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When will you be back open for Treasure Hunt Thursday live auctions?

Good Question.  Honesty, we’re not sure.  Until the restrictions on crowd size are lifted, we will be forced to conduct our auctions online.  While online auctions are great, WE MISS OUR AUCTION FRIENDS!

We have several online auctions scheduled in the next couple of months, so be sure to like us on Facebook and check our website https://doerrauctions.hibid.com/ for updated bidding links and auction information. 

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Fall 2016 Re-Opening

Hello auction friends! We just wanted to let everyone know that Treasure Hunt Thursday auctions resume on September 1st. We are working on a large estate with several vehicles, motorcycles, guns, tools, and furniture that will be sold that night.  If you are interested in selling merchandise we will resume accepting consignments on September 2nd.

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What’s Up with Online Auctions?

Over the past few months, we have been working on including online auction opportunities for both buyers and sellers.  Hopefully, this will explain a little bit of what we are doing and why.

Estate Online Auctions-

During these types of auctions, the items are usually left in the house and photographed.  

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Police Unclaimed Property Bicycle Auction

By order of the SIUC Department of Public Safety and the Carbondale Police Department, unclaimed property from both departments will be sold at auction on Thursday, June 11th at 6pm at the Doerr Auction Center in Vergennes, IL.

Items to be included:

OVER 125 Bicycles
Flat-Screen Televisions
Electronics
Weight Lifting Equipment
Jewelry
&

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Posted in Auction Information, Special Events


History of American Fostoria Glass

HISTORY OF THE FOSTORIA GLASS COMPANY  1887 – 1986

The Fostoria Glass Company began operations in Fostoria, Ohio, on December 15, 1887. This site was chosen because natural gas at a recently opened field in the area had been offered at a very low cost to attract new industries. However,

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Pfaltzgraff “Village” Dinnerware and Serveware

We have a beautiful set of Pfaltzgraff “Village” Dinnerware and many serving dishes this week at our consignment auction (Thursday, June 4th at 6pm).

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On the Pfaltzgraff website, only a small fraction of these items are available.

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Antiques Galore This Week!

Some weeks are inevitably better than others, but this week is especially good for antiques!  We have lots of crocks, crock bowls, a copper wash boiler, leaded glass, glassware, and so much more!  We are doing our best to post pictures as early as possible, so be looking for those as we finish setting out the auction for tomorrow (Thursday) night.

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