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Kopenhagen Fur Auction Report – April 2013



Date: April 24/2013


Kopenhagen Fur April auction sales continued, last day of the auction collections all sold 100 % with buying dominated by Hong Kong & China with strong support from other markets. There was however some price resistance to the level achieved in their earlier sales.

Below you will find a detailed summary of the sales. . The deviation is the difference in price in USD compared to the previous auction in February this year.



Much to celebrate for Top Lot buyer



Two special occasions provided the motivation to buy the Sapphire Velvet Females Top Lot at Kopenhagen Fur's April auction.

With a 20 year anniversary in the Fur Industry, the company Jindi Lady decided to mark this milestone by taking home the Top Lot for the price of 1020 DKK ($178 USD ) per skin. Jindi Lady is situated in city of Shenyang in the Chinese province Liaoning.

On top of the anniversary, the second generation of owners of the company, Mr. Gao Chang Qing, is also getting married next year. To celebrate this big event, the Top Lot was bought for his fiancée who also attended the auction.

- She liked the Sapphire Velvet Top Lot, so I will make a special garment for her on the occasion of our wedding, Mr. Gao Chang Qing says.


Top Lot buyer sees further gains than great skins



The purchase of the Palomino Velvet Males Top Lot marks Aerospace Liu Du Fur Co., Ltd. start on a journey towards a new level of exclusiveness. A journey where Kopenhagen Fur can contribute with more than the world's best mink skins.

Given the company's focus on quality and origin of products, Aerospace Liu Du Fur Co., Ltd. only buys mink skins at Kopenhagen Fur's auction. At the April auction, Deputy General Managers Mrs. Zhao Shumei and Mr. Zhao Xinji marked their first auction visit with the purchase of the male Top Lot at the price of 3000 DKK ( $524.00 USD) per skin.

-We are very origin-focused and to tell our customers about quality, where the goods are from and about the designers. Therefore, we will only use mink skins from Kopenhagen Fur, Mrs. Zhao Shumei says.

Cooperation with Furward

As the company name might reveal, Aerospace Liu Du Fur Co., Ltd. is a part of a conglomerate that also produces equipment for space industry. It is so far the only state-owned Chinese company dealing with fur. The company started in the fur business three years ago and sees great potential for expansion.

The exclusiveness of their brand is evident as the company's store is located at a hotel where only members are allowed. - The member's club includes Chinese celebrities such as film and TV actors as well as Chinese athletes who have won Olympic Gold medals, Mr. Zhao Xinji says.

More stores at luxury hotels are in the making and to fill these shops with top fur garments, Aerospace Liu Du Fur Co., Ltd. wishes to cooperate with European designers. To find the right designers, Aerospace Liu Du Fur Co., Ltd. has teamed up with Furward, the consultancy subsidiary of Kopenhagen Fur.

- By using the best mink skins available and combining these with high levels of craftsmanship and quality throughout the whole design process, we can deliver the extraordinary level of exclusiveness which our customers demand, Mr. Zhao Xinji says.


Daye 1: April 20, 2013


Kopenhagen Fur’s April auction has started on a strong note on Saturday April 20, 2013, with good number of buyers from around the world. The offering consisted of 5,6 million mink skins, along with a wide collection of chinchillas, swakara, karakul and various other skin types.

Below you will find a detailed summary of the sales result of regular skins in the largest types. The deviation is the difference in price in USD compared to the previous auction.


International Fur Auction Reports
by RB Media Group