Soyuzpushnina, based in St.-Petersburg, will hold its 160th fur auction in St.-Petersburg Sept. 18 through Sept. 20.
As reported to Rosbalt by the company, plans call for the auctioning of 17,000 sable pelts, 90,000 mink pelts, 50,000 blue-fox pelts, 14,000 gray-black fox pelts, 13,000 ferret pelts, 30,000 squirrel pelts, 10,000 Japanese mink pelts, 17,000 ermine pelts and 116,000 wolverine pelts.
Soyuzpushnina is the sole Russian auction house for furs.
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