So much for that idea.......

Back in 2001 my wife and I bought a piece of black coral from the Passman gallery.  It was a huge expenditure for us at that time, but we loved the black coral, and it came with a lifetime trade up guarantee.  Well, forward to, today, and I get to thinking about maybe trading up.  We will be in St Thomas next month and I was going to pack the piece and the original paperwork, just in case we saw something we liked.  I went online to view the catalogue, only to find..........the galleries closed in 2013 !   All of them.   Charges regarding the endangered species act,  fines, and the prosecution of the two people guilty of harvesting endangered coral, and selling it as farm raised ( which is what Passman was using ).

At least I still have my piece, and it's signed by Mr Passman, who has since passed.

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