Buyer of most expensive Leonardo masterpiece revealed

Last month someone paid $450 million for an original work of Leonardo da Vinci's and The New York Times has named Saudi prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud as the Christie's auction winning bidder.
1:48 | 12/07/17

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Here back ballot are big board and we have the big reveal the mystery it's finally been solved. We now know who reportedly bought that record breaking that New York Times started to untangle the mystery person who paid almost half a billion dollars teach you history is a great story it is not a political intrigue but this mystery may not be solved might not be over but at least we know this who bought all right does David the Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin fall hung on the outside who can now who is that's. That is a Saudi prince like a lot of people guest now he came out of nowhere even the folks at Christie's were like who is this guy. They had to do some quick research paper value of the member of the Saudi royal family but like you said George the intrigue here is that he is close to the crown prince out the crown prince was being cracking down even council members of the own family about corruption in this type of opulence and now here. A buddy of his is now throwing all this money out there's it has a lot of people asking what if you could secretly he paid a princely sum and ultimately more that he apparently got a gonna go who did this is one of those things we do you can't just call up and say hey I'm good sport auto. Something like this. They had to confirm that yet the money so he had put a 100 million dollar deposit down even to into the bidding he said he is gonna pay for it in one check. We'll the numbers got up so high higher than anybody thought so now this is my favorite part. He's got to pay void in installments all right. But there is six payments of 58 million dollars so the thing go so much that even a ridge do these lay away and it. The last payments penny lesser sentences. OK and like them Lisa this is gonna end up in the live in the loop and a contrary to what you see you would do with it which is hangover cure Favre was for a little while it is going to the move Abu Dhabi which just opened last month so nice my centerpiece which would leave people giving candidates instant best to keep and I thank you DJ.

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