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nadger
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Help, Need Urgent Loan

Has anyone got spare £10m as accidentally bid on, and won, a fiddle in online auction.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13852872
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

Hmm £10m that makes is 10*10-6 so that will be 0.1p then (or is it 0.01p) ?  Cheesy
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

At least its better than the daft hat Swmbo won last week Grin Grin
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

Just fill it in and I'll sign it later
nadger
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

May need to as tried paying by PayPal but was marginally over my current credit limit  Embarrassed
Alternative is to blow my 100% feedback  Cry
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

PayPal would love that payment, I just worked out their transaction charges as a total of £137200.20  Shocked
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

It says £9.8 million...what's the other £200,000 for.....Parcel force Next day delivery Shocked
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

Violin lessons  Wink Grin
nadger
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

Auction buying fees on £9.8m could easily add another £1m+ to the costs.
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I suspect there are strings attached... 
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

The Nippon Music Foundation appear to have a few more instruments.
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Re: Help, Need Urgent Loan

and I assume they were the company who only paid  £84 000 last time it was sold

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The Nippon Music Foundation appear to have a few more instruments.

I bow to your knowledge on the subject Smiley Smiley
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The Lady Blunt fetched a then-record £84,000 when it was last auctioned at Sotheby's in 1971.

It's value has nearly kept pace with inflation over the past 40 years  Cool
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from the first link
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t has also been owned by several well-known collectors and experts including WE Hill & Son, Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, the Baron Johann Knoop and Sam Bloomfield.
The identity of its new owner has not been revealed.
The Lady Blunt fetched a then-record £84,000 when it was last auctioned at Sotheby's in 1971.

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The violin was offered for sale by the Nippon Music Foundation, owner of some of the world's finest Stradivari and Guarneri instruments.