- The second day of the American Legend May auction continued the success experienced in day one.
- A record buyer attendance pushed the price level higher on the opening day of American Legend’s May auction.
- American Legend is pleased to announce the selling schedule for the 2014 auction season.
- American Legend concluded its March 2013 auction with strong results on the balance of the Mutation collection.
- Day two of the American Legend auction achieved strong prices that continued to maintain the overall strength of this year’s remarkable sales.
The second day of the American Legend May auction continued the success experienced in day one. Blackglama females led off the sale and were sold at firm to advancing levels when compared to our March auction. Korea was the main buyer with strong support from Hong Kong/China. The Mahogany females also sold at levels firm to March with Hong Kong/China leading the buying with support from all markets. Mutation mink sold amid widespread support with premiums paid for shorter-napped, finer- quality mink in all color categories.
The sale concludes tomorrow with the balance of the Section III male and female offering. Since no press release will be issued on the results, we would like to take this time to thank all the ranchers and buyers for their generous support this year. We wish everyone the best success in the coming season.
About ALC Auctions
American Legend is the world’s oldest fur auction house. Today, American Legend is a world leader in the marketing and promotion of fur products. American Legend is the exclusive outlet for American Legend® mink, the finest quality mink in the world. We also offer European mink, North American wild fur, and North American and European farm fox. American Legend was also the first American auction house to offer Russian sable. American Legend is owned entirely by American mink producers.
Indigenous to North America, mink have been ranch-raised here for over a century. Over time, a tradition of superior research, innovation and genetics has evolved American mink production into the pinnacle of the world’s fur industry. American Legend prides itself in offering the world’s finest fur: American Legend® mink. American Legend is North America’s largest fur auction house, selling over 70% of the North American mink crop annually. Each year, American Legend offers the world’s largest collection of North American mink, averaging 2 to 2.5 million pelts annually. North America produces 10-12% of the world’s entire mink crop. North American mink have a shorter nap, are finer in quality, and are preferred in the world’s traditional and emerging markets.
Although over a century old, American Legend is every bit the most modern, efficient and technologically advanced fur auction facility in the world. Located in expansive facilities covering over 40,000 square meters, American Legend is state-of-the-art in every way. Our systems for record and receipts, invoicing and payment, and shipping and receiving are accurate, efficient and cost effective.
American Legend provides an exceptional environment for conducting the business of buyer inspection and sale. Our inspection area is both spacious and comfortable, and our auctions are time-efficient, market sensitive and fair. To add to the efficiency and ease of business, there are fax machines and phones available to buyers, and a working environment that is relaxed and professional.