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Old 05-31-2008, 11:41 AM   #35
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Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Default Re: Real-Life Weirdness

A neat luxury item: 99 copies of a book on Michelangelo, retailing for 100.000 (about $150,000). Bound in handcarved marble, printed on artisan paper, guaranteed by the sellers for 500 years. A fine repository for occult secrets, target for an art theft, or wallet-blowing antique 500 years from now. ("Yes, only 99 were ever made, and only 6 are offworld that I know of, including these three....")
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