Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Perfect Gift...

... for that special Cryptocrat on your shopping list:

"The original coffin in which suspected Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was buried will go on the block on Dec. 16, with bids starting at $1,000. Auction officials anticipate it will sell for much higher.

"'A lot of people have been calling me off the hook, saying they intend to bid on it,' Nate Sanders, founder of California-based Nate D. Sanders auction house, told

The full article can be read here.

That Oswald's coffin will auctioned in L.A., where RFK was assassinated, is nice touch. December 16th is the day before the Saturnalia, the main winter festival of ancient Rome, kicks off on the 17th and runs to the 23rd. Oswald's casket would certainly add to the spirit of the thing. 

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