InDiane Duyser noticed the resemblance, preserved the sandwich, and listed it on eBay a decade later, claiming it had magical powers. Apparently, moldy toast is worth as much as a deposit on a house! So what better way to raise money for an animal rescue organization than to get people to auction for a lock of his hair.
Within four years, eBay had become an established online retailer with a valuation greater than well-known brick and mortar retailers such as Sears and JC Penney. Today it is a giant of e-commerce, with million active users, approximately 25 million sellers, and million listings. It was shortened to eBay as a result.
Whether you want some sage or a rosary, eBay has it all. Some say that the evidence for God is all around us. But few people would think that logic applies to online auctions.
After consuming an ungodly amount of turkey Thursday, we're ready to move on to some soul food. Some serious soul food, like Diana Duyser's grilled cheese sandwich bearing the image of the Virgin Mary. Or Fred Whan's fish stick bearing the image of Jesus Christ. So which of these heavenly delights has more spirit?
Dedicated to the exploration of hoaxes, mischief, and misinformation throughout history. Toggle navigation. Virgin Mary Sandwich The auction of a ten-year-old grilled cheese sandwich bearing the image of the Virgin Mary has been pulled from eBay.
It boasts million buyers, about 25 million sellers, and million listings. Twenty years since the laser pointer, plenty of weird things have been listed on eBay. Here are 20 of the strangest :.
At that point, the bidding has suspended. A place in heaven was considered such. Mandel was selling more than the intangible.
There are lots of wacky things being sold on eBay, and a buttered toast allegedly bearing the imprint of Jesus' face is just one of them. But this one appears to take the cake for its outrageousness. Maley revealed that he made the toast over three weeks ago at his home.