antiques and collectibles

Is the Internet Killing Storage Auctions?

Add to the growing list of industries that the up-and-coming generation seems to be killing off: antiques and collectibles. The Collectibles Market Is Not What It Used to Be. The digital revolution has taken away the joy of the hunt. Or has it? The fact that we now have convenience does not make us less […]

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Man Finds Safe Containing $7.5 Million In Cash

A man who purchased the contents of a self-storage unit for $500 discovered a safe inside containing $7.5 million in cash, according to Dan and Laura Dotson, owners of American Auctioneers, the company that presided over the sale. The couple, who star on the A&E reality television series “Storage Wars,” learned of the discovery through […]

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How Online Storage Auctions Work: Your Guide To Great Bids

What Are Online Storage Auctions? An online storage auction is an auction involving defaulting automatic storage units. Typically, tenants fall behind in their payments or leave items behind causing a default. Each state requires a certain amount of delay before the unit can be auctioned, typically within 30 to 90 days. Defaulting storage units are […]

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Selling Sellf-Storage Auction Finds

Now That You Have Won, What To Do With All That Stuff?

Now that you have successfully selected a good auction, how then do you value the worth of the items purchased? Here are three ways to value an item.   1. Assess The Condition Of The Item; This should be done in an unsentimental manner, and you should be on the lookout for the mark of […]

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Tips And Tricks For Selecting A Good Auction

When it comes to selecting auctions, most people have failed woefully. While there are no proven ways to pick a good auction, there are a couple of tips and tricks that you can use when selecting a good auction. These tips include; 1. Be familiar with the types of auction; One of the common mistakes […]

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Rare Beatles Album Found After Decade In Storage

Market Harborough auctioneer Mark Gilding was visiting a community centre in Desborough to view items left in a storage barn for over a decade. It was there he came across a box of vinyl records containing a stereo version of the Beatles debut album Please Please Me from 1963.   A majority of records are […]

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Build or Upgrade Your Man Cave

Budget-friendly ways of upgrading your game room.

Owning a man cave is one of those things every guy strives for. The allure of a place where nothing but chilling, winding down and hanging out with the boys justifies the time and expense it takes to build one. So how do you get started? First, you should establish a budget. Buying new gaming […]

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This Car Was Hidden Away For 30 Years

This Car Was Hidden Away For 30 Years

The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe prototype sits in its rightful place, a museum founded by its current owner. The first of only six ever built, it was the first American manufactured car to defeat the Ferrari on its own turf, was engulfed by flames in Daytona, was driven through Los Angeles by a popular musician […]

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Ranking The Top 25 Crazy Finds In Storage Lockers On Storage Wars

Ranking The Top 25 Crazy Finds In Storage Lockers On Storage Wars

Storage Wars the hit A&E Network reality show about a group of professional buyers and bidders going to storage facilities to buy units that have been left by their owners. The laws differ from state to state, in California the filming location for the TV series, the law states that storage units can be auctioned […]

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Storage Unit Auctioned Off, Terrell Owens’ Loses NFL Keepsakes

Someone in Georgia just made off with a bunch of Terrell Owens’ awesome NFL memorabilia … snatching up the Hall of Famer’s storage unit at an auction … and now TO is scrambling to get it back. TMZ Sports had learned Items in Owens’ old storage unit in Atlanta were auctioned off after he stopped […]

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