Worldwide some 200 million people buy or sell 1 billion items on eBay every year, trading $2 000 worth of goods every second. More than a million people trade on eBay as a full time job. And while the eBay auctions are best known for finding bargains there also have been some very expensive items sold on eBay:
1. Gulfstream II jet: $4.9 million.
2. 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card: $1.65 million.
3. Shoeless Joe Jackson’s “Black Betsy” baseball bat: $577,610.
4. Diamond Lake Resort in western Kentucky: $1.2 million.
5. Round of golf with Tiger Woods: $425,000.