People: Knickknacks

Ordered: two U.S. elevators; by King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia; for his guestpalace in Jidda. Specifications: deep carpeting, satin-upholstered armchairs (in green & gold) with white satin arm rests. The King expects a visit from Egypt's Farouk.

Auctioned: household furnishings, bed clothes, paintings, childhood odds & ends of Greta Garbo; after seven years in storage; in Stockholm. On Garbo 's instructions, buyers were not told the stuff was hers. (Why? Answered the silent Swede's brother Sven, who engineered the auction: "I have found it best for me never to answer questions.") Total take: about $10,000. (Storage bill:...

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