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Remember those bizarre-looking PS5 dev kits that were leaked long before the actual console was released? Well, apparently two of these – a DFI-D1000AA dev kit and a DFI-T1000AA test kit – made their way onto eBay, reaching a high bid of $3,375 USD before having the auction shut down by we’re assuming Sony themselves. Each one of these kits came with a matching all-black DualSense game controller. Read more for additional pictures and information.
For the tech millionaire missing a piece of history, this could be your chance to own an original working Apple-1 computer system in its original Byte Shop KOA wood case, complete with original power supply as well as Datanetics Version D keyboard. Unlike other examples, this one has an unmodified NTI board in almost perfect condition on both front / back of the main board, verified as original by Apple-1 expert Corey Cohen. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Let’s face it, countless scalpers have used bots to deplete the stock of PlayStation 5 consoles, both digital and the disc version, as soon as they hit stores. So, this means that reseller websites, like eBay, Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, etc., are filled with people trying to sell them for a premium. Unfortunately, this has lead scammers to deceive others by listing the PlayStation 5 and adding just a photo to the end of the title. As you can see in the image above, several have already sold for over $600 USD. Read more for a video showing some of the worst fake PS5s that actually sold on eBay.
NVIDIA put a suggested retail price of $699 on their RTX 3080 Founders Edition graphics card pre-orders, but believe it or not, at least one of them has sold for $70,100. The pre-order page went live at 6:00 am PST and the cards near instantly sold out due to bots. However, the company says they ended up manually reviewing orders to ensure the cards in the hands of legitimate customers. Read more for an early hands-on video review.
An original Apple iPod could be yours, but it’ll cost you the price of a new car, or at least in some places. Did you know that Apple did not develop the iPod software entirely in-house, but rather used PortalPlayer’s reference platform based on two ARM cores? That’s right, the platform had basic software running on a commercial microkernel embedded operating system. “I am a longtime Apple device collector, and this 5-Gigabyte iPod has been in my personal possession for almost two decades, kept in cool temperatures and away from sunlight. I guarantee that it has been completely unused and untouched inside its original packaging, along with its iconic headphones, charging accessories, and manuals,” said the seller. Auction page. Read more for a video of the original Steve Jobs iPod keynote from 2001 and additional information.
These days, you can find just about anything on eBay, including this fossil of an infant Tyrannosaurus rex, which as a “buy it now” price of $2.95-million. It’s estimated to be 68-million years old, and was first discovered in 2013, on private land in Montana. It became the property of Alan Detrich, a professional fossil hunter who found it. In 2017, the fossil was lent to the University of Kansas Natural History Museum, where it was still on display when Detrich decided to put it up for auction. “Most Likely the Only BABY T-Rex in the World! It has a 15 FOOT long Body and a 21” SKULL with Serrated Teeth! This Rex was very a very dangerous meat eater. It’s a RARE opportunity indeed to ever see a baby REX,” according to the listing. Read more for additional pictures and information.
In Magic: The Gathering, Power Nine basically refers to a set of nine cards that were only printed early in the collectible trading card game’s history, consisting of the Black Lotus, Ancestral Recall, Time Walk, Mox Pearl, Mox Sapphire, Mox Jet, Mox Ruby, Mox Emerald, and Timetwister. All nine of these cards are considered rares and were only printed in the Alpha, Beta, and Unlimited sets between late 1993 to early 1994. Recently, a gem mint condition Black Lotus from the Alpha set sold for a whopping $166,100 on eBay, the highest priced yet. Read more for a video documentary on the Black Lotus and additional information.
The Ferrari Enzo is a longitudinally-mounted rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout supercar with a 43.9 / 56.1 front / rear weight distribution. It’s powered by Ferrari’s F140B naturally aspirated 65° V12 engine with DOHC 4 valves per cylinder, variable valve timing and Bosch Motronic ME7 fuel injection with a displacement of 6.0L generating 651 bhp at 7,800 rpm and 485 lb⋅ft of torque at 5,500 rpm. All this helps it accelerate to 60 mph in 3.14 seconds and achieve 100 mph. in 6.6 seconds If you have $375,000 to spare, and have always wanted just the engine, you’re in luck. Read more for a full video review of the Ferrari Enzo, additional pictures, information, and the auction page.
Yes, the one and only DeLorean Hovercraft that we covered many times in the past, is now for sale. Just to recap, it features a styrofoam wrapped in fiberglass body, coated in metallic paint, and its 36″ thrust fan is powered by a 23-horsepower Briggs & Stratton riding mower-style engine, while a B&S push mower engine powers the second 24″ lift fan. This enables it to hover 6-8 inches over nearly any flat surface, and hit a top speed of 31 mph on water. Read more for additional pictures and a link to the auction page.
Are you a photographer or photography enthusiast with $65,000 laying around, and want a 1,750 film camera collection, with lenses, to sift through? If so, then look no further than this massive collection. To be more specific, you’ll get 573 manual focus cameras, 291 auto focus cameras, 4 TLR cameras, 337 auto focus lenses, and 573 manual focus lenses. “On weekly basis I clean and check most functions, the lenses get rotated. I check functionality of each lens or, camera that comes in. I log every item in inventory log book and report any damage or malfunction honestly…You definitely will be surprise[d] how well these item been taken care of,” said the seller. Continue reading for more pictures, information, and the auction page.