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Irish Ghost in a Bottle
image If you hurry, you still have time to bid on the latest eBay sensation: a genuine Irish Ghost in a bottle (as opposed to a fake Irish ghost in a bottle). When I saw this, it immediately conjured up fond memories for me of the original Ghost in a Jar, but this new item seems to have a far longer pedigree than the Ghost in a Jar did. It is said to contain the ghost of a rogue 19th century landlord who took his own life after getting a young girl pregnant. And this is the best part of all: it's caught the attention of Michael Jackson, who reportedly is bidding on it. The price is already up to £1,550. It'll be interesting to see how much it ends up selling for.
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Posted by The Curator on Sun Oct 10, 2004


How can you tell a fake ghost in a bottle from a genuine one?
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Mon Oct 11, 2004  at  01:18 AM
If you're appropriately medicated, the difference becomes obvious.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Mon Oct 11, 2004  at  01:31 AM
The price dropped! How??
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Mon Oct 11, 2004  at  01:49 PM
Right now, the price posted is only 225 pounds. Maybe an earlier bid wasn't legit.
That's still a lot to pay for a bottle with a piece of paper stuffed in the neck.
... If you did own a ghost in a bottle, what could you do with it?
As somebody was saying the other day, at least if you had Britney Spear's underpants you could wear them ...
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Mon Oct 11, 2004  at  04:25 PM
I remember the haunted painting
Posted by donna  in  montreal  on  Tue Oct 12, 2004  at  06:54 PM
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