The ALC June auction began today with the offering of Blackglama and Mahogany males, Blue Iris and White males and females, combined with a season ending collection of Demi and miscellaneous males, females and breeder pelts.
Over 600 buyers registered for the auction and competed aggressively resulting in advancing prices of 5-10% for North American mink. Clear preferences continue for short nap mink.
Blackglama males sold 100% to Hong Kong/China and Greece with support from Russia. Mahogany males sold to Hong Kong/China with support from Greece and Russia. White males sold 100% to Hong Kong/China with support from Greece and White females sold to Hong Kong/China with support from Korea. Blue Iris sold 100% and were well spread among Hong Kong/China, Greece, Korea and Russia.
The sale continues tomorrow with Blackglama and American Legend Mahogany females, Sapphire, Violet, Lavender, Peach, Pink, Marble, Pearl, Palomino and Pastel males and females and Section III.
The top lot of Blackglama males was purchased by Tsoukas Bros. & Sons, Kastoria, Greece, and was produced by Jason Mullen of Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
The top lot of American Legend Blue Iris males was purchased by Darit, Moscow, Russia, and was produced by Masog – L. Slack & Sons of Lebanon, Oregon.
The top lot of American Legend Blue Iris females was purchased by Sungjin Fur Co. Ltd., Seoul, Korea, and was produced by Masog – L. Slack & Sons, of Lebanon, Oregon.
The top lot of American Legend White males was purchased by Long Radiance Ltd. for China Green Noble Madam, China, and was produced by Gengel Mink Farm of Lake Villa, Illinois.
The top lot of American Legend White females was purchased by Guangzhou Bohua Trading Co. for China QSZ Fur, China, and was produced by Gengel Mink Farm of Lake Villa, Illinois.
Preliminary sales programme for the June auction and revised sales dates