Extinct bird feather fetches $6,000 at auction
Published on June 23rd, 2010 | by Admin1
The huia bird is thought to be extinct and has not been seen since 1907.
Neil Campbell, the managing director of Webb’s, said that the auction room had been “spellbound” as the bidding mounted.
“Starting in $100 increments, that quickly leapt into the thousands and came to rest at a world record price (for a single feather) of $8400 ($6,787)”