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NAFA Auction Reports – June 2015

 

 

NAFA Concludes a Very Successful 2015 Auction Season

 

NAFA’s June auction came to an end Friday, June 3, with the continued sale of Section III mink, which sold under strong competition, achieving very competitive prices.

Despite the ongoing challenges around the world, NAFA had a successful sales and was able to draw good support and participation from all markets. NAFA had good number of attendance, and energetic, competitive bidding throughout from all international players.

With a total offering of 3.6 million mink in this sale, NAFA has successfully sold over 10 million mink in the 2015 season.

 


 

Good Results For Section III Mink

 

NAFA’s much sought-after collection of Section III mink sold also at 100% clearances. Powerful results were achieved from a very energetic auction room, with China once again as the dominant buyer.

Wild Fur : A large collection of Lynx Cats sold 46% mainly to Greece, with good support from other, International markets. Larger sizes and better colors sold under good competition, and had good clearances.

 

Sale Results

 

 


 

Strong Demand Continues for Black NAFA Mink

 

On the second day of NAFA’s June mink sale, the offered males and females achieved prices that were firm to slightly stronger in the higher grades and shorter naps.

China was the biggest buyer throughout the sale, complimented by strong competition on Black NAFA mink from Greece on the males, and Korea on the females.

Better quality Mahogany males were firm to slightly advancing, while females were firm to recent market levels. Where comparisons are applicable, Demi Brown males were also slightly advancing, reversing an earlier market trend, while Demi females remained firm.

The top lot of Black NAFA females brought $1,700, and was purchased by JINDO Co., Ltd for JINDO of Seoul, Korea. Produced by Lodder Fur Farm.

The top lot of Black NAFA males brought $1,500, and was purchased by HAAH FUR of Beijing, China. Produced by Lodder Fur Farm.

 

Sale Results

 

 


 

Can-Am Sable Sells Under Strong Competition

 

A very nice collection of 25,000 Can-Am Sable sold under very strong competition with all major markets participating. China and Korea dominated the better qualities, with good support from Greece. NAFA is very pleased to have Greek participation in this sale despite the difficulties in that market.

A small collection of fisher met good demand. The females sold 100%, dominated by China. Fisher males sold 80% to Greece and China.

A late season collection of lynx sold 65%, with sales confined to commercial quality, while better quality/larger sizes remain mostly unsold.

 

Sale Results

 

 


 

 

Strong Demand For Better Quality Mutation Mink

 

NAFA’s June mink sale opened Monday with the sale of mutation mink, where both males and females of better qualities sold at firm to advancing prices, thereby reversing recent market trends in males.

Monday’s mink sale was highlighted by strong bidding throughout. China clearly dominated, with strong support from Korea on better quality females.

In general, this is our year-end collection, which included a high percentage of small sizes and variant color shades.

A very nice collection of 25,000 Can-Am Sable sold under very strong competition with all major markets participating. China and Korea dominated the better qualities, with good support from Greece. NAFA is very pleased to have Greek participation in this sale despite the difficulties in that market.

A small collection of fisher met good demand. The females sold 100%, dominated by China. Fisher males sold 80% to Greece and China.

A late season collection of lynx sold 65%, with sales confined to commercial quality, while better quality/larger sizes remain mostly unsold.

 


 

 

Coyotes Continue to Sell at Very High Prices

 

NAFA’s second day wild fur sale started with 310,000 muskrats, which sold 100% under good competition, dominated by China.

Coyotes continue to have very strong demand from the international fashion and trim trade. 105,000 coyotes sold 100%, primarily to Italy, France, Canada and Hong Kong for the better sections, ending the coyote selling season on a very strong note.

A small collection of wild mink sold 100%. Beaver sold well in the larger sizes but met resistance in the smaller sizes. Raccoons were mainly withdrawn due to the continued absence of Russian demand, which also effected clearances of red fox, grey fox, and ranched silver fox.

 

Sale Results

 

 

International Fur Auctions Reports
by RB Media Group
Posted: July 1, 2015

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