March 14, 2016
American Legend concluded its March 2016 auction today with an offering of Blue Iris, Whites, and Sapphires. Once again, prices were firm to advancing compared to recent auctions and nearly 100% of the mink were sold.
Blue Iris males were bought by China and Greece with support from Russia. Blue Iris females were bought by China, Korea and Italy. The Whites were purchased by China with widespread support. The small collection of Sapphire mink also received widespread support with males averaging $45.03 and females averaging $38.77.
During this sale, a record 2016 crowd of over 600 buyers representing all major markets demonstrated their preferences for fine quality Blackglama and American Legend mink, resulting in virtually a 100% sale at advancing prices and improved market confidence.
American Legend Cooperative wishes to thank all of our customers, buyers and ranchers for their continued support, along with Saga Furs for their hospitality during the auction.
The top lot of American Legend Iris males was purchased by Guangzhou Manali Apparel Trading for KC Group, China, and was produced by Thang-Delany-Brecke of Sauk Centre, Minnesota; Scotts Mills, Oregon; and Dorchester, Wisconsin, respectively.
The top lot of American Legend Iris females was purchased by Carlo Guida for China Diao Yi Zu Fur, China, and was produced by Thang-Delany-Brecke of Sauk Centre, Minnesota; Scotts Mills, Oregon; and Dorchester, Wisconsin, respectively.
The top lot of American Legend White males was purchased by TAE RIM FUR CO. LTD., Korea, and was produced by Harry Erickson & Sons of Wild Rose, Wisconsin.
The top lot of American Legend White females was purchased by TAE RIM FUR CO. LTD., Korea, and was produced by Mildbrand Fur Farm of Medford, Wisconsin.
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