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Ronald B. Bowling Estate Auction on Nov. 10 Includes Rare, Vintage Advertising, Porcelain Signs, Native American Collectibles & More

Owner of Sedona’s Clear Creek Trading Company had acquired a massive collection, including art, antique firearms, an antique copper moonshine still, antique axes and more GLENDALE, Ariz. (October 31, 2018) – A massive, personal collection of rare, vintage porcelain signs, scarce advertising ephemera and wooden crates, valuable Native American items, vintage gas pumps, and antiques will […]

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Be Aware of Price Anchor with Vintage Toy Boats

When you think of how many people here in Arizona have boats and love to relax on one of our many lakes, it’s not surprising that we often see antique and vintage toy boats and ships come through our auction house. Speed boats, sailboats, ocean liners, steam boats, battleships, pop up boats, cargo ships…people love […]

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Scottsdale Man Pays $20 for Storage Unit and Finds Historical Documents and Collectibles from U.S. Congressman

Oct. 19 auction at EJ’s in Glendale to include letters from Herbert Hoover, President Harding White House invitations, historical photos, currency, antique cufflinks and more GLENDALE, Ariz. (October 5, 2018) – When Don Smith decided to pay $20 for an abandoned storage unit in Peoria a few weeks ago, he had no idea that the contents […]

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Don’t Discard Antique & Vintage Radios

There’s a great television episode of The Twilight Zone called “Static” that features the main character and an antique radio, specifically a 1928 RCA Radiola 62. In typical Twilight Zone fashion, the story was creepy. The main character became obsessed with the radio, even though the live performances and programs being aired featured people who […]

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3 Native American Items Doing Well at Auction

In mid-August, more than 100,000 people attended the 97th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market, the world’s largest and oldest juried Native American art show and market. Produced by the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts, the event featured 1,200 of the nation’s best Native American artists from approximately 100 tribes. I have no doubt that the […]

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EJ’s Auction & Consignment Renews Glendale Lease for Seven Years

Weekly auctions attract live in-house and online bidders seeking high quality art, antiques, jewelry and estate collections GLENDALE (August 9, 2018) – EJ’s Auction & Consignment has renewed its property lease with CIRE and the full-service auction house will remain in its current Glendale location for seven years. The 29,000 square-foot “Big Box” building is located […]

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What Makes Historical Documents Valuable

I’m a history buff, so when historical documents and photos come in to our auction house, I’m particularly interested in discovering the stories behind them. Sometimes it’s a military document revealing a strategy behind battle orders, other times, it’s a vintage signed photograph of a prominent public figure or a celebrity – even an old, […]

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Which Lladró Figurines Are in Demand?

Buying and selling figurines on the secondary market can be tricky. Certain manufacturers, like Hummel and Precious Moments, once soared in popularity but have seen a sharp decline in demand as they flood the market. Lladró porcelain figurines are also flooding the market, so can you expect the same reaction from collectors? It depends. We’ve […]

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