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Alderfer Auction compassionately helps individuals develop a plan for real estate and 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.

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Feb 20
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Ave 501 Curated Selections | February 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM

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Bid Live at Alderfer Auction and Online Thursday, February 30th at 9:00 AM


Feb 20
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African Art | February 20, 2020 at 12:00 PM

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Bid Live at Alderfer Auction and Online Thursday, February 20th at 12:00 PM. Online auction pre-bidding to begin February 7th. This auction features a wonderful selection of over 150 lots of tribal African art from a single owner collection.


Feb 24
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Newtown, PA | February 24, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Online Only
  •   Feb 10 @ 10:00AM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 24 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through Monday, February 24th. This auction will begin closing at 8:00 pm at a rate of 5 lots per minute.


Feb 25
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Lansdale, PA | February 25, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Online Only
  •   Feb 13 @ 1:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 25 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through Tuesday, February 25th. This auction will begin closing at 8:00 pm at a rate of 5 lots per minute.


Feb 26
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Gemstone | February 26, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Online Only
  •   Feb 12 @ 6:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 26 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid online now through auction close on Wednesday, February 26th at 8:00 PM. Lots will begin closing at a rate of 5 lots per minute. Cross the continents for your thrill of precious and semi-precious gemstones with this online only auction.


Feb 27
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Coffee Shop Business Liquidation | February 27, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Online Only
  •   Feb 7 @ 4:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 27 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid online now through Thursday, February 27th at 8:00 PM. Lots will begin closing at a rate of 5 lots per minute. Looking to start your own coffee shop or add to your existing business? Alderfer Auction is offering a business liquidation sale of coffee shop equipment, accessories, and furniture.



Mar 2
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Equipment | March 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

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  •   Feb 18 @ 7:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Mar 2 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid online now through Monday, March 2nd at 8:00 PM. Lots will begin closing at a rate of 5 lots per minute. Alderfer Auction welcomes you to our Equipment auction just in time for your Spring farming and gardening projects.  


Mar 3
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Blue Bell, PA | March 3, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Online Only
  •   Feb 18 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Mar 3 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid Online now through Tuesday, March 3rd. This auction will begin closing at 8:00 pm at a rate of 5 lots per minute.


Mar 10

Steiff, European, Artist, Antique Bears and Other Animals | March 10, 2020 at 8:00 PM

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Bid Online from Tuesday, February 25th through Tuesday, March 10th at 8:00 PM. The auction will begin closing at 8:00 PM at a rate of 5 lots per minute. Take a sentimental trip back in time with these vintage animals of yesteryear. This auction features a large selection of Steiff, European, Artist, Antique Bears and Other Animals. You will find Steiff brand vintage plush and mohair as well as European animals from Germany and England. Makers include Merrythought, Little Folk, Deans, Nisbet, Canterbury plus a wide variety of artist bears.


Mar 11

20th C. Art & Design | March 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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Bid Live at Alderfer Auction and Online Wednesday, March 11th at 10:00 AM. A collection of both form and function that exemplifies the diverse yet complementary styles of American and Scandinavian artists. American art is well represented with a trio of Harry Bertoia sculptures including a Willow, a sonambient and a conical bronze. Additional artists represented include Jasper Johns, Red Grooms, Irving Petlin, Adolph Gottlieb, John Ponstingle, Paul Kane, James Rizzi and many more. The design portion is also well represented with artists and designers including George Nakashima, Jens Risom, Knut Hesterberg, Milo Baughman, Harve Probber and Richard Schultz.


Mar 12

Collector's | March 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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Bid Live at Alderfer Auction and Online Thursday, March 12th at 10:00 AM. An all-encompassing auction that represents historical, jewelry, furniture, décor and artwork. Highlights include paintings by George Sotter, Walter E. Baum, Peter Sculthorpe, Louis Bosa, Robert Wood, Franklin DeHaven and Ben Marcune. 14 and 18k gold jewelry and timepieces by Tiffany & Co., Lalique art glass, Royal Vienna porcelain clock and garnitures, fine Chinese and Japanese porcelain, a collection of duck decoys, and bronze statues are a few of the many other highlights represented in this auction.


Mar 19

Discovery Art | March 19, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Live (Selected Items Online)

Bid Live at Alderfer Auction Thursday, March 19th at 9:00 AM. Selected items will be sold Live and Online. Over 400 Works of Art 19th, 20th & 21st Century artists working in oil, watercolor, pastel and mixed media. Many works by listed lesser known artists, works needing definitive attribution and some in need of restoration or framing.


Mar 19

Native American Single Owner Collection | March 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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Bid Live at Alderfer Auction and Online Thursday, March 19th at 10:00 AM.  A diverse selection of artifacts that cross many collecting categories including Pottery, Tools and Weaponry, Beaded Accessories, Baskets and Textiles.


Mar 19

New Hope & Philadelphia Estates | March 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM

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Bid Live at Alderfer Auction and Online Thursday, March 19th at 12:00 PM.  A wide ranging selection of curios and collectibles, ranging from 14k gold cigarette lighters to Tiffany sterling silver barware, Steuben and Lalique art glass to Regimental steins, Lecoultre and Tiffany desk clocks to paperweights, and gold coins to copper cookware. This collection appeals to the discerning collector and casual shopper.


Apr 1

Catalog of Antique and Other Fine Dolls | April 1, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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Bid Live at Alderfer Auction and Online Wednesday, April 1 at 10:00 AM. Presenting a special selection of dolls from the collections of Regina Steele, Part 5 and Jim Ditzler and Herb Radlbeck, Part 2. 


Apr 2
Open Houses: Sunday, March 15th from 1-3PM from 4-6PM and Wednesday, March 18th from 5-7PM.

Real Estate | 405 Rices Mill Road, Wyncote, PA | April 2, 2020 at 6:00 PM

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This spacious 3,421 sq. ft. split level sits on .53 acres and has a remodeled kitchen, 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. This home has a great location that is convenient to shopping and highways, and is only 7 minutes from the train station! Open Houses will be Sunday, March 15th from 1-3PM from 4-6PM and Wednesday, March 18th from 5-7PM. 405 Rices Mill Road will be sold Live on location in Wyncote and Online at www.AlderferAuction.com on Thursday, April 2nd at 6:00 PM.


Feb 19
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Jewelry | February 19, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Online Only
  •   Feb 5 @ 10:00AM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 19 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid online now through Wednesday, February 19th at 8:00 PM. This auction will begin closing at 8:00 pm at a rate of 5 lots per minute. Perk up the doldrums of February with a little bit of jewelry in fine gold and sterling silver. Shop pieces adorned with precious and semi-precious gemstones and pearls. The eclectic mix goes beyond jewelry featuring items such as a Perfume Decanter, Battersea Enamel Etui and Gold Nib Pen. Designers include Craigor Clark with Slice of the Universe pieces, Dwek Diamonds. Clyde Duneier CID rings and Wedgewood. Rounding off the collection are fine carved cameos, painted enamel portraits, and artfully designed Glass items.


Feb 20
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Quilts | February 20, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Live and Online

Bid Live at Alderfer Auction and Online Thursday, February 20th at 1:00 PM. Cozy up with our colorful collection of 19th and 20th century quilts! Featuring some truly beautiful patterns and colors to brighten up any room. Highlights include a 1911 Friendship Sampler Quilt, c.1850’s King David’s Crown Quilt, and c.1850’s Carolina Lily with Floral Border Quilt. This auction will be sold Live and Online beginning at 1:00 PM on February 20th. Online quilts will be sold first at 1:00 PM followed by a selection of offline quilts and cutters.

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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