People are already selling Dismaland merchandise on eBay for crazy prices

Dismaland, the new show by acclaimed street artist Banksy, opened in Weston-super-Mare — near Bristol, England — on Friday and already there’s plenty of memorabilia from the show for sale on eBay.

A search for Dismaland returns 954 items right now, ranging in price from a print with an asking price of £4,750 to a programme and set of photos with a starting price of £0.01.

It’s not clear what Banksy would make of all this. The street artist’s persona appears to have a sneering attitude to commercialism — just look at the title of his film, “Exit Through the Gift Shop.”

At the same time, Banksy is a savvy operator who knows how to make money. Some of what’s on sale, such as the programmes, is merchandise produced for the show.

Check out some of the things you can bid for.

13 bids came in for this official programme. It eventually went for £21.

eBay

Official posters for the exhibition are going for £45. This seller has already sold 2 and only has 1 left.

eBay

A 'pocket money loans' booklet produced by graffiti artist Darren Cullen for the exhibition is going for £25. It's clearly a dig at payday loans companies, who have attracted a lot of negative press in Britain in recent years.

eBay

At normal theme parks and carnivals you can win goldfish at the stalls. But at Dismaland you win a fish finger -- you can buy one, along with a site map, for £10.

eBay

A satirical balloon reading 'I am an imbecile' is currently on offer with an eye-watering asking price of £50. It's in 'mint condition' apparently.

eBay

People are even cashing in by selling copies of the local paper that first announced the show. The Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury usually sells for 80p but this edition has been bid up to £2.35.

eBay

Or you can get the whole set for £190. This lot includes a balloon, programme, fish finger, a poster, a 'meaningless rubber bracelet' from the Win the Anvil stall, and a copy of the Weston Mercury.

eBay

NOW WATCH: Briefing videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.