Platteeuw Kurt & Raf - 254 pigeons - 1,591 EURO/pigeon - 404,175 euro
Kurt and Raf Platteeuw sold their entire collection of old birds in this auction, which proved a major success! They managed to raise more than 400,000 euro.
The three most expensive pigeons will be shipped to China, to three different buyers. This auction drew the attention of countless Chinese fanciers (84 pigeons were sold to Chinese fanciers, 46 pigeons will be shipped to Taiwan) but many European lofts have obtained a pigeon from this super class breed as well!
Adele was sold for 45,500 EURO to a Chinese fancier. The pigeon Money goes to China as well, raising 20,000 EURO. Coffin was also sold to China for 18,400 EURO. Angelina was worth 17,000 EURO and will transfer from West to East Flanders. Odile was sold for 15,000 EURO to a Belgian top loft within the same province.
The Platteeuw family would like to thank PIPA and the many bidders from across the world for the confidence in their pigeons. Kurt: "PIPA has done so much for the Platteeuw family in recent months, and we will never forget that. I now understand why PIPA has become such a big and successful company! I hope we can continue working together for many years! PIPA is a wonderul family and it is great to be a part of it."