Alderfer Auction - Past Auctions

Past Auctions

Discovery Art | September 28, 2023 at 7:00 PM

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Our upcoming Discovery Art auction presents a wide-ranging selection of pieces spanning various genres, styles and mediums. This curated sale offers bidders the chance to acquire original works by established artists alongside new names ripe for collecting. Modern prints lead the auction, including a striking surrealist poster by Austrian painter Arnulf Rainer. The distorted figures and dream-like imagery showcase the artist's distinct style.  The sale also highlights multiple oil paintings by American regionalist Michael Neff, known for his playful compositions featuring bees and other whimsical themes. These lighthearted works contrast beautifully with weightier Surrealist pieces. Buyers can also discover numerous Impressionist landscapes invoking serene country vistas and tranquil seascapes. This curated online auction presents a wide selection of paintings, prints, mixed media works and more by recognized artists alongside new names ready for collecting. 

Musical Instruments | September 28, 2023 at 10:00 AM

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Browse an impressive selection of instruments to include a late 1800's Martin Size 2 Parlor Guitar with Coffin Case, Martin Ukuleles, Gretsch drums, DW drums signed by The Hooters drummer David Uosikkinen, and much more. In-Person Preview by appointment only: Tuesday, September 26th from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 27th from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Schedule a Preview via

Jewelry | September 27, 2023 at 8:00 PM

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Treasures and Heirlooms at Alderfer Auctions Jewelry Auction. Looking for unique vintage and antique jewelry?  Up for auction is an exciting array of  vintage watches, rings, pendants, bracelets, pins, and more. Featured lots include dazzling diamond rings set in 10K, 14K, and 18K gold. One standout is a size 8.5 diamond and pearl ring weighing over 13 grams of 14K gold. For the gentleman, there are vintage tie tacks, collar buttons, and cufflinks. Several lots contain multiple pocket watches, including brands like Elgin, Gruen, and Longines. Lovers of vintage pearls  will love the multi-strand necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, many with delicate gold clasps. Sparkling costume jewelry abounds as well, with signed pieces from brands like Coro, Monet, and Miriam Haskell. Don't let these treasures slip through your fingers. Happy Bidding!

Firearms, Ammunition, and Accessories | September 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM

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This online auction is your chance to own a truly impressive collection of firearms from around the world. Handguns include Colt, Smith & Wesson, Dan Wesson, Browning, Star, Llama, Webley, Kimber, Ruger, CZ, Walther, Mauser, and many more. Military arms feature Airsakas to Yugoslavian SK's, including M1 Garands, hard-to-find semi-automatic British Bren, and Mausers from all over the world. Sporting rifles and shotguns highlights include Savage 99's and Ruger Magnum, many lots of ammunition and much more. This is your opportunity to add some truly special pieces to your collection. In-Person Preview with no appointment necessary: Monday, September 25th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Estate Sale | Chalfont, PA | September 25, 2023 at 8:00 PM

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Welcome to our online only estate auction featuring a wide variety of antiques, collectibles, artwork, furniture and home decor from a home in Chalfont, PA. This auction includes over 450 lots from across the home. Highlights include vintage and antique furniture such as a Thomasville inlay dining table and chairs, an ornate four poster bed frame, a mahogany dresser and more. You'll also find a nice selection of decor and accessories like artist signed perfume bottles, majolica pottery, silver plate items, vintage prints and paintings, crystal stemware, porcelain figurines and decorations and much more. Other categories featured include vintage electronics, cameras, toys, games, homewares like vintage kitchen gadgets and glassware, luggage and sewing items. There is also a good grouping of holiday collectibles and decor perfect for the seasons ahead. This auction would be ideal for antique collectors, mid-century decor lovers, those looking to decorate on a budget or resell quality finds. With over 450 lots, you're sure to find treasures for every room in your home. Be sure to review all photos and item descriptions closely. Check back often as new items will be added in the coming days leading up to the auction. We look forward to your online bids and hope you find some great Chalfont treasures. Happy bidding!

Home & Decor | September 21, 2023 at 8:00 PM

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Our online auction features a diverse selection of lighting, collectibles, glassware, toys, porcelain, and more up for bid. For lighting, we have a great selection of chandeliers, sconces, table lamps, floor lamps, and pendant lights in materials like crystal, brass, and stained glass. The collectibles range from Nutcrackers and wooden smokers to banks and bobbleheads. Nostalgic toys like lunch boxes provide extra bidding opportunities. The glassware category shines with cut crystal decanters, barware, and cordial glasses. Porcelain highlights include Satsuma vases, Staffordshire figurines, and Capodimonte pieces. Vintage postcards, advertising signs, Route 66 memorabilia, and other ephemera will also be available. With such a wide variety of quality vintage and antique lighting, collectibles, glassware, porcelain, toys, and more, our online auction has something for every bidder. We look forward to your participation and hope you find some treasures to take home. Happy bidding!

