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The Tucson 2016 Best Offer Mineral Auction

Each auction specimen will be presented with it's Original Retail Price and Suggested Reserve Price Level.
Please feel free to place a bid at this level or make your own offer above or below the reserve. Any offers
that are below the Suggested Reserve Price must be approved before they are accepted into the auction.
In the event the offer is too low, an e-mail with our counteroffer with be sent for your consideration.

Please make your best offer because this will increase your odds of winning. Proxy bidding is available.

This is a One Week Auction Only - Good luck and have fun!

Most Recent Update was ....... 8:00 PM  April 27th, 2016

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Closing will take place Tonight at 8 PM CST, 9 PM EST

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Tucson2016-117OpalShellAndamookaAustralia21mm.jpg (288132 bytes)
Item #A1

Flashy specimen of Precious Opal after a fossilized bivalve mollusc shell!
This specimen displays brilliant flashes of green, blue, lavender, and other various colors
when rotated side to side. It's a fully replaced ancient mollusc shell and in perfect condition!
From the Andamooka opal fields, Andamooka Ranges, Stuart Shelf, South Australia, Australia.
Measures 1.4 cm by 2.1 cm by 1.2 cm in total size.
Ex. Webb Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $1450

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $685
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$635.00 8:32 AM 4/27/16 Evanston, IL
       
       
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Tucson2016-120-ElbaiteCleavelanditeStakNalaPakistan.jpg (187134 bytes)
Item #A2

Tri-colored crystals of Tourmaline attached at center by a ball of Albite blades!
These beautiful crystals are doubly terminated and display a soft pink tip! The bottom side
termination is a flat termination, displaying a gemmy green portion just beneath the dark
green / olive-green center. In excellent condition with well striated and very lustrous faces.
From Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan.
Measures 6.7 cm by 3.2 cm by 2.6 cm in total size.

Ex. R. R. Stoddard Collection
Fair Market Value $1850

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $950
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$875.00 11:44 AM 4/24/16 Paris, France
$900.00 7:09 PM 4/27/16 S. Australia
       
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Item #A3

Very aesthetic specimen of Native Silver wires rising above yellow Stellerite crystals!
This is a superb Native Silver specimen, featuring a nest of twisting wires set atop a
matrix of Stellerite crystals which cover the right edge and recede into a small vug.
Two larger wires rise upwards and form small "shepherd's hooks" above the specimen.
From the Altai Mts (Rudnyi Altai), Eastern Kazakhstan Province, Kazakhstan.
Measures 4.4 cm by 2.5 cm by 2.8 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $2450

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $950
Minimum Increment - $35

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Tucson2016-118CumengiteAmeliaMinenearBoleoBajaCaliforniaMexico.jpg (158638 bytes)
Item #A4

Very rare crystal of dark blue Cumengeite perched atop white Quartz matrix!
This is a good looking specimen. The Cumengeite displays a beautiful form which is
almost a complete star. The back side is flattened by matrix contact but all the other
points on the star are perfect and complete. Aesthetically perched on white matrix,
this fine specimen would make a wonderful addition to a TN or Mexican mineral suite.
From the Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalía, Boleo District, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Measures 1.4 cm by 1.1 cm by 1 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1250

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $650
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$550.00 12:24 PM 4/21/16 Houston, TX
$600.00 7:53 PM 4/27/16 New Port Richey, FL
       
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Denver2014-385QuartzHematiteJiangxiProvinceChina110mm.jpg (329165 bytes)
Item #A5

Beautiful cluster of red Quartz crystals (Hematite included) with Dolomite and Pyrite crystals!
This is one eye catching Quartz plate. The perfectly terminated Quartz are all deep red from a heavy
inclusion of Hematite, and then starkly contrasted by white Dolomite crystals along both the top and
bottom. Golden Chalcopyrite crystals can be seen scattered about the periphery. In excellent condition.
From the Dexing Cu-Mo-Au ore field, Dexing Co., Shangrao Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China.
Measures 11 cm by 7.8 cm by 4.4 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1850

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $500
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$450.00 1:39 PM 4/26/16 Singapore 2
       
       
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Item #A6

RARE! Fine specimen featuring Quartz var. Amethyst ps after Calcite with Calcite!
This unique specimen is an Amethyst pseudomorph after a Calcite crystal and the
center of the structure is now a cast. At the top is a yellow Calcite crystal, possibly
much like the original Calcite crystal that was replaced but on a much smaller scale.
From Soledade, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Measures 11 cm by 6 cm by 5.7 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1250

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $625
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$550.00 9:18 AM 4/22/16 San Diego, CA
       
