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Japan melons go for $15,700 for two in auction

A box set of two cantaloupe melons has been sold at auction in Japan for one million yen (S$15,750), but in a possible sign of the financial times, went for less than half the all-time record.

An unknown buyer snapped up the Yubari melons on the first day of the buying season, splashing out the equivalent of a small car for the pair of orange-fleshed fruit.

Read the rest of the story: Japan melons fall short at ‘only’ $15,700 for two.

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