Last Updated on 8/1/2006 by bidz

World Record For Workstand At Willis Henry Shaker Auction

Antiques and the Arts Online

“PITTSFIELD, MASS. – It took no time at all for a world record to be set at the July 30 (2006) Willis Henry Shaker sale. Early in the sale, a Mount Lebanon Shaker workstand sold for a whopping $491,400. Bidding opened at $50,000 and danced around between the phone and the room. The successful and most tenacious bidder was Woodbury, Conn., dealer David A. Schorsch, who outlasted all comers while speaking into a cell phone throughout the proceedings.”

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