       
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Item #A7

Rare specimen of deep red Rhodochrosite with Calcitic accenting!
There are two translucent rhombs here, attached in the middle. They display
complete crystal faces and a strong luster with the only cleave being on the
back side where the lower rhomb was separated from matrix. This is a locality
that is well known for fine Rhodochrosites but very few ever come to market.
From the Climax Mine (Climax Open Pit Mine), Climax District, Lake Co., Colorado.
Measures 3.3 cm by 2.3 cm by 1.6 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $985

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $500
Minimum Increment - $20

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$450.00 2:43 PM 4/25/16 Knoxville, TN
$470.00 7:10 PM 4/27/16 Tokyo, Japan
       
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Item #A8

Lovely specimen featuring crystals of purple-tipped yellow Adamite on Goethite matrix!
Glassy lustrous and gemmy-translucent, these Adamite crystals display tips of pinkish-purple
above mostly yellow interiors. The crystals are in excellent condition with full terminations and
barely a contact anywhere. They sit inside and above the concave structure of the brown matrix.
From the Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico.
Measures 8 cm by 13.5 cm by 5.3 cm in total size.
Ex. Barnett Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $3500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $1500
Minimum Increment - $50

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Item #A9

Incredibly fine yellow dendrites of Native Gold in Calcite matrix vugs!
These brilliant and lustrous dendrites seem to pop out of every vug and crevice in the
white Calcite matrix. They are so fine and well formed that magnification only enhances
the eye appeal of this very rich specimen. Gold can also be seen in seams along the edges.
From the Olinghouse District, Washoe County, Nevada.
Measures 2.5 cm by 5 cm by 3.3 cm in total size.
Ex. Kappus Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $2450

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $750
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Item #A10

Lustrous and reddish-purple to iridescent blades of Covellite in cluster on matrix!
This is a Summitville Covellite cluster and look at the incredible color of those blades.
Vibrant and very lustrous blades of reddish-purple roll and reflect the light from the side
to side when the specimen is held and tilted. Many of the blades are also free standing
and actually point towards the viewer while the blades at top lay flat against the matrix.
From Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado.
Measures 5 cm by 7.5 cm by 3.3 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $2500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $750
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Item #A11

Fine blades of bright orange Wulfenite on Quartz covered matrix!
From a recent find, these vibrant orange Wulfenite crystals are in very good condition
with only a few minor crystals being incomplete. They sit atop a matrix of Quartz and host
rock and this was one of the better specimens in the small grouping I found at the show.
From the Anarak District, Nain County, Esfahan Province, Iran.
Measures 8 cm by 5.5 cm by 5.7 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1450

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $700
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$675.00 9:18 AM 4/22/16 San Diego, CA
$700.00 2:43 PM 4/25/16 Knoxville, TN
       
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Item #A12

Rare specimen of Native Gold with Pyrite crystals on Quartz from the Mother Lode!
Old time specimen featuring lustrous leaf Gold nestled between white crystal points! There
are Pyrite crystals scattered about and the leaf surfaces range from mirror-smooth to matted
in texture. I would date this specimen to the mid 1850's to as possibly as late as 1890. The old
label is brittle and in two pieces with the middle portion missing but the words Oro, quarzo, and
California are visible. Numerous Quartz crystals form the host matrix and some are terminated!
From the Mother Lode Region of California.
Weighs 29.7 total gram weight - Measures 5 cm by 3.5 cm by 2.5 cm in total size.
Ex. G. Lee Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $9500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $4250
Minimum Increment - $75

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Item #A13

Sparkling curls of ram's-horn Gypsum on orangish-brown Gypsum covered matrix!
A beautiful old classic from Arizona, these curling Gypsums have been incredibly
well preserved over the years and are in nearly pristine condition. They are also
extremely rare and this is the only matrix specimen I've ever offered from the old
Southwest Mine, The fact that it has several curls is amazing. A true collector's piece!
From the Southwest Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona.
Measures 11 cm by 7.8 cm by 6.4 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $2500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $900
Minimum Increment - $35

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Item #A14

Eye catching specimen of baby-blue colored Turquoise in Quartz matrix!
This beautiful example of Arizona Turquoise is from the Cerbat Mountains.
The entire region there from Kingman to Chloride is quite rich with this mineral
and this one is attractively shaped with a great looking matrix pattern. Very nice!
From the Kingman area, Kingman District, Hualapai Mts, Mohave Co., Arizona.
Measures 7.5 cm by 4.8 cm by 4.2 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $685

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $350
Minimum Increment - $20

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$300.00 2:43 PM 4/25/16 Knoxville, TN
$320.00 7:10 PM 4/27/16 Tokyo, Japan
       
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Item #A15

Butter-yellow botryoidal clusters of Mimetite on Calcite and on matrix!
This graceful looking specimen is from the world reknown locality for Mimetite - San Pedro Corralitos.
It consists of satiny botryoidal clusters of bright yellow Mimetite on matrix with Mimetite climbing up
and over the Calcite crystals which sit along the very top ridge. In excellent condition with only a few
minor contacts. The color is among the most yellow I've seen recently with very little hint of orange.
From San Pedro Corralitos, Mun. de Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Measures 4.5 cm by 7 cm by 2.8 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $2500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $800
Minimum Increment - $35

