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KFC Japan boss buys Colonel Sanders’ suit at Texas auction
Japan Times ^ | 06/24/2013 | AP

Posted on 06/24/2013 12:02:21 AM PDT by TexGrill

Edited 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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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Japan; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: japaneconomy
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1 posted on 06/24/2013 12:02:22 AM PDT by TexGrill
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To: TexGrill

That’s like Tojo putting on an Uncle Sam suit.

2 posted on 06/24/2013 6:43:27 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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