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Darin Lawson Inducted to IAA Hall of Fame

INDIANAPOLIS, IN- Second generation auctioneer Darin Lawson, of Carmel, IN, became one of the youngest members to be inducted into the Indiana Auctioneers Association’s (IAA) Hall of Fame at the group’s convention held November 4-6 at the Holiday Inn conference center in Columbus, IN. Only 60 auctioneers […]

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Ownership Change at Wickliff

CARMEL, IN- An ownership buy-out which began four years ago has culminated in a seamless transfer of all shares of stock in Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc., to Darin Lawson, now President and Owner of the company. Sue Wickliff, who started the company in 1989, remains on […]

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NO SIGN OF RECESSION AT WICKLIFF’S JANUARY AUCTION

A new Indiana art auction record was set January 19, 2010, at Wickliff Auctioneers’ Fine Art and Estates auction when a Claude Curry Bohm painting entitled “Sunday in Vermont”, a featured painting in an estate collection of Bohm’s work, realized $29,000. (prices listed do not include Buyer’s […]

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Regarding eBay, the Roadshow, and Reserves

Just speaking the truth… Imagine what life would be like without cable TV, worldwide web access in the palm of your hand, fax machines and GPS devices to help us find our way. If you’re over 40 years old (or so) you can remember those days of […]

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OLD HICKORY FURNITURE, AN INDIANA INSTITUTION

Around 1880, two or three individuals were known to have made primitive chairs in their barnyards out of hickory poles in the Monrovia and Morgantown, Indiana area. Following that humble beginning, a group of people in the Martinsville, IN, area banded together in 1892 in an abandoned […]

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WHY BUY FURNITURE AT OUR APRIL AUCTION?

In last week’s “Current in Carmel” weekly newspaper, one of the weekly columnists discussed the lack of value in furniture marketed by national chains. In the article, she referenced a study completed by Smart Money Magazine in 2006 which revealed the lack of quality construction techniques and […]

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WHAT IS SELLING WELL THESE DAYS?

Quality. Period. We’re often asked to give our opinion of what items are selling well in today’s economy, and the answer is the same as it always has been…quality, my dear. The economy has simply amplified a trend that began around the time of the new millennium. […]

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THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF AUCTIONS

A current trend employed by many auction companies today, in an effort to reach new buyers, is that auctions are ‘green’, and are an effective way of recycling furniture, appliances, antiques, collectibles, etc., while keeping the proceeds of such sales directly in the control of United States […]

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JANUARY ART AUCTION RESULTS

Standing-room only in our gallery, phone and internet bidders from the UK, Scotland, Spain, the Netherlands and all over the United States, combined with the most per-item page views on our web catalogue since we began tracking, indicated the global marketplace that is present for fine art […]

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VERBLE ART COLLECTION IS QUALITY AND VARIETY

At this point in our marketing of our January sale, many of our patrons are surprised to learn that nearly every painting in our January 24 Art Auction comes from one home. It is true, and the collection represents decades of collecting Indiana, American and European art. […]

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