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NEWSFLASH - MAY 24, 2007

Harmony Kingdom - Unreleased 'Hibiscus' Prototype
Charity Auction
Ended June 3, 2007

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The HK House of Peers and Harmony Kingdom offers you the opportunity to win an extremely rare prototype of 'Hibiscus,' an unreleased Harmony Garden box figurine. At the same time you would be assisting NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness), a grass roots organization dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life for all whose lives are affected by these diseases.

'Hibiscus' Prototype
'Hibiscus' Prototype

Master Carver Monique Baldwin carved this 'Hibiscus' box figurine as part of Lord Byron's Harmony Garden. This prototype was made at Wimberley Mills in England, yet it was never released.

'Hibiscus' Prototype
'Hibiscus' Prototype

This beautiful box figurine showcases a gorgeous tropical flower, the hibiscus. The piece is approximately 2.5" tall and 2" in diameter.

'Hibiscus' Prototype 'Hibiscus' Prototype
'Hibiscus' Prototype

The 'Hibiscus' has hallmarks on both sides of the lid. The image on the left (below) features: Eye (Monique Baldwin); 1 (first edition); and Double M (year of carving - 2000). The opposite side (image below right) includes: Treble Clef (HBC logo); and © (Copyright).

'Hibiscus' Prototype Lid 'Hibiscus' Prototype Lid
'Hibiscus' Prototype Lid

The 'Hibiscus' opens to reveal Lord Byron surfing past a tropical island just as a volcano erupts! The base bears the handwritten marking HIBISCUS #001.

'Hibiscus' Prototype Interior
'Hibiscus' Prototype Interior
'Hibiscus' Prototype Base
'Hibiscus' Prototype Base

This extremely rare piece would make a very special gift for your special someone-or yourself! With your winning bid you support the efforts of NAMI, in their dedication to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases. So, surf on over and bid now!


This auction was held on eBay
eBay - Prototype Charity Auction
and ended Sunday, June 3, 2007
$404.99 for

National Alliance on Mental IllnessNAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness (major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders) and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation's voice on mental illness, a national organization including NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1100 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and education.

eBay Auction:

This is a charity auction sponsored by the HK House of Peers to benefit NAMI. Visit the ebay auction for specific auction details.

If you have any questions about this auction, e-mail the [HOP Charity Coordinator] at [] before bidding.

'Hibiscus' Prototype Interior Good Luck!

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