[meteorite-list] AMAZING Item!

From: Ed Deckert <edeckert_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 10:12:21 -0500
Message-ID: <93A42A167BCD4164A8D8E8E6C2F268C0_at_MAINPC>


Your posts on the auction will never result in a complaint from me! I
cannot get to Tucson, at least at any time in the foreseeable future. It's
great to hear about what is coming up for auction, and to visit your website
with photos of these items.

As far as I am concerned, keep 'em coming! You make Tucson more exciting
and interesting for folks like me who have to rely on photos and emails
posted by attendees. And I sure hope that the live auction feed becomes a

Thanks for all that you do on this.

Best Regards,
Ed Deckert
IMCA #8911

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Blood" <mlblood at cox.net>
To: "Meteorite List" <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Friday, January 21, 2011 7:03 AM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] AMAZING Item!

> It is my pleasure and honor to announce the auction will feature
> An entry by Blaine Reed - you know, the guy who first brought the
> Claxton mail box to the Tucson Show which later sold for $84K, the guy
> Who sold Nininger's personal compass he used to track bolides...
> Ya, that Blaine Reed....
> He may have outdone himself with this one:
> The FIRST Monnig collection specimen (confirmed by long time
> Connig collection curator, the highly regarded, Art Ehlmann of TCU).
> Lot number 88 BR 1 can be seen at:
> http://michaelbloodmeteorites.com/AuctionTucson11.html
> AND also has its own PAGE link - at:
> http://michaelbloodmeteorites.com/MonnigFirst.html
> I doubt it will bring $84K, but any meteorite history enthusiast
> will certainly regard this specimen's historical significance as the
> Mount Everest of collecting.
> Thanks, Michael
> PS: I know my frequent posts recently are beyond the weekly guidelines.
> I very rarely advertize on the list but many items - this one in
> particular,
> Will be of interest to readers whether or not they can afford to bid on
> such
> a spectacularly significant piece. Just being able to SEE such a piece of
> meteorite history is a treat in itself (at least it is for me).
> Everyone's patience in this regard is much appreciated.
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