KAGIN'S MARCH 11-15, 2021 AUCTION

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KAGIN'S 2021 AUCTION
MARCH 11-12, 2021 (MARCH 15 INTERNET ONLY)
TIBURON, CA 94920






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Flying Fox Teeth4102 - Flying Fox Teeth
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4102 Header: Title: Flying Fox Teeth Description: Solomon Islands, Malaita Island, flying fox teeth necklace strung on bush string; lengt
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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A Fo'o'aba Woven Money Belt4104 - A Fo'o'aba Woven Money Belt
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4104 Header: Title: A Fo'o'aba Woven Money Belt Description: A fo'o'aba is a woven money belt worn as a sash in the Solomon ...
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Sold for (450.00 + 90.00) = 540.00
 
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Shell Bead Strings for Bride Price4105 - Shell Bead Strings for Bride Price
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4105 Header: Title: Shell Bead Strings for Bride Price Description: A galia is a single three-foot string of white shell beads made on Au
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Plaited Human Hair!4106 - Plaited Human Hair!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4106 Header: Title: Plaited Human Hair! Description: On Taurna Island, Australia, strings of plaited human hair, neatly bound, were used
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Beautiful Ikat Cloth4107 - Beautiful Ikat Cloth
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4107 Header: Title: Beautiful Ikat Cloth Description: Ikat cloth is made by tying and dying the warp threads prior to weaving. In Central
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Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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Century-Old Sapi Sapi Belt4108 - Century-Old Sapi Sapi Belt
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4108 Header: Title: Century-Old Sapi Sapi Belt Description: An early 20th century kaipwesi belt (or sapi sapi) made of kaloma shell disks
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Sold for (600.00 + 120.00) = 720.00
 
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Very Rare Trobriand Doga Necklace4109 - Very Rare Trobriand Doga Necklace
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4109 Header: Title: Very Rare Trobriand Doga Necklace Description: Also from the Trobriand Islands, this amazing necklace has an overlapp
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Start Price : 300.00
 
 
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Kanotar Chains for Bride Price4110 - Kanotar Chains for Bride Price
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4110 Header: Title: Kanotar Chains for Bride Price Description: Kanotars are snake-like metal chains with flared ends, made of tin, from
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Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) = 288.00
 
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Elaborate Kanotars4111 - Elaborate Kanotars
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4111 Header: Title: Elaborate Kanotars Description: Two additional Sumba kanotars, one with highly elaborate design including wire scroll
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Sold for (350.00 + 70.00) = 420.00
 
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Choiseul Island Sea Worm Money4112 - Choiseul Island Sea Worm Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4112 Header: Title: Choiseul Island Sea Worm Money Description: Kesa consists of sets of thin-walled cylinders now thought to be carved f
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Clam Shell Strings for Warriors4113 - Clam Shell Strings for Warriors
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4113 Header: Title: Clam Shell Strings for Warriors Description: Natives of Baelelea, North Malaita, in the Solomon Islands, made keta ko
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Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) = 450.00
 
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Borneo Copper Kettle Money4114 - Borneo Copper Kettle Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4114 Header: Title: Borneo Copper Kettle Money Description: An outstanding antique copper kettle from Borneo, nicely decorated, with a bi
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Start Price : 200.00
 
 
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Antique Borneo Copper Kettle4115 - Antique Borneo Copper Kettle
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4115 Header: Title: Antique Borneo Copper Kettle Description: Another antique kettle from Borneo, heavily decorated and with the handle s
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Sold for (420.00 + 84.00) = 504.00
 
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Choice Lavalavas4117 - Choice Lavalavas
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4117 Header: Title: Choice Lavalavas Description: Lavalavas the principal garment of Polynesia, are articles of daily clothing worn as a
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Better Quality Lavalavas4118 - Better Quality Lavalavas
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4118 Header: Title: Better Quality Lavalavas Description: Two lavalavas of finer quality: one red, white, and blue and the other red, whi
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Sold for (320.00 + 64.00) = 384.00
 
