This week's theme is EXPENSIVE

Posted by: Copago

This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Sun Aug 02 2009 05:50 AM

See something through your day that makes your wallet miss a beat?
Well, this is the place to post a photo of it!
Posted by: picqero

Re: This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Mon Aug 03 2009 05:53 AM

A couple of weeks ago I spotted this yellow Ferrari making a multi-point turn in a narrow road. Apart from the occasional black, I've never seen a Ferrari with such unusual colour, and definitely prefer the tradional Ferrari red.



It's undoubedly worth more than most people's houses!
Posted by: runningbare

Re: This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Tue Aug 04 2009 01:36 AM




This elegant machine was on show at a American car & hot rod show at Worthing West Sussex, I would guess trips to the fuel station are quite expensive.
Posted by: JaneMarple

Re: This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Tue Aug 04 2009 02:58 PM



Not a patch on the car and boat, but this is the most expensive book I own, at a mere 50. I am very fond of it indeed
Posted by: Copago

Re: This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Wed Aug 05 2009 11:02 PM

ohhhh nice, Jane. And I'd swap with the ferrari even though it isn't red

not sure how this compares with some parts of the world but I thought it was on the dear side .. it's beef mince at $10.39 a kilo. Although it's not as bad as lamb at the moment but at least we don't ahve to buy that.

Posted by: bhs63

Re: This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Thu Aug 06 2009 03:22 PM

Anything with this logo is expensive...

Posted by: spanishliz

Re: This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Thu Aug 06 2009 07:32 PM

This sign leads me to believe that it would be quite expensive to commit a MISCHIEF, at least if one values one's freedom!

Posted by: Santana2002

Re: This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Fri Aug 07 2009 10:23 AM

Here's a nicely worked and finely decorated piece of glorified firewood.



No, I don't really mean it's glorified firewood, it's actually part of this and is made from African blackwood, silver engraved slides and ferrules and fake ivory mounts.

The chanter (finger-pipe) alone would set you back several hundred pounds sterling, and a whole set costs several thousand.

This is (one of) my husband's set(s). I myself own three sets, two of which are antiques (still in fine working order), and one of which has solid ivory mounts, ferrules and decorative bits. I have no idea what that would cost nowadays, but you can bet your bottom dollar that it's also in the thousands. Between us we have 6 of these lurking around our home.
Posted by: bhs63

Re: This week's theme is EXPENSIVE - Fri Aug 07 2009 06:54 PM

Great pic, Santana. I had absolutely no idea what it was until I looked at the additional pic. That's how much I know about bagpipes!!