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- Posted on Jun 18th 2007 7:00AM by David Sprague
The sale's biggest ticket items included a gold-plated gun --a Walther PPK ideally suited for blasting the tube out of a TV set at 50 paces -- and a pill bottle that once carried a prescription written narcotic nabob George "Dr. Nick" Nicholpolous. The winning bidder in the firearm lot got good news -- namely, that the piece came complete with license -- but the pill bottle purchaser wasn't so lucky.
Not only were the auctioneers forced to remove the drugs that still resided inside -- it would have been a federal crime not to -- but the dang thing didn't even have any refills left. That's enough to make anyone angry enough to suck down a fried peanut-butter-and-Halcion sandwich or two.