Two Million Dollar Week at Alderfer Auction

Two Million Dollar Week at Alderfer Auction

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The end of July brought notable hammer prices for Alderfer Auction as three long-anticipated auctions realized over 2 million dollars. The week began with the sale of a multiple parcel commercial property in Conshohocken, Pa. Prospective bidders gathered in-person, on the phones, and online to watch the bidding unfold. Settlement day is approaching quickly for the commercial property and the successful bidders.

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The week continued with Firearm sales sparking international interest. Registered buyers were successful throughout the United States and even as far as Sweden and France. Highlights featured a Browning Citori superlight over/under grade 6 shotgun which brought over $4000 with buyer’s premium. A rare Colt-Sharps Arms Co Borchardt falling block single shot rifle brought $3,180 and a Johnson Automatics model 1941 semi-automatic rifle was a featured item selling for $5100.

Lot 3127: Browning Citori Superlight Over/Under Grade 6 Shotgun. $4,062.50 Alderfer Auction

The week wrapped up with a noteworthy coin auction taking center stage with more than eight hundred lots. Bidding took place over the course of two days and brought more worldwide interest with online buyers. The coin collection presented a full decade of proof seated dollars from the 1860’s. Other highlights included an 1882 Proof 66 trade dollar which realized $16,800. Alderfer’s was buzzing with activity as interested bidders came to preview the coins ahead of time, many traveling from out of state to see the collection in-person. 

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These three auctions brought exciting results for our consignors. Do you have something you're considering to sell? Whether it be coins, firearms, real estate, fine art, or any other type of commodity, trust Alderfer Auction. Our experienced staff of specialists will handle every step from cataloging, photographing, marketing, and selling your items. Contact us today to speak with one of our sales representatives, (215) 393-3000.

Written by Hayley Schaffer