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Gold Ferrari up for grabs at Sotheby's — starting at $350,000

It’s a sale that would make King Midas — and likely President Donald Trump — proud.
Image: Sotheby's 'The Midas Touch' Press Call
A one of a kind gold Ferrari 512 BB with an estimate of between $350,000 and 450,0000 at Sotheby's in London. To be sold as part of The Midas Touch, Sothebys first ever auction dedicated entirely to gold on October 17.Tristan Fewings / Getty Images for Sotheby's

It’s a sale that would make King Midas — and likely President Donald Trump — proud.

Sotheby’s auction house is holding its first all-gold auction on Wednesday in London and there is, quite literally, something to suit the tastes of every member of the 1 percent.

The star of the show is a 1977 gold painted Ferrari, one of four in the world. Bidding will start at $450,000 for the car, which boasts a chestnut brown — not gold — interior.

And why not celebrate a successful bid on the car with a six liter gold bottle of Dom Pérignon champagne? Bidding for the 2002 bubbly starts at $19,278. Or perhaps you’d prefer the less expensive option: A gold three liter bottle of Louis Roederer 2002 Cristal Brut will start at $6,426.

Whichever sparkling beverage the winning bidder chooses can be poured into a set of eight wine goblets, which have a starting bid of $9,000.

Perhaps the most unusual item on the block is an 18-karat gold bust of supermodel Kate Moss, starting at $300,000. Called "Song of the Siren," the sculpture "boldly articulates the artist’s characteristic investigation into ideas of beauty and celebrity," according to Sotheby's.

Image: Sotheby's 'The Midas Touch' Press Call
Song of the Siren, which has an estimated sale price of around $300,000.Tristan Fewings / Getty Images for Sotheby's

The most expensive item is a 1961 painting from French artist Yves Klein, titled “Monogold Sans Titre.” The small gold panel starts at just over $1 million and articulates “the artist’s life-long preoccupation with the transcendental medium of gold,” according to Sotheby’s.

After all the excitement of Wednesday’s auction is over, one lucky deep-pocketed buyer can look forward to climbing into bed and getting some rest on a surprisingly soft king-sized set of bed sheets made of 24-karat gold and silk.

At just $38,000, they're unlikely to keep the 1 percent up at night.