Over there in June might have to look this place up.Just a couple of blocks away was once place I did plan beforehand on visiting - the ( JP) Morgan Library and Museum.
Those who don't remember J Pierpont Morgan (other than being the namesake of the Fin Review's 'Pierpont' mining mogul of the '80s ), check him out:
I read this some time ago and have never forgotten the story:
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So, with a 'student discount', I got in for US$7 - a bargain. The Library and museum houses JPM's fantastic book and manuscript collection, together with various other (priceless) trinkets.
First, his study:
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Off to one side was a vault here he kept the good stuff (no, not his wine):
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When he died in 1913, he was worth about US$118 million, of which US$50 was in art etc. John D. Rockefeller was alleged to have said: "and to think, he wasn't even a rich man."
What sort of ball park figure was this DONE (I'm assuming) and how many SCs?
... more accurately on the SCs: 1400 exactly and on the points front (travelling in J as Plat, 90,000 points, which will be boosted by about 60,000 points, from a triple (base) points (on Qantas flights) promo I signed up for . Amazingly, the triple points for the outward Qantas leg posted only a day after the flightAbout $13K, virtually no taxes and I think 1,350 SCs (no doubles or bonuses).