Throughout your life, you've probably touched hundreds of thousands of different things.
Some of them are probably worth only pennies — like shoelaces, toothpicks, or literal pennies. But other things you've touched may have been worth a lot of money.
For instance, I personally have touched a piece of the actual Titanic, fossils that are more than 65 million years old, and space shuttle tires that have been in space.
What sort of things have you touched?
A recent AskReddit thread gave people the opportunity to share stories about the most expensive things they’ve ever touched in their lives.
Here are some of their answers.
Like a rifle:
A $145k Italian made double rifle in one hand and a glass of $7 wine in the other.
I put down the wine when they told me the price of the gun. –murde3rsaurus
A check for a lot of money:
Used to work at a bank as a teller. Once held a 3 million dollar check. Written out to himself from his business account within our bank, so I could verify he had the available funds.
Kind of surreal. At the time I distinctly remember thinking “This is worth like 50 years of work for me.” Just crazy. –Cannibal808
A Gutenberg Bible:
Part of a Gutenberg Bible.
It was in a sealed case and we moved it from a van to an elevator. –imhoots
An Aston Martin:
I’ve driven an Aston Martin Vanquish, and all I could think of was “don’t crash, don’ crash, don’t crash.” –DarkPasta
(Makes sense! Those things start at around $250,000!)
This next one is kind of unexpected…