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Rare Grave Ornament4119 - Rare Grave Ornament
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4119 Header: Title: Rare Grave Ornament Description: In Roviana, Western Province, Solomon Islands, graves are marked with ornaments call
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Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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Palau Stone Ring Money4120 - Palau Stone Ring Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4120 Header: Title: Palau Stone Ring Money Description: Limestone rings were formerly used as money in the Palau Islands: see Quiggin, pp
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Sold for (900.00 + 180.00) = 1,080.00
 
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Marriage/Bride Price Money4121 - Marriage/Bride Price Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4121 Header: Title: Marriage/Bride Price Money Description: Loda, a chain woven of copper wire with enlarged ends, was used as money on S
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Sex Organ Earring Collection4122 - Sex Organ Earring Collection
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4122 Header: Title: Sex Organ Earring Collection Description: An essential element of bride price on Sumba is mamuli, earrings representi
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Sold for (1,250.00 + 250.00) = 1,500.00
 
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More Unusual Sex Organ Earrings4123 - More Unusual Sex Organ Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4123 Header: Title: More Unusual Sex Organ Earrings Description: A second collection of mamulis, 12 pieces of a range of sizes from the u
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Sold for (775.00 + 155.00) = 930.00
 
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Fantastic Gold Sex Organ Earring4124 - Fantastic Gold Sex Organ Earring
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4124 Header: Title: Fantastic Gold Sex Organ Earring Description: A mamuli in 12 karat gold (33 g), edged in ropework and enhanced with g
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Sold for (825.00 + 165.00) = 990.00
 
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Golden Jewel4125 - Golden Jewel
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4125 Header: Title: Golden Jewel Description: A manggarai, a jewel of gold 60 mm in diameter, in the form of a thin plate with a center h
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Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) = 288.00
 
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Enormous Shell Ring Money4126 - Enormous Shell Ring Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4126 Header: Title: Enormous Shell Ring Money Description: On Choiseul Island, huge shell rings called maulavata are used as money. They
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Sold for (1,400.00 + 280.00) = 1,680.00
 
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Solomon Islands Chief's Money4127 - Solomon Islands Chief's Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4127 Header: Title: Solomon Islands Chief's Money Description: Another mbokomo from the Solomon Islands, a plaque carved from the shell o
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Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) = 168.00
 
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Maori Prestige Weapons4128 - Maori Prestige Weapons
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4128 Header: Title: M ori Prestige Weapons Description: The M ori of New Zealand made stone, nephrite jade, wood, and wha
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Sold for (360.00 + 72.00) = 432.00
 
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Primitive Bride Price Money4129 - Primitive Bride Price Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4129 Header: Title: Primitive Bride Price Money Description: In New Britain, mokmoks formed a special currency used for bride price when
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Giant Alor Island Moko4130 - Giant Alor Island Moko
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4130 Header: Title: Giant Alor Island Moko Description: Huge bronze kettledrums or gongs (mokos) were the most highly valued money of Alo
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Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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Another Famous Moko4131 - Another Famous Moko
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4131 Header: Title: Another Famous Moko Description: A second example of this rare and famous currency of Alor Island, somewhat worn from
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Start Price : 300.00
 
 
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Rare Ancient Moko4132 - Rare Ancient Moko
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4132 Header: Title: Rare Ancient Moko Description: A third example of an Alor Island moko, very old but in relic condition, with loss of
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Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) = 1,200.00
 
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Perfect Kula Ring Valuable4133 - Perfect Kula Ring Valuable
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4133 Header: Title: Perfect Kula Ring Valuable Description: The Trobriand Islands are a key link in the kula ring, and mwali is a major v
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Highly Valuable Bride Price Piece4134 - Highly Valuable Bride Price Piece
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4134 Header: Title: Highly Valuable Bride Price Piece Description: A second mwali, this with all the elements of the previous lot, only m
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Start Price : 700.00
 
