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Published: Friday, November 29, 2013, 1:27 p.m.

Shrunken head? Just $19,000 at Ripley's

  • 18th century, iron-clad elephant armor from India at Ripley's Times Square Odditorium in New York. The item is one of many from a featured collection ...

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    18th century, iron-clad elephant armor from India at Ripley's Times Square Odditorium in New York. The item is one of many from a featured collection up for sale until Dec. 24.

NEW YORK — Where's a Black Friday shopper to turn for a 19th century vampire-killing kit?

Believe it or not, the item is part of the Black Friday madness at the Ripley's Times Square Odditorium. It will set you back about $25,000.

At a little more than $19,000 a shrunken head is a comparative bargain.

Or the thoughtful gift-giver might prefer a taxidermy Albino giraffe. The price tag is about $1.7 million. Gift-wrapping is not included.

Still got tons of room under the Christmas tree — and about $2.5 million to spare? Your loved one might be clamoring for 18th century, iron-clad elephant armor from India.

Already shopped out? No problem. The "featured collection" is being offered until Dec. 24.

Online:

http://www.ripleysnewyork.com/giftacular

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