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How are you at spotting trends? If you'd have bought these 10 items when they first came out, you'd now be very, very rich

Almost everything we buy will lose its value over time, until you grab a few pounds for a quick sale on Ebay, or chuck them in the tip.


But if you'd invested in these items at some very modest original prices, you would certainly be quids-in now. If only we'd known...

In 2010 it took 10,000 Bitcoins to buy 2 large pizzas and have them delivered. Based on today's value that's the equivalent of GBP 30,958,852 per pizza

1. #Tue May 21 15:51:55 BST 2019''[IPTC]Source=''[IPTC]Application\ Record\ Version=2''[IPTC]Copyright\ Notice=Getty''[IPTC]Object\ Name=Bitcoin - 309,588,525%''[IPTC]Caption/Abstract=In 2010 it took 10,000 Bitcoins to buy 2 large pizzas and have them delivered. Based on today's value that's the equivalent of GBP 30,958,852 per pizza''[IPTC]Headline=Bitcoin - 309,588,525%

In 2010 it took 10,000 Bitcoins to buy 2 large pizzas and have them delivered. Based on today's value that's the equivalent of GBP 30,958,852 per pizza
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In 1938 a copy of the original Action Comics #1 would have cost you 10 cents. One sold at auction in 2018 for USD 2,052,000 an increase of over 2 million percent

2. Action Comics #1 - 2,052,000,000%

In 1938 a copy of the original Action Comics #1 would have cost you 10 cents. One sold at auction in 2018 for USD 2,052,000 an increase of over 2 million percent
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The GBP 10 chair used by JK Rowling when she wrote the first Harry Potter book sold for GBP 278,000 in 2016 - an increase of over 2 and a half million percent

3. JK Rowling's writing chair - 2,780,000%

The GBP 10 chair used by JK Rowling when she wrote the first Harry Potter book sold for GBP 278,000 in 2016 - an increase of over 2 and a half million percent
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A Phillipe Patek 1518 Stainless Steel watch cost USD 2,265 in 1944 when it was made but one sold for USD 11,136,642 in 2016 an increase of nearly 500,000 percent

4. Philippe Patek 1518 Watch - 491,683%

A Phillipe Patek 1518 Stainless Steel watch cost USD 2,265 in 1944 when it was made but one sold for USD 11,136,642 in 2016 an increase of nearly 500,000 percent
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