Casey Anthony Mask Auctioned for Almost $1M

It was made by pop artist Torro
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 28, 2011 10:37 AM CDT
The million-dollar Casey Anthony mask is seen in this screenshot from eBay.   (eBay)

(Newser) – Halloween costumes don’t come any scarier—or pricier—than this: An LA man has just sold a latex Casey Anthony mask on eBay for a whopping $999,900, KTLA reports. What justified that crazy price tag? Well, the seller touted the mask as a “significant piece of crime history,” saying it was “sculpted to precision for a parody video by enigmatic pop artist/sculptor Torro.” It’s one of just nine masks made for the video (No. 6 in the series, noted the listing).

More from the seller's pitch: "Forget Freddy, Jason, Meyers, here's your chance to scare the *#&% out of everyone and win every costume contest with this amazing Tot Mom latex rubber mask, possibly the most frightening mask on the planet." He started the bidding at $25, ultimately raking in 105 bids and that outrageous closing price. eBay didn’t reveal the winning bidder's identity; KTLA noted it was the only item he had bought in the past 30 days.

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