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Macy's mistakenly sells $1,500 diamond necklace for $47

Macy's was forced to cancel orders for a $1,500 diamond necklace after discovering an expensive typo in a catalog.
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Macy's at Herald Square in New York City. (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Macy’s may be looking for a new copy editor after it belatedly discovered an expensive typo in a catalog mailed to customers across the United States last month.

The department store mistakenly offered a $1,500 14-karat gold and sterling silver necklace with diamond accents for $47 – instead of the intended sale price of $479.

After discovering the $432 error, Macy’s cancelled orders for the necklace, but not before an undisclosed number of eagle-eyed bargain hunters swooped on the deal.

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