Fantasy Christmas Gift for Falconer: $150,000

Each year Neiman Marcus offers a Fantasy Gift catalog with a range of experiences and products aimed at the very, very wealthy. This year a special falconry accessory set is in the offering, with a price tag of $150k. Look at the opulence!

The Bespoke Global Falconry Companion includes two oiled walnut chairs, a 20-karat gold plated falconry perch and leather perch scale, four hoods with hood stands, two lead crystal beverage decanters, and a backgammon board featuring gold plated brass playing pieces. Everything a modern falconer needs. Business Insider called this luxury falconry collection "absurd" but I certainly wouldn't turn it down. ;)

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