Rapistan Review

11/28/17

Entering the winter quite period with little or nothing to look forward to , toward the end of the year .

11/29/17

11/30/17

12/1/17

12/2/17

Best Day ever !

12/3/17

12/4/17

12/5/17

12/6/17

Netherhampton’s “winter shindig” is in the books and up to this point it appears to be a typical Netherhampton turn of events. No upside pops and pretty much modest prices fetched across the boards . Out of the 343 total lots offered up for purchase  approximately 209 attracted bidding interest . If these figures stand up its a sold percentage of right at 61% which is actually not bad  for this late in the season. Unfortunately only 8 lots broke the £ 1,000.00 threshold . Nothing to get excited about but a lot of mid to low end merchandise sold and a job fairly well done by Ms Barrett and staff so a year end “tip of the hat” to them ! 

12/7/17

Well the Grogan sale just wrapped up and i don’t quite know what to say other than its most certainly not the usual Grogan outcome. Out of the 63 lots of rugs, carpets , books and textiles run across the podium only 41 garnered any interest . A sold percentage of right at 65% far less than the standard Grogan sale total  . Nothing at all in the way of any upside pops either and Caucasians seemed very weak . This was a limited size offering but i but surely thought it would fair better than this .

Oh , well back to the drawing board for M.G. and staff on this front . Get’em next time ! 

12/8/17

12/9/17

12/10/17

12/11/17

12/12/17

R.I.P. , Pat DiNizio , lead vocalist and co founder of the “Alt Rock” band , The Smithereens . Not nessacerly my cup of tea but he wrote or co-wrote a string of memorable hits throughout the 80’s and 90’s. Through your songs your legacy will live on !  

12/13/17

More bad news . 

Via con Dios , Warrel Dane , lead singer of the legendary metal bands , Sanctuary , Nevermore and as a solo artist in his own right . Far to young at 56 but but your music will certainly keep your memory alive . You are already  missed ! 

Travel day !

12/14/17

N Y C 

12/15/17

N Y C and success

12/16/17 

Travel day , home !

12/18/27

12/19/17

12/20/17 

12/21/17 

12/22/17

Early Christmas decoration !!!

12/23/17

Christmas weekend is upon us ! 

12/24/17

The Eve !

O12/25/17

That , as they say ,is that ! , Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all ! 

 

Not to fear , nothing but good things and good times in the up coming , New Year ! , Sheik Frederich , 2017

Movie o the week , Chaplin , 1993.

Song o the week , Sanctuary,  White Rabbit on Refuge Denied , 1987 .

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