July, 2007

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers First Half Results Show Continued Strength; Dividend Increases

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers First Half Results Show Continued Strength; Dividend Increases

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE: RBA)(TSX: RBA) today announced earnings growth of 17% over the first half of 2006, delivering net earnings of $44.1 million, or $1.26 per diluted weighted average share for the six months ended June 30, 2007. Net earnings growth in 2007 would have been 20%, excluding the effect of after-tax gains […]

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Blue Hound Auctions, LLC Tapped to perform Live!

Blue Hound Auctions, LLC Tapped to perform Live!

Blue Hound Auctions, LLC an auctioneering firm out of Fuquay Varina, NC announces that it has been tapped to perform live for the North Carolina Chapter of the Chrons and Colitis Foundation of America. “The Gourmet Gala” is scheduled for September 9, 2007 at the Hilton Hotel at the Raleigh Durham Airport at 6PM. Many […]

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The Fine Fortnum & Mason Sale at Bonhams

The Fine Fortnum & Mason Sale at Bonhams

Bonhams will hold a special sale offering selected items from the renowned London store, Fortnum & Mason, on Wednesday 26 September 2007 at Bonhams in New Bond Street, London. The sale will raise a fund to be reinvested in new acquisitions for the refurbished Fortnum & Mason premises in time for its 300th anniversary. The […]

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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated Announces 2007 Q2 Earnings Conference Call

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated Announces 2007 Q2 Earnings Conference Call

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE:RBA)(TSX:RBA), the world’s largest auctioneer of industrial equipment, operating through over 110 locations in 25 countries around the world, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its 2nd quarter results on Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (8 a.m. Pacific time). This call is being webcast by […]

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Quad City Steamwheelers Helmet Auction Net $6,960 for Genesis Senior Compassion Fund

Quad City Steamwheelers Helmet Auction Net $6,960 for Genesis Senior Compassion Fund

The Quad City Steamwheelers helped raise $6,960 after the regular season finale at the i wireless Center on Thursday, July 26. All proceeds from the auction will go to benefit the Genesis Senior Compassion Fund. “We want to thank the Steamwheelers and all of the fans who participated in the auction,” says Ken Croken, Vice […]

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Ableauctions Heavy Machinery Auctions Realize $2,100,000 in Internet Sales

Ableauctions Heavy Machinery Auctions Realize $2,100,000 in Internet Sales

Ableauctions.com (AMEX:AAC) announced today that Stephen Passy and Associates’ July 12th, 2007 and July 18th, 2007 auctions, broadcast through NAALive.com, realized over $2,100,000 in combined online sales with Internet bidding influence exceeding $3,800,000. Highlights of the auctions included the following Internet sales: Caterpillar D10T crawler tractor – $865,000 Power curber 5700B super crawler curb & […]

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Bonhams to Sell Painting by Dutch Artist Who Likes to Walk on the Wild Side

Bonhams to Sell Painting by Dutch Artist Who Likes to Walk on the Wild Side

A painting by the renowned wildlife artist and natural born adventurer, Paul Augustinus, will be sold at Bonhams in Knightsbridge in the Sporting and Ornithological Pictures sale on Wednesday 1 August 2007. The painting depicts two cheetahs bathing in the African sunlight and is expected to fetch £6,000 – 8,000. Unlike most other wildlife artists […]

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Goodwood Revival Sale Highlights

Goodwood Revival Sale Highlights

Important Sports, Competition and Collectors’ Cars, Automobilia and Models The Goodwood Revival, Chichester, Sussex 31 August 2007 1927 Bentley 6 1/2-Litre All Weather Tourer The only 6 ½-Litre Bentley to be bodied by Corsica, this car has been in the same family for the last 60 years. Originally a Hooper drophead coupe, it was sold […]

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Art Auction to Help Preserve Natural Areas in Central Indiana

Art Auction to Help Preserve Natural Areas in Central Indiana

Art collectors and conservationists can support the preservation of natural areas in central Indiana this Friday and Saturday, July 27th and July 28th, at the “Preserving Nature” art show and sale, held at Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc., in Carmel, IN. Fifteen award-winning landscape artists, most from Indiana, have created a collection of thirty paintings […]

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Auction Industry Report Projects Continued Positive Growth

Auction Industry Report Projects Continued Positive Growth

During the “State of the Industry” forum at the 58th International Auctioneers Association Conference and Show in San Diego, the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) unveiled industry projections for 2007. The industry survey was conducted by MORPACE International and projected the industry to grow $7.6 billion in 2007. If the current trend continues, analysts project industry […]

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BONHAMS TO SELL COLLECTION OF THE MOST DECORATED ROYAL NAVY RESERVE OFFICER OF ALL TIME

BONHAMS TO SELL COLLECTION OF THE MOST DECORATED ROYAL NAVY RESERVE OFFICER OF ALL TIME

Bonhams will be selling a Collection of Royal Navy items belonging to the late Reserve Officer, Commander Norman Morley DSC listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most decorated Reserve Officer of all time. The collection includes an 1827 pattern Naval Officer’s Sword, the commander’s shoulder boards and his medals containing for instance […]

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Manheim Hosts First-ever Mobile Home Sale

Manheim Hosts First-ever Mobile Home Sale

Manheim’s Fort Worth Vehicle Auction hosted its first-ever mobile home sale on July 12, helping to sell all of the units offered by CIT, a key customer. “CIT provided us with a great opportunity to sell their units, and we are thrilled about the results they achieved,” said Patti Bailey, Fort Worth Vehicle Auction general […]

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