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Anyone know anything about Vicuna rugs?
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#1 Posted : Wednesday, October 30, 2013 9:30:15 AM(UTC)
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Wondering if anyone knows anything about Vicuna rugs/pelts? We've come into possession of one and I gather they're quite valuable but don't really know what to do with it or how to sell it? It's around 100 years old (stamped by Bolivian La Paz Customs and Excise) and is around 170 x 130cm.
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, November 6, 2013 11:10:07 AM(UTC)
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I dont know anything about these types of rugs, but it would be cool if you could post a picture.

Thanks
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#3 Posted : Wednesday, November 6, 2013 11:42:27 AM(UTC)
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They are animal pelts very similar to Alpaca. But based on research the Vicuna only produce around 1-2 lbs of fur/hair every two years.
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#4 Posted : Thursday, November 7, 2013 12:40:31 PM(UTC)
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Wow!! Looks like it is soft, and if thats all the animal produces I would assume this rug is worth some money.
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