Skip to comments.KFC Japan boss buys Colonel Sanders’ suit at Texas auction
Posted on 06/24/2013 12:02:21 AM PDT by TexGrillEdited on 06/24/2013 4:15:12 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
DALLAS – The president and chief executive of Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan purchased the trademark white suit worn by company founder “Colonel” Harland Sanders at an auction Saturday for $21,510 — then promptly tried it on.
Masao “Charlie” Watanabe grinned while putting on the suit jacket and black string tie at the Heritage Auctions event, standing beneath a photograph of Sanders. He had already planned to attend a company marketing meeting in Dallas, but arrived early after he found out about the auction, he said.
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That’s like Tojo putting on an Uncle Sam suit.