Cornflake "shaped like Illinois" sold for $1350 on eBay

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has been sold on eBay for $1350. The cornflake was bought by the owner of a trivia website; Monty Kerr from Trivia Mania says he is starting a collection of pop culture and Americana items.

The cornflake was sold by two sisters from Virginia. It had been listed once before but the auction was cancelled as it violated eBay’s food policies. This time, they sold a coupon which the lucky winner will be able to redeem for the actual cornflake.


Naturally the cornflake has caused a flurry of copy-cat listings, including a and a .

6 Responses

  1. hi – great stuff 😆


    wierd, i heard someones been selling those jigsaws with the big cock-a-doodle-doo on ebay, their boxes are full of blanks too.

    buyers can’t get their refunds ’cause they’re sold by some bogus op’ running out of china 😉


  2. buyers can’t get their refunds ’cause they’re sold by some bogus op’ running out of china 😉

    I would have thought if they run out of china they could use a nice glass bowl….



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