Antoine, lenny, renae, and rachael attended a live auction at christie’s auction house in nyc.
christie’s was auctioning a letter hand written by albert einstein.
while we waited for the auction to start, we enjoyed seeing other artifacts as well: lee harvey oswald’s request to join the communist party? wow. a goofy, giggly letter from a middle school aged jackie o? we wanted to take it home!
antoine, a retired jeweler, couldn’t be torn away from a diamond necklace we found on display, and we were all impressed by a bottle of ‘hooch’ that was produced before the prohibition.
the auction started, and our dynamic auctioneer impressed us with his skills. he kept his eyes and ears on the internet, phone, and live bids while sandwiching in witty jokes.
the einstein letter was auctioned off for—