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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...

2014-08-13 16:29:38

Colorado-based real estate brokerage, The Mercury Alliance, creates online auction solution for homeowners seeking better and faster results DENVER, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners concerned with the lack of buyer interest, inconvenience and the snails' pace that traditional real estate marketing produces, are now pursuing the benefits of an online auction as their first choice. The Mercury Alliance, a specialized real estate brokerage based in Colorado recognizing a market...

2014-08-12 23:09:31

The easy way to find your Public Storage Auctions by Zip Code, State or City (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Auction websites such as PublicAuctionFinder.com are the best places to find public storage auctions. These websites act as bridges between auctioneers and auction seekers. PublicAuctionFinder, in particular, allows the auctioneers to list their auctions for free on the site for a larger base of clients to view. Fortunately, there is now an easy way to navigate through the list of hundreds...

2014-08-12 08:26:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade ago, Internet live bidding was primarily a resource favored by collectors of pop-culture memorabilia and more moderately priced merchandise. It was not the realm of high-end art buyers. Today, it's an entirely different story. Internet bidders are paying record prices for paintings, investment-grade coins, estate jewelry and even classic cars. But no other type of vintage item purchased online lands in six-figure territory quite as...


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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