Tag Archives: Michigan

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 […]

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 […]

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?