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Oklahoman Mickey Mantle baseball card sells for record price

NEW YORK (AP) — A mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for $12.6 million on Sunday, exploding into the record books as the highest paid sports memorabilia in a market that has grown exponentially. more profitable in recent years. The rare Mantle card eclipsed the record posted a few months ago – $9.3 million for the jersey worn by Diego Maradona when he scored the controversial ‘Hand of God’ goal in the 1986 FIFA World Cup. He easily topped $7.25 million for a Honus Wagner century-old baseball card recently…

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Memoirs of August 30, 2022 | Local announcements

We want to hear from you. To submit information for inclusion in Briefs, email [email protected]; or by mail to Briefs: The Daily Mail, Unit 1, 364 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534. For more information, call 315-661-2490. COXSACKIE – Nite Train with Thomasina Winslow and Sonny Speed ​​will perform from 6-8 p.m. on September 4 at Music in Coxsackie Riverside Park. Free entry. TANNERSVILLE — The Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, presents Cold Hardy Fruits and Nuts with Allyson Levy and Scott Serrano from 5-6:30 p.m. on September…

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NY Attorney General steps up probe into Sotheby’s, accusing auction house of helping more customers evade taxes

Sotheby’s continues to discuss with the New York Attorney General’s office the documents and other evidence it needs to produce for an ongoing lawsuit in the New York State Supreme Court regarding the company’s alleged tax evasion. Attorney General Letitia James’s office, which filed the lawsuit in late 2020 after a four-year investigation, is asking Sotheby’s for more documentation about high-profile clients and specifically the use of “resale” certificates, which help professional art dealers to avoid paying New York Sales Tax on artwork they acquire through commercial transactions. Sotheby’s, which…

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