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Apple Tree Auction Center

Apple Tree Auction Center

A family business steeped in history with eyes on the future. Behind the success of every small business, there is a family. We are proud to have three generations working side by side. Sam Schnaidt Sam Schnaidt (Founder/President) grew up in a home of long time antique and automobile collectors. Sam started collecting at the age of 12, buying his first antique car at auction, a 1926 coupe, for $20.00. He collected antique toys as a teenager, many of which are on display at the auction house today. Sam and his wife, Heidi, have bought, sold, and collected antiques for almost 50 years. Sam graduated from Ohio University and Reppert School of Auctioneering in 1963. Sam and Heidi were joined at Apple Tree by their son, David, in 1993. David filled Apple Tree with his great enthusiasm and expertise until he lost a brave battle with cancer in 2013. Debbie Schnaidt Sam and Heidi’s daughter, Debbie Schnaidt (Vice President) grew up going on antique buying trips that were thinly disguised as family vacations. She loves the warmth, patina, and history of antiques. Debbie attended auction school in 1994, and has now assumed management and auctioneering duties at Apple Tree. She has been appointed by Governor DeWine to serve a second term on the auction commission. Debbie looks forward to growing the business with her son, Spencer, and his wife Meredith.

Bidder Reviews for Apple Tree Auction Center (749)

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Folsom, CA

Mar 31, 2023
Good Customer Service
Was my first time purchasing from this auction house, and I wanted the Pickard pitcher, but since the price was so reasonable I went ahead and bought the lot. Turns out the second item in the lot is signed by the artist and I can attribute it to another Chicago studio, so it turned out to be a good investment. The auction house was easy to work with and the shipment arrived sooner than I expected. Thank you!
Three (3) Piece Porcelain Floral Items

West Milford, NJ

Mar 22, 2023
Nice selection
Honest auction house, always a pleasure, will buy again! Many Thanks
73 Loose One-Cent Coins

Prince George, VA

Mar 19, 