In July, luxury phone maker Vertu closed its doors entering liquidation and letting go of nearly 200 employees. Friday the company’s museum collection of phones hits the auction block for sale by liquidators.
Vertu was a UK-based company known for its ridiculously luxurious handmade phones some encrusted in jewels and 18-karat gold and selling for as much as $46,600 like its Clous De Paris Red Gold Signature phone.
As reported by The Verge, UK auctioneer G.J. Wisdom and Company is selling the collection of 106 Vertu phones ranging from prototypes to limited edition models some with diamonds and gold on them. Bidding starts at £20,000 converts to $25,950 AU$32,900.
G.J. Wisdom and Company and Vertu did not immediately respond for a request to comment.
Check out the gallery below to see how Vertu made its luxurious phones.