Dec 28 2017

How a ‘fake’ map of America almost fetched Christie’s $1.2 million

published by Ishveena Singh
in blog Geoawesomeness
original entryHow a ‘fake’ map of America almost fetched Christie’s $1.2 million

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A ‘rediscovered’ rare map, a million-dollar art scandal in the making, and some hawk-eyed shrew of rare-map historians that helped a premier auction house save face… No, this isn’t the plot for a Netflix thriller, it’s an incident that unfolded in London over the past few months. Three months ago, a man claiming to be […]

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