Wednesday, 28 July 2010

NZ feather fetches more than $8000!

News in from New Zealand...

"A plume from the extinct huia bird has sold for a record sum at auction in New Zealand. The feather was bought by a family from Wellington who declined to be identified. The brown and white feather traditionally used to adorn Maori chiefs sold for £3,800. No huia bird has been since 1907" --
Daily Sport, 23 June 2010.

Thanks to Paul Screeton for passing it along to the CFZ UK.

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