Chinese auction

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Sep 21 10:14:54 UTC 1999

On Mon, 20 Sep 1999 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

>    The earliest cite on ProQuest is PUBLIC UTILITIES FORTNIGHTLY, 15 July
>    1991, pg. 19:  "The ordinary Dutch auction (also known as a Chinese
>    auction)..."

The earliest occurrence on Nexis is New York Times, 27 June 1982: "The
Junior Women's Club is planning a community supper and Chinese auction on
July 11."

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