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from Business Insider

This Is What A $400,000 Pigeon Looks Like

A racing pigeon named Bolt officially became the most expensive pigeon in the world earlier this week when a Chinese businessman bought him at auction for $400,000. The pigeon, who is named after Olympic superstar Usain Bolt, sold at Belgiums Pipa auction house, according to the AP. The previous record price for a pigeon was $322,000.

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Jewelry News Network: ‘Pigeon’s Blood’ Ruby Necklace Leads Diverse Christie’s Hong Kong Jewelry Sale

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from thejewelleryeditor.com

The Canadian diamond mine putting ethics on the map

Auction record per carat paid for a ruby. A superb 6.04ct pigeon’s blood Burma, no heat cushion-shaped ruby and diamond ring, by Etcetera. © Christie’s Images Limited 2012.

Worked all~over in eyelet & embroidery w/inserts of Irish crochet ~ Pigeon front ~ Trained skirt ~ Balloon sleeves ~ Augusta Auctions

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Trained silk high-necked gown, Cleveland, 1890s. Gray 2-piece dress embroidered with white floral in satin stitch and French knots. Pigeon-breasted bodice with Irish crochet neck insert and trim bands on shoulder over-panels, upper puffed sleeves and fitted elbow bands. Skirt has tucks at front and side waist, back gathers, and a silk faille underskirt with pleated hem band. Whitaker Auctions

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Christie\\\'s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels – Most Expensive Red Diamond RecordChristie\\\'s set a new world record for the most expensive red diamond to be sold at auction during its autumn Hong Kong Magnificient Jewels sale. “Gem on Fire”, a heart shaped fancy red diamond and diamond ring created by Moussaieff, ...

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BATTENBURG LACE AFTERNOON GOWN, c. 1902.2-piece black lace over marigold cotton sateen having pigeon breasted bodice with 3/4 bell sleeve and side closure, trained skirt with deep hem flounce. B-36, W-27, L-44 with 15 inch train. (Few broken brides, waistband torn, cotton lining probably not original) good. Whitaker Auctions.

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from thestar.com

Toronto Star

Knesselare, Belgium. Jan. 12, 2011 - China's Yi Minna, the Chief Operating Officer at the PiPa pigeon auction house which organized the Roosen sale, watches pigeons at Pigeon Paradise. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

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