A seven-foot-tall "14" was introduced as a high school string quartet from the class of 2014 performed.
The huge numeral and even larger champagne bottle will be displayed at the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center through Christmas.
They'll be installed with a complete "2014" sign that will light up after the ball drops at 12 midnight on New Year's Eve.
KFDX Bryan Rupp
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