Now this one isn't so much odd as just plain stupid.
Items were stolen from the Beckham's home in 2008, which then appeared for sale on eBay. The Telegraph said at the time:
"They were most personal and sentimental items collected by Victoria and David during their time abroad
"Some of the things were given to them as presents and are unique because they were specially made for them. They include mostly small but expensive trinkets and some pieces on decorative display."
Needless to say, two housekeepers were arrested.
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A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.