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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 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...

2014-08-16 23:02:12

The Select Source has developed an alternative to the traditional online Auction site. Irving, TX (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 ANEW Business Solutions has launched an auction site to compete with other traditional, well known, auction sites as part of ANEW’s continued focus on growth and expansion. The site, branded The Select Source, is available for buyers to register and buy product in an auction style format at http://www.theselectsource.com. The Select Source will be available for...

2014-08-15 20:22:43

ROCKINGHAM, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that the Stoneleigh Estate of former Virginia Governor Thomas B. Stanley will be on the Auction Block on September 27, 2014. The Stoneleigh Estate was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. It consists of 25 rooms and over 20,000 heated square feet. The Estate is located at 375 Edgewood Drive in Stanleytown, Virginia. It is a Tudor Revival style with fabulous gardens and scenic views...

2014-08-14 12:20:59

Featuring a 2000 BMW 3 Series I6, 2002 Mercury Sable, 2003 Kia Rio, 2004 Ford Taurus, 2006 Ford Ranger, and Much More Sold to the Highest Bidder PHOENIX, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. (www.auctionandappraise.com) will host an auto auction in Phoenix featuring all "no reserve" vehicles on Saturday, August 16, 2014. All vehicles will be sold to the highest bidder, regardless of bid amount. Bidding for this auction is being...

2014-08-14 12:20:34

Expanded Facility Will Better Serve Customers and Regional Demand for Catastrophe Services WESTCHESTER, Ill., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced the expansion of its IAA Omaha branch located in Springfield, Nebraska, approximately 7.5 miles from Omaha. The expansion adds approximately 11 acres, providing access to...


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