Say that you have the kind of cash to afford these items. Would you pay the asking price? Here are photos of the world's most expensive and rare luxury items up for auction. Wedding toast: A slice of toast is seen on a plate commemorating the Royal Wedding of Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana, before its auction in Etwall, England on July 19, 2012. The piece of toast left over from the breakfast table of Charles and Diana sold at auction for $361. The humble scrap was kept by a former servant of the palace as a memento of the 1981 wedding, which was watched by 750 million people worldwide.
Carrie Bradshaw's shoes
Pairs of Carrie Bradshaw's shoes are displayed at Gotta Have it! auction house in New York on April 24, 2013. Actress Sarah Jessica Parker donated several pairs of her iconic 'Sex in the City' character's shoes to be put up for auction to benefit New York City's LaGuardia Arts High School. The shoes fetched a combined $3,250.
Michael Jackson fedora
An assistant displays a black Fedora hat owned by late singer Michael Jackson at Drouot auction house in Paris on February 11, 2013. The hat, made in 1984 by Maddest Hatter in Los Angeles, was estimated to sell between $5,000 and $6,500.
Lady Gaga's shoes
An assistant displays Platform shoes owned by singer Lady Gaga at the Hotel Drouot auction house in Paris, France on February 11, 2013. The shoes made circa 2010 by Emporio Armani were worn by Lady Gaga during the 'The Monster Ball Tour' concert at Paris Bercy on December 19, 2010. The shoes were sold for more than $10,000.
A worker holds a clapperboard from the film 'Skyfall' during a media preview of '50 Years of James Bond - the Auction' at Christie's in London on September 28, 2012. The piece sold for more than $35,000 at an online-only auction from September 28 to October 8, 2012.
Andy Warhol t-shirts
Artist Andy Warhol's 'Campbell's Tomato Soup' (left), a screen print on t-shirt, circa 1981 and 'Self-Portrait with Fright Wig' (righ), a screen print on t-shirt, circa 1986 are seen on display at Christie's in New York on February 22, 2013. The pieces sold for $22,500 and $47,500 respectively.
James Bond's swimsuit
An employee poses next to a pair of swimming trunks, worn by Daniel Craig in the film 'Casino Royal,' during a media preview of '50 Years of James Bond - the Auction,' at Christie's in London, England on September 28, 2012. The trunks sold for more than $70,000 on October 5, 2012.
Aung San Suu Kyi sweater
Presenters show a sweater made over 20 years ago by Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. It was auctioned off during a Fund Raising campaign for the Education Network of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party in Yangon, Myanmar on December 28, 2012. The sweater was worn by Suu Kyi and sent over by her family in England in time for the auction. An unidentified person won this item with a bid of approximately $74,000.
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Leo Messi watch
A Leo Messi Royal Oak Chronograph by Audermas Piguet is pictured on a Messi autographed Argentinean national soccer team jersey during an auction preview at Sotheby's in Geneva on May 7, 2013. The lot includes a 41 mm platinum watch (limited to 100 copies), a signed Argentinean jersey, a signed soccer ball, the original watch drawing signed by Messi and Audermas Piguet chief artistic officer Octavio Garcia, and the possibility to meet the soccer player. The lot sold for more than $86,000 on May 11, 2013, with all of the money going to the Leo Messi Foundation.
Elephant bird egg
Christie's specialist James Hyslop holds a pre-17th century, sub-fossilized elephant bird egg in London on March 27, 2013. The rare egg was auctioned off for more than $100,000 in London on April 24, 2013.
Princess Diana gown
House assistant Lucy Bishop poses with a Catherine Walker Mughal-inspired pink slubbed silk evening gown and bolero worn by Diana, Princess of Wales, at Kerry Taylor Auctions in London on March 1, 2013. The gown was worn by Diana during the state visit to India in February 1992. The dress was auctioned for more than $100,000 in London on March 19, 2013.
BMW Z8 Roadster
A worker poses next to a pre-production replica BMW Z8 Roadster made for the film 'The World is not Enough' during a media preview of '50 Years of James Bond - the Auction' at Christie's in London on September 28, 2012. The car sold for more than $130,000.
Banksy's 'Monkey Detonator'
A gallery assistant poses for photographers with British street artist Bansky's diptych work 'Monkey Detonator' at Bonhams auction house in central London on April 12, 2013. The piece was auctioned off for more than $215,000 on April 17, 2013.
Jamie Penaloza, a member of Sotheby's auction house staff, poses for a photograph holding a porcelain pagoda figure from a mother-of-pearl and stained ivory inlaid Boulle marquetry chessboard in London, England on June 29, 2012. The chess set sold for more than $690,000 on July 4, 2012.
