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Alderfer Auction

Alderfer Auction has built a reputation for ethically and creatively helping people through life’s transitions. Whether buying or selling a collection or personal property, furnishing or downsizing a home or business, Alderfer Auction will find solutions that work for you. Alderfer combines the skillful knowledge of experts on antiques, fine art and collectibles, as well as specialty items. With over a half century of experience in promoting auctions, we not only know the marketplace we know how to reach buyers regionally and internationally, to create awareness and ultimately resulting in successful auction sales for our consigners.

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. Don't see an auction you saw on our former website? We are working to re-add auction listings for June and beyond.


Current Auctions

May 23

Alderfer Online - Princeton, NJ: 5-23-17

  •   May. 8 @ 12:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   May. 23 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Monday, May 8th through auction close on Tuesday, May 23rd at 8:00 PM. Interior Designer Showplace! Fine quality interior designer furniture; outstanding dining room table and chairs; custom steel pedestal table; upholstered furniture; custom 60 inch round mirror; original artwork and collections from around the world!


May 24

Alderfer Online - Pottstown: 5-24-17

  •   May. 9 @ 10:00AM EDT (Start)
  •   May. 24 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Tuesday, May 9th through auction close on Wednesday, May 24th at 8:00 PM. High quality Online Only Auction Lifetime Collection includes antique furniture, oriental rugs, original artwork, large scale doll houses, porcelain and glassware, Grumman Canoe, Starcraft fishing boat and trailer, fishing gear, garden equipment to include riding mower and trailer, and much more!


May 25

Gallery/Estate/Fishing Auction: 5-25-17

Live at Auction Center. Antiques; Furnishings; Collectibles including Silver; Jewelry; Artwork; Kachina dolls; Coin consumer sets and collections; Golf clubs, a Birdy Foldable Suspension Bike, Kinetic Bike Trainer and more! This auction will also include offline lots of The Phil Beechwood 60+ year collection of fishing rods, reels, lures, and more.


May 25

Alderfer Online - Fishing Auction:5-25-17

  •   May. 11 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   May. 25 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Thursday, May 11th through auction close Thursday, May 25th at 8:00 PM. Presenting the Phil Beechwood Collection of 60+ years: This is one of multiple 'Online' as well as 'Live' and 'Simulcast' auctions we will be having to disperse several hundred fishing rods, 1000’s of reels, 30,000+ pieces of individual lures, spinners, flies and much more.


May 25

Alderfer Online -Musical Instruments: Thursday, May 25

  •   May. 25 @ 8:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   May. 25 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Pre-Bid Online NOW and Bid Online LIVE Auction Day, Thursday, May 25th at 8:00 PM. Collection of vintage Koontz guitars and bass guitar: hollow-body, arch-top and solid body construction. Ibanez electric guitars; Fender squire Stratocaster electric guitars; Mixer, Drum Machine, Banjo and more.


May 30

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

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

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, PA: 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

Alderfer Online - Jewelry Auction: 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 6

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 8

Gallery/Estate Auction: 6-8-17

Live at Auction Center. Antiques; Furnishings; Collectibles including Early 20th Century Toiletries, Products and Advertising; Primitives; China; Glassware; Artwork; Silver; Jewelry; Vintage and Designer Clothing, and more!


Jun 13

Open Valuation Event: 6-13-17

  •   Jun. 13 @ 4:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Jun. 13 @ 7:00PM EDT (End)
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Inviting Consignments for Firearms, Military, Historical Documents & Signatures and Stamps


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, 1000?s 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

Books, Postcards and Ephemera Auction: 6-14-17

Live at Auction Center. 600+ lots. Auction begins with 200+ Unlisted discovery Book lots - thousands of books encompassing all categories and subjects from the 1700's thru the 2000's; Followed by 40+ lots of Postcards and 500+ lots of Books & Ephemera.


Jun 14

Alderfer Simulcast: Stamp Auction 6-14-17

Simulcast at Auction Center. Bid Live and Online for Selected Lots. 250+ Lots that showcase a diverse offering of philatelic material from countries around the world.


Jun 17

High Performance Auto Parts, Vehicles, Pedal Cars, Vintage Outboard Motors & Fishing: 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 and Slot Machines. This event will be sold “ONLINE ONLY”, all items will be sold without reserve.


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!


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.


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.