Record-setting minerals collection leads Heritage Auctions’ $3.57+ million Nature & Science sale Rose quartz specimen achieves $662,500; aquamarine crystal realizes $158,500, as largest fine mineral collection of its kind to appear at auction redefines market in this emerging collectible class
savvy person who understands that got a deal on that buy.”
The next offering of The Hoppel Collection is scheduled Oct. 20 in Dallas and will feature a number of important examples of similar natural treasures.
“We already have considerable material in hand for the next two auctions, all wonderful stuff, equally as fine as the selection we offered in the opening salvo,” Walker said. “If the response so far is any indication, were are going to have another record-setting crowd in attendance as we did in the first auction.”
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