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2014-03-06 16:21:30

SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- McCormack Auction Systems (http://www.mccormackauction.com/) will host an "American Life" auction in San Diego on Saturday, March 8, 2014. This is the company's first auction to be conducted live and simulcast online. Items of interest for this auction include: Ryobi and Rigid Tools, Apple iPhones, Jewelry, Prada Wallet, Gucci Watches, Furniture, Toys, 1947 Desoto With Suicide Doors, Sea Container, 2002 Hurricane Sun Deck 19' Boat,...

2014-03-04 12:23:23

PARIS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Artprice had sensed, and indeed written, during 2013, this was indeed the best year ever recorded in auction history (over $12 billion), and the best sale ever for Christie's in its 247 year-old history - achieved in addition for post-war and contemporary art, with an absolute record for a hammer price: $127 million. This went to a work by the British artist Francis Bacon. 2013 was marked by nearly 15,000 new records for artists, and...

2014-03-04 12:23:02

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ScreenUsed, co-owned by Desi DosSantos and Jeff Castillo, have announced today their company will hold it's sixth on-line auction through iCollector.com on March 15th, 2014 at 10am PDT. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140304/MN75700) As usual, we have quite a variety of productions for this auction, with over 325 items. Starting at the top, we have an impressive Captain James T. Kirk Starfleet Uniform worn by William Shatner...

2014-02-28 23:04:42

The process of finding that one contact center vendor who is the perfect fit for your needs usually begins with writing the RFP. Follow Blue Ocean Contact Center's 6 rules to writing the Contact Center RFP. Halifax, Canada (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 When it comes to interacting with your customers, no one knows them better than you do. And trusting an outsourced contact center to interact firsthand with your customers goes beyond the typical transactional nature of most client-vendor...

2014-02-28 12:22:54

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift(®), North America's leading hobbyist lift brand, is going coast to coast with Goodguys and Barrett-Jackson this spring to help car enthusiasts find the right vehicle lifts for their garages. At each stop, Direct Lift representatives will educate visitors about the company's four-post, two-post, midrise, motorcycle and rotisserie lifts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140228/CL74396) Direct Lift's event schedule...

2014-02-28 08:20:16

The Company sold close to 3,800 equipment items and trucks in this week's unreserved public auction in Edmonton, AB EDMONTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than CA$57 million (US$51.5+ million) of equipment and trucks at its first Canadian auction of 2014, held at its permanent auction site in Edmonton, AB on February 26 - 27, 2014. Close to 3,800 equipment items and trucks were...

2014-02-27 16:30:42

INDIANTOWN, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 2,620 acres of Martin County, Fla., agricultural land - most of it formerly used for citrus groves - sold for $15.95 million Thursday in an auction managed by Murray Wise Associates LLC in cooperation with Crosby & Associates, Inc. The auction attracted a capacity crowd of more than 100, including 33 registered bidders, to the Indiantown Civic Center, with bidding that continued well over 90 minutes. The property sold...

2014-02-25 23:33:04

American Wine Market sizzling again as global demand shows across the board strength. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Across the board demand by collectors for Burgundy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Italy, Spain and California wines, delivered a strong start to the 2014 NYC auction season at Acker Merrall. An auction room filled to capacity and an energetic crowd at the renowned Marea restaurant on February 22nd generated an estimated $3.4 million and 96% sold. DRC led the way with a case...

2014-02-25 23:01:48

Gryphon Auction Group completed another Online Only Real Estate Auction today on a shuttered urban grocery store on at 1547 Lockbourne Avenue on Columbus’ east side. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Gryphon Auction Group completed another Online Only Real Estate Auction today on a shuttered urban grocery store on at 1547 Lockbourne Avenue on Columbus’ east side. Today marked the second time the property was offered at auction. The first effort produced 3 prospective bidders...

2014-02-25 16:21:03

OCALA, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weeks Auction Company's 19(th) Annual Sugarland Auction was the biggest ever, with more than 2,500 pieces of equipment from U.S. Sugar and more than 400 other consignors selling in two days. The auction featured tractors, excavators, trucks, wheel loaders, loader backhoes and other equipment. "We had bidding going on in two rings all day for two days, with hundreds of people bidding live and others bidding online from all over the world,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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