Rejected rings to McDonald's swings: TradeMe's biggest sales of 2017

A spaceship, a rejected engagement ring, portraits of politicians and a Macca's playground were among the Trade Me listings Kiwis were keenest on this year.

The auction site's top 10 most popular listings in 2017 have been released, and a common thread was sellers who didn't take themselves too seriously listing extraordinary items - or everyday goods with a weird and wonderful back story.

Check out the gallery for some of the craziest and most bizarre items that got keen buyers clicking in 2017.