Celebrity Memorabilia - A good investment?

There are many obvious good investment items - real estate of course being one of the best.

But is celebrity memorabilia a good investment or really just a fun hobby? With some of these prices these items go for - it's hard to figure.

Would you spend more than $10,000 for one of your favourite celebrity's fake nails or $5,000 for a used tissue?

Here are a few celebrity memorabilia items that sold for astounding amounts of money:

A pair of Nike Air Jordan 1s, game-worn by Michael Jordan in 1985 and signed by the player, sold for $560,000 in a Sotheby's auction.

Michael Jordan's Game Worn, Autographed Nike Air Jordan 1s, 1985_2

According to Guinness World Records, this pair of sneakers is the most expensive ever sold at an auction.

Darth Vaders's helmet worn by actor David Prowse in "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back: sold to an anonymous bidder for $898,420.

darth vader helmet

It was estimated to tap out at $400,000 at an auction in September 2019 - but sold for more than double.

A General Lee 1969 Charger from "The Dukes of Hazzard" owned by actor John Schneider, sold for a whopping $9,900,500 on eBay in 2007.

general lee dukes of hazard car

Used in both the TV series and in the 2000 TV movie. The design on the car's roof - a giant confederate flag - became a source of controversy in 2015. TV land ended up pulling scheduled reruns of the show.

Marilyn Monroe's "Happy Birthday, Mr President" dress, which was covered in 2,500 rhinestone, sold for $1,267,500 at a Christie's auction in 1999.

marilyn monroe

The gown was said to be so tight-fitting that Monroe had to be sewn into it.

An iconic dress that Kate Winslet wore in "Titanic" sold for a whopping $330,000 in 2012.

kate winslet costume

The dress was worn during the scene in which Kate Winslet's character, Rose, meets Leonardo DiCaprio's character, Jack, for the first time.

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