• Short Summary

    EACH SPRING, TOURISTS JOIN COLLECTORS FROM MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD AT THE OLD IRON MARKET -- LA FOIRE A LA FERRAILLE -- IN PARIS.

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    EACH SPRING, TOURISTS JOIN COLLECTORS FROM MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD AT THE OLD IRON MARKET -- LA FOIRE A LA FERRAILLE -- IN PARIS.THIS YEAR THE FAIR BEGAN ON SATURDAY, AND WILL TEMPT THE DEALERS AND THE CURIOUS FOR NINE DAYS.

    THE PUBLIC ARE OFFERED ALL KINDS OF SECOND-HAND ODDMENTS RANGING FROM OLD BICYCLES AND BOOKS TO CAST-OFF CLOTHING AND EVEN A SKELETON.

    MANY OF THE GOODS FOR SALE, SPREAD OUT ON SOME 700 STALLS, LOOK LIKE "JUNK" PURE AND SIMPLE.BUT IT IS SAID THAT THERE ARE VALUABLE BARGAINS TO BE FOUND BY EXPERTS -- PERHAPS A PIECE OF FURNITURE.A BRONZE, OR AN OLD TAPESTRY WORTHY OF PLACE IN A MUSEUM.

    THE OLD IRON MARKET IS SAID TO DATE BACK SEVEN CENTURIES.ITS PRESENT DAY EXHIBITORS, ALTHOUGH DEALING IN OLD FASHIONED GOODS, HAVE UP-TO-DATE IDEAS.THEY HAVE THEIR OWN TRADE ASSOCIATION WITH A STRICT CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT, WHICH FORBIDS THEM TO BUY FROM THE POVERTY STRICKEN UNLESS THEY FIRST OBTAIN AGREEMENT FROM A LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA64XJHTESH8FCJNN116CJUTF90
    Media URN:
    VLVA64XJHTESH8FCJNN116CJUTF90
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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