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Old 03-22-2013, 08:21 PM
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Caution: tissue may be needed when auction starts.
Watch the auction, the reaction of the blankets owner! A feel good happening!

This man lost a leg and thought he might sell an old Indian blanket that he inherited from his family.



Watch the auction! This is a wonderful 'rags-to-riches' story! Watch the man's face while the bidding starts to go up.


 
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My goodness! That's a lot for a blanket!
 
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What a story -- thanks!
 
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30 years ago I found a small bronze eagle in an antique shop in Broadway. The guy wanted something like £100 for it - a lot of money in those days.
I knew it was Japanese and was signed so I copied the signature and went home to look it up - might have said 'Made in Taiwan' for all I knew.
Anyway it turned out to be one of the most famous Japanese animaliers so I hot footed it back to find it sold.
It turned up in Sothebys a few weeks later and sold for about 1 million pounds.
 
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Thatís an amazing story and even bigger find. Bravo

I hope the Indian tribe bought it back for them to preserve.
 
 
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