Well, the winners of the Academy Awards 2013 are unlikely to part with their 24k gold plated Oscars any time soon, but there are many that have made a few million owing to the value of these awards as collector’s memorabilia.
Though in 1950, the Academy integrated a no-sell rule (the winner is first required to offer it to the academy for $1), here are some pre-1950s Oscars that made big bucks courtesy their worldwide fanfare
*Prices have been adjusted to account for inflation.
Source: Quartz.com; Image Courtesy: Reuters
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