Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Skellies for sale at auction






Story in the link.

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. - A pair of skeletons for sale at a Pennsylvania auction house went for more than a couple of bones.

A Lancaster County antiques dealer bought both skeletons Tuesday at Tom Hall Auctions in Schnecksville. A male skeleton in a tuxedo went for $900 and his Bible-carrying female counterpart went for $950.

The skeletons are believed to be of German or Irish origin in the late 19th or early 20th century. They each were owned at one point by a New York mortician's museum and the Independent Order of Oddfellows, the likely origin of their accessories.

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4 comments:

  1. I need to find some pictures of that... sounds awesome.

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  2. Wow, man! I would have bought both of those given the opportunity. Somebody got a bargain! :)

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  3. The Order of Oddfellows are creepy as all get out. All those secret societies are.

    They have a small private graveyard outside of town, wonder if that's where they snatch the bodies from.

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