The Throne of Prince George has been claimed at last
May 11, 2019 10:46 AM Subscribe
In February 2013, the Prince George Citizen (local paper of Prince George, British Columbia) was running a special offer on classified ads: pay a one-time fee, and your "for sale" ad would run indefinitely until your wares sold. Prince George resident Larry Johnson decided to sell off a hand-carved wooden throne he'd purchased at an antique fair years earlier. With an initial asking price of "$5000 firm" (later reduced to $1000), the ad stayed in the paper for more than six years, beloved by some of the paper's readers and derided by others. Now, the throne has finally been sold to Prince George's BX Pub. Naturally, the Prince George Citizen has the story. The CBC has more, including an audio interview with former Steward of the Throne Larry Johnson.