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2014-10-01 12:33:31

HOLYOKE, Colo., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 1,958 adjacent acres of farmland near Holyoke, in Philips County, will be offered at auction Saturday, Oct. 25. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company is marketing the property and managing the event in cooperation with The Lund Company. "This contiguous land has 1,917 acres of FSA cropland, and 1,433 acres under center pivots, with 484 acres in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)," said R.D. Schrader, president of the...

2014-10-01 12:21:40

The world's largest industrial auctioneer will sell a selection of heavy construction, transportation, forestry and other industrial equipment items all to highest bidders DULUTH, MN, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will host an unreserved public auction in Duluth, Minnesota on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Featured items in the upcoming auction include a selection of bulldozers, wheel loaders,...

2014-10-01 08:40:47

Charitable e-commerce and mobile bidding makes fundraising for schools and non-profits more effective and fun CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiddingForGood, the leader in online charity auctions and the industry's first cause-related e-commerce company, today announced that it has passed a milestone of $250 million in funds raised to support non-profits, schools and charities across the United States. BiddingForGood is the first charitable commerce marketplace - where nearly...

2014-10-01 08:26:38

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Heffel Fine Art Auction House, Canada's National Auction House, is launching an innovative fine art online auction platform called HO(2 )(Heffel Online 2), on October 1, 2014. As the Canadian fine art industry's leader, Heffel's HO(2) will engage collectors to acquire quality works of fine art at entry-level prices. The HO(2) venture is designed to accommodate large volume corporate collections and to promote the Canadian art market on an encompassing...

2014-09-29 04:21:06

PARIS, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thierry Ehrmann, the CEO and founder of Artprice: Artprice.com is pleased to present its eighth exclusive report on the contemporary art market. Download it now on Artprice for free: http://imgpublic.artprice.com/pdf/artprice-contemporary-2013-2014-en.pdf It contains original rankings, such as the Top 500 contemporary artists according to turnover. Artprice permanently enriches its databanks with information...

2014-09-26 23:07:20

A live auction selling over 2,100 pieces of medical equipment will take place Wednesday, October 1 and Thursday, October 2 in Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Centurion Service Group, the world’s largest medical equipment auction house, is proud to announce the upcoming live auction to sell over 2,100 pieces of medical equipment from the closure of an 8 OR surgery center and other national consigners. The auction will take place Wednesday, October 1 and...

2014-09-26 08:20:30

Montreal auction breaks site records; Fort Worth auction site concludes second 3,000+-item auction in less than two months VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Thousands of registered bidders from 67 countries participated at two unreserved public equipment auctions conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA) in Montreal, Quebec and Fort Worth, Texas earlier this week. Ritchie Bros. (www.rbauction.com), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold CA$40+...

2014-09-22 23:10:56

The Auction Mill will host a two-day, full scale liquidation auction of the historic Omaha Civic Auditorium, Arena, Convention Center, Music Hall, Assembly Hall, & Mancuso Hall on October 3 and 4, 2014, beginning at 10:00am (CDT). Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 On October 3 and 4 2014, The Auction Mill invites buyers to attend a live liquidation auction (with online bidding) of the historic Omaha Civic Auditorium beginning at 10am (CDT). The auction will take place on-site at...

2014-09-19 12:23:44

BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --A monumental Fencai Imperial Qing Dynasty vase auctioned for $24.7 million at Skinner last night, setting a record as the top grossing lot ever sold in New England, and topping all sales of Qing Dynasty vases in the U.S. The Skinner Asian Works of Art auction coincides with Asia Week, and this vase has surpassed all other objects sold during the event to date. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147138 An intensely focused...

2014-09-19 12:21:07

The unreserved auction, which follows the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance show in Chicago, features more than 750 equipment items and trucks, including a wide selection of railroad equipment items CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell more than 750 rail and industrial equipment items at an unreserved public auction in Chicago, Illinois on October 2, 2014. The...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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