• Short Summary

    THREE TIMES A YEAR LENINGRAD, THE SECOND CITY OF THE SOVIET UNION, HOLDS INTERNATIONAL FUR AUCTIONS.

  • Description

    THREE TIMES A YEAR LENINGRAD, THE SECOND CITY OF THE SOVIET UNION, HOLDS INTERNATIONAL FUR AUCTIONS. IN OCTOBER THE 50TH AUCTION WAS HELD.

    THE AUCTION WAS ATTENDED BY OVER 300 BIDDERS FROM AGENCIES AND FUR COMPANIES OF 25 COUNTRIES. THE AUCTION OPENED EARLY IN THE MORNING AND MORE THAN 90 PER CENT OF THE 3 MILLION PELTS WERE SOLD ON THE SPOT.

    THE PELTS INCLUDED, 54 VARIETIES OF PERSIAN LAMB, SILVER FOX, WHITE AND BLUE SILVER FOX, SABLE AND SQUIRREL.

    THE BIDDERS WERE WELCOMED TO THE INTERNATIONAL AUCTION BY MR. KUZNETSOV, HEAD OF THE SOVIET FOREIGN TRADE BOARD, AND AFTER THE FURS HAD BEEN SOLD WATCHED MODELS SHOW OFF SAMPLES OF SOVIET FUR PRODUCTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2IGWNURUVJ5TP4GN314TOAAF3
    Media URN:
    VLVA2IGWNURUVJ5TP4GN314TOAAF3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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