Boulder, Colo., police started using PropertyRoom.com in 2007, mainly to unload property that couldn't be traced back to the owners. Before items are put up for auction, they are posted on the police department’s Web site for four weeks. Previously, the department had been stuck holding onto items for up to three years, said spokeswoman Sarah Huntley.
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Interest in these auctions has boomed as the economy stays stagnated and credit rules have tightened. Buyers who formerly could qualify for auto loans on new or solid used cars now find they need to shop with cash. But the United States is a country built around the automobile, and it's a lot easier to get a job if you have a car to drive to the interview, so for many people car auctions are a way to fill the need.
I am absolutely thrilled with my purchases from Auction King. This is the best jewelry auction online. An opal diamond ring and a multicolored ruby, blue and white sapphire bracelet are my reigning new treasures. I appreciate Auction King's flexibility and promptness in refunding me the repair cost of adjusting my bracelet's clasp. I also liked their speedy and polite responses to all my emails and calls. Most of all, I value the appraisal that comes with every purchase. I will continue to bid for their jewelry with confidence while having a blast!
What an enjoyable experience! Will Farmer goes the extra mile to find unique collections, beautiful jewelry, quality furniture and amazing art. The auctions are always a fun experience and his experienced staff is exceptional. I was lucky enough to walk away with an entire bedroom set at an unbelievable price the last time I was there. The craftsmanship is something you can’t find at most furniture stores today. Everyone asks where I find my treasures. The secret is out… I love Farmer Auctions and I will never pay retail again!
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Eclectic sale in a surprisingly spacious English cottage tucked away near Forest Hill Park includes antique and collectible items from old Virginia family homes in Winchester and Bedford. Items that were inherited from "Gray Gables", a family manse in Winchester, are included. Owners are starting a new life on the West coast! Antiques, Steinway Piano, Huge Fully Furnished Dollhouse, Broadside-Emancipation Proclamation Engraving (Civil War Era), Paramount Studios and MGM Memorabilia (Star Trek and more), Autographs, Pashley Bicycle, Metal Gazebo, Yard and Indoor Statuary, Wood-Working Machinery, Tiller, Mower, Transferware, Richmond Sports Memorabilia, Antique Cutlery in Presentation Cases, Hartmann Steamer Trunk, Many Barrister Bookcases, Vintage Toys, Rock & Roll Memorabilia and Books, Vintage Lamps, Clocks, Oil Paintings, Taxidermy, Jewelry, Books, Coins, Instruments, Collectibles, Ideal Traveling Planetarium, Structo-Artcraft Loom, Wrought Iron Patio Furniture, Rugs, Holiday Decor, Lighting, Quilts, Tools, Arts & Crafts, Vintage Clothing, and MUCH MORE!  

I sold a nine-year-old Subaru to myself because no one else at the auction would bid on it. It had no battery and no paint, either. Hell, it wouldn't even shift out of park. I got lucky, though. I bought a $40 battery to get it started and a $40 shift-lock override mechanism so I could get it into gear. Amazingly, that Subaru was a fine car. Ugly as sin, but fine. I put it straight on eBay, where it sold for $1,576.00 to a rally coordinator for Subaru who flew to Atlanta, drove it back, and kept it for another 50,000 miles. 
If don’t want to deal with extra fees that other sellers tend to charge, eBid is our top value pick. This company never charges you more than three percent in final value fees and there is no cost to verify yourself as a seller. There are two sign up options: as a buyer or as a seller. If you sign up as a buyer for this site you can’t also sell items. As a seller, you pay eBid three percent of the final value of your items, but you can both buy and sell.
We were in the process of downsizing when a friend attended a program by Mr. Will Farmer on appraising, auctions and today’s styles and trends. She relayed that our mid-century modern furniture was back in vogue. We were familiar with the Farmer name from Antiques Roadshow, but knew little about the auction business. We showed Will Farmer, now owner of the business, photographs of our furniture and he was interested. He came to our home, looked at the furniture, described the auction process and carefully reviewed the contract we would sign. From start to finish the entire process was very professional. The Salem, Virginia gallery is spacious and well organized with plenty of parking. The entire staff is very friendly and courteous. The movers were very nice and careful. We were kept informed at every step. We were given a possible range of prices each item might bring, but no promises were made. Auction day was fascinating and fun. Some items brought more than expected and some less. In the end it was a wonderful experience and one we would not hesitate to do again.
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