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You can find all kinds of stuff on eBay, from trash to treasure, and so long as you are the highest bidder and can cough up the shipping fee, it's yours.

How'd you like to be the proud new owner of a piece of local history, in the form of the nine-story ferris wheel from Santa Monica's Pacific Park? And, hey, cool factor: It was the first solar-powered contraption of its type! C'mon, your backyard is begging for it!

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A ten-day auction for the current Pacific Park ferris wheel opens tomorrow on eBay, and anyone is welcome to bid. The reserve price is a mere $50k, and half the proceeds will go to Special Olympics Southern California, reports KNBC. That's a steal, considering the amusement park ride originally cost $800, 000.

If you do win the wheel, however, you're taking on quite a prize...and an obligation.