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Russian fur auction company Sojuzpushnina held its 165th International Fur Auction in
Sojuzpushnina.s consistent effort to expand its client base brought about an exponential rise in audience numbers at the 165th fur auction. Out of 280 registered visitors, 180 customers from
This time, the auction featured an unusually large selection of wild sable pelts, which fully sold out amid turbulent bidder activity. Barguzinsky sable went for an average of US $85.83 per pelt. The prices of non-silvery sable pelts climbed an average of 30% from April 2004, while silvery sables went up 80%. All sable pelts fully sold out amid very active demand from key buyers. The highest-priced Barguzinsky sable lot was purchased by Tsoukas Bros. and Sons S.A. of Greece.
Of the 189,488 mink pelts offered, 65.2% were sold, mostly in the demi-buff, topaz, pearl and black cross. Most of the minks sold at the December 2004 price level.
Blue fox sold below the December 2004 level in line with the general market downturn for blue fox furs. Of the 36,490 blue fox pelts offered, 45% sold at between US $15.50 and 22.90 apiece. 30% of the 27,560 silvery fox pelts were sold. Shadow fox did better at the auction, selling 94% of the 4,027 pelts offered at US $22.79 to 43.33 apiece.
Muskrat, which premiered at the
See the "Auctions" section for more details on this year.s fur highlight.
Attention: the April auction has been rescheduled! The next International Fur Auction will be held in