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    Gold Nugget "Screaming Man"
    Kurnalpi Goldfield, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
    Western Australia
    Australia






    There really are not adequate superlatives to describe this truly, incomparable Gold nugget. Weighing in at an astonishing 79.5 troy ounces, this specimen is enormous, yet also happens to be exquisite in shape and form. Dubbed the "Screaming Man" for obvious reasons, this museum-quality Gold is presented on a custom engraved acrylic base, showcasing this world-class example in a dramatic, vertical orientation. A porous-looking texture covers the entire surface of this golden tower that rises nearly 8 inches (20 cm) above its stand. The coloration of this elongated natural bar is superb and is complimented by an equally vibrant luster. Two sides "wrap" and guard a complex internal composition of not only vivid and colorful Gold, but a texture of semi-circular indentations adding further dimension to the indisputable charm of this singular offering without a peer. This highly artistic specimen from Western Australia exhibits every quality, characteristic and attribute sought after in a Gold nugget, and the "Screaming Man" is certainly a superlative example of Gold that is incomprehensibly large, rare and gorgeous. This is a top specimen.
    Overall Measurements: 7.87 x 2.99 x 1.83 inches (20.00 x 7.59 x 4.65 cm), weighs 2,472 grams
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    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


    Estimate: $120,000 - $180,000.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    20th Saturday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    July
    20th Saturday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 72001-72158) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Saturday, July 20, 2019.
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    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
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    Current Bid:
    $100,000
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