Conceived in 1955 and published annually, the Guinness Book of World Records includes a compilation of astounding records held by both humans and the world of nature. The catalogue of world records is staggering, as is the popularity of the record holding book, maintaining the top spot for “the best-selling copyrighted book of all time.” While you can pretty much find a record for almost anything in this book, we tracked down the most expensive and unique record holdings ever published!
10 Tooth of Napoleon Bonaparte: $19,140
9 Wedding Cake Slice: $26,000
8 Painting by Elephants: $39,000
7 Clip of Elvis Presley's Hair: $115,120
6 Lunch Date with Warren Buffett: $2.1 Million
5 Louis XV Savonnerie Carpet: $4,406,000
4 Francis Crick Letter: $6,098,500
3 Decorated Christmas Tree: $11.3 Million
2 "The Birds of America" Book: $11.4 Million
1 Website domain: $13 Million
While there are several sexy records depicted in the Guinness Book of World Records, there is one that gives a new meaning to the term ‘sex sells’ and tops our list! The salacious three letter word made into a website domain has a value of $13 million. In November of 2010, the domain sex.com was sold by a Sedo sales team, who reportedly spent about two years setting up the domain with the right buyer and certifying the transfer.
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