Antiques benefit will feature auctioneer

...not be the auction itself, but the auctioneer. Geraldine Nager-Griffin is this year's volunteer auctioneer for the benefit's live auction Thursday...Nager-Griffin said. She became an auctioneer with Sotheby's in 1994 and continues...

Life & style
Annual auction will feature Sotheby's auctioneer, jewelry, entertainment

...popular," said Julia Jackson, of Historic Augusta. Geraldine Nager Griffin, of Sotheby's in New York, will be the guest auctioneer for Perfectly Aged: Antiques and Wine. "We are so honored and excited she's coming to do this," Ms. Jackson said...

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'Recovered' Haring painting may not be all it seems

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - The auctioneer billed it as a painting by "one...7-foot "Hope" painting that the auctioneer claimed was by Keith Haring, the...Oswald said. Caught in the middle is auctioneer Ron Rhoads, who had triple bypass...

Storage-unit auctions on the rise in down economy

CHIGAGO --- The auctioneer slides the steel door up, and a small crowd at the storage facility...often bidding blindly. The reason is simple: Right up until the auctioneer says "Sold," the items are legally the property of those renting...

New York auctioneer sold on his chosen profession

Becoming an auctioneer wasn't a choice for Richard J...top of the field. Mr. Madley is an auctioneer and president of Christie's East...Travel: Confessions of an English Auctioneer in London and New York. The luncheon...

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Mall auctioned off for $2 million

In showy, flamboyant fashion, an auctioneer opened bids Wednesday for Regency Mall at a half-million dollars. He slowly pushed the price up to a little more then $2 million...

$10 million bid for Web address was probably a hoax

SAN FRANCISCO -- Online auctioneer eBay Inc. said Tuesday that a $10 million bid for the Web address www.year2000.com is apparently a hoax. If the deal had...

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Low incomes frustrate South Carolina farmers

PINEWOOD, S.C. -- The shrill chant of the auctioneer echoed across the land surrounding this small town in Sumter County. And that was it for Lamar Johnson's 50-year career as...

Auctioneer finds challenge in Aiken

AIKEN - In the cool, dark and acoustically-perfect expanse of the Aiken Playhouse, the soft, steady patter of auctioneer Barry Kochu kept a stream of Art Nouveau bedroom suits, Victorian marble-top sideboards and Rosenthal china sets flowing...

Homes are objects of her affection

CARLINVILLE, Ill. - She speaks with the fervor of a woman possessed. In the cadence of a grange hall auctioneer, Laurie Flori jabs a finger at each house on her street, every one ordered from Sears, Roebuck and Co. "That's a Carlin...