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Militaria | Part 1 | September 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM

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Join us for our exciting 2-day sale comprised of 480 lots of Militaria pre-Civil War thru World War II. Swords, daggers, bayonets, trench knives, and knives including German WWII swords, daggers and bayonets, Japanese samurai swords, US World War I trench knives, US Civil War swords. Military items including; German Franco-Prussian War Iron Cross, German WWI & WWII medals, Japanese WWII medals, German WWI and WWII photographs and ephemera. German WWII flags, equipment, helmets, drums, posters, rare artillery/Flak rangefinders, uniforms, insignia, reference books. German WWII aircraft parts. US posters and aviation related autographed prints.

Vehicles | August 31, 2021 at 4:00 PM

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We welcome you to our Vehicle auction that features a 1959 MGA 1500 Mark 1, 1931 Ford Model A, 1939 Chevrolet, 1970 Mercury Marquis, 1994 Harley-Davidson FXSTS Motorcycle, 2002 Ford F-250 Pickup Truck, 2002 Yamaha PW80 Motorcycle, 2003 Harley-Davidson FXSTDI Motorcycle, 2003 Derbi Motors Scooter, 2004 Kawasaki KLX110 Motorcycle, 2004 Hyundai Elantra and a 2010 Buick LaCrosse.

Open House: Multi-Plex Real Estate | 34 South 3rd Street, Quakertown, PA 18951

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Alderfer Auction presents a triplex apartment building and a 2-bay garage conveniently located within walking distance from downtown Broad Street in Quakertown, PA. The triplex is a colonial home containing three individual apartments -  2-bedroom, 1-bedroom, efficiency and 2-car garage with storage.  Two units and garage occupied.  Each unit is supplied with their own electric service for heat, hot water and electric.  The apartments are nicely finished in good condition.  House is sided and capped, replacement windows throughout and roof replaced/repaired after 2011.  Outside porches contain composite flooring.  2-bay garage is spacious and provides added rental income.  Excellent opportunity to own a great investment property; and with the 2-bedroom unit unoccupied, a great owner-occupied option.   This property will be sold Live on location in Quakertown and online Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at 4:00 PM.  Open House Tuesday, August 31st from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Estate Sale | Quakertown, PA | August 30, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Step back in time with this auction in a Quakertown stone farmhouse near Lake Nockamixon. Featuring primitive décor and antique furniture such as mule chests, Windsor chairs, and redware pottery. Highlights include a large antique feed bin, folk art game board, stoneware crocks, Ed Leffingwell watercolor, farmhouse table, and a Bulletin newspaper wagon. Other items include a Craftsman tool chest, Craftsman air compressor, and an Excalibur Auto Creeper.

Gallery | Decor | August 26, 2021 at 8:00 PM

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Shop this next Gallery auction full of estate items to choose from. We offer a collection of Art Nouveau style lamps and decorative items, US mint and uncirculated coins and proof sets, model boats, sad irons, and costume jewelry. A few select lots include an ornate fireback, pewter ware, pottery, primitive tools, and stamps.

Brooklyn Brownstone | Single Owner Estate | August 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM

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This pleasing single owner estate comes out of a fitting Brooklyn, NY Brownstone home featuring Arts and Crafts furniture and decor. Furniture presents many pieces of fine period quarter-sawn oak comprised of cabinets, chairs, and stands some by the Stickley Brothers to include a Gustav Stickley bookcase and a "Quaint" Furniture library table. A Charles Eames for Herman Miller Lounge Chair and a Michael Thonet parlor suite are also offered. Framed pieces to shop contain Gustov Klimt lithographs, Frank Lloyd Wright prints, a Bertold Loffler theater print along with other art exhibition and theater prints. An untitled Selina Treiff is available. Slag and leaded glass pendant lanterns and window panes, Fulper pottery, and Le Creuset cookware round out the sale.

Jewelry | August 25, 2021 at 8:00 PM

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Shop our diverse jewelry collection studded with classic pieces in 14K & 18K gold, 10K rose gold & sterling silver. Slip a designer watch by Cartier or Frank Muller onto your wrist. Complete an outfit by adding pops of color through gemstones like brilliant emeralds. Catch the light as you enter a room by wearing a few diamonds. Elevate your look & stand out from the crowd with hard-to-find accessories like our Satsuma pin, jade comb, lava cameos & coin jewelry. Be unique with charms & stick pins & get the look that cements your signature style with a necklace & bracelet by Miriam Haskell or a Mazer pin.

