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OG iPhone prototype up for auction on eBay

OG iPhone prototype up for auction on eBay

Some fans would be willing to pay anything just to own a rare piece of history. That is exactly why there is no shortage of scams, which are only made so much easier thanks to the Internet. Now this new eBay auction may or may not be one but it definitely shows the extent some would go through just to get it. A seller with the handle 321dady is putting a prototype of the first-ever iPhone up for auction on eBay and it has just passed $31,000 as of this writing.

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1st Edition 1999 Pokemon unopened card set sells for $56,000

1st Edition 1999 Pokemon unopened card set sells for $56,000

A box of unopened, original Pokemon cards from 1999 have sold for $56,000 at auction. This was a first edition box that included holographic foil cards, the biggest prize in the package. The first edition base set had a limited print, which contributes to its worth nearly two decades later. Though notable, this isn't the first Pokemon item to sell at auction for a significant amount.

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Ford reveals 700HP, WWII fighter plane-inspired Mustang for charity

Ford reveals 700HP, WWII fighter plane-inspired Mustang for charity

For more than a few years now Ford has been creating special edition Mustangs to benefit the Experimental Aircraft Association, each with an aviation-inspired design. The carmaker has just teased this year's model, dubbed the Eagle Squadron Mustang GT, which serves as a tribute to the American fighter pilots who served in Britain's Royal Air Force during World War II.

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That mystery dinosaur sold at the Eiffel Tower

That mystery dinosaur sold at the Eiffel Tower

Someone just bought a bunch of bones at the Eiffel Tower, and we don't yet know what the creature's called. It's a dinosaur, to be sure, but the exact species is not yet set in stone, as it were. The bones were discovered on private land in Wyoming, in the United States, and the bones haven't yet been in possession of any public or governmental entity. The skeleton is presumed to be a near-complete set of bones from a single dinosaur, and it's been put up for auction this month in Paris.

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See The Pope’s Lamborghini Huracán at Sotheby’s

See The Pope’s Lamborghini Huracán at Sotheby’s

The ultimate Popemobile was just put up for auction at RM Sotheby's - for charity, of course. The vehicle was first donated to His Holiness Pope Francis back in November of 2017. For the first time since the signing ceremony, we're given an up-close look at this vehicle just as it enters public auction. Sadly, it does not appear that Francis will be taking this vehicle on any joy-rides.

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1,485hp auction: Final Dodge Viper and Demon go under the hammer

1,485hp auction: Final Dodge Viper and Demon go under the hammer

If your dream garage includes two modern classics with 1,485 horsepower between them, then Dodge has the package deal for you. The last 2017 Dodge Viper ever built and the final 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon have been bundled together for a charity auction, though the kicker is that you can only buy them together.

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Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application sells for whopping $174K

Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application sells for whopping $174K

Last month we told you about an auction for an interesting piece of Steve Jobs memorabilia: one of the Apple co-founder's first job applications, dating back to 1973. When the listing was first announced by RR Auction, the document was expected to sell for $50,000. The gavel has now fallen, however, and the paper, complete with an 18-year-old Jobs' signature and several misspellings and other errors, has sold for over triple the expected amount.

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Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application heads to auction for $50K

Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application heads to auction for $50K

If you're one of those people who dream of owning a rare piece of Steve Jobs memorabilia, another chance is coming up. But rather than an early computer model or some other product related to his time at Apple, the latest Jobs item to be auction is his very first job application. Dated from 1973, and even signed by an 18-year-old Jobs, the piece of paper is expected to sell for around $50,000.

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Wish Review (website and app): Buyer Beware

Wish Review (website and app): Buyer Beware

This week we're having a peek at the shopping website and app called Wish (that is, Wish dot com, or Wish.com) for products of all sorts. This site brings heat to the feet of Amazon with a wide variety of products that appear to be extremely well priced and organized extremely well. I must note here that I'm not reviewing any of the products that come from the site and/or app, but the process of visiting the site or app itself - therein lies the rub.

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BMW Z8 owned by Steve Jobs heads to auction

BMW Z8 owned by Steve Jobs heads to auction

There have been many auctions for items connected to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs since his passing in late 2011, including a number of early Apple computers, as well as various personal goods owned by the technology visionary. But the latest item could be one of the more sought after due to its existing status as a modern collectible. RM Sotheby's will soon be auctioning the 2000 BMW Z8 that was once owned and driven by Jobs.

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Bentley Continental GT Rally Edition from Supercar Megabuild Hits eBay

Bentley Continental GT Rally Edition from Supercar Megabuild Hits eBay

The National Geographic channel Nat Geo has a cool show called Supercar Megabuild where already cool supercars get turned into something else entirely. One of the coolest episodes of that series saw builders starting with a Bentley Continental GT luxury car and turning it into a rally inspired beast for off-roading.

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One-of-a-kind Ferrari 365 GTB/4 “Daytona” Sat in Japanese Barn for 40 Years

One-of-a-kind Ferrari 365 GTB/4 “Daytona” Sat in Japanese Barn for 40 Years

Ferrari has been making some of the most desirable and expensive cars on the roads for decades now. It's one of the only automakers to build cars that actually increase in value rather than decrease. The dirty Ferrari in the images here is a unicorn, so rare that some thought it was a myth, yet it was found in a barn in Japan where it has sat for decades.

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