Rapistan Review

7/23/18

Hot and humid with the rug market stuck in the mid- summer doldrums ! 

7/24/18

Celebrate , “National Tequila Day” , 2018 !!!

7/25/18

7/26/18

Diversity at it’s worst !

7/27/18

7/28/18

7/29/18

7/30/18

7/31/18

8/1/18

8/2/18

8/3/18

8/4/18

Still COOL in all the heat !

8/5/18

8/6/18

Via Con Dios , Joel Robuchon . Chef of the Century and a true innovator in the culinary world . 32 Michelin stars amongst his 13 world wide restaurant empire , most ever , quite an accomplishment. 

Gone now but never to be forgotten ! 

8/7/18

Lightning strikes in Peabody , Ma. today at Defillpo auction . 

Lot # 36 , Tekke , Salor , Turkmen mat pre-sale estimate $1-200.00 ended up selling for $16,750 plus  23% comm. 

The item !

Detail back. 

Detail showing material quality.

Detail showing the thin center.

Decent condition , a scarce but not particularly popular design but very good quality. It caused quite a commotion during and after the sale with plenty more to be said with lots of opinions floating on the internet concerning the piece ! 

That said even under the controversial circumstances a pretty good and fresh piece , in my humble opinion ! 

One more thing good luck to # 10 , the winner !

8/8/18

8/9/18

Hot , humid and the sky turned orange for awhile today ! 

8/10/18

Reports from the Santa Fe shows are starting to trickle in and the initial reports are positive with decent crowds and moderate business being conducted but it’s just the beguinning. Still a good start hoping for a strong finish ! 

8/11/18

Road trip and possible commerce !

8/12/18

Still hot and humid , but with time for a little Sunday metal !

 

It appears the whole world is trying to knock back the U.S.A.  However it does not appear to be working , nice try though , hater’s ! , Sheik Frederich , 2018

Dog o the week , 

Shitty movie o the week , Taco Shop , 2018 . 4.75 poopsickles out of 5.  I feel bad for whoever put the cash for this loser ! 

Movie o the week , Baby Driver , 2017.

Song o the week , Cruzados , Bed of Lies on Live at the Roxy , 2009 . 

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