It’s all about the numbers!

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I am a bit of a geek when it comes to my webpage. I like the numbers, google analytics, the kind of stuff that bores most people. However, the numbers do explain what’s happening in the antique market. (more…)

Changing antique market…changing tastes.

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A big part of my business is discussing the current antique market with potential consignors. I have to explain what is selling, and what is not selling. (more…)

22nd Anniversary Auction Coming Up…A Few Reflections.

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Another anniversary auction rolling around….Saturday July 28 2018 in Pottageville, will mark our 22nd year of auctions. (more…)

Honesty…not always what someone wants to hear, but it’s the right thing.

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I am going to write about something I have written about before, but I think it is worth repeating.

Some may question why I do what I sometimes do, but hopefully this will explain it.
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Trip To NYC & Saturday Night Auctions

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A couple of things to cover. In mid-May I spent 7 days in New York City, and that was an experience!

Saw everything I wanted to see, walked about 75 miles in 7 days, but it was certainly worth it! (more…)

Still Loving This Business After 34 Years!

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I’ve been in the antique/auction business for 34 years now, and 22 of those years doing strictly auctions. I am just as excited about the business now, as I was when I first started! (more…)

Checking Out The Other 20%

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In March of this year, I had the pleasure of attending the Bowmanville Antique show.  The show has been running for 45 years, and this was the first time I attended. (more…)

A Record Antique Auction For Us!

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Our Saturday April 7 2018 antique auction was a record sale for us…and I have to admit, it felt good!

There were a few factors came into play.  First and foremost, we had a nice selection of quality items. Most of the pine Canadiana furniture came from the estate of the late Tony Drew, and living estate of Stella Drew, longtime Newmarket Ont residents. (more…)