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Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin Buys a Copy of the U.S. Constitution at Sotheby’s

On Friday afternoon, Sotheby’s public sale area introduced that the patron of an extraordinary replica of the First Printing of the Ultimate Textual content of the US Charter, which offered the day prior to this on the public sale area for $43.2 million, is Kenneth Griffin, the founder and CEO of Castle and a seasoned collector whose assortment contains works by way of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock. Griffin is making plans to mortgage the replica of the Charter to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Artwork in Bentonville, Arkansas. The CEO beat out a crypto collective referred to as ConstitutionDAO, who had additionally been making an attempt to shop for the uncommon artifact.
The people who made up ConstitutionDAO sought after to protected the record for themselves, however in the long run got here to the belief that they didn’t have sufficient finances to “insure, retailer, and delivery the record.” “I intend to be sure that this replica of our Charter might be to be had for all American citizens and guests to view and admire in our museums and different public areas,” Griffin mentioned in a observation of his personal.

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