Alderfer Auction

Alderfer Auction has a team of experienced professionals in the areas of Auction, Appraisal, Downsizing and Real Estate Services. We work with individuals, financial advisors, accountants, attorneys, banks, executors and insurance companies to help develop a plan for personal and real estate property. Whether you are in transition of relocating, moving, divorce, splitting assets, downsizing and liquidating collections or the passing of a family member and the inheritance process, Alderfer Auction can help make it easier for you. 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.

 


Current Auctions

Collector's | July 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM

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The Collector's Auction features a variety of jewelry, decoratives and art. Jewelry includes a large selection of gold and sterling silver jewelry, including rings, necklaces, gemstone bracelets, bangles, brooches, earrings, Victorian and other fine jewelry. Decorative highlights include Russian Icons, Rose Medallion Porcelain and other fine Chinese and Japanese selections, fine clocks, and other fine decoratives. Art includes pieces by Birger Sandzen, Peter Sculthorpe, Christopher Willett, Albrecht Durer, John "Jack" Savitsky,  Charles Walter Stetson, Richard Rogers,  Edna Hibel and many others.

Jun 26
2-Day Pick Up in Sciota, PA!

Estate Sale | Sciota, PA: Part 1 | June 26, 2022 at 8:00 PM

  •   Jun 13 @ 12:00am EDT (Start)
  •   Jun 26 @ 8:03pm EDT (End)
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    This spectacular auction features the retirement liquidation of “Whispers in Time Antiques,” a family owned and operated antique and collectibles store in Sciota, PA. Alderfer’s proudly presents this sale in a two-part liquidation auction. Part 1 will feature beautiful antique furnishings including an Oak Hall Seat, Globe-Wernicke Barrister Bookcase, A General Store Display Case, Victorian Furniture, Antique Buckeye Egg Incubator, Vintage Cameras, Glass Gourd Bottle Lamps, Seltzer Bottles, Cast Iron Cookware, Croquet and Lawn Bowling Games, Jadeite Dishes, Antique Bass Drum for the Sciota, PA Cornet Band, Vintage Toys and Trains, a Schoenhut Poodle Toy, Riessner, Stellmacher & Kessel Vase, and much more.

    Jun 27
    2-Day Pick Up in Sciota, PA!

    Estate Sale | Sciota, PA: Part 2 | June 27, 2022 at 8:00 PM

    •   Jun 14 @ 12:00am EDT (Start)
    •   Jun 27 @ 8:03pm EDT (End)
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      This spectacular auction features the retirement liquidation of “Whispers in Time Antiques,” a family owned and operated antique and collectibles store in Sciota, PA. Alderfer’s proudly presents this sale in a two-part liquidation auction. Part 2 features Primitive Farming Tools, Primitive Kitchenware, Clipper Ship Models, a Monumental Stained-Glass Window, Dry Sinks, China and Glassware, Powder Horns, Cast Iron Selections, Military Pins, Vintage Advertising Pieces, Ephemera, Antique Books, Postcards, Antique Photographs, Vintage Halloween Decorations, Tin Types, and More. Selections of Jewelry include 14K Gold, Pocket Watches, and Sterling. Tools and equipment include a Grizzly Planer, Craftsman Table Saw, Grizzly Jointer, Grizzly Dust Collector, Wood Planes, and more.

      Jun 28
      Now Accepting Bids!

      Pre and Post War Trains | June 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM

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      •   Jun 10 @ 12:00pm EDT (Start)
      •   Jun 28 @ 10:00am EDT (End)
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      Alderfer's Pre and Post War Train Auction offers mostly O-Gauge Lionel trains to include locomotives and tenders of Model Numbers 2046, 226E, 262, 2332, 2350 along with others. Also featured are an MTH Leland Detroit Monorail set and an HO-Gauge Union Pacific locomotive and tender both with original boxes. Railway lines include New York Central, Pennsylvania, New Haven, and Santa Fe. The auction continues with railway cars consisting of boxcar, passenger, observation, Pullman, flat, tankers, and cabooses. Accessories include cranes. bridges, towers, and crossing signals.

