Auction | Appraisal | Downsizing
Our team

Our Auction Team

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The Auction Process

The Auction Process

Buying or Selling at Alderfer Auction is a thrill!

Auction Center

Our Auction Center

Meander & preview the mosaic of history staged throughout our state-of-the-art 8,500 square-foot facility.

Gallery Auctions

Gallery Auctions

Gallery Auctions boast antiques, furniture, china, glass, pottery, collectibles, silver, jewelry, artwork, and rugs.

How to bid

How to Bid

We make bidding an experience! Bid live at our Auction Center or online via website and app!

Alderfer Auction will be CLOSED on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

 

Welcome to Alderfer Auction

Alderfer Auction offers Auction, Appraisal and Downsizing services. Our goal is focused on exceptional service, truly unique Auction customization and a positive, compassionate experience for each customer. Whether you are buying or selling a collection, liquidating an estate or furnishing or downsizing a home or business, Alderfer will help find solutions that work for you.

Alderfer has been built on impeccable personal, professional and community ethics. Our professionals have knowledge of fine art including Pennsylvania impressionists, decorative accessories, period furniture, jewelry, antiques, firearms, militaria, coins, stamps, dolls, books & ephemera, collector automobiles and many various collections. Bridging the past with today’s technological world, Alderfer offers online bidding and worldwide marketing while maintaining its unrivaled local customer service.

REGISTRATION NOTE: Due to new website and app software, PLEASE RE-REGISTER TO BID on all ‘Alderfer Online’ auctions.  This does not affect third-party platform bidding as registrations will remain the same (i.e. Live Auctioneers, Proxibid or Invaluable auctions)

Bookmark this page - we add auctions frequently. 


May 30
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Military Auction: 5-30-17

  •   May 12 @ 1:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   May 30 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Friday, May 12th through auction close, Tuesday, May 30th at 8:00 PM. Collection of WW1-present US, German, French and other European helmets, web gear and related items. Large selection WW1-WW2 bayonets to include German Saw backs, K98’s, Mauser bayonets from various European countries, US military bayonets and related items.


May 30
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Lighting Fixture Warehouse Liquidation - Summit Hill, PA: 5-30-17

  •   May 15 @ 10:00AM EDT (Start)
  •   May 30 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Monday, May 15th through auction close Tuesday, May 30th at 8:00 PM. Lighting fixture liquidation! Warehouse previously owned by a high end lighting manufacturer. Contents include boxed indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures, shades and hardware by manufacturers including Elk, Quoizel, Westmore, Schonbek, Sea Gull, Dimond, Althorp, Tiella and more. Small and large groupings. Original retail prices of some fixtures in the thousands. Much to see, preview highly recommended!


Jun 1
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online-Train Auction: 6-1-17

  •   May 18 @ 3:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jun 1 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Thursday, May 18th through auction close Thursday, June 1st, 2017. Featuring a Collection of over 150 lots of Lionel O-Gauge trains including; Sets, Steam and Diesel Locomotives, Cars, Freight and Passenger Sets, Accessories, and more!


Jun 5

Alderfer Online - Lansdale: 6-5-17

  •   May 26 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jun 5 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Friday, May 26th through auction close Monday, June 5th at 8:00 PM. High quality home contents include furniture, seating furniture, upholstered furniture, patio furniture, decorative accessories, artwork, smalls, travel collections and more!


Jun 6
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Jewelry: 6-6-17

  •   May 23 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jun 6 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Tuesday, May 23rd through closing Tuesday, June 6th at 8:00 PM. Our monthly online Jewelry Auction features unique silver, gold and designer jewelry for any special occasion. Includes a selection of rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, pins and more!




Jun 13

Alderfer Online - Vintage Fishing Equipment and Taxidermy Auction: 6-13-17

  •   May 30 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jun 13 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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This is part three of multiple online only as well as several 'Live' and 'Simulcast' auctions we will be having to disperse a several hundred fishing rods, 1000s of reels, 30,000+ pieces of individual lures, spinners, flies, rare hard to find equipment, vintage outboard motors(to be sold June 17th), all from a 60 + years collection.



Jun 14
PRE-BID Online for the first 74 lots beginning Wed. May 31st!

Alderfer Simulcast: Stamp Auction 6-14-17

Simulcast (Live and Online) at Auction Center. 250+ Lots that showcase a diverse offering of philatelic material from countries around the world. Bid Live and Online for the first 74 lots. Pre-bidding for these lots will begin Wednesday, May 31st via Live Auctioneers.


Jun 14

Alderfer Online - Stockton, NJ - 6-14-2017

  •   Jun 2 @ 12:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jun 14 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Friday, June 2nd through auction close on Wednesday, June 14th at 8:00 PM. Quality home furnishings, decorative accessories, kitchenwares to include Williams Sonoma, home gym equipment, patio furniture, planters, bicycles, canoe, snow thrower and much more!


