BAD KARMA

Here is one for the books! We got an e-mail from one of our very good clients asking us to make arrangements to pick up a damaged YANTRA.  I know…..I had to Google it too but I’ll save you the trouble:  “Yantra (यन्त्र) (Sanskrit) (literally “machine, contraption”[1]) is a mystical diagram, mainly from the Tantric traditions of the Indian […]

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We take them all, both big and small!

The adjuster asked us to verify the inventory:  The PA told us his insured wanted to keep the inventory.  Our Brittony Wells went over to the loss site to do the verification and found that there were 3 pallets of plumbing supplies all packed up, shrink wrapped and ready to go out the door and […]

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The Fancy Dress Grab Bag is Here!

We have an inventory of over 800 Brand New Gowns and Fancy Dresses to liquidate, and we have a problem…    An insurance company has asked us to sell this lot of over 800 new dresses and gowns from a small bridal shop; Bridesmaid Dresses Mother-of-the-Bride Dresses Prom Dresses Formal Gowns Cocktail Dresses “No problem” […]

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Mentuck & Associates on NPR’s All Things Considered

Aaron Schachter, an Executive Producer at WGBH in Boston, recently heard about a truckload of cheese that had rolled over on the Southeast Expressway, and was curious about what happened to the cheese.  He tracked down the assigned salvor, Mike Mentuck, for an interview, and put together a report for Robert Siegel’s All Things Considered.  Click […]

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ALCHEMY: The long sought after secret for turning base metals into gold.

ALCHEMY: The long sought after secret for turning base metals into gold. When people ask me what I do for a living I often reply by saying I am an Alchemist.  Usually that stops them in their tracks but the curious ones who actually know what Alchemy means very often press me for more info. OK: […]

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