The Harrisburg Auction will be taking place July 15 through July 21st. The Auction will be taking place at City Island in Harrisburg. There will be an Auction Preview being held at the D & D Building, part of the Public Works Complex at South 19th Street, Harrisburg, July 11 thru 14. Bidders can participate 1. live in person, 2. by written bid, 3. by telephone, 4. in "real time" via the Internet. Internet bidding will be taking place on LiveAuctioneers.
July 15 - July 20 will consist of "structured" auction days devoted to specific categories of antiques, historic artifacts and collectibles. On these days, bidders can participate in any of the four ways listed above. July 21 will be an "unstructured day" where a wide variety of less valuable, but nonetheless interesting, items will be sold. Bidding on this day (the 21st) will be in front of a live audience only (i.e., no Internet). There is no charge to attend the Auction.
The Auction categories will include:
The Wild West: which ranges from items relating to specific historic figures including Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, Annie Oakley, Wyatt Earp, Buffalo Bill and Doc Holliday, on to such items as original horse drawn wagons, frontier clothing, saloon and gaming paraphernalia, even the largest known casting of Frederic Remington's Bronco Buster, approximately 12 feet tall!
Antique Firearms and Swords
The Early Wars: the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the Indian Wars and War of 1812
Mercantile: featuring objects sold in the general stores of the Old West, advertising, etc.
All additional information, including specifics start times and the daily auction schedule category by category can be found on Guernsey's web site or by contacting Guernsey's at 212-794-2280 or firstname.lastname@example.org