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)

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Current Auctions

Sep 24
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Extensive Collections of Artwork, Books, Ephemera, Advertising & Record Albums, Memorabilia Including Bethlehem Steel, Political & World's Fair, Sculptures, Trains, Models, Tools, Garden Items & Much More - Emmaus, PA: Closing 9-24-18

  •   Sep 12 @ 10:00AM EDT (Start)
  •   Sep 24 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Monday, September 24th at 8:00 PM. Emmaus Estate Offers Extensive Collections of Artwork to include Local Originals, Lithographs, Frames & More; Sculptures; Books including Leather Bound, Military, Civil War, Art, Travel, Reference, Local History, Aviation, Railroad, Antique Reference & Many More; Ephemera; Posters & Travel Posters; Magazines; Advertising; Sheet Music; Large Groupings of Record Albums; Memorabilia Collections to include Bethlehem Steel, Mack Truck, Political, Beatles, World's Fair, Sports & More; Lighters & Pen Knives; Models; Trains; Electronics to include Vintage Audio, Video, Photography & More; Vintage Toys & Games; Furniture; Rugs; Lighting; China & Glassware; Kitchen Wares; Appliances; Tools; Garden Tools, Accessories & Furniture; & Much More.


Sep 25
Now Accepting Bids!

Online Only - Single Owner Estate of Bishop Rossetti, Part 2: 9-25-18

  •   Sep 17 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Sep 25 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid from Monday, September 17th through auction close on Tuesday, September 25th at 8:00 PM. Featuring items from the Bishop’s stately Tudor Gothic home in Scranton, PA that was a home to the arts, culture and creativity. Items celebrate the cultures around the world, including Chinese, French and art nouveau, Germany and England with its vast assortment of Jacobean style furniture, paintings, sculpture and lighting.



Sep 27
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Hellyer Estate/Part 1 - Furniture & Decorative Accessories, Books, Statuary, Sculptures & Busts, Clocks, Artwork, Lighting, Asian & Egyptian Decor, China, Glassware, Men's Designer Clothing & More - Wyndmoor, PA: Closing 9-27-18

  •   Sep 14 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Sep 27 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Thursday, September 27th at 8:00 PM. The Hellyer Estate of Wyndmoor Home Contents (Part 1) Features an Eclectic Mix of Decorative Accessories; Modern & Antique Furnishings; Numerous Book Groupings; Statuary, Sculptures, Busts & Decorative Display Pedestals; Clocks; Artwork & Mirrors; Brass Lamps & Other Lighting; Fireplace Tools, Andirons & Accessories; Doorstops; Military Items; Asian Ceramics; Egyptian Decor; Holiday Items including Kugels; China & Glassware to include Limoges, Royal Doulton, and Waterford; Kitchen Wares by Lu-Ray, McCoy, Williams-Sonoma and Le Creuset; Large & Small Appliances; Linens; Men's Designer Clothing, Coats & Ties; Electronics & More.


Oct 1
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Hellyer Estate/Part 2 - Furniture & Decorative Accessories, Outdoor Furniture, Statuary, Urns, Pedestals & Planters, Books, Artwork, Lighting, Collectibles, Men's Designer Clothing, Electronics & More - Wyndmoor, PA: Closing 10-1-18

  •   Sep 20 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 1 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Monday, October 1st at 8:00 PM. The Hellyer Estate of Wyndmoor Home Contents (Part 2) Features an Eclectic Mix of Decorative Accessories; Modern & Antique Furnishings; Outdoor Furniture, Statuary, Urns, Pedestals, Planters & More; Numerous Book Groupings; Record Albums & CD's; Urns & Display Pedestals; Clocks & Clock Parts; Artwork & Mirrors; Lamps & Lamp Parts; Asian Ceramics; Collections to Include Pez Dispensers, Alice in Wonderland, Disney, Humpty Dumpty, Danbury Mint & More; Die Cast Models, Toys & Games; Holiday Items to Include Decorations & Department 56; Men's Designer Clothing, Coats, Shoes & Ties; Electronics; Televisions; Shelving Units & Much More.


Oct 3
Now Accepting Bids!

Live and Online Doll Auction - From the Collections of Rosemarie Snyder and Regina Steele (Part Two) and the Estate of Grace Olsen: 10-3-18

Live and Online. Pre-bid Online now. Bid LIVE at Alderfer Auction and Online Wednesday, October 3rd at 10:00 AM. Selling the Collections of Rosemarie Snyder and Regina Steele (Part Two) and the Estate of Grace Olsen. Approximately 500 lots of Fine Dolls, Toys, Holiday & Miniatures/Room Boxes. 


