What’s the most expensive thing you’ve ever bought in cash?

Fill out our survey, and we’ll share the most entertaining responses this Sunday.


July 22, 2020

When I was 20 years old, I spotted the guitar of my dreams on Craigslist: a 1983 Les Paul Custom in tobacco sunburst.

I withdrew $1,900 in $100 bills (nearly every penny to my name), drove 2 hours down a winding dirt road in the California foothills, and bought the axe off a white-bearded Deadhead named Pete.

To this day, it’s still the most expensive thing I ever bought in cash.

We want to hear your stories: What was your most expensive one-time purchase? What was the tale behind it? How about your most regrettable splurge?

If you’ve got 2 minutes to spare, please fill out our short survey.

We’ll share the most entertaining responses this Sunday.

— Zack Crockett, Sunday features editor

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