      Jun 29
      Sells at or above $250,000. Open Houses: Wed. June 15th from 1PM – 4PM and Thurs. June 23rd from 3PM – 6PM

      Real Estate | 1132 Mica Circle, Bethlehem, PA. 18071, June 29, 2022 at 4:00 PM

      •   Jun 10 @ 12:00am EDT (Start)
      •   Jun 29 @ 4:00pm EDT (End)
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      Open Houses will be Wednesday, June 15th from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM and Thursday, June 23rd from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Welcome to this 4 bedroom colonial style home in picturesque Bethlehem! It is located in a quiet community on a dead end road with a nice backyard, minutes from the Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) and the local municipal community center. The first floor has a nice sized living area, formal dining room, den with propane fireplace, and enclosed sunroom that overlooks the beautiful backyard. The kitchen has a nice dining area and bar with built-in cabinets and bay window. Some updated appliances including Bosch dishwasher and Whirlpool microwave, and stainless steel double sink with garbage disposal. The upstairs contains 4 bedrooms with the main bedroom including a walk-in closet and attached bathroom. The attached 2 car garage has extra storage space above, electric door openers, and an extra refrigerator and full freezer. This home will be sold live on location in Bethlehem and Online:  Wednesday, June 29th at 4:00 PM. Registration day of auction begins at 3:00 PM.

      Jun 29
      Now Accepting Bids!

      Toys | June 29, 2022 at 8:00 PM

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      •   Jun 16 @ 1:00pm EDT (Start)
      •   Jun 29 @ 8:03pm EDT (End)
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      Alderfer's welcomes you to our Toy auction that is filled with a diverse selection of antique and vintage toys that includes original Kenner Star Wars spacecrafts, vehicles, and action figures which feature the Millennium Falcon, TIE Fighter, AT-AT Walker, X-Wing Fighter, Slave-1, Jabba the Hut, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Boba Fett, R2D2, the Ewok Village, and Darth Vader's Star Destroyer. Also offered are Masters of the Universe structures and action figures comprised of Castle Grayskull, Snake Mountain, He-Man, and Skeletor. GI Joe vehicles and action soldiers. G1 Transformers and Go Bots are also included. Atari and Sega Game Systems with various games. American Flyer, LGB, and Lionel trains. Barbie Dolls and accessories. Vintage painted cat iron, mechanical, tin litho, and battery operated toys along with board games with a select few from Marx, Hubley, and Buddy.

      Jun 30
      Sells at or above $300,000. Open Houses Thurs, June 16th from 1PM - 4PM and Tues, June 21st from 4PM – 7PM

      Real Estate | 1142 Taylorsville Rd., Washington Crossing, Pa., June 30, 2022 at 6:00 PM

      •   Jun 8 @ 3:00pm EDT (Start)
      •   Jun 30 @ 6:03pm EDT (End)
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      Open Houses will be Thursday, June 16th from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM and Tuesday, June 21st from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. A Mid-Century Modern dream!  Situate in prestigious Upper Makefield Township on a .56 acre parcel with extensive custom hardscaping and landscaping.  The interior of this 1.5 story cape will take you right back to simpler times.  A large picture window on the back of the house floods the eat-in kitchen with natural light as you sit at the counter and enjoy your view of the back yard.  Also featured is custom tile work throughout the home, vintage lighting, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a one car attached garage and an additional one car carport with a modern vibe for additional car or equipment storage.  Contents of the home are excluded from the sale but will be available for bidding and purchase after June 21st at AlderferAuction.com.This home will be sold live on location in Washington Crossing and online Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 6:00 PM.

      Jun 30
      Now Accepting Bids!

