Ordinary objects with extraordinary values
The most mundane of personal items can be worth many times more than their face value if they once belonged to a famous person.
Everything from clothing and cutlery to spectacles and even an old front door (no, really) have all sold for small fortunes in recent years, simply because they were once used by someone in the public eye.
From Joan Rivers' dog bowl to Kurt Cobain's cardigan, click or scroll through our gallery to discover some of the jaw-droppingly normal items that have sold for mega-bucks at auction, all because of their famous owners. All dollar amounts in US dollars, unless otherwise stated.