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Quirkiest Items for auction right now

Running a variety of auctions across multiple sectors including manufacturing, home and garden, motoring, and more, means that we often see many fascinating items pop up in our auctions.

If you’re looking for inspiration for ways to raise funds or are looking for a quirky purchase, we have put together some of the most peculiar lots currently available on our website right now:

Fancy a giant Bulldog in your bark yard?

Warning: You may need some help moving this lot! Whilst this statue is much more than lifesize, this giant bulldog statue may be the perfect garden feature for any four-legged fans out there. This statue is built to withstand tough weather and will last for many, many dog years. It will certainly be noticed by your neighbours and will be a much-welcomed guest at your next garden party!


Make way for Noddy

Reminisce your childhood with this classic character ride. After being created by Enid Blyton in 1949 and appearing on British Television since 1955, Noddy has become a much-loved character for several generations of children. Built in the 1960s, this rare and collectable Noddy’s Car ride is in original condition and surprisingly still in working order. The ride also comes with its original steps and livery.


Don't drink and bike

With lockdown restrictions causing many people to adapt their homes for hosting and entertaining, at-home bars are more common than ever before! If you’re looking for a unique home bar or are simply a major bike fan, this lot is perfect for you! This bar counter was built using a vintage Indian motorcycle and includes glass holders, a multi-storey wine rack, and lower shelves and drawers to store your mixologist equipment in, ready for your next hosting event. This bar set can be kept inside, perfect for dining or hosting rooms or even brought out into the garden during summer get-togethers.


Be battle-ready with this Suit of Amour

This lot is undoubtedly one of our most bizarre items. Whether you’re a medieval-era fan or just want to add a touch of regency to your home, this suit could be yours. Made from polished steel with tremendous craftsmanship, this decorative suit of amour stands at just over six feet and comes with a shield and red robe.

The suit includes numerous separate pieces, including a chest piece and helmet. Whether it’s just for decoration or this year's Halloween costumes, this amour is an absolute steel (get it?).


Always losing your keys?

Following a recent liquidation, we were appointed to manage and sell assets for a shoe repair and key cutting business. As well as various unique machines, this array of blank keys is also for sale.

So, look no further if your own key cutting business is low on stock or you’re looking for some funky materials for your next upcycling project! This key collection is sure to provide you with some inspiration.


Get your inner Rocky on

Although it may not be the best equipment for sparring practice, this tan leather punchbag is designed in the vintage industrial style you may recognise from classic fight films. Whether you want to bring a touch of the old-school style to your at-home gym or look for an intriguing decoration to fill up some empty space in a living area, this bag can be an interesting feature.

The bag also comes with chains and hooks to hang from your ceiling and can be emptied and refilled with different materials and weights to alter the appearance or firmness.


On your marks, get set, drink!

Calling all racing enthusiasts (and wine lovers!), unleash your inner Schumacher or Hamilton with this F1-inspired drinks rack. An interesting item for any motoring fans is this classic Ferrari racing car refurbished into a wine storage piece.

The vehicle, made from metal and on its original wheels, features bottle holders in the car's rear. Plus, the front bonnet lifts up for extra storage, perfect for ice or snacks during a party. It also has a seated area and steering wheel for full effect and photo ops for your guests. This really is a perfect item for those who love to entertain!


One for the Whiskey lovers

We’re currently auctioning ten bottles, out of only 216 ever produced, of 30-year-old Macallan 1990 Scottish Gantry curated by David Boyd. Distilled in September 1990 and bottled in April 2021, this single malt scotch whiskey is not for the faint of heart, with a strength of 46.7%.

Previous 70cl bottles of the same batch have sold for £4,000 at other auctions. The whiskey comes boxed and signed by David Boyd on behalf of The Scottish Gantry.


Don't be such a Boar!

If you’re looking for a new garden pet that doesn’t require attention, this Wild Boar statue could be perfect for you!

Standing rather lifelike at one metre long, this prowling Boar is made from metal and can live outside without fears of damage or rusting. This boar is perfect for decorative use around your indoor space or to keep the birds out of your garden.


Ride at your own risk!

Although the exact date of this antique Indian Go Cart is unknown, the condition of the wood and design of the car shows that this is truly a unique piece.

There is some wearing to the back wheels due to age. However, the cart is structurally stable and stands upright with its original wheels. Whilst both seats and back step is intact; we wouldn’t recommend taking this cart on a ride down your nearest hill, at least not without a helmet!


Not your usual garden bush

Stay one step ahead of your neighbour's funky bush shapes with this stunning grass Lion sculpture. Made from artificial grass you won’t need to splash out on pet food as this big cat requires no maintenance and stays looking fresh all year round.

With an iconic mane, long tail and button nose, this lion is sure to stand out among the greenery.


How can BPI Auctions help you?

If you’re looking for a hot bargain, check out more of our current auctions here, including cars, jewellery, office equipment, engineering and manufacturing equipment and much more.

On the other hand, If you’ve been through your attic and found something quirky you’d want to sell, we can help! We are the market leader for online asset disposal and have a proud history of success since 2010. We manage the entire selling process, including valuation, collection, storage, marketing, and auctioning of business assets. Become a vendor today.

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