      Furniture | June 30, 2022 at 7:00 PM

      •   Jun 14 @ 10:00am EDT (Start)
      •   Jun 30 @ 7:03pm EDT (End)
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      Alderfer’s welcomes you to take a look at this month's furniture sale. Offerings include a nice section of blanket chests, step-back cupboards and primitive farmhouse pieces. Of special note is a modern glass top coffee table, glass étagère and a burl top table by Lane Furniture. Rounding out this sale are rugs and outside patio furniture. You won’t want to miss this one!

      Jul 5
      1-Day Pick Up in Washington Crossing, PA on July 7th

      Estate Sale | Washington Crossing, PA | July 5, 2022 at 8:00 PM

      •   Jun 21 @ 12:00am EDT (Start)
      •   Jul 5 @ 8:03pm EDT (End)
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        This tastefully furnished home in Washington Crossing, PA will bring back all the vintage vibes you’ve been looking for! Mid-Century furnishings include a Tufted Sofa, a Mosaic-Top Table, Vintage Bombo Bar Stools, and a Tulip Dining Set. Lighting and décor includes a Waterfall Sculpture Floor Light, Howard Miller Sunburst Wall Clock, Salem and Metlox Dishware, Celluloid Empire State Building Lamps, Simon Mauer Artwork, and Vintage Barware. Interested in the real estate? This home is also being sold at auction on June 30th at 6:00 PM.

        Jul 6
        Now Accepting Bids!

        Stamps | July 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM

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        •   Jun 15 @ 2:00pm EDT (Start)
        •   Jul 6 @ 10:00am EDT (End)
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        If you are a collector of US or British North American Classic Stamps, this is an ‘Unreserved’ auction you won’t want to miss! Better US Stamps include #’s 38, 39, 40, 72, 75, 101, 121, 122, 145-155, and 505. The early Canada are nearly complete with many nice items including #’s 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 46, 47, 50-65, 66-73, 89-95, 158C, OX4 and an impressive selection of Canadian revenues. Also featured are British Columbia #2, New Brunswick #1, Newfoundland #’s 1, 5, 8, C12, C18, and NFT2 (2 copies), Van Dam. Nova Scotia assortment includes #’s 1, 3 and 4. You will also find fresh never hinged multiples from the 1920’s on up. US and Canadian Face lots along with many US and worldwide collections will be available. Other worldwide highlights include China 1355-1358, India 203-206 and Vatican City C16-C17 blocks of 4.

        Jul 6
        Now Accepting Bids!

        Discovery Art | July 6, 2022 at 7:00 PM

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        •   Jun 22 @ 7:00pm EDT (Start)
        •   Jul 6 @ 7:03pm EDT (End)
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        Shop works of art by 19th, 20th & 21st Century artists working in a variety of mediums including oil, watercolor, pastel & mixed media. Listed artists include Anthony Ferrara, James Vincent Maginn, Vera Barnett and Glenn Stuart Pearce. There are also nice lithographs that are ready to be hung on that boring white wall in your home. Rounding out this sale are an assortment of landscapes, seascapes and abstracts. This is a great auction for the first time art buyer!

        Jul 7
        More Items Coming Soon!

        Furniture | July 7, 2022 at 7:00 PM

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        •   Jun 23 @ 7:00pm EDT (Start)
        •   Jul 7 @ 7:03pm EDT (End)
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        Alderfer’s welcomes you to take a look at this month's furniture sale. Offerings include a nice grouping of Mid Century Modern furniture including pieces designed by Heywood-Makefield and Modernage Furniture. Of special note is a "Mashrabiya" style carved screen and a wonderful example of a Federal tall case clock. Rounding out this sale are a selection of Oriental rugs. You won’t want to miss this one!

        Jul 7
        Now Accepting Bids!

        Home and Décor | July 7, 2022 at 8:00 PM

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        •   Jun 24 @ 11:00am EDT (Start)
        •   Jul 7 @ 8:03pm EDT (End)
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        Alderfer's Home and Décor offers an assortment of items to shop from containing outdoor specialties such as Colnago and Ross road bikes and cycling accessories, a canoe and Port-A-Bote, Johnson outboard motor, and a Traeger wood pellet grill. Novelties include Coca-Cola memorabilia, tin litho toys, dolls, Marklin and Marx train sets, maps, swords, and primitives. Carved folk art, decoys, and shore birds. Housewares include a Roseville vase, Royal Doulton, earthenware vessels and jugs, Waterford crystal, Murano art glass, and Hadley china.

        Jul 11
        1-Day Pick Up in Havertown, PA

        Single Owner Artist Doll Collection | Havertown, PA | July 11, 2022 at 8:00 PM

        •   Jun 23 @ 12:00am EDT (Start)
        •   Jul 11 @ 8:03pm EDT (End)
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          Don't miss this Special Artist Doll Collection featuring 200+ lots highlighted by Hildegard Gunzel, Gotz (with Philip S. Heath), Ruth Treffeisen, Annette Himstedt, Zapf, Sigikid, Kish & Co., Ardis, Heloise, Linda Mason, Krey Baby, C. Cumming, Julie Rueger, Sonja Hartmann, Jan McLean, McAslan, Mannersdorfer, Heidi Pluscok, Carolle, Puppenwelt, and many others. You will also find doll furniture, accessories, stuffed/plush animals, framed prints, and Cybis figurines. Featured materials include wax over porcelain, porcelain, sculpted, vinyl, leather, and cloth. The auction features dolls from Germany, France, Italy, New Zealand, and Spain.

          Jul 12
          Now Accepting Bids!

          Collectible Trains | July 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM

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          •   Jun 24 @ 1:00pm EDT (Start)
          •   Jul 12 @ 10:00am EDT (End)
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          Alderfer's Collectible Trains features O-Gauge and HO-Gauge trains from makers Williams, MTH, Marklin, and Trix consisting of locomotives and tenders, passenger cars, boxcars, quad hoppers, tankers, freight cars, and cabooses. Also included are transit streetcars and trolleys. Railway lines include Pennsylvania, Reading, B&O, and New York Central. An MTH American Legacy is one of a few select sets. Most trains are unused containing their original boxes and packaging with some still NIB.

          Jul 19
          Now Accepting Bids!

          Firearms | July 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM

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          •   Jun 16 @ 10:00am EDT (Start)
          •   Jul 19 @ 10:00am EDT (End)
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          This auction features a splendid selection of fine doubles including Browning Grade VI Citori, Browning Diana grade superposed, rare Winchester Boar combination O/U, Parker Bros BHE Grade 5 with Parker letter, Ansley H Fox XE grade with Fox letter and JP Sauer and Sohn Essen. Other shotguns include Weatherby, Remington, Mossberg, Winchester, Browning and CZ. Rifles include Sako Finnbear, Browning A-bolts, Remington 700s, scarce CA 550 safari magnums in .416 Rigby and .375 H2H, Ruger Americans, Winchester 88 Uberti 1860 Henry, Miroku 1892 Limited Edition, Ruger #1, 10/22s and mini 19s. Handguns include Colt Python, 1911s, SAA, Smith and Wesson, 629-1, air weights, Highway Patrolman, Ruger new model Blackhawk, LCR, Beretta 96 PA State policy 100# anniversary, Springfields, Sig Sauer, Magnum research DE .44 mag, glocks, CZs and lots more. Military arms include 1911s, Lugers, Type 14 Nambu, CZ 82, 52, 27, MI Garands and carbines, K-31, Arisaka, Czech M-98, VZ23, VZOR 52, VZOR 52/57 and lots of ARs bullpups, tactical shotguns and more.

          Jul 19
          Sells at or above $375,000. Subdivision possibilities. Open houses will be Thursday, July 7th from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM and Tuesday, July 12th from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

          Real Estate | 40 Van Leer Avenue, Media, PA 19063 | July 19, 2022 at 4:00 PM

          Live and Online
          Open Houses will be Thursday, July 7th from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM and Tuesday, July 12th from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Welcome to this historic colonial style home on 1.86 acres in Middletown Township. Built in 1842, the home contains a beautiful stone fireplace, exposed beams, wood tongue and groove ceiling, and back porch overlooking the spacious backyard.  The main floor has a spacious living area with picture and oversized windows for a cool breeze, combined kitchen and dining area, laundry/mudroom and den. The combined dining and kitchen area has a GE gas stove, KitchenAid dishwasher, pantry closet, and double chrome sink with bay window for viewing pleasure. Through the den is a curved staircase to a separate second floor with one bedroom and walk-in closet. The main second floor has 3 bedrooms, a full hall bath, and extra storage area. Back behind the house is an orchard with grape and raspberry vines, rhubarb, spearmint, and apple trees. The yard is complete with a board and batten ​sided barn with a workshop and a two-bay shed. This property is possible to subdivide but must contact the township for zoning regulations. See documents for zoning summary. Only a few blocks from Penn Crest High School and the Promenade at Granite Run. This home will be sold live on location in Media and Online Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at 4:00 PM. Sells at or above $375,000.  

          Ammunition | July 19, 2022 at 7:00 PM

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          Ammunition includes tens of thousands of rounds including large lots of .22LR, .30 cal. 9mm, shot shells and lots more.

          Jul 20
          Sells at or above $350,000. Open Houses: Tuesday, July 5th from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM and Thursday, July 14th  from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

          Real Estate | 585 Beck Road, Souderton, PA 18964 | July 20, 2022 at 4:00 PM

          Live and Online
          Open Houses will be Tuesday, July 5th from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM and Thursday, July 14th  from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. An opportunity to purchase this 4-bedroom, 1.5 bath brick home on .90 acre from the original owners.  The sunroom and finished basement offer additional living area.  This stunning property features mature trees, a tranquil back yard with plenty of space for entertaining, and pastures beyond the rear of the property.  You will feel like you have moved to the country but remain within close proximity to restaurants, shopping and other amenities. This home will be sold live on location in Souderton and online Wednesday, July 20th at 4:00 PM. Open Houses by appointment will be Tuesday, July 5th from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM and Thursday, July 14th  from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Sells at or above $350,000. 

          Firearms, Firearm Accessories, Military and Taxidermy | July 20, 2022 at 7:00 PM

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          This firearms portion includes long guns and handguns followed by firearm accessories. Military items include helmets, uniforms, bayonets and more. Taxidermy includes fine bear rugs, rattlesnake skin, deer, pronghorns, caribou and others.

          Jul 21
          Sells at or above $225, 000. Open Houses: Thursday, July 7th from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and Thursday, July 14th from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

          Real Estate | 1640 Clearview Road, Lansdale, PA 19446 | July 21, 2022 at 4:00 PM

          Live and Online
          Open houses will be Thursday, July 7th from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and Thursday, July 14th from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Coming Soon! This quaint Cape Cod is a gem!  Located in Montgomery County, Upper Gwynedd Township on .68 acres.  This 1952 home includes 3 bedrooms, 2 baths that features an addition with a spacious bedroom, full bath and laundry area, all on the main floor.  The back yard is private and allows for outside entertaining and play area.  Utilities – public gas, oil heat, and private sewer.  ID# 56-00-01420-009. Sells at or above $225,000.

          Jul 26
          Bidding Starts in July

          Steiff: Antique and Vintage Bears and Others | July 26, 2022 at 8:00 PM

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          Shop a large selection of 125+ lots to include Steiff Bears, Dogs, Rabbits, Birds, Wild Animals, Fish/Lobsters, Farm Animals, Monkeys, Holiday and more. I. Magnin, FAO Schwarz, Disney, Steiff Club. Also featuring Hand Puppets, Pull Toys, Riding Toys. Dolls include Golliwogs. You will also find Antique/Vintage Mohair Bears, and Commercial and Artist Bears.