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$750.00 7:17 PM 4/27/16 Tokyo, Japan
       
       
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Item #A16

Bright right cluster of Realgar crystals with Quartz needles on matrix!
This is an impressive specimen. The Realgar crystals cluster together in the center of the
matrix, forming what almost looks like a "flower" or rose. The crystals are intensely red
and display a vibrant rolling luster atop slightly striated surfaces. The back side of the
host matrix is covered top to bottom with Quartz crystals so this is a two sided specimen.
From the Palomo Mine, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru.
Measures11.2 cm by 6 cm by 4.3 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $1850

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $550
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$450.00 1:39 PM 4/26/16 Singapore 2
       
       
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Item #A17

Glassy crystals of Cuprian Smithsonite with Mimetite on matrix from Tsumeb!
These sharp crystals have a tremendous luster as light jumps off each glassy face
when the specimen is rotated. The color is a brilliant apple-green and aside from
some contacts along the trimming edges, the crystals are in excellent condition.
From the Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia, SW Africa.
Measures 6 cm by 3.2 cm by 2.8 cm in total size.
Ex. Webb Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $985

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $485
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$400.00 2:03 AM 4/22/16 Taiwan
       
       
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Item #A18

Excellent large cabinet plate featuring Fluorite with Barite and Sphalerite!
All sit atop a sparkling Dolostone matrix and the aesthetics are first rate. The Fluorite
cubes are sharp, measuring to 4 cm in size, and display a light lavender cover with slightly
golden interiors. They sit atop a large Sphalerite cluster in the center and a cream colored
Barite crystal cluster to the far right. The Fluorite cubes along the bottom are rehealed and
the entire specimen is in very good condition with no major distractions or contacts to speak of.
From the Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee.
Measures 16.5 cm by 19 cm by 9 cm in total size.

Ex. Lockhart Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $4500

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Minimum Increment - $50

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Item #A19

Sweet miniature featuring completely original Sulfur crystals on Calcite matrix!
This specimen is as original as you will find in a Sicilian Sulfur specimen. The Calcite
is colored dark by the natural Bitumen present at the mine - A feature most collectors
love to see. The Sulfur crystals are sharp, lustrous, and gemmy translucent with some
hoppering present in the lower crystal near the base. The tip of the crystal is almost hollow.
From the Cozzo Disi Mine, Casteltermini, Agrigento Province (Girgenti Province), Sicily, Italy.
Measures 7 cm by 4.2 cm by 5.2 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1450

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $650
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Item #A20

Tabular crystals of misty-blue Celestine with Calcite on matrix!
Fine specimen with perfectly terminated Celestine crystals, both of which are
pristine. The largest measures 3 cm in length and smaller crystals surround it at
the base along with several tan Calcites. The specimen is well trimmed and aesthetic.
From Maybee, Monroe County, Michigan.
Measures 5.6 cm by 5.4 cm by 3.6 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $485

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $250
Minimum Increment - $15

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$225.00 2:43 PM 4/25/16 Knoxville, TN
       
       
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Item #A21

Gorgeous specimen featuring fine terminated crystals of Barite in cluster!
This is a superb specimen with dozens of prismatic crystals, measuring to 4.5 cm in
length, arranged vertically with chisel-tip terminations. The crystals are in excellent
condition with a strong golden translucency beneath glassy-lustrous surfaces. In very
good condition overall with well formed tips and no major contacts. An old French classic.
From the Maine Mine, Cordesse, Lucenay-l'Evêque, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France.
Measures 6.4 cm by 10 cm by 5.3 cm in total size.
Ex. Trimingham Mineral Collection

Fair Market Value $2500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $1250
Minimum Increment - $35

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$1100.00 9:18 AM 4/22/16 San Diego, CA
       
       
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Tucson2016-121AzuriteMalachiteBisbeeCochiseCountyArizona.jpg (575119 bytes)
Item #A22

Wow! Large, beautifully polished plate of incredibly blue Azurite with Malachite!
This is an amazing display piece and the patterning alone makes it worth the price.
Under normal lighting the plate takes on a dark but vivid blue coloration with patches
of green Malachite interwoven throughout. When given a direct light, the dark blue
changes over to an intense royal blue and glows as it displays all its fine patterns and
various shades of blue within the darker blue surfaces. This could easily be a centerpiece.
From Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise County, Arizona.
Measures 10.9 cm by 15.9 cm by 2.4 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $3500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $1250
Minimum Increment - $50

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Item #A23

Lovely specimen featuring stacked crystals of Manganoan Calcite forming pillars in cluster!
These lovely pink Calcite specimens are of recent discovery and consist of numerous stacked crystals
which rise upwards atop one another, forming a skyline of pillars. There is no matrix as the specimen
is all Manganoan Calcite, from top to bottom.  The surfaces are super glassy and lustrous and there
is no damage to speak of. The color could best be described as a glowing, translucent pastel-pink.
From the Shizhuyuan Mine, Dongpo Ore Field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Pref., Hunan Province, China.
Measures 9.5 cm by 14 cm by 8 cm in total size.