'Transportation of the Wounded'
A Sotheby's employee poses for a photograph with Vasily Vasilievich Vereshchagin's 'Transportation of the Wounded' at Sotheby's in London, England on November 23, 2012. The piece sold for more than $1.4 million on November 26, 2012.
Patek Philippe watch
A unique white gold, perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases and leap-year indicator manufactured by Patek Philippe in 1981 is pictured during an auction preview at Christie's in Geneva on April 30, 2013. The item sold for more than $1.7 million on May 13, 2013 in Geneva.
Kiyomura Co's President Kiyoshi Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, wipes a sword as he cuts a 489-pound bluefin tuna at his sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, Japan on January 5, 2013. Kimura won the bid for the tuna caught off Oma, Japan with a record $1.762 million.
A Sotheby's staff member holds a fancy yellow 74.53 carat diamond and diamond jewel from the late 19th century during an auction preview in Geneva on May 7, 2013. This jewel belonged to the late Imperial Majesty Sultan Ahmed Shah Qajar (pictured in background) who was the seventh and last ruler of the Qajar dynasty of Persia. This item sold for more than $3 million on May 14, 2013.
Queen Victoria's bracelet
File picture shows a conch pearl, enamel and diamond bracelet during an auction preview at Sotheby's in Geneva on October 17, 2012. The bracelet, which once belonged to Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain was made in the 1920's by Cartier and sold for more than $3.5 million on November 14, 2012 in Geneva.
People surround the original Batmobile during the Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, Arizona on January 19, 2013. The vehicle was sold for $4.2 million.
A Christie's staff member displays (from left to right) the 'Star of Kashmir' sapphire ring, a 26.24 carats diamond ring and a 23.28 carats natural cushion-shaped emerald ring during an auction preview in Geneva on April 30, 2013. The rings (from left to right) sold for more than $3.4 million, $4.4 million and $1.9 million in Geneva on May 15, 2013.
Gina Lollobrigida jewelry
A model wears a diamond necklace/bracelet by Bulgari (1954), a natural pearl and diamond pendant earrings (1962) and a diamond ring (1962) during an auction preview at Sotheby's in Geneva on May 7, 2013. The full collection of 23 pieces of jewelry from Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for nearly $5 million on May 14, 2013.
Red Chinese bowl
A red Chinese bowl from the 1662-1722 period was bought by ceramics dealer William Chak for $9.5 million at Sotheby's spring sale in Hong Kong on April 8, 2013. Sotheby's said in a press release the deal set a world auction record for Qing Kangxi porcelain.
Hong Kong-based model and actress Lynn Xiong wears a 75.36 carats briolette diamond pendent necklace during a Christie's preview in Hong Kong on May 7, 2013. The diamond, which is the largest D/1F briolette diamond on record sold for more than $11.1 million on May 28, 2013.
Gerhard Richter's 'Wolke (Cloud)'
A Sotheby's worker poses next to 'Wolke (Cloud)' from 1976 by Gerhard Richter at Sotheby's in London on January 31, 2013. The artwork sold for more than $11.8 million at Sotheby's Contemporary Art evening auction in London on February 12, 2013.
Pablo Picasso's 'Sylvette' on bent sheet metal is seen during a preview of Sotheby's spring Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art in New York on May 3, 2013. The piece sold for more than $13.5 million on May 7, 2013.
'Le petit patissier'
Visitors and media view French painter Chaim Soutine's 'Le petit patissier' during a preview of Christie's Impressionist and Modern Art sale at Christie's in New York on May 3, 2013. The piece sold at auction for more than $18 million on May 8, 2013.
The Archduke Joseph diamond
An employee poses with the Archduke Joseph diamond during an auction preview at Christie's in Geneva on November 8, 2012. The 76 carat diamond is fetched more than $21 million in Geneva on November 13, 2012.
A Christie's staff member displays a pear-shaped, D color, flawless 101.73 carat diamond during an auction preview in Geneva on April 30, 2013. The diamond sold for more than $26 million on May 15, 013.
Josephine Johnson, manager of Rio Tinto's Argyle Pink Diamonds, holds the Argyle 'Phoenix' red diamond during a private viewing at a Sydney hotel on May 17, 2013. The Phoenix is included in the 2013 Argyle Diamond collection, named after Rio Tinto's Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia where they were found. The entire collection of 64 red, pink, dark gray-blue, orangy-pink and purple-colored diamonds, totaling 54.99 carats, is estimated to be worth tens of millions of dollars, according to Rio Tinto.