Joël and his son Dieter sell Armando and 177 other of their other pigeons on duivenveilingsite pipa.be. The highest bid amounts to four hundred thousand euros. The dove is touted as the ‘best pigeon of all time’ and also prizes on his cv. “Such valves are rarely or never for public sale”, we read on the auction site pipa.be. “You could so with the wet finger to feel that here is possible a record could fall. It is no longer the question: is Armando the most expensive pigeon of all times? But rather: how high will he end up? For the record of most expensive internetduif of all time he has with a bid of 400,000 euro to tackle. The previous record stood at 376.000 euro.
Last year, a Belgian, still with his top pigeons in the news. Dentergemnaar Gaby Vandenabeele sold when his entire duivenstal and that brought a record price of 6.5 million euros.