The Rarest Things in the World

AOL Money & Finance has a neat list of the Rarest Items in the World. Like this, for instance:

Rarest Wine
One of the rarest bottles of wine ever sold was purchased by Christopher Forbes for a mere £105,000 ($160,000). It was an unmarked green glass bottle with the inscription of "1787 Lafitte Th. J." (now known as Lafite and thought to be owned by Thomas Jefferson), found behind a wall in Paris.

Link - Thanks Pam!

There was an article in the New Yorker regarding the dubious ancestry of that bottle, and the suspect practices of the fellow who 'discovered' it. It may be online, I dunno. If you are interested, check.
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Here's the URL for the New Yorker story about the 1787 Lafitte.

The wine was a scam.
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