Behind the Scene…

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You may have already been to an auction, so you think you know all about it. But do you? Do you really know what goes on (cue music: duh duh Duh) behind the scene of a well-run auction? I bet you don’t. Not really. Let’s look a little closer. You see someone calmly and cheerfully checking-in customers. Asking your name, seeing if you’re in the database. Adding you to the database if you aren’t by typing in your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail. Printing out a bid card for you. Often this person will be checking-out customers as well. Telling […]

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2016-10-15

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Different Auctions for Different Purposes

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What do you think of when someone says the word “auction”, or says that they are going to an auction? Do you immediately think of a bunch of upper-class people dressed to the nines, sitting on fancy chairs,  silently holding up a paddle to bid (or lightly touching their nose or giving an almost imperceptible nod of the head) while an auctioneer is dressed in a tuxedo with tails and the ringers in evening gowns and tuxes show off the items like Vanna White? Or do you envision of a bunch of county farmers chewing on strands of straw, standing around […]

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2016-08-27

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