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Monday, January 25th, 2021
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It’s always fun to go to an event that will hold a live or silent auction. If you are planning one of these types of events, but you aren’t sure what you’d like to auction off, here are our tops picks. These will be sure to raise money. These types of auctions can be used to raise money for charities, businesses, or donations to local clubs and organizations. In this article we will give you some ideas so you have a better idea of what you’d like to do.

Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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You may have heard of crazy auction sales, like a Pokémon card that sold for $183,000 this year or artworks selling for millions of dollars. With such a wide variety of collectibles out there, it is no surprise that items like these sell for so much money. Here are some historical facts about auctions that may be even more surprising to you.

Monday, December 14th, 2020
bidding tips for online auctions

Imagine being caught up in the bidding at an auction and suddenly, you are bidding over your budget. You may take a step back and quickly wonder if you can reverse your last bid. This is one reason why it is important to understand the rules, regulations, and even laws surrounding auctions before you bid.

Monday, November 16th, 2020
bidding strategies

Winner’s curse is something that can affect any bidder at auction, especially if they are not informed. This term refers to a bidder not knowing the value of an item, bidding too much, and then winning. Typically, this happens when the auction gets heated and leaves the winner feeling embarrassed. There are some ways to avoid the winner’s curse, though, and it is important to understand them before going to auction.

Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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When it comes to collectible coins, there are a variety of factors that determine rarity. Some factors that come into play include mint, collectibility, condition, appeal, and age. The following can help you understand how a few of these affect the rarity factor.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
unique auction items that may surprise you

If you are visiting an auction that is selling antique guns, you likely already have something in mind. You can look at the catalog to get an idea of what will be available if you aren’t sure. Whether you are new to collecting antique guns or a seasoned collector, it can pay to know some of the best pieces to look for at auction.

Friday, September 18th, 2020
antique tins and other items

Many people have items stored in attics, closets, and basements. These could be childhood memories, items left as an inheritance, or things just accumulated over time. If you have ever wondered if any of these items have more than sentimental value, they could! It all depends on quality, quantity, and collectors. Here are some items you might have around your home that could bring in some cash.

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
antique auctions in the texas panhandle

Many people attend auctions to look for particular items like antique toys, farm equipment, and heavy machinery. Estate auctions are known for providing these items and much more! Here some that you may not have considered looking for at estate auctions.