Tools & Equipment | September 19, 2023 at 7:00 PM

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Our upcoming online tool auction features a wide selection of quality tools and equipment from various consignors and estates. Shop tools up for auction include cabinet saws, drill presses, grinders, sanders, welders, air compressors, pipe threaders, metal band saws, hydraulic jacks, engine hoists, jack stands up to 6 tons, shop presses and more. We also have hand tools like wrench sets, socket sets, hammers, clamps, pliers, screwdrivers, punches, pry bars, levels, vises, tool boxes and chests. For automotive repair, we have car jacks, jack stands, ramps, transmission jacks, air impact guns, specialty tools, creepers, brake tools and more. Construction tools featured are miter saws, table saws, cut-off saws, rotary hammers, laser levels, cement mixers, scaffolding, ladders, saw horses and much more. With low opening bids and no reserves, our online tool auction offers unbeatable deals on quality brands like Snap-On, Mac, Matco, DeWalt, Bosch, Miller, Lincoln, Ridgid and many others. Stop by our preview to inspect items before bidding opens. Register now to start bidding!

Vehicles and Equipment | September 19, 2023 at 6:00 PM

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Alderfer Auction presents another online-only automotive event, featuring a fine selection of vehicles and equipment that will include: 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS, 1930 Ford Restored Model 'A', 1955 Hudson Hornet, 1977 Ford Mustang Ghia, 1979 Triumph Spitfire, 1979 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider Veloce, 1982 Kubota B6100 Tractor, 1989 Dodge Ram 100 Pickup Truck, 1998 Cadillac Eldorado, 1998 Buick Century, 2002 Honda CRV, 2013 Toyota Camry LE, 2007 Kubota B7610 with LA352 Front End Loader, a 1996 Doolittle Trailer, 54" Land Pride Rotary Cutter, Hyster Forklifts and Ski Doo Snowmobiles. In-Person Preview By Appointment: Friday, September 15th from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Monday, September 18th from 9:00 AM - 3:00PM Email for appointment

Estate Sale | Furlong, PA | September 18, 2023 at 8:00 PM

Our upcoming online estate auction features a wide array of antiques, vintage furniture, artwork, and collectibles from a local Furlong home. Highlights include ornate antique furniture like a Duncan Phyfe dining table and chairs, an antique mahogany breakfront china cabinet, and a Federal style settee with original damask upholstery. Vintage furnishings also available are a blanket chest, Victorian dressing screen, and canopy bed frame. The auction showcases fine art such as oil paintings, etchings, and lithographs by listed artists like J. Acton Butt, Gustav Nilson, and Ellen Hall. Antique decor includes bronze statues, porcelain figurines by Herend and Staffordshire, and glass paperweights by Waterford and Tiffany & Co. Mid-century collectibles feature vintage Christmas decor, luggage, and ephemera. The auction also has primitives like crocks, antique tools, and lighting. Garden and patio furnishings, lighting, and statuary are also up for bid. Our auction provides a unique opportunity to purchase rare antiques and vintage items for your home and collection. New inventory added weekly. Visit our website for details and online bidding instructions.

Fine and Decorative Arts | Fine Arts: Day 3 | September 14, 2023 at 10:00 AM

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The grand finale on Day 3, where a breathtaking collection of fine art, decoratives, historical rarities, and antique furniture is unveiled. This auction is a connoisseur's delight, featuring remarkable finds across eras and movements. The historic highlights include a vellum document signed by William Penn himself - a remarkable artifact of Pennsylvanian history. Decorative gems include a stunning Paul Dachsel Amphora Pinecone Vase, elegant KPM porcelain, Delft plaques, glassware by Tiffany, mosaics, bronze sculptures, 19th century painted boxes, Tiffany mantle clock, and more. The furniture selection impresses with exotic carpets from Persia alongside classic American and European pieces like a stately set of Sheraton dining chairs, painted Berks County dower chests, Biedermeier chests, and a French Provincial armoire. The fine art portion is a world-spanning treasure trove. Old Master greats make an appearance, like a landscape attributed to Theodore Gericault and portraits from the studios of Rembrandt and Renoir. Pennsylvania Impressionists are beautifully represented by winter scenes from Walter E. Baum and works by Laurence Campbell, Daniel Garber, and Fern Coppedge. Rubens Santoros brings a Continental flair. And a satirical William Hogarth engraving depicts his "Modern Moral Subjects" series. From classical to avant-garde, the possibilities are endless - landscapes, portraits, still lifes, illustrations - every fine art lover will discover something extraordinary. Bid on these works and own a piece of history. In-Person Preview at Hatfield Location (No Appointment Necessary): Monday, September 11th from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM Tuesday, September 12th from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Wednesday, September 13th from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Single Owner - Estate of Paul Good | Fine Art: Day 2 | September 13, 2023 at 10:00 AM

