The Top 5 Most Valuable Pieces of Paper

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You would be amazed how much a piece of paper can be worth. And no, we aren’t talking about money, even though sometimes a piece of paper can be quite valuable when it is, in fact, cash. What we’re talking about are a few documents, a scrap or two, and a little square of cardboard for which people are willing to turn over a hell of a lot of their cash money. If you can get your hands on one of these pieces of paper, you are either very rich, or very much facing grand theft charges.
The Top 5 Most Valuable Pieces of Paper

1Honus Wagner – The Most Valuable Baseball Card of All Time

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In April of 2013, a 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card sold for $2.1 million! The card, featuring Wagner as a Pittsburgh Pirate, is especially rare, and thus especially valuable, thanks to Mr. Wagner himself, but in a way you would not expect: Wagner was fiercely anti-tobacco, and when he learned that one of his baseball cards was selling with cigarettes, he personally ordered their production stopped and existing copies destroyed. Thus only a few dozen exist today.Next >