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Thursday, August 4, 2016

The Astor Mansion Auction

The Astor Mansion at 840 Fifth Avenue Photo: MCNY

Here is a great find, the auction catalog from the sale of contents of the famous Fifth Avenue mansion of Mrs. Astor. Once located at 840 Fifth Avenue & 65th Street, this beautiful mansion was torn down in 1926. Have a look at the contents and be amazed at the prices that items sold for!

Click HERE to see it.

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The bartering takes after a bedlam of prosecution that started in 2006, when her grandson Philip C. Marshall recorded a claim denouncing his dad, Anthony D. Marshall, her lone child, of misusing her funds and abusing her. That debate prompted the father's conviction in 2009 on charges of cheating and taking countless dollars from his mom, who was experiencing dementia. (Mr. Marshall, now 88, has requested the decision.)

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