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Business news, 03.05.2001 17:33

151st St. Petersburg Fur Auction held in the city.

Photo by S. Smolsky, ITAR-TASS. It is expected that 2,812 lots of furs (or 213,889 individual furs) will be sold at the auction. The first lot, consisting of 50 sable furs, was bought by the American fur trader Steve Mehutan for $78 a piece. Photo of Mr. Ninomia Yoshitake, owner of the Japanese fur company Yoshitake Ltd., examining a fur before the auction by S. Smolsky, ITAR-TASS.

News source: ITAR-TASS

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