12 Weird Things Available to Buy Right Now

By on November 18, 2013

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that weird, hard-to-shop-for family member who collects skulls, bugs and taxidermy? Are you that weird family member? Either way, here are some amazing, beautiful and bizarre oddities for sale online right now to fill your collection or complete your Christmas shopping!

Related: 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Diaphonized Mouse Christmas Ornament

Diaphonized mouse Christmas ornaments by Greg Bowser of Pandora's Box oddities shop

These diaphonized mouse specimens are handcrafted by Greg Bowser of Pandora’s Box using a chemical process that leaves the soft tissue clear and dyes the skeletal system a deep pink color. Available in extremely limited edition right here.

Pandora’s Box has more diaphonized specimens and other oddities in their Etsy shop.

19th Century Trepanation Tool

Antique Victorian trepanation tool from Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities

A trephine was an early medical tool used to drill holes into the skulls of patients with various brain disorders or inter-cranial diseases. Archeological discoveries of cave paintings and trepanated human skulls suggest the medical procedure has been in use since prehistoric times.

This 19th century trepanation tool is available right now from Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities. You can find more weird things on their Facebook page and Etsy shop.

Hatching Egg Taxidermy

Taxidermy bird hatching from an egg by Divya

A taxidermy bird hatching from an egg on a brass stand by Divya! Available right here.

More in her shop: Friends Forever Taxidermy

Dissected Piglet Wet Specimen

Dissected piglet wet specimen from The Weird and Wonderful

A dissected piglet specimen preserved in a jar with formalin available right here.

More natural history specimens at: The Weird & Wonderful

Deluxe Feejee Mermaid

Deluxe Feejee mermaid from The Evolution Store

A deluxe replica of PT Barnum’s original Feejee Mermaid sideshow attraction available right here.

See more at: The Evolution Store

Skeletonized Graphium Weiskei Butterfly

Skeletonized Graphium Weiskei butterfly by Kevin Clarke of Bug Under Glass

This Graphium Weiskei butterfly prepared by Kevin Clarke of Bug Under Glass has been half skeletonized, a process that removes the scales of butterfly wings to reveal the architecture and membrane beneath. This museum-grade specimen is available here.

More bugs on the official Bug Under Glass Etsy shop and Facebook page.

Mini Shrunken Heads

Mini shrunken heads from The Evolution Store

These ghoulish shrunken head ornaments are available right here.

See more at: The Evolution Store

Galaxy/Space Hand-Painted Coyote Skull

Galactic coyote skull hand painted by Divya

Coyote skull hand-painted by Divya from real NASA photos. Available right here.

More in her shop: Friends Forever Taxidermy

Esodermy Sheep Head

Esodermy sheep head taxidermy by Sarina Brewer of Chimera Studios

This is a real sheep head preserved by Sarina Brewer of Chimera Studios using modern taxidermy chemicals and freeze-drying to preserve musculature and bone structure. It is available right here.

See more in the Chimera Studios Etsy shop and Sarina’s Facebook page.

Freeze Dried Bat

Freeze dried bat from The Evolution Store

Freeze-dried Cynopterus fruit bats from Indonesia preserved in sleeping position available right here.

See more at: The Evolution Store

Blooming Sparrow Taxidermy

Blooming sparrow taxidermy by Divya

A taxidermy sparrow with real dried flowers and Swarovski topaz eyes by Divya available right here.

More in her shop: Friends Forever Taxidermy

Taxidermy Rhino Head

Taxidermy rhino head

A happy-looking taxidermy rhino head mount from The Weird & Wonderful.

For more weird, follow Cult of Weird on Instagram @cultofweird


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    June 6, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    would anyone be intrested in buy human skin that has bin tattooed and made into a lamp shade

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      June 8, 2017 at 7:54 am

      LOL! Yeah right!

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    Sharon West

    January 18, 2017 at 10:36 am

    I have a few of my own things id like to sell and want to know if you buy as well as sell. Thank you

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    November 17, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    I have 2 authentic outfits worn by 2 of the Heavens Gate Cult Members at their time of suicide. Includes: Black long sleeve button up shirt with Away Team Patch on left arm, black track pants, black pair of Nike tennis shoes and the purple shroud that covered their faces. If interested I can send pics.

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      December 21, 2014 at 10:24 am

      I’d like to see the pics and hear a bit more about this.

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      July 15, 2015 at 12:49 pm

      how did you get them ?

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      August 7, 2015 at 3:10 pm

      Could you please email me if these are still available. Imaloafer169@yahoo.com

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      June 29, 2019 at 9:26 pm

      that’s incredible. have you sold them if you were looking to?

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    G. Howard McGinty

    October 1, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    We sell shrunken heads and oddities.

    Kind regards,




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    dr ferrel santos

    September 26, 2014 at 8:10 am

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    Good day, Our company operates Real Human Skull & Skeleton Collection
    and our founder ,y late father is of late and now we are offering an
    extensive selection of real and replica human skulls and skeletons.
    Real human skulls and skeletons are only obtained from legal and
    ethical sources, however, these specimens are becoming more difficult
    to find.

    Our Real Skull enterprise is proud to offer Research Quality Natural
    Bone Human Skulls. Every specimen is meticulously prepared in our
    laboratories with great care and dignity. This attention to detail
    results in the highest quality human skulls available for medical
    research and educational needs. Each specimen, if requested, is
    provided with known age, gender, and race.

    Due to the increasingly difficult availability of real human skulls,
    skeletons and bones, Real Skull enterprise inventory changes daily. It
    is for this reason that all natural human skull bones and skeletons
    are now being listed as a one-of-a-kind item. New items will be listed
    below as they become available.

    Thank you,
    Dr Ferrel Santos
    Skulls Unlimited International, Inc.
    10313 S Sunnylane Road
    Douala , Cameroon
    Email. 1doctorsantos@gmail.com

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    September 24, 2014 at 9:49 am

    We supply Real Human Skulls,Bones & Skeletons to any part of the world
    with good prices We have available Real human skulls,Skeletons and
    bones.let me know if you are Interested email nanav564@gmail.com

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    Dr Truckon

    September 17, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Real human skulls, human skeletons, and individual human bones, for sale.
    Real human skulls, human skeletons, and individual human bones, for medical research and/or health professional education. From full human skeletons to single human bones and everything in between. If you are in the market for any human bone other than just a skull, you’ll find it right here. Email (truckontracy@gmail.com)

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    September 16, 2014 at 8:06 am

    Hello i have some real human skulls for sale my email is takeyanabela77@gmail.com, pls contact for more information.

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    mary kaay

    September 7, 2014 at 8:44 am

    We supply Real Human Skulls,Bones & Skeletons to any part of the world with good prices

    We have available Real human skulls,Skeletons and bones for sale at low and moderate prices.Interested buyers should contact me for more details.

    Our efficiency and experience in this business has given us a notable number of customers in our many years in tihs business.

    We do guarantee our clients a safe delivery and good business and discount given to large buyer.The delivery is within 3 days maximum and drop your demand for more details

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    Sonia Brito

    August 28, 2014 at 1:15 am

    Hello i have some real human skulls and bones for sale i want to know
    if you are interested in Buying them. My father use to collect them
    and sell them to his contacts in USA and since his death we have not
    been in contact with his source. We want to close down the store so if
    you are interested let me know.




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    August 25, 2014 at 7:25 am

    Nothing much weird here, just macabre

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    July 3, 2014 at 7:25 am

    anyone interested in a ladies wooden leg,has the shoe and sock on it,old probably made in the 50sor so.will send pics

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    June 11, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Super cool stuff but isn’t that rhino head a tad illegal?

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