 
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Rossel Island Money Collection4135 - Rossel Island Money Collection
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4135 Header: Title: Rossel Island Money Collection Description: The currency of Rossel Island, some 200 miles southeast of New Guinea, is
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Old Rossel Island Money Strings4136 - Old Rossel Island Money Strings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4136 Header: Title: Old Rossel Island Money Strings Description: Rossel Island nk , on the other hand, is simply a string of ten
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Supernatural Powers4137 - Supernatural Powers
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4137 Header: Title: Supernatural Powers Description: Believed to have supernatural powers, these pendants from Sulawesi, Indonesia, are o
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Porpoise Teeth String4138 - Porpoise Teeth String
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4138 Header: Title: Porpoise Teeth String Description: Porpoise teeth are used as money throughout the Solomon Islands, for bride price,
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Bride Price Bracelets4139 - Bride Price Bracelets
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4139 Header: Title: Bride Price Bracelets Description: A collection of 8 varieties of bracelets from Sumba, neighbor of Timor, including
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Start Price : 200.00
 
 
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Additional Bride Price Bracelets4140 - Additional Bride Price Bracelets
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4140 Header: Title: Additional Bride Price Bracelets Description: A second collection of 8 varieties of bracelets from Sumba, also used a
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Only for High-Ranking Women4141 - Only for High-Ranking Women
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4141 Header: Title: Only for High-Ranking Women Description: Copper and iron rings were worn by high-ranking women of Sumba Island, Indon
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Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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Sharks for Head, Hands, and Feet!4142 - Sharks for Head, Hands, and Feet!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4142 Header: Title: Sharks for Head, Hands, and Feet! Description: The southern Solomon Islands used clamshell disks incised with fantast
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Giant Clam Shell Ring4143 - Giant Clam Shell Ring
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4143 Header: Title: Giant Clam Shell Ring Description: On the Tanga Islands, the major form of wealth consisted of grooved shell rings, a
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Sold for (700.00 + 140.00) = 840.00
 
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[b}More Clam Shell Money[/b}4144 - [b}More Clam Shell Money[/b}
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4144 Header: Title: [b}More Clam Shell Money[/b} Description: Three further examples of Tanga Islands shell money: (1) a small-diameter disk wit
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Pedigreed Solomon Islands Girdle4145 - Pedigreed Solomon Islands Girdle
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4145 Header: Title: Pedigreed Solomon Islands Girdle Description: A fantastic girdle over three feet long, of shell and glass beads and v
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Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) = 600.00
 
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Headhunters Shield4146 - Headhunters Shield
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4146 Header: Title: Headhunters Shield Description: The headhunters of Western Province, Solomon Islands, protected themselves in the ear
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Very Rare Guadalcanal Money Shield4147 - Very Rare Guadalcanal Money Shield
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4147 Header: Title: Very Rare Guadalcanal Money Shield Description: Very old Guadalcanal rattan shield with rounded ends; Solomon Islands
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Start Price : 1,500.00
 
 
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1910-Era Money Shield4148 - 1910-Era Money Shield
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4148 Header: Title: 1910-Era Money Shield Description: A second Guadalcanal rattan shield, of the type made 1910-1920, with pointed ends;
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Sold for (950.00 + 190.00) = 1,140.00
 
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Ancient Chinese Bracelet4149 - Ancient Chinese Bracelet
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4149 Header: Title: Ancient Chinese Bracelet Description: Bracelet carved of red lacquer, as found in ancient Chinese graves throughout A
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Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Enormous Yap Stone!4150 - Enormous Yap Stone!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4150 Header: Yap Title: Enormous Yap Stone! Description: Yap, famous Stone Money, pre-O Keefe. An enormous example of 21-3/4" max
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Sold for (25,000.00 + 5,000.00) = 30,000.00
 
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Pre-O'Keefe Yap Stone!4151 - Pre-O'Keefe Yap Stone!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4151 Header: Title: Pre-O'Keefe Yap Stone! Description: Another pre-O'Keefe Yap stone, nearly as large and heavy: 17" in diamet...
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Sold for (10,500.00 + 2,100.00) = 12,600.00
 
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25-lb. Yap Stone4152 - 25-lb. Yap Stone
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4152 Header: Title: 25-lb. Yap Stone Description: A third Yap stone, post-O'Keefe so circa 1871-1901, 10" in diameter, 25 lb. See O...
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Sold for (3,600.00 + 720.00) = 4,320.00
 
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Traditional Yapese Money4153 - Traditional Yapese Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4153 Header: Title: Traditional Yapese Money Description: Another kind of traditional money of Yap is figaa, joined multiple strands of g
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Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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