March 27

Auctions Will Be The Second Epidemic

Professional auctioneers should not assume that the first call a potential seller is an auctioneer. Sellers have many options. Those not predisposed to auctions are likely to seek other selling avenues.

American Eagle Auction Company Delivers Big With World Renowned Military Museum Auction

DUNDEE, Mich. Kenny Lindsay of American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company had the privilege of presenting the amazing collection of military vehicles, military memorabilia and equipment that Michael Yeck had amassed over the past twenty-some years. With American Military history on the auction block, this auction certainly qualifies to be the Auction of the Year. […]

War Heroes To Sports Heroes. The Super Auction Lives Up To Its Name

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — At the Super Auction, bidders never need to worry about missing the items they want hitting the auction block. Specific genres are well-advertised and sold within a one-hour time slot. As such, at the most recent Super Auction, coin collectors showed up at 10 a.m. and were on their way out […]

EMOTIONAL VALUE – How It Plays A Critical Role In The Auction Marketplace

“They enjoy auctions in its purest form – they just want to win. It’s new and exciting and they’re going to sink a lot of battle ships.” – Kenny Lindsay, Professional Auctioneer

When Is The Best Time To Have An Auction?

  One of the most common questions that I am asked is, “When is the best time to have an auction?”   The question is nowhere quite as amusing as the answer. The short answer is, on days when there is snow, rain or holiday weekends. Okay, cute.  What’s the real answer?   That is the real […]

Tag Sale Method Costs Seller Thousands of Dollars In Proceeds

It happened again.  An unsuspecting seller and a less than unsuspecting buyer met at an estate sale.  The estate sale company threw the pitch and the buyer took a swing and hit it out of the park.  The buyer admittedly did not know much about the historical artifact he was looking at, but he knew […]

It Was Just A Tractor

  IT WAS JUST A TRACTOR I never gave the old CASE tractor much thought.  After all, it was just a tractor. In 1976, my parents moved from Trenton, Michigan to a brand new colonel home settled in the ‘sticks’ in Brighton, Michigan.   In fact, I was the cause of that move due to the fact […]

2007 Ann Arbor Estate Auction Still Buzzing Years Later

Mrs. Fuller was an avid collector of antiques and collectibles who began her passion for collecting way back in the mid 1960’s.

Appraisals Are Like A Box Of Chocolates

The smell in the room was pretty unbearable and I thought momentarly that perhaps there was a dead rodent in the room.

How Did You Become An Auctioneer?

I’m a big cost versus price type of guy. In this case, the price was zero but how much would it cost the organization to have an inexperienced so called auctioneer handling their most important fundraiser of the year?