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H. Brent Souder
H. Brent Souder

H. Brent Souder - 2018 Pennsylvania Auctioneer of the Year

CONGRATULATIONS to H. Brent Souder

on receiving the 2018 Pennsylvania Auctioneer of the Year award by the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association.

The Auction Process

The Auction Process

Buying or Selling at Alderfer Auction is a thrill!

Firearms and Military

Inviting Consignments

Firearms and militaria including medals, uniforms, books, documents & Ephemera are invited for upcoming auctions.

Musical Instruments

Inviting Consignments

Vintage musical instruments are invited for upcoming auctions.

Inviting Consignments

Inviting Consignments

Inviting attractive, well-maintained pre-owned cars, commercial vehicles, equipment and boats for upcoming auctions.

Welcome to Alderfer Auction!

Alderfer Auction compassionately helps individuals develop a plan for personal property via Auction, Appraisal and Downsizing Services. What is your plan?

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 Auction 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. 


Feb 20
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Modern/Collectible 1940's - 1990's Dolls: 2-20-18

  •   Jan 23 @ 11:00AM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 20 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid Online beginning Tuesday, January 23rd through auction close on Tuesday, February 20th at 8:00 PM. 200+ Lots! Alexander Vogue, NASB & Style Show Type, Terri Lee, Gene, Littlest Angel, F+B, Kewpie, Gerber Baby, Sandra Sue, Carolle, Ideal, Barbie, Premiere Doll Shoes, Mae Starr, American Girl, Patsy, Dick Clark, Revlon, Barbie Record Player, Muffie, H. Ott, Sasha, Lenci, S. Temple, Kish, Tonner, M. Hoyer, A.C., Dawn, Chase, Paper Dolls, Ginger & Zippy, M. Hartline/Toni, M. Poppins, Cabbage Patch, Julie Good Kruger & More! Many Mint in box.



Feb 25
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Designer Home Furnishings, Artwork, Sculptures, Sporting & More - Ambler, PA: Closing 2-25-18

  •   Feb 16 @ 3:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 25 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Sunday, February 25th at 8:00 PM. Auction Features Furniture, including Ralph Lauren and Baker; Original Artwork; Antique and Contemporary Books; Mirrors; Sculptures; Decorative Accessories; Lighting; Oriental Rugs; China and Glassware to include Lenox and Wedgwood; Mexican and Italian Pottery; Linens; Kitchen Wares, Small Appliances and Entertaining Items; Men's and Women's Designer Clothing, Coats, Shoes, Handbags and Accessories; Electronics; Televisions; Golf Clubs, Bags and Accessories; Art and Craft Supplies; American Doll; Planters; Garden Accessories and More.


Feb 26
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Estate of Tom Baust - Holland, PA: 2-26-18

  •   Feb 12 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 26 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Monday, February 26th at 8:00 PM. Lifetime Collection of Antiques and Eclectic Pieces from the Estate of Tom Baust. Includes Furniture; Pedestals; Pianos; Lighting to include Chandeliers, Sconces and Lamps; Artwork, Mirrors, Needlework and Tapestries; Books; Primitives; Stained Glass; Linens; China; Glassware; Figurines and Decorative Accessories; Religious Items; Electronics; Kitchen Wares; Tools; Garden and Outdoor Items including Trellis Pieces, Furniture, Planters, Plant Stands, Fencing, Gates, Lanterns, Games and Much More.


Feb 27
Now Accepting Bids

Alderfer Online - Nostalgic Treasures Auction: 2-27-2018

  •   Feb 14 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 27 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid Online beginning Wednesday, February 14th through auction closing Tuesday, February 27th at 8:00 PM. Offering an eclectic mix of decorative accessories, art, sculptures and furniture with a broad appeal to the emerging and seasoned collector. Highlights include a Torch from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, a Baldwin Quarter Grand Piano C.1915, Sterling, Chinese Export, Silk Scarves, Tapestries, Persian Rugs, Jewelry and more!


Feb 28
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Bryn Mawr, PA: 2-28-18

  •   Feb 14 @ 3:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 28 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Wednesday, February 28th at 8:00 PM. Auction Features Furniture; Lighting; Artwork; Carpets; Books; China and Glassware; Figurines and Decorative Accessories; Kitchen Wares, Catering and Commercial Kitchen Equipment; Sewing Machines, Notions, Vintage Fabrics and Linens; Women's Clothing and Accessories; Vintage Christmas Ornaments and Decorations; Patio Furniture; Statuaries and More.



Mar 20

Alderfer Simulcast - Coin Auction: 3-20-18

Simulcast (Live and Online). Online bidding via Proxibid will begin on or before Tuesday, March 6th.  Bid LIVE at Alderfer Auction and Online Tuesday, March 20th at 4:00 PM.


Mar 22

Discovery Art Auction: 3-22-18

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.


Mar 22

Alderfer Simulcast - Collector's Auction: 3-22-18

Simulcast (Live and Online) at Alderfer Auction. Pre-Bid beginning Thursday, March 8th. Bid LIVE at Alderfer Auction and Online Thursday, March 22nd at 12:00 Noon. Offering an eclectic mix of decorative accessories, rugs, art, jewelry and furniture with a broad appeal to the emerging and seasoned collector.



Apr 4

Alderfer Simulcast: Doll Auction - 4-4-18

Simulcast (Live and Online) at Auction Center. Pre-Bid Online beginning in March! Bid LIVE Online and LIVE at Alderfer Auction Wednesday, April 4th at 10:00 AM. Selling the Collections of Rosemarie Snyder and Regina Steele (NADDA Member) Part 1. Highlights include Bebe Brevette, Bru Jne, Circle Dot Bru, Izannah Walker.   French Dolls: Automatons; Fashions; Bebe Brevette, BruJne, Circle Dot Bru; Jumeau Portrait, Bebe Jumeau, Twins; Bebe LeParisene; SFBJ Poulbot Children; Schmitt; Steiner; Eugene Poir; Clothing & Accessories. German: Asian-JDK; S+H; Lady Dolls, Black S+H; Gilteubach. K*R Characters, all bisques. 20+ Schoenhuts. F+B American Children/DeWees Cochran. Steiff. Lenci. Chase ‘Little Nell’. Izannah Walker, Joel Ellis. Antique Bears. Artist Dolls. M. Hoyer. Doll Houses. Clothing, Accessories and more!


Apr 18

Alderfer Online - Sports Card Auction: 4-18-18

  •   Apr 4 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Apr 18 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid from Wednesday, April 4th through auction closing on Wednesday, April 18th at 8:00 PM.


Jun 7

Alderfer Simulcast - Fine and Decorative Arts Auction: 6-7-18

Simulcast (Live and Online) at Alderfer Auction. Bid LIVE at Alderfer Auction and ONLINE Thursday, June 7th at 12:00 PM ET. Our Fine & Decorative Arts Auction features a wide variety of Jewelry, Silver, Furniture, Fine Art, Historical and Decorative Pieces. Auction also includes a 1928 American LaFrance Fire Truck, Model 94 City 6-Cylinder Service Truck - Decommissioned from Pennsburg Fire company (Montgomery County, PA) in 1985.

Customer Testimonial

"I LOVE your service because you were able to help in so many areas - appraisals, moving things to multiple locations and floor plan. You were very helpful in assisting both my mother AND myself. I will definitely recommend Alderfer Auction to friends who may be moving elderly parents or downsizing." - Sarah H., Transitions & Downsizing Customer