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There was an interesting auction but I am glad I did not go.  The preview was yesterday and the location was in a section of Seattle called Ballard.  Used to be a very Scandinavian little city - right on the water at the end of the ship canal and home to Fisherman's Terminal.  A fun place.

These days? Not so much - big homeless encampment right across the street from where the auction was happening and there was a shooting a few days ago.

Anyway, some of the lots went for OK money but some of them went for way more than their brand new price.  I was interested in a three-basin sink - these sell new for about $800 and used for about $200.  There was also a small single-basin sink suitable for hand washing or a mop sink.  They are $250 new and $75 used if that (they are common). Here are the lots that were being sold:

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And the final sale prices?  Hold on to your hats:

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$500 for the single-basin sink?  Someone got carried away in the heat of the bidding.  The restaurant owners will be happy.  Murphy Auction will be happy and someone just received a $400+ lesson on doing your fscking research before bidding on something.

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