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Clear Your Clutter Day and Clean Your Room Day Could Prove to Be Lucrative

GLENDALE, Ariz. (April 18, 2019) – Cleaning…decluttering…some people dread it, and it’s not surprising that a recent study published in Current Psychology found a substantial link between procrastination and clutter problems in all age groups. Sometimes, though, what appears to be old junk can hold value. There’s no better time to find out than during Clear […]

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EJ’s Spring Catalog Auction is Set for Friday,
March 29

Auction includes Cowboy Artists of America co-founder John Hampton sculpture, Walt Disney painting, Philadelphia Eagles Freddie Mitchell championship ring and more GLENDALE, Ariz. (March 15, 2019) – EJ’s Auction & Appraisal is launching a new series of quarterly specialty auctions that will include high-end items, such as fine art, rare collectibles and other unique items. EJ’s […]

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Pilot collected aviation memorabilia, toy trucks, antique stock certificates, vintage photos of fashion models & more

EJ’s Auction & Appraisal will auction the late Captain William B. White’s massive collection over several weeks – Airline and Air Mail Auction set for April 5 GLENDALE, Ariz. (March 11, 2019) – He grew up poor, never knowing his father, but his childhood stamp collection gave him some joy during troubled times. Little did the […]

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Investing in Financial Documents as Collectibles

Did anyone see the article in Fast Company last month about the guy who holds the Guinness World Record for collecting spreadsheets? He’s a financial advisor from Mexico City whose collection includes more than 800 boxes of software disks and manuals, including Multiplan, Lotus 1-2-3, VisiCalc and others. In the article, he describes his passion […]

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Think Twice Before Discarding These Items

Have you ever thrown something out only to find out later that it was valuable? It’s a common mistake people make when downsizing or cleaning out their homes and storage units. Just because something may look like junk or appear old and tattered, doesn’t mean it doesn’t hold value. Some stories make the headlines – […]

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After 42 Years, The Town Dump in Cave Creek Closes

EJ’s Auction & Appraisal will auction hundreds of eclectic items starting Jan. 19 GLENDALE, Ariz. (January 11, 2019) – The Town Dump, an iconic landmark in Cave Creek, closed its doors on December 31 after 42 years in business. Owner Madelyn Hines said her business was “great fun,” but her age and some physical limitations prompted […]

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Selling Signs of Past Times

In November 2018, we had our largest estate auction, which featured more than 200 vintage advertising signs and a large collection of Native American pottery, baskets, rugs, and beaded items from multiple tribes. It was so large, it took four 24-foot moving trucks and two trailers to transport everything from the Camp Verde home to […]

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EJ’s Inaugural New Year’s Day Auction is Jan. 1

Auctioneer Erik Hoyer shares tips for downsizing GLENDALE, Ariz. (December 11, 2018) – With the New Year approaching, experts are lining up to give their 2019 predictions about fashion trends, which movies will win the Oscars, how the stock market will fare, what to expect in the political landscape, and more. The auction industry is no […]

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How Valuable Are Your Christmas Collectibles?

Dare I say that Christmas can be competitive? When it comes to bidding on Christmas decorations at auction, yes, a good-natured biddy frenzy can erupt over a single ornament. There’s a big market for vintage Christmas collectibles, and I bet some people are unpacking their boxes right now, getting ready to decorate their homes right […]

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