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The largest flower auction in the world

Week number 72-14

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The largest new flower auction in the world in Aalsmeer, formed as a result of a fusuion between two flower auctions. With the mechanised transport and the auction hall. Traders bid on the flowers, a computer registrates the transaction and the flowers are taken to trader mechanically on carts. Then the flowers are wrapped. a.o. for export.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 April 1972
Length:
02:03

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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