Ex. Dawson Calcite Collection
Fair Market Value $1850

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $750
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Item #A24

Unique specimen of crystalline Native Copper, flattened by matrix!
This amazing specimen is entirely composed of flattened crystals which formed
along a narrow seam in the host rock matrix. This imparted the specimen with
a thin, flattened appearance that is quite unique for a Michigan Copper specimen.
The surfaces are lustrous and covered by an antique patina. A secondary tannish
color runs up along the center, adding a pretty contrast to the patinaed surfaces.
From the Copper Mining District of the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan.
Measures 7.5 cm by 3.2 cm by 1.6 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $985

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $450
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Item #A25

Classic American example of Vanadinite crystals on matrix.... from Arizona!
This large plate is from the Old Yuma Mine, one of the top localities for fine Vanadinite crystal specimens
prior to the finds in Morocco. This plate is richly covered with a large number of bright orange crystals in
various sizes. It's in very good condition for a plate of this size, with sharp crystals and very few contacts.
From the Old Yuma Mine, Saguaro National Monument, Amole District, Tucson Mts, Pima Co., Arizona.
Measures 12 cm by 12.2 cm by 3.1 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $1500

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Item #A26

Very rich slab of Native Silver with a Quartz and Galena rind and a Barite crystal vug!
This was one incredibly rich seam and a this slab was cut from it probably 50 or so years
ago. The majority of the slab is solid Silver with Quartz and Galena making up some of
the surrounding edge. Near the center is a small opening or vug in which Barite crystals
have grown. The vug goes all the way through to both sides as does the Silver itself.
From the Creede Mining District, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado.
Measures 4.5 cm by 8.8 cm by .7 cm in total size.
Ex. Kleine Mineral Collection
Fair Market Value $1500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $850
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$700.00 8:18 AM 4/24/16 Brownsville, TX
       
       
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Item #A27

VERY RARE!! Fine specimen featuring round balls of Rhodochrosite with Calcite from Australia!
This specimen is a very rare Rhodochrosite from the Broken Hill Mine. I've seen maybe half a dozen
Broken Hill Rhodos in the past decade and this is one of the most aesthetic of all. The Rhodochrosite
spheres measure to .7 cm in size and they all display a very strong luster atop pink, pristine surfaces.
From the Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia.
Measures 6.4 cm by 6.8 cm by 2.6 cm in total size.
Ex. Milton Lavers Collection
Fair Market Value $1850

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $800
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Item #A28

Stunning specimen of lustrous Native Gold!
This specimen is amazingly bright and covered with small, rounded crystals. The luster
is as intense as you'll ever see in a Native Gold and it can be displayed from all sides.
From the Gol Tsagaan River District, Mongolia.
Measures 2.2 cm by 2.1 cm by 1.1 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $1500

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $785
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$785.00 12:50 PM 4/21/16 Centralia, WA
       
       
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Item #A29

Recent find featuring blue crystals of Chrysocolla over Malachite ps after Azurite crystals!
This unique specimen came to market last year and was cherry-picked for its visual aesthetics
and balance. I love this piece because several of the Chrysocolla covered pseudos are open on
the front side, displaying the Malachite interiors. Very dramatic specimen and in great condition!
From Luputo, Kakumba, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo.
Measures 13 cm by 10.2 cm by 4.6 cm in total size.
Fair Market Value $2450

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $850
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Item #A30

Gorgeous large cabinet specimen featuring large Halite crystals on Halite matrix!
This specimen is completely bordered along the top by light pink Halite crystals measuring
to over 2 cm in size. They add a beautiful contrast to the layered plate of darker pink Halite.
The cubic crystals of Halite are frequently hoppered due to the quick process of evaporative
formation. This large plate is free of damage and the cubic Halites are lustrous and glassy.
From Searles Lake, San Bernardino County, California.
Measures 12 cm by 27.6 cm by 4.6 cm in total size.

Fair Market Value $985

* Our Suggested Reserve Price Level - $500
Minimum Increment - $25

Highest Bid or Offer Time Date Location
$500.00 5:27 AM 4/22/16 China
$525.00 2:43 PM 4/25/16 Knoxville, TN
$550.00 2:03 PM 4/26/16 Cornelius, NC
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