RETRACTION: Don Cherry's Former Residence up for 8 Million Dollar Auction

TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of Ritchies Auctioneers, we would like to issue a retraction regarding the earlier press release stating that Don Cherry's mansion would be on the auction block.

The information in the press release was provided by the trusted owner of the home, and was presented to be factual, and was provided for publicity around the sale of the home.

Ritchies and BuzzPR would like to apologize to Mr. Cherry, his family and the media for any inconvenience this discrepant information may have caused.

BuzzPR is a third-party public relations firm and upholds a strong relationship with the media and uses respectful practices in all endeavours.

The auction will continue as planned but no connection to Don Cherry will be made. 

Important Dates
Media Preview:  Wednesday, August 6th,10:00am-1:00pm at 2901 Mississauga Road, Mississauga ON
Public Preview:  Wednesday, August 13th, 10:00am-7:00pm at 2901 Mississauga Road
Auction: Sunday, August 17th, 2:00pm at 2901 Mississauga Road

Like all Ritchies auctions, everything will be sold to the highest bidder. Bids will be accepted at the auction site or by placing proxy bids in person or by phone.

In addition to the home, Ritchies will be auctioning contents from the home and other consignors, including a fine selection of jewellery, watches, designer handbags, and a Ferrari 599 GTB.

For a virtual tour of the mansion, please click here .To register for this auction ahead of time, please contact us at register@ritchies.com

About Ritchies: Founded in 1868 as a small trading company, Ritchies Auctioneers went on to become Canada's leading auctioneer of fine Canadian art, fine international art, decorative art, jewellery, rare wine and other personal property since its launch as an auction house in 1967.  In 2011, the Ritchies name was purchased and has been re-invented by a new team as a world-class auctioneer of fine gems and jewellery, putting Toronto on the international stage. With offices in Toronto, New York and Hong Kong, Ritchies offers over 20 auctions each year to a broad national and international market. Its buyers include leading collectors, dealers, designers, curators and discerning private individuals who have come to trust Ritchies' expertise, experience and in-depth market knowledge.

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For further information: Media Contact:? Anita Verma | BuzzPR, O) 416.777.2899 C. 416. 998.5942, averma@buzzpr.ca