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Quick Takes

"Quick Takes" Continued...

Issue: "Save the unions," Oct. 24, 2009

Hello kitty, goodbye bank account

The "Super Hello Kitty Jewel Doll" at the Sogo department store in Kobe, Japan, is a tiny piece of merchandise with an enormous price tag. The doll's size: 10 centimeters tall. The price: $173,000. The justification: It's made up of 2,346 jewels.

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