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Article: Ancora Neptune "88.88" Sold for $3,300 at Christie's

Ancora Neptune "88.88" Sold for $3,300 at Christie's

Ancora Neptune "88.88" Sold for $3,300 at Christie's

May 30, 2012 – In a stunning display of luxury and luck, the silver fountain pen from the esteemed Ancora Neptune Collection, bearing the auspicious number "88.88", was sold for an impressive 25,000 HKD (approximately 3,300 USD) at the prestigious Christie's auction in Hong Kong.

In many Eastern cultures, the number "8" is revered for its phonetic resemblance to the word "prosperity". This belief in the number's auspiciousness makes the "88.88" sequence on the Ancora Neptune pen exceptionally desirable, symbolizing not just wealth but also good fortune and success.

The Ancora Neptune Pens Collection, first introduced in 2010, has quickly become a coveted item among collectors and enthusiasts. The allure of the collection lies not only in its exquisite craftsmanship and design but also in its rarity. Almost all the pens from this collection have found their way into private collections, making the appearance of one at auction a noteworthy event.

The sale of the "88.88" pen is a testament to the enduring appeal of unique and culturally significant luxury items in the world of high-end collectibles. Ancora continues to captivate the luxury pen market with its blend of artistic design and cultural significance, making each piece a valuable and sought-after collector's item.

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