A R14 000 Louis Vuitton coaster, plus other surprising luxury items locals have splurged on

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Louis Vuitton Monogram Malle Fleurs Trunk.
Louis Vuitton Monogram Malle Fleurs Trunk.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

On Friday, Luxity, South Africa's biggest pre-owned luxury brand reseller, revealed it had sold one of their most expensive items to date - a Hermès Fjord Leather Birkin 35 in black. 

The handbag, which the company called "the most expensive bag in South Africa", sold for a whopping R280 000 in just eight minutes. 

This got us thinking, what are some of the weirdest designer items that Luxity has sold? We asked, and some of the answers will make you do a double take. 

From a R14 000 Louis Vuitton coaster to a R2 000 Gucci mouse pad, see some of the items, and how much people paid for them below:

1. Chanel VIP Christmas Snow Globe - Estimated Retail Price: R10 000, Selling Price: R5 000

Weird luxury items
Chanel VIP Christmas Snow Globe.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

2. Louis Vuitton Tropicalist Vase By Fernando & Humberto Campana - Estimated Retail Price: R160 000, Selling Price: R99 000 - NOT SOLD YET

Weird luxury items
Louis Vuitton Tropicalist Vase By Fernando & Humberto Campana.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

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3. Hermes Vachette Pouchette and Hoof Pick Blue/Red - Estimated Retail Price: R6 000, Selling Price: R4 500

Weird luxury items
Hermes Vachette Pouchette and Hoof Pick Blue/Red.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

4. Gucci Guccissima Mouse Pad Navy - Estimated Retail Price: R3 000, Selling Price: R2 000

Weird luxury items
Gucci Guccissima Mouse Pad Navy.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

5. Louis Vuitton 2 Deck Playing Cards Set - Estimated Retail Price: R13 000, Selling Price: R7 000

Weird luxury items
Louis Vuitton 2 Deck Playing Cards Set.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

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6. Louis Vuitton Monogram Malle Fleurs Trunk - Estimated Retail Price: R100 000, Selling Price: R55 000

Weird luxury items
Louis Vuitton Monogram Malle Fleurs Trunk.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

7. Louis Vuitton Monogram Baxter Dog Leash MM - Estimated Retail Price: R6 000, Selling Price: R4 500

Weird luxury items
Louis Vuitton Monogram Baxter Dog Leash MM.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

8. MONTBLANC Palladium Plated Bookmark - Estimated Retail Price: R3 000, Selling Price: R2 000

Weird luxury items
Montblanc Palladium Plated Bookmark.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

9. Louis Vuitton Monogram Coaster William Set - Estimated Retail Price: R18 000, Selling Price: R14 000

Weird luxury items
Louis Vuitton Monogram Coaster William Set.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

10. Hermes Leather Swift Post It Notepad Holder PM Red -- Estimated Retail Price: R7 000, Selling Price: R3 000

Weird luxury items
Hermes Leather Swift Post It Notepad Holder PM Red.
Photo: Supplied by Luxity

Would you splurge on any of these luxury goods? Customers hoping to get their hands on designer goods, such as bags and clothing, are turning to the pre-owned luxury market more and more, with stores like Luxity giving them access to these products at a fraction of the price in many instances. 

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