The New Wave of Auctions

Online Auctions As I have been collecting auctions and sales I have noticed a big uptick in Online Only Auctions.  The shift seems obvious to me, cost. It is much cheaper to run a auction from your office computer then going “live”.  You take some photos, write a description and wala you have an auction Read More …

‘American Pickers’ in NY, Pa. in September

Readers may recall that “American Pickers” Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team made a stop — and filmed a show segment — in Wellsville in the spring of 2015. The show, featuring the Mather Homestead, first aired in October 2015. Well, Wolfe and Fritz and producers of the hit History show are seeking potential Read More …

Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff

The Stuff of Nightmares So please forgive the morbidity, but if you’re lucky enough to still have one or more parents or stepparents alive, it would be wise to start figuring out what you’ll do with their furniture, china, crystal, flatware, jewelry, artwork and tchotchkes when the mournful time comes. (I wish I had. My Read More …

Your Vintage Pyrex Could Be Worth Big Bucks

The Pyrex obsession—or should we say passion—is real. Plenty of us are still holding onto our mom’s or grandma’s colorful nesting bowl sets and pretty patterned casserole dishes, and there’s even a blog and a Facebook group for the more dedicated collectors. The company has been around for more than 100 years, after all. But Read More …

39th Annual Boat Show Event

What a great event, boats, more boats and some really nice boats!  Our adventure this week took us to Skaneateles NY for the 39th Annual Boat Show.  We had a wonderful time, I meet some nice people and got to view some really nice antique and wooden boats. Not all the boats where “antiques” but Read More …

Estate Sale Furniture Buying Guide

Estate sales are great places to buy big ticket items, like furniture. Not only can you find great deals, you’re bound to run into some unique designer pieces- like midcentury modern or well known furniture brands noted for quality, like Drexel or Heritage. But don’t go into it blindly! Estate Sale Furniture Buying Guide   Share Tweet Pin Read More …

Best Online Auction Tips

More estate sale companies and auctioneers are meeting customers where they already are: online. Online auctions are smart ways to move more product and can be easier and more convenient than setting up an in-person estate sale or live auction. Best Online Auction Selling Tips   Share Tweet Pin +1 Stumble ShareShares 0