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2014-08-29 08:20:25

HOUSTON, TX, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than US$48 million of heavy equipment and trucks during an unreserved public auction at the Company's permanent auction site in Houston, Texas on August 27 & 28, 2014. More than 3,900 registered bidders competed for 3,900+ heavy equipment items and trucks, including 150+ hydraulic excavators, 130+ truck tractors, 50+ bulldozers, a large...

2014-08-27 08:25:09

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a collection you'd expect to see in a major auction house in New York or London, but the estate collection of renowned opera singer Frances Yeend and her husband - pianist and vocal coach James F. Benner - is going to be auctioned in Fairmont, West Virginia on August 29 and 30. Joe R. Pyle Auctions will produce the event, with all forms of bidding available, live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers. Photo -...

2014-08-26 23:14:02

A live auction selling over 1,300 pieces of medical equipment will take place Thursday, August 28 in Las Vegas, NV. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Centurion Service Group, the world’s largest medical equipment auction house, is proud to announce the upcoming live auction to sell over 1,300 pieces of medical equipment from hospitals, surgery centers and other medical facilities from around the United States. Various types of equipment will be sold including radiology, surgery, endoscopy, lab,...

2014-08-26 16:29:37

BENTON, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday's auction of approximately 765 acres of farmland in southern Illinois attracted a strong field of 45 bidders that included farmers as well as local and institutional investors, resulting in an accepted high bid of $4,195,000. "We had a classic competition between investors and local farmers, and a large investor was in the competition right up to the end, but it was the farmers who ended up as the high bidders," said Joe Bubon,...

2014-08-25 16:20:19

ASHBURN, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The liquidation of assets owned by bankrupt electrical contractor Truland Systems is under way with the first online auction of trucks, trailers, vans, bucket trucks and other vehicles. Online bidding began Aug. 23 for 37 of the vehicles, with more auctions planned in the coming weeks, according to Stephen Karbelk, of Auction Markets LLC and David Fiegel of Blackbird Asset Services, LLC, who are selling the assets for the estate. But first,...

2014-08-21 12:22:57

Rolls-Royce used in award-winning series "Boardwalk Empire" appears alongside an exciting list of celebrities at the Auburn Auction Park AUBURN, Ind., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 1921 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Saloon used in the acclaimed HBO series, "Boardwalk Empire" will bring star power to the historic Auburn Auction Park next week as it crosses the block during Auctions America's annual Auburn Fall weekend, August 27-31. A Labor Day tradition spanning more than four...

2014-08-19 16:21:17

BLENHEIM, Ontario, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RM Auctions celebrated its 35(th) anniversary on the weekend with its best performance to date: $143.4 million, with a strong 91 percent sell-through at its flagship California sale. The event ranks as the highest grossing collector car auction of all time, and also established a new benchmark for a single-day collector car auction, realizing more than $88 million during just four hours on Saturday. RM's results were generated by the...

2014-08-19 12:21:56

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, today announced that Silverstone Auctions (www.silverstoneauctions.com), a world-class auction house for the sale of classic cars, will bring its upcoming Salon Privé sale of the rarest cars in the world to the Proxibid Marketplace. The sale will take place at Syon House in London at 6p.m. EUR (UTC) on Thurs., Sept. 4 with live online...

2014-08-19 08:37:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented move, six renowned auction houses have joined forces to launch Bidsquare, a new online bidding platform. Bidsquare will provide access to a huge variety of top property from the country's leading auctions on an intuitive, easy-to-use website and - for the first time ever - allow collectors and auction houses to do business directly in an online forum. The site, created by Brunk Auctions, Cowan's Auctions, Leslie Hindman...

2014-08-18 16:24:47

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that Iron Horse Auction Company of Rockingham, NC is conducting an online auction of the assets of Carolina Actors Studio Theater "CAST" that ends this Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 6:00pm. The auction includes theater lighting, sound equipment, wood working equipment and props. The auction is currently underway and an auction inspection will be held tomorrow, August 19(th) from 9am to 4pm onsite at 2424 North...


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