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Re: Sue sale details!!

>Jeff Poling wrote:
>>    $7.6 million was the top bid.  With the buyer's premium, the total
>> purchase price is $8.3 million.
>>    "Sue" was purchased by Richard Grey, president of the Art Dealers
>> Association, acting as agent for the Field Museum of Natural History in
>>    Backers for the purchase include McDonalds and Disney.
>Any idea what the angle is here? An odd match-up, to say the least. The
>"commercialization" of paleontology appears to have taken an unusual

   No idea.  Since the media office is closed, I'll just have to wait to
read the details in the papers like everyone else.  McDs and DW *will* get
replicas of "Sue" out of it, though.

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