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Picked up for 3 bucks, Chinese bowl goes for $2.2 million at auction (Video Report)

Photo: “Sing Fat Co., Inc.” Importer of Chinese goods. (Nothing to do with the story, I just thought it was a cool piece of Chinese- America history). From San Francisco Chinatown (post-1910): SF Chinatown (post-1910): Postcards. SOURCE:  California Historical Society (Public Domain)

From NBC News

By Erin McClam, Staff Writer, NBC News

A Chinese bowl that a New York family picked up for $3 at a garage sale turned out to be a 1,000-year-old treasure and has sold at auction for $2.2 million.

The bowl — ceramic, 5 inches in diameter and with a saw-tooth pattern etched around the outside — went to a London dealer, Giuseppe Eskenazi, at Sotheby’s auction house in New York on Tuesday. . . . Read Complete Report

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THEI Selected Short Subject: Sex dolls’ virginity up for auction: bid at $105k and counting (Video Report)

The sex doll in the feature photo is NOT the Doll in this story, just a photo of the plain old plastic type found on Wikipedia in the public domain. . . EDITOR

THEI Selected Short Subject

from youtube uploaded by RTAmerica

Published on Mar 8, 2013

You might have heard of the phrase “sex sells” and in this case you couldn’t be more spot on. Valentina, a sex doll made by the Brazilian company Sexonico, has been put up for auction and many are bidding in hopes to take a be Valentina’s first. RT’s Meghan Lopez has more.

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