cost $ 4.6 million. Yes, the miniature version of the car is more than 11 times more expensive than the real car, because it is made of platinum, carbon fiber, gold and diamonds.
Alnwick tree house, price: $ 6 million
Every child loves to climb trees. Rich parents can pamper their child by buying him a tree house made by Treehouse Co for the Duke and Duchess of Scotland. The area of this fabulous house is no less than 560 sq. m.
Astolat Doll Castle, price: $ 8.5 million
The most expensive doll castle in the world was created for more than 13 years by carpenters, jewelers, silversmiths and glassblowers. This 29-room dollhouse is worth more than most real mansions.