Top 10 Most Valuable Types of Collectibles in the World.

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a collector must be a billionaire since a single painting can sell for more than $100 million at auction. The highest price ever paid at auction for a painting was “Salvator Mundi” by Leonardo da Vinci, which sold at Christie’s in 2017 for $450,312,500.

1. Fine Art

2. Rare Coins

Mack Pogue and his son to be the most valuable collection of American coins with an estimated value of $200 million.

3. Thoroughbred Horses

Horse racing has long attracted the wealthy and powerful of the world.Historians date the sport to the domestication of the animal in the western Eurasian steppes over 100,000 years ago.cNair sold his two racing facilities in upstate New York and Kentucky to the Ruler of Dubai for an estimated $60 million

As metallurgy techniques developed, gems were inset into crowns, rings, clasps, brooches, and belt buckles. Today, precious gems are sewn into all varieties of objects such as the Nightingale of Kuala Lumpur, a red dress of silk and chiffon that contains more than 750 diamonds and has an estimated retail cost of $30 million, and a Hot Wheels car of 18-carat white gold encrusted with more than 2,700 diamonds.

4. Jewelry and Gems

5. Stamps

Undoubtedly, there are private collections worth millions of dollars hidden from public view. Almost 40% of active collectors reside in Asia, and the auction market is very active. Singapore printing firm owner Richard Tan has spent £1.4 million ($1.8 million USD) on his collection over the past two decades. According to the BBC, he has “a prize-winning collection worth millions.”

6. Fabergé Eggs

Aside from the 10 eggs held in the Kremlin Armory, Mr. Vekselberg’s collection is recognized as the most valuable collection of Fabergé eggs in the world with an estimated value of more than $200 million.

The most expensive car confirmed to be sold at auction was a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO for $48.4 million in 2018. The leading classic car news source Hemmings Daily reported a possible higher sale for the same model car in 2013 for $52 million. The most expensive new car ever produced was a 2017 Rolls Royce Sweptail, which was customized for a single customer in 2017. The price for the luxury two-seater was approximately $19 million.

7. Classic and Exotic Cars

8. Fine Wines

According to the Chicago Tribune, one buyer, Christopher Koch, paid a record price at auction of $156,000 for a single bottle of the 1787 Chateau Lafite

9. Chinese Porcelain

the Tang, Song, Ming, and Qing dynasties (618-1912 CE) was sold in a Sotheby’s Asia auction for £45.8 million ($66.9 million USD). The seller, Englishman Roger Pilkington, had purchased the pieces over a span of 30 years dating back to the 1960s, for a total cost of less than $7,000 ($200,000 today), according to Sotheby’s.

10. Timepieces

– Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona, a gift from his actress wife Joanne Woodward, sold at auction for $17.8 million, The New York Times reports.