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Lanark Texels: Ettrick sell to 7000gns

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Jonathan Long by Jonathan Long

Selling for the best price of the night so far is Gordon Gray’s Ettrick glimmer, GGH1303204 (lot 54), a Knock Papoose daughter out of a dam by Mitchelhill Paparazzi and with an index of 374. She sold to A Hamilton. Then at 4500gns was the reserve female and reserve overall champion (lot46), Robert Laird’s LTC1301593,…

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Lanark Texels: Ettrick sell to 7000gns

Selling for the best price of the night so far is Gordon Gray’s Ettrick glimmer, GGH1303204 (lot 54), a Knock Papoose daughter out of a dam by Mitchelhill Paparazzi and with an index of 374. She sold to A Hamilton. Then at 4500gns was the reserve female and reserve overall champion (lot46), Robert Laird’s LTC1301593,…

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