Jun 17

Alderfer Simulcast - High Performance Auto Parts, Vehicles, Pedal Cars, Vintage Outboard Motors & Fishing Auction: 6-17-17

In conjunction with the 7th Annual Pypes 'Miracle Mile Car Show', this auction features Classic and Nostalgic vehicles; A Collection of 40+ Vintage Pedal Cars; Approximately 200 lots of 'New-Old Stock' and Used High Performance Auto Parts and Accessories from the legendary Shisler's Speed and Auto, Souderton PA. (1970-1987); Vintage Outboard Motors; A Bass Fishing Boat; Fishing Supplies from the Phil Beechwood Collection of 60+ Years and more!


Jun 21

Alderfer Online - Collector's Auction: 6-21-17

  •   Jun 21 @ 7:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jun 21 @ 7:00PM EDT (End)
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Pre-Bidding starts soon. Bid LIVE Online via Live Auctioneers day of auction at 7:00 PM. Offering an eclectic mix of decorations, art, jewelry, furniture and carpets with a broad appeal to the emerging and seasoned collector. This auction will include Vintage Juke Boxes, Pinball Machines; Slot Machines and more. This event will be sold “ONLINE ONLY”, all items will be sold without reserve.


Jun 27

Alderfer Simulcast - Coin and Currency Auction: 6-27-17

Simulcast (Live and Online) at Auction Center. Pre-bidding for these lots will begin soon via Live Auctioneers.


Jun 28

Alderfer Online - Penn Valley, PA: 6-28-17

  •   Jun 14 @ 10:00AM EDT (Start)
  •   Jun 28 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Wednesday, June 14th through auction close on Wednesday, June 28th at 8:00 PM. Antique Furniture; Collectibles including Decorative Americana Collections; Tribal Art; Brand Name Furniture; Oriental Rugs, Copper, Lighting, Books and more!


Jun 29

Gallery/Estate Auction: 6-29-17

Live at Auction Center. Antiques; Furnishings; Collectibles; Primitives; China; Glassware; Artwork; Silver; Jewelry and more!


Jun 29

Discovery Art Auction: 6-29-17

Live at Auction Center. A wide variety of works of art selling without reserve including 19th, 20th and 21st Century artists working in oil, water colors and works on paper. Many works by listed lesser known artists, works needing definitive attribution and some in need of restoration or framing.


Jul 8

Smallsea Museum Miniatures Collection Auction: July 19, 20 & 22, 2017

Three auctions! Online Bidding starts Saturday, July 8th. Alderfer Auction Presents the Smallsea Museum Miniatures Collection with the cooperation of Eileen Rhoads. The Smallsea Museum Collection was amassed over the last 25 years. It includes dollhouse shops and town structures, furniture, accessories, dollhouse dolls, and other 1:12 scale miniatures created by hundreds of international artists both from the present and years gone by.


Jul 19

Alderfer Online - Smallsea Museum Miniatures Collection Part I

  •   Jul 8 @ 12:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jul 19 @ 12:00PM EDT (End)
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Part 1 of 3 Auctions! Bid Online beginning Saturday, July 8th through Auction Close Wednesday, July 19th at 12:00 PM ET. Alderfer Auction Presents the Smallsea Museum Miniatures Collection with the cooperation of Eileen Rhoads.


Jul 20

Alderfer Simulcast Auction: Smallsea Museum Miniatures Collection Part II

Part 2 of 3 Auctions! Pre-Bid Online beginning Saturday, July 8th and Bid Live at Alderfer Auction Center and Online Thursday, July 20th at 12:00 PM ET. Alderfer Auction Presents the Smallsea Museum Miniatures Collection with the cooperation of Eileen Rhoads.


Jul 22

Alderfer Online - Smallsea Museum Miniatures Collection Part III

  •   Jul 8 @ 12:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jul 22 @ 12:00PM EDT (End)
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Part 3 of 3 Auctions! Bid Online beginning Saturday, July 8th through Auction Close Saturday, July 22nd at 12:00 PM ET. Alderfer Auction Presents the Smallsea Museum Miniatures Collection with the cooperation of Eileen Rhoads.



Sep 28

Alderfer Simulcast: Fine & Decorative Arts Auction: 9-28-17

Simulcast (Live and Online) at Auction Center. Online Pre-Bidding will begin in September. Bid LIVE Online and LIVE at Auction Center Thursday, September 28th at 12:00 PM ET. Our Fine & Decorative Arts Auction features a wide variety of Jewelry, Silver, Furniture, Rugs, Fine Art, Historical and Decorative Pieces.


Oct 4

Alderfer Simulcast: Doll Auction - 10-4-17

Simulcast (Live and Online) at Auction Center. Online Pre-Bidding will begin in September. Bid LIVE Online and LIVE at Auction Center Wednesday, October 4th at 10:00 AM ET. Discovery Dolls will be auctioned LIVE at 9:00 AM at Auction Center.