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Sept. 13 Photography Auction Includes Rare Photos by Stephen Shore, Walter Rosenblum, Lewis Hine & More

EJ’s Auction & Appraisal’s specialty auction features an important collection of more than two dozen scarce black and white and color photographs and gelatin prints GLENDALE, Ariz. (August 28, 2019) – The vintage photographs of parking lots, gas stations and other urban scenes may seem ordinary, but they are nothing of the sort. An important […]

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Painting attributed to Thomas Moran and a Navy Motion Picture Camera among rare items in August 30 auction

EJ’s Auction & Appraisal’s quarterly catalog auction features collectibles and fine art GLENDALE, Ariz. (August 6, 2019) – An oil painting attributed to the famous landscape artist Thomas Moran and a vintage Motion Picture Camera believed to have been used by the Navy are among some 40 rare and high-end collectibles that will be auctioned at […]

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Why Auction Reserves Can Be Tricky

Recently, I read a story about shill bidding that reinforced what I already knew: we in the auction industry need to do a better job educating consumers about how the auction process works. And, the collective “we” need to work together to make sure our peers adhere to ethics and industry standards. The article was […]

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High Demand for These Dolls

Recently, we auctioned a beautifully curated doll collection over two Saturdays that also coincided with World Doll Day on June 8th. We didn’t plan it that way, but the timing certainly didn’t hurt. Dolls can be tricky in the secondary market. There are many dolls that just don’t hold value, but the ones that are […]

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Prehistoric Mastodon Tusk, Jade Censer, Fine Art & More in EJ’s Summer Catalog Auction on Friday, June 14

GLENDALE, Ariz. (June 11, 2019) – An Alaskan prehistoric Mastodon tusk, an antique Edward Farmer jade censer, an original oil painting by Hungarian artist Vilmos Aba- Novak…these are just some of the rare collectibles that will hit the auction block on Friday, June 14 during EJ’s Auction & Appraisal’s Summer Catalog Auction. A free preview takes […]

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Bidders Battle Over Collectible Militaria

On May 18, our country celebrated Armed Forces Day – this is a day we come together and thank our military for their patriotic services. Under the leadership of President Harry S. Truman, the holiday was first celebrated in May 1950 to unify all the armed forces under one agency – the Department of Defense. […]

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EJ’s Auction & Appraisal Partners with Goodwill to Help Local Charities Throughout the Year

School Connect was a recipient of more than $2,700 GLENDALE, Ariz. (May 3, 2019) – Every Saturday, EJ’s Auction & Appraisal is bustling with bidders who purchase estate items both live at the full-service Glendale auction house or online. Items range from Picasso paintings to pots and pans, but sometimes items just don’t sell. On Sundays, […]

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Prices Can Soar for Aviation Memorabilia

Earlier this month, we had a specialty auction on a Friday night that focused on aviation memorabilia. As expected for a niche auction like this, the crowds were smaller than our weekly Saturday auctions, and many bidders were registered online. I was fascinated with this collection from the moment it came into our auction house. […]

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Clear Your Clutter Day and Clean Your Room Day Could Prove to Be Lucrative

GLENDALE, Ariz. (April 18, 2019) – Cleaning…decluttering…some people dread it, and it’s not surprising that a recent study published in Current Psychology found a substantial link between procrastination and clutter problems in all age groups. Sometimes, though, what appears to be old junk can hold value. There’s no better time to find out than during Clear […]

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