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Mr. Big Stuff

Issue: June 15, 1999

June 15, 1999 Mr. Big Stuff Charles Klatskin lets his presence be known, both on the auction floor and in the world of magnum collecting By Mort Hochstein Charles Klatskin makes a unique impression in the wine auction arena, all the way down to his personalized paddle (number 111, the first he ever bid with), which he reserves for his exclusive use.

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