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We are honored to present the expansive private collection of Paul Good, a beloved podiatrist and respected gun collector from the Philadelphia area. This online auction presents a singular opportunity to own pieces from Paul's lifelong passions. Browse militia swords, Japanese porcelain, cloisonné, bronzes, powder cans, nautical instruments, and other highlights from this prominent collector. Discover sought-after artifacts of American history and world cultures, each item reflecting Paul's intellectual curiosity and refined eye. In-Person Preview at Hatfield Location (No Appointment Necessary): Monday, September 11th from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM with Complimentary Valuation from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM, by appointment only Tuesday, September 12th from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Fine Jewelry and Silver | Fine Art: Day 1 | September 12, 2023 at 10:00 AM

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A treasure trove of glimmering gems and timeless elegance awaits at the highly anticipated 3-day online auction event at Alderfer Auction. The first day spotlights a breathtaking array of fine jewelry sure to entice collectors and aficionados alike. A magnificent 5.14 carat emerald cut diamond ring , 4.13 carat heart shaped diamond necklace 16.8ctw, platinum diamond and ruby bypass ring, 18k diamond ring 3.0ctw, and breathtaking Art Nouveau platinum and diamond pendant reflect the height of craftsmanship. A stunning 18k Rolex Lady-Datejust and 4 other Rolexes will also be on offer. A magnificent Codan Mexican Sterling Silver Peapod Coffee and Tea Service and elegant flatware sets by Gorham, Reed & Barton, Cristofle, Stieff and Wallace will add grace to fine dining. A glamorous Cartier 18k gold diamond bracelet is just a glimpse of the first day's offerings – more majestic pieces will be unveiled in the next two days. Mark your calendars - this auction is not to be missed! In-Person Preview at Hatfield Location (No Appointment Necessary): Monday, September 11th from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM 

Estate Sale | Coopersburg, PA | September 11, 2023 at 8:00 PM

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This online only auction features a wide array of items from a local estate including vintage automobilia, antique furniture, tools, holiday decor and more. Car enthusiasts will appreciate the vintage license plates from the 1920s-1950s, multiple Franklin car advertisements from the Literary Digest, cast metal car wall hangings, vintage car art, and an abundance of car themed home decor. Antique furniture highlights include a marble top Victorian washstand, hand carved marble top dresser with mirror, and Singer sewing machine in cabinet. Those searching for high quality tools will find multiple offerings including vintage Snap On boxes loaded with sockets, wrenches and more. Other brands featured are Craftsman, Wilton, Starrett, Greenlee, DeWalt and Irwin. Holiday decorators will delight in the oversized Santa and reindeer roof decorations along with snowman and other Christmas pieces sure to spread seasonal cheer. With over 300 lots spanning a wide range of categories, this estate auction has something for every bidder. The comprehensive inventory pdf provides detailed descriptions and photos for easy online bidding. Don't miss your chance to take home a little piece of local history from this quality collection of antiques, collectibles, furniture, tools and seasonal decor.

Complimentary Valuation Hatfield | September 11, 2023 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Complimentary Valuation on Monday, September 11th from 4PM – 7PM at our Hatfield Location:  501 Fairgrounds Road, Hatfield, PA. Seeking Art, Coins, Comic Books, Décor, Firearms, Historical, Jewelry, Mid-Century Modern, Militaria, Musical Instruments, Silver by appointment only, email or call 215-393-3000. Limit 2 items, please send photos (and short item description) prior to appointment. Our specialists will provide a complimentary verbal valuation of your items.

Furniture | September 7, 2023 at 7:00 PM

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Welcome to our online furniture auction featuring quality vintage and antique pieces! This auction includes bedroom, dining room, and living room furniture as well as clocks and rugs.  Highlights include an armoire and matching nightstands by Lane. This classic bedroom set features dovetailed drawers and will add timeless style to any master suite. We also have several Persian rugs in a variety of rich colors and patterns. Choose from room size and area rugs up to 170" long - perfect for anchoring a space with visual interest. Mid-century modern enthusiasts will appreciate the Scandinavian-inspired magazine table by Drexel Furniture. With its blonde wood, iconic tapered legs, and woven accents, this piece captures the sleek and airy look that defines mid-century style. This auction also features quality outdoor furniture to help you extend living space to your patio, porch or yard. Choose from cast iron or aluminum sets and benches. All you need to do is add some cushions and enjoy!