Category: Art/ Collection Creator

The Rise of the Skeleton King, the ’80s Bone Dealer Who Changed Halloween – Sam Woolley

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When Marshall Cordell started buying human bones in the late 1970s, he says a full skeleton from India cost “probably $199.” Back then, almost all real human skeletons came from India, and companies there sent him catalogs listing everything from skulls to finger bones for sale. “They were literally like an auto parts shop, only with real skeletons,” Cordell, who turned 71 this year, says today. “You could buy ear bones. You could buy human teeth.”As the new owner of a medical chart company, the young college graduate……….

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