Discovery Art | August 25, 2021 at 7:00

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Shop over 125 works of art by 19th, 20th & 21st Century artists working in a variety of mediums including oil, watercolor, pastel & mixed media. There’s a nice selection of still life etchings by Joanne Isaac (20th/21st), landscapes by Cesare A. Ricciardi (1892 - 1973) and nice quality natural wildlife prints. Of special note, there are original drawings by Helen Malta (1912-1975). There’s also a nice selection of portraits, landscapes, seascapes and abstracts. This is a great auction for the first time art buyer!

Modern, Collectible and Bisque Dolls and Body Parts | August 24, 2021 at 7:00 PM

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Shop this varied collection of nearly 200 lots featuring a large offering of modern, collectible and vintage dolls and supplies from the early 1900’s – 2000’s. Browse a unique selection of dolls made of bisque, composition, wood, cloth, celluloid, hard plastic and vinyl. Highlights include American Girl, Byer’s Choice (located not far from Alderfer's off 309), Alexander, Gene, Mary Hoyer, Ginny, F&B, Ideal, Disney, Steiff, Shirley Temple, Sasha, Celebrity and others. Bisque Dolls and Body Parts selections feature S(PB) H, AM, Kestner, Walkure, Byelo, CM Bergmann, Morimura, H. Koppelsdorf and GREINER. Adding to the variety are paper dolls, toys, wigs, clothing and doll parts.

Frey Auto Repair Business Retirement Liquidation | Quakertown, PA | August 23, 2021 at 8:00 PM

    After nearly 50 years of serving the local Quakertown area, Ken and Janet Frey of Frey Auto Repair are retiring. Alderfer Auction is pleased to offer the business retirement liquidation of their repair shop. Featuring a quality selection of master-mechanics tools, vehicle lifts and auto-servicing equipment. Well cared for items from high-end brands such as Snap-On, MAC, Matco, Hunter, Bilstein, and Dayton and in full supply. Check out the quality, new, and vintage shop cabinets from NAPA, American Parts, Val-E-Forge, and more. There is a large assortment of hand tools, floor jacks, and ladders. Other highlights include: a Vintage Sun Generator and Regulator Tester in working condition. Snap-On tire changer and Hunter GSP 9700 tire-balancer, and a PMW Heavy Duty Parts Cleaner. Alderfer Auction is also proud to offer the property at a future 2021 real estate auction - date to be announced.

    Furniture | August 19, 2021 at 8:00 PM

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    Alderfer welcomes you to take a look at this month's furniture sale. Shop a nice collection of styles including Country Primitive, Empire and Chippendale. Of special note is a nice butcher's block, bistro table and chairs, floor globe with stone inlay and camel saddle stool. Rounding out this auction are mirrors, rugs and lamps! There’s something for everyone!

    Clocks and Timepieces | August 19, 2021 at 7:00 PM

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    Shop this assortment of clocks and timepieces that will aim to please any collector or novice enthusiast. Featured clocks include French Country tall case clocks, French mantel clocks and garnitures, a Junghans mystery clock, painted porcelain and wood carved shelf clocks, wall and regulators by such makers as Ansonia, Seth Thomas, and New Haven. Waltham, Elgin, Illinois, a Ladies Swiss, British Sterling and an 18K gold pocket watches are offered.

    Britains | August 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM

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    We offer another installment of Britains that include The War Along the Nile, Napoleonic Wars, Zulu War, World War I & II, Delhi Durbar, Hussars, Frontline Figures, French Foreign Legion, Limited Editions and other groupings of miniatures, many in their original boxes.

    Firearms and Ammunition | August 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM

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    Firearms to include Kriegshoff Model 32 2-Barrel set, Browning Citori’s and Ultra XS, Remington M700, Winchester 70 and 88, Ruger 1022, Smith and Wesson 29-5 & Governor. You will find a selection of semi-automatic pistols by Sig Sauer, Ruger, Springfield, Colt 1911’s and P-38. Antique offerings include muzzleloaders, muskets, trapdoors and rolling blocks. Also offered is a large assortment of percussion revolvers and commemoratives. Most of the firearms in this auction are in new in box or very good condition. The auction continues with thousands of rounds of shotgun, rifle and pistol ammunition.

    Estate Sale | Doylestown, PA | August 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM

    This tastefully decorated home in Doylestown offers furniture by makers such as Henredon, Henkel Moore, Stickley and others. Décor includes Lladro figures, Majolica pieces, Simon Pearce glassware, and Waterford crystal. A large selection of artwork is also included by artists such as Gene Rossi, Sandy Askey-Adams, Pearl Mintzer, Hendrik Breedveld, Randall Higdon, and Cindy Ruenes.