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  1. Historic DNA Letter Sells for More Than $5 MA letter that scientist Francis Crick wrote to his son about his Nobel Prize-winning DNA discovery was sold to anonymous buyer at a New York City auction for a record-breaking $5.3 million.The price, which far exceeded the $1 million pre-sale estimate, topped $6 million when the commission is included, according to Christie’s. The price was a record for a letter sold at auction, Christie’s said, eclipsing an Abraham Lincoln letter that sold in April 2008 for $3.4 million including commission.Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/04/historic-dna-letter-sells-more-5-m

    Historic DNA Letter Sells for More Than $5 M

    A letter that scientist Francis Crick wrote to his son about his Nobel Prize-winning DNA discovery was sold to anonymous buyer at a New York City auction for a record-breaking $5.3 million.

    The price, which far exceeded the $1 million pre-sale estimate, topped $6 million when the commission is included, according to Christie’s. The price was a record for a letter sold at auction, Christie’s said, eclipsing an Abraham Lincoln letter that sold in April 2008 for $3.4 million including commission.

    Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/04/historic-dna-letter-sells-more-5-m