1952 Topps #311 Mint
British Guiana 1-Cent Magenta
(issued 1856) $9.5 million
1849 Double Eagle Gold, $20 million
Babe Ruth & HOF Baseball, $623,000
Ming China Porcelain, $36.2 million
Miniatur Wunderland Model Railway
Hamburg, Germany, $18 million
Dream of High School Final Exam
Essay: "What Is Value?" with examples.
Mint Mickey Mantle baseball card
just sold for $5.2 million.
World's rariest stamp $9.5 million
British Guiana One-Cent Magenta.
World's rariest coin $20 million
1849 Double Eagle $20 Gold.
Babe Ruth & 11 Hall-of-Famers baseball
autographed sold for record $623,000.
Ming China Porcelain of Fish Bowl
sold for $36.2 million in Hong Kong.
Most expensive model railway trains
Miniatur Wunderland, $18 million.
Most expensive painting $450.3 million
Leonardo's "Salvator Mundi".
Most expensive sculpture $104.3 million
Giacometti's "The Walking Man".
Apple Inc. valued at $2.213 trillion
is richest company in the world.
Indians sold Manhattan in 1623 to
the Dutch's Peter Minuit for $24.
With compound interest at 3% that
$24 investment grew to $3.6 million.
Now Manhattan's real estate is $2.8 trillion
with Los Angeles second at $2.3 trillion.
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com
is the wealthiest with $188.5 billion.
The sage smiles at all these trinkets
and says the most valuable is peace.
Peter Y. Chou
Mountain View, 5-2-2021
"Salvator Mundi" $450.3 million
by Leonardo da Vinci (1510)
"The Walking Man" $104.3 million
by Alberto Giacometti (1961)
Apple Inc. $2.213 trillion
Indians Sell Manhattan for $24
Scoop #147: April 1, 1623
Manhattan Real Estate $2.8 trillion