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2014-06-27 12:27:38

SULPHUR, Okla., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Oklahoma properties sold at auction this week at prices that caught the attention of area bankers and landowners, with each of the properties being purchased by neighboring landowners. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company conducted all three of the auctions. "All three of these auctions amounted to an object lesson in the power of competitive bidding. In each case, the property sold to a neighbor, but because the neighbor had...

2014-06-26 12:26:14

SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- McCormack Auction Systems (www.mccormackauction.com) will host a Coronado Cay's Luxury Estate Auction in San Diego on Saturday, June 28, 2014. This auction will be conducted live only and feature Louis XV French furniture, bronze statues, French empire style credenzas, artwork, collectibles, lamps and much more. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121808 Items of interest for this auction include: Louis XV style...

2014-06-18 12:20:51

WESTCHESTER, Ill., June 18, 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 opening of a new branch, Denver East, in Commerce City, CO. The branch will greatly enhance IAA's presence in the Denver market and provide customers in the surrounding regions with more options and efficient service at auction. The opening further demonstrates...

2014-06-13 08:20:29

More than 800 heavy construction and agricultural equipment items will be sold in the upcoming St. Louis unreserved public auction on June 27, 2014 ST. LOUIS, MO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will sell a large selection of late model industrial and agricultural equipment at its unreserved public auction in St. Louis, MO on June 27, 2014. Equipment highlights in the auction include a...

2014-06-03 12:41:26

MOSCOW, Kan., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 2,752 acres of farmland in southwest Kansas - most of it irrigated with excellent water - will be offered at auction Tuesday, July 1, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company marketing the property in cooperation with the Lund Company. The property, most of which is in Stevens County, includes land tracts ranging from 159 acres to 799 acres. The 159-acre tract is located in Grant County. "These tracts include excellent...

2014-05-28 12:21:55

Auction Features More Than 230 Items HARRISBURG, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips announced today that more than 230 items are currently up for public bid during the online PennDOT heavy equipment auction, which runs now through Tuesday, June 10, at 10 a.m. "With over 230 items available, this auction is a prime opportunity to get construction equipment at a good price," Secretary Phillips said. "Private contractors can now...

2014-05-16 08:29:35

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PennyGrab's penny auctions are a new and exciting way to win big on items that you'd have to spend hundreds, or even thousands to get through traditional retail or other online auction sites. We stand out from the competition by offering great savings, plenty of fun ways to get in on the action, and a user experience that simply cannot be beat. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140516/MN28806) We also feature "Buy Now" options for...

2014-05-14 16:21:09

CANYON, Texas, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Amarillo-based Spanky Assiter's reputation has grown over the years, one thing has remained constant: The importance of Assiter Auctioneers' regular Canyon Heavy Equipment auctions, which have become a key West Texas event for those wishing to sell or purchase trucks, farm equipment, construction equipment, vehicles and much more. And with the upcoming event slated for June 5, Assiter and his staff are currently focused on lining up...

2014-05-02 16:20:52

Ritchie Bros.' Fort Worth unreserved public auction on May 14 - 15, 2014 to feature a selection of more than 2,150 heavy equipment items, with items being added daily FORT WORTH, TX, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, will conduct a two-day unreserved public auction at its Fort Worth, TX permanent auction site on May 14 - 15, 2014. More than 2,150 heavy equipment items and trucks are featured in...

2014-04-23 16:21:38

PHOENIX, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. (www.auctionandappraise.com), will host an Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) auction featuring more than 400 lots of state vehicles, commercial and office equipment on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77429 Items of interest for this Arizona Department of Administration auction include: 2008 Ford Crown Victoria Sedan, 2005 Dodge...


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  • A spider.
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