OCALA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Online pre-bidding is currently open for a largescale antiques and collectibles auction held by Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania-based Ascendant Auction Galleries. The auction features over 900 items, including a range of antique and primitive furniture, paintings and prints, gold and silver jewelry, pottery and porcelain, bronze sculptures, musical instruments, crystal and glass, clocks, textiles, Oriental collectibles, firearms, coins, classic autos, and more. Buyers all over the world can place pre-bids and participate in the live sale through HiBid.com, the leader in internet bidding solutions and webcast bidding for live auctions. The auction begins Saturday, November 18th at 10 a.m. (EST).
Ascendant Auction Galleries has curated items from all over the world for its two-day November to Remember Auction. “Our Russian Empire-style gilt bronze and malachite table is just one of the many prized pieces in this auction,” explains Leah Pisano, the auction house’s business manager. “We’re also auctioning a private collection of Volkswagen automobiles (including three Bugs, a ’74 Thing, ’68 and ’73 VW Karmann Ghias, and even a ’54 Willys one-ton Jeep pickup!).” The auction will include a total of 10 vehicles and two off-road go-carts. “We also have many oriental pieces that include a palace-sized Oriental rug, hundreds of pieces of antique 1850s Rose Medallion Oriental pottery and beautiful vintage teak wood furniture,” she adds. European furnishings and décor, rare Fry glass, Italian jewelry, clocks from around the world, and U.S. currency will also be available for bidding.
In addition to providing an accessible bidding platform, HiBid functions alongside Auction Flex (a full-service auction management software) to streamline auctions in ways that benefit both buyers and sellers. The ability to quickly and easily upload auctions to HiBid.com extends otherwise hyperlocal live auctions to a global audience of bidders. The platform is mobile-friendly, making it easy for bidders to keep an eye on items of interest and place bids ahead of and during the live sale. For Ascendant Auction Galleries, it presents a clear advantage: “HiBid connects our merchandise to bidders from around the globe,” notes Leah. “We are thankful for a bidding platform that makes it easy for people to search for and bid on our auction items from the comfort of their homes.”
Each of the 905 auction items available from Ascendant Auction Galleries has an online listing featuring pictures, information, and other details about the piece. Interested bidders can also contact Ascendant Auction Galleries directly to learn more about specific items. Register to bid for free at HiBid.com, and find more information in the HiBid catalog for this auction.
Lot #1065: Antique William W Hayden Table Cigar Lighter
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