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6 Things You Might Not Know About Monday Auctions at Gateway

February 12, 2016

  1. How many lots per hour are sold at a typical Monday Auction? On average we sell 120 lots per hour.

  2. How many times do we say “SOLD” during an average Monday auction? At a typical Monday auction, we say the word “SOLD” between 1200 and 1250 times.

  3. Champagne and Fossils! It’s an Archaeologist’s Party. At times, we make up “themed” tray lots. Why? Why not?!

  4. What is John’s favorite humorous “auctioneer” saying? “If you don’t love me and you ain’t satisfied, then get on your pony and ride, ride, ride.”

  5. What’s the longest amount of time you can call sale without taking a break? In the words of Dr. Sheldon Cooper (on the Big Bang Theory) “We are only as strong as our weakest bladder.” John can call sale 10 hours straight, if needed. Heather can call sale 4 hours…maybe 4.5.

  6. What’s up with the Wade figurines above the doors and window frames? Heather drinks A LOT of Red Rose Tea. The Wade figurines are included and it seems like a unique way to display them. 

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