Thursday, October 21, 2010

Bernie Madoff's expensive stuff could be yours

Remember Bernie Madoff? All of his really expensive stuff is about to get auctioned off in November by the United States Marshals Service. The proceeds from the more than 400 pieces of personal property, jewelry, and antiques from Bernard L. Madoff and his wife, Ruth, will go to the victims fund. The stuff is from the Madoff residences in New York City and Montauk, NY.

Here is a sample:

Diamond Ring: One ladies diamond engagement ring consisting of: one emerald cut diamond weighing 10.54 cts. Diamond is „VS2‟ in clarity, „F‟ in color. Diamond is of extremely fine proportions with GIA certificate # 8376741. Diamond is set in a platinum hand-made mounting with two baguette diamonds on each side, total weight .90 cts. Baguettes are „VS‟ in clarity „F‟ in color.

Steinway and Sons Grand Piano with Bench: Model M, Serial Number 188880, Circa 1917. Diagonally measures: 6' 2", 38"½" height.

Slippers: [1 pair] Black velveteen slippers, size 8½, red quilted lining, “BLM” embroidered with gold thread. You would have to make up something new for BLM to stand for.

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