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Leftkowitz v. Greater Minneapolis Surplus Store, Inc.
Citation:251 Minn. 188, 86 N.W.2d 689 (Minn. 1957).
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Lefkowitz v. Great Minneapolis Surplus Store
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Defendant placed two advertisements in a newspaper for three fur coats, two min scarves, and one black lapin stole (fur coat), which would be on sale for $1 each on a first-come-first-served basis. Plaintiff entered the store to request the sale price on two occasions. Both times he was denied the opportunity to purchase due to a “store rule,” limiting purchases to women. Plaintiff sued Defendant for breach of contract.
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