Oct 4
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Exquisite Collection of Stained Glass Panels, Player Pianos, Pinball Machines, Pool Table, Vintage Games & Toys, Furnishings, Clocks & More - Plymouth Meeting, PA: Closing 10-4-18

  •   Sep 20 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 4 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Thursday, October 4th at 8:00 PM. Auction Features an Exquisite Collection of Stained Glass Panels; Player Pianos; Victrola; Pinball Machines; Pool Table; Vintage Games & Toys; Furnishings; Decorative Accessories including Nautical; Clocks; Rugs & More.



Oct 16

Live and Online - Firearms Auction: 10-16-18

Live and Online at Alderfer Auction. Pre-Bid Online beginning Tuesday, October 2nd.  Bid LIVE at Alderfer Auction and Online Tuesday, October 16th. Offline lots begin at 9:00 AM. Online lots begin at 1:30 PM. 800+ lots of both online and offline Firearms and accessories. 


Oct 17

Online Only - Inuit Art Auction: 10-17-18

  •   Oct 3 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 17 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online from Wednesday, October 3rd through auction close on Wednesday, October 17th at 8:00 PM.  Artists include: Edith Aklok, Leopa Akpalialuk, George Alayco, Noah Alookie, Mathewsie Amidlak, Adamie Anautak, George Arlook, Jimmy Arnemisa, Oshitto Ashoona, Lucassie Echalook, Jonasie Faber, Boas Javaruse, Johnnylie Judea, Sarah Kaitak, Simeonie Kavik, Arnuraq Michael, Emily Novalinga, Josiah Nuilaalik, Abe Okagutunuaq, Omalu Oshutsiaq, Omalluk Oshutsiaq, Ouialuk Oshutsiaq, Qakki Peter, Nujulia Pootoogook, Silas Qayakjuak, Quppapik Ragee, Pudlalik Shaa, Joshua Sheeg, Itai Soodla, Jutai Toonoo, Sam Toonoo, Wally


Oct 18

Live and Online: Military Auction: 10-18-18

Live and Online at Alderfer Auction. Pre-Bid Online beginning on or before Thursday, October 4th.  Bid LIVE at Alderfer Auction and Online Thursday, October 18th. Online lots begin at 10:00 AM followed by Offline lots. 450+ lots include Japanese Samurai swords; German WWII daggers and knives; German WW II insignia, pins and medals; German WW II flags, ephemera, and books;  Militaria including fatigue and dress uniforms, headgear, webgear, equipment, flags,  optics, bayonets and related items (US, German, Japanese, Soviet, and others).


Oct 18

Alderfer Online - Single Owner Stained Glass Collection: 10-18-18

  •   Oct 4 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 18 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online from Thursday, October 4th through auction close on Thursday, October 18th at 8:00 PM. Single owner collection of stained glass windows, both wood framed and unframed panels. Includes textured and etched clear glass sidelights and transom windows, as well as antique stained glass with religious motifs and scenes.


Oct 20
Open Houses Wed October 3rd from 4-6:00 PM Sun October 7th form 1-3:00 PM

Real Estate Auction - Barto, PA: 10-20-18

Real Estate Auction - Barto, PA: 10-20-2018


Oct 23

Alderfer Online - Single Owner 1950's -1960's Ginny Dolls: 10-23-18

  •   Oct 9 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 23 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online from Tuesday, October 9th through auction closing on Tuesday, October 23rd at 8:00 PM. 100+ Lots of Single Owner Ginny Dolls from the 1950’s and 60’s.



Oct 25
Open Houses: Wednesday, October 10th from 4:00-6:00PM and Sunday, October 14th from 1:00-4:00PM

Real Estate Auction - Glenside, PA: 10-25-18

    Real Estate Auction - Glenside, PA: 10-25-18 Address: 719 Maple Ave Glenside, PA 19038 Auction Time & Date: 5:00 PM on October 25th, 2018 Open Houses: Wednesday, October 10th from 4:00-6:00PM and Sunday, October 14th from 1:00-4:00PM Additional information coming soon. 


    Oct 29

    Alderfer Online - Fiestaware Auction: 10-29-18

    •   Oct 15 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
    •   Oct 29 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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    Bid Online from Monday, October 15th through auction close on Monday, October 29th at 8:00 PM.


    Oct 30

    Alderfer Online - Nostalgic Treasures Auction: 10-30-18

    •   Oct 16 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
    •   Oct 30 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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    Bid Online beginning Tuesday, October 16th through auction closing Tuesday, October 30th at 8:00 PM. Offering an eclectic mix  of treasures to include Art, Jewelry, Furniture, Decorative Accessories and more.



    Nov 15

    Stamp Auction

    New Time! Selected Stamp lots will be sold Live and Online. Bidding will begin for those lots on or before Thursday, November 1st.