Posts in «Auction Tips» category

Collecting or Hoarding — One in the same?

Collecting Treasures: Everyone has their view of what a collection is or what a hoarding situation is Being in the auction estate liquidation business, I’ve seen things … bad things and really cool things. Everyone has their view of what a collection is or what a hoarding situation is and there is a big difference! […]

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Vintage fans are a cool collectible

Vintage and retro-style fans are cool right now, and what’s fascinating is that their collectibility defies the laws of supply and demand. A large generation of Baby Boomers and older are downsizing and selling their household items, including these old fans, and people of all ages, especially Millennials, are willing to pay top dollar for them. […]

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Top 5 collectibles to collect in the next 5 years

When it comes to collecting, most people collect based upon what they like regardless of what the cost is versus what the value is, and that’s OK. But, if you’re interested in collecting with the hopes of making your investment gather more than dust, then watching the current trends and sticking to the market that […]

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3 things to know when buying Native American rarities

Collecting Treasures: Some people object to the sale of such items Recently, we auctioned a consignor’s collection of Native American rarities and took some heat for it. The collection included arrowheads, beaded moccasins, bannerstones, pots, vessels, bowls and more. As an auctioneer, I have a fiduciary responsibility to sell a consignor’s property. And, I also […]

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5 tips for getting that treasure

Collecting Treasures: The experience can be likened to the most popular roller coaster at the amusement park Notice how we didn’t use the word “auction” in the headline. That’s because many of you reading this either have never been to an auction or you have a misconception about the quality of items you’ll find at auction. […]

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