Expensive Everyday Items for the Rich

This copy of "Action Comic #1" is one of the world's most valuable comic books.

In Photos: Expensive Collectibles

Babe Ruth Watch Auctioned
Babe Ruth's Watch Auctioned
$628,000 Whiskey - Most Expensive Ever for Single-malt at Auction
1890 $1,000 "Grand Watermelon" note brings world record $3.29 million
Record-Breaker: Two famous rare coins bring a combined $7.87+ Million
Record-Breaker: Two Famous Rare Coins Bring a Combined $7.87+ Million
Hermès Kelly Bag Brings World Record $125,000
Olympic Medal of Legendary Jesse Owens Sets Auction Record
Jesse Owen's Gold Medal Auctioned
Harrison Ford 'Han Solo' Blaster up for Auction
Record Goodwill Art Sale
The Oldest Book in the U.S., Sold for $14.2 Million
Rare Leica Camera Auctioned for $620K
See the Most Expensive Warhol Painting Ever Sold
Record $1.1 Million Paid for Daytona Rolex
Record Paid for Daytona Rolex
Hugh Jackman Auctions Personalized Voicemail For Charity
Christie's Napoleonic-Era Wine Auctioned
Titantic Violin Sells In Auction
Gold Coin Sold for $2.5 Million
Rupert Murdoch's Yacht For Sale at $29.7 Million
Engineer wins auction to meet Warren Buffett
Lucille Ball's Signature Dress Sold For $168,000.
'Frankenstein' Poster May Fetch $100k at Auction
Wooden Chest Auctioned for $9.5 Million
Jackie O's Yacht Goes Up On The Block
Mick Jagger Hair to be Auctioned
KFC's Col. Sanders' White Suit Auctioned
First Apple Computer Could Fetch $500,000 or More
24 Carat Gold Shoes on Sale
Auction for Lunch with Warren Buffett
Carpet Auctioned for $33.7 Million
Lady Gaga's Nail For Auction
Basquiat Painting Sold
'Little Pastry Chef' Sells for $18 Million
Christie's Auctions Giant Egg
Francis Crick's Nobel Medal
Letter Sells For Record Amount
Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells for $2 Million
World's Most Expensive Pacifier
Aung San Suu Kyi's Handknit Sweater Sells for $74K
John Lennon autograph sold for $72K
First Book Published in N. America to be Sold
Eric Clapton's Watch Sold for $3.6M
$100,000 Kitchen Range for Sale
Judy Garland's 'Wizard of Oz' Dress Has Sold
Posters Seized by Nazis Worth Millions
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian in a Lamborghini
'Flying Hovercraft' Sells for $190K
Rare Baseball Card Sold For $1.2M
Earliest Superman Cover Art Goes to Auction Block
(Heritage Auctions)
Earliest Superman Cover Art Goes to Auction Block
The earliest Superman cover art known to exist -- Fred Guardineer's visage of the Man of Steel from Action Comics #15 -- was purchased for $286,000 in Heritage Auctions' Vintage Comics Signature Auction in New York, Feb. 20-22, 2014. Richard Evans, of Houston, Texas, who owns Bedrock City Comics Company, purchased it with plans to display the cover in his shop. “I’m just a big fan,� he told the auction house.
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