A piece of paper with the word of three letters was estimated at 40 thousand dollars
Seller Australia allegedly bailed out more than 40 thousand dollars for exposed on-line auction with a small piece of paper written on it blue ballpoint pen word "The". The representative of the auction to the press service confirmed that the item was "odd but legitimate".
The Australian nick Sweatyman sold its unusual auction on eBay (the date of the placement of the lot are not reported). He accompanied the proposal for the sale Detailed Product Description: "Sell the word" The ". Written in blue pen on a scrap of an A4 sheet, the word can be used in literally thousands of offers. " The seller even gave examples of possible proposals with the word "The" and added that the status of the lot "very good".
Lot was supplemented photographs a piece of paper on the background of various subjects. "Looks great on the laptop. It emphasizes the mysterious beauty of seashells. Effectively decorate flower pots and Piano "- touting their wares Sweatyman. He also lured potential buyers free shipping.
The disadvantages of the goods carried Sweatyman only slight abrasions letter "T".
Even before the end of the deadline for applications from customers, namely May 25, the cost is more than 40 thousand US dollars. It is known that on 24 May auction were willing to buy for only 10 thousand dollars. Reaching such a high auction price, auction May 26 with a scrap of paper disappeared from the eBay site. whether it was closed by the resource administration or vendor in connection with the sale early, it not reported.