- The World's Rarest Car: 1938 Phantom Corsair
The 1938 Phantom Corsair was considered to have a ground-breaking design and an engineering marvel at the time of its launch. It featured innovative designs like electronically operated doors, altimeter and even a beverage cabinet. Only one Phantom Corsair was ever built and the car never entered production due to an assembly of reasons and is valued at over USD$10 million.
- The World's Rarest Crystal: Bismuth Crystal
Found all over the world, Bismuth is a chemical element, it's very brittle and is 86% as dense as lead. It is a silvery white color when freshly produced, however is often seen in air with a pink tinge owing to surface oxidation.
- The World's Rarest Peacock: White Peacock
- The World's Rarest Gemstone: Painite Gemstone
The world's rarest gem is believed to be painite. The painite is either orangish or reddish brown and was first discovered in Burma in the 1950s. Within the last couple of years, the source of the two original painite crystals was discovered and now a few hundred stones exist.
- The World's Rarest Coin: 1794/5 copper dollar
This doller was the first dollar coin issued by the U.S. Federal Government and is worth USD$10 million. It is made up of 10 percent copper and 90 percent silver and was minted by the (then) new U.S. Federal Mint.
- The World's Rarest Squid: Jeweled Squid
This unusual squid, was initially found 500 meters (1,650 feet) beneath the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean and can be located in the Mid Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Scientists on a recent deep-sea expedition found the squid (aka Histioteuthis hoylei) along with an abundance of other species thought to be very rare. Jewel squid are known for their uneven eyes, one of which is larger than the other to scope for prey in the seas deepest darkness.
- The World's Rarest Carrot: Purple Carrots
The colour of these carrots is due to anthocyanin pigments. The history of these carrots can be tracked back to Rome and Central Asia, where they were grown as early as the 10th century. Purple carrots have been sold in British stores starting since 2002.
- World's Rarest Banana: Red Banana
Red Dacca bananas in Australia, are a variety of banana with reddish-purple skin and are smaller and plumper than the common Cavendish banana. When ripe, red bananas have a flesh that is cream to light pink in color.
What Guys Said 8
I have a couple of really rare comic books that I got when I was like 6 years old... my dad gave me some of his like the first Superman and the first Spiderman comics ever released by DC:
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They are not in absolute perfect condition but like 98%! I have no clue how much they are worth these days?
I want those bananas ;_;2
Didn't know the Phantom Corsair was real. I had a Hot Wheels version of it though.1
Amazing Take, I like it... that old car is so cool, it almost looks like the Batmobile :P1
I wonder what those bananas taste like haha1
That car is smexy holy crap OoO1
What Girls Said 2
That white peacock and jewelled squid is pretty cool! Never knew they were rare.. To be honest never knew they even existed! 🙈🙊1
Wow, those are pretty cool. I want that gemstone on my jewelry, those carrots for lunch, and that peacock as a pet.1