Get it for a Steal
Even when the economy is tip top, everyone loves a great price. These days, we like bargains even more. Here’s your guide to the best sales and everyday deals on clothing, food, gifts and more in the state.
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Whether you’re pining for furniture, fine art, toy cars or Civil War carbines, Delaware auction houses are a great place to find unique bargains.
Mid-Atlantic Auctions and Appraisals, based in Greenville, holds its auctions at the Newark Senior Center (200 White Chapel Drive, Newark, 737-2336) two to four times a year. Find antiques, fine art, Oriental rugs and anything else auctioneer Edward Stinson calls “high-end 18th- and 19th-century stuff.” Visit www.mid-atlantic.com, or call 633-9470.
From its 15,000-square-foot facility, downstate giant Joseph C. O’Neal & Sons (11112 Laurel Road, Laurel, 875-5261) auctions antiques, farm machinery, real estate and personal property weekly. Visit www.onealsauction.com.
Each Saturday, Reagan and Associates Auctioneers (115 N. Washington St., Milford, 422-2392; 8956 Middleford Road, Seaford, 628-7653) bangs the gavel on antiques, restaurant equipment, farm machinery, vehicles and firearms, says auctioneer D. Scott Reagan. Visit www.reaganauctions.com.
Evard B. Hall Auctioneers (14099 Woodbridge Road, Greenwood, 349-0261) are purveyors of fine art, antiques, and the decorative arts of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Visit www.ebhallauctions.com for more.
Watson’s Auction Gallery (115 N. Washington St., Milford, 422-2392) specializes in antiques, collectibles and estate sales. It’s also a great place to find black Delaware license plates. Visit www.watsonsauction.com.
Staffed with an expert crew of appraisers, William H. Bunch Auctions & Appraisals (1 Hillman Drive, Chadds Ford, Pa., 610-558-1800) hosts bi-weekly sales featuring expansive estate catalogs culled from private homes, museums and collectors. Visit www.williambunchauctions.com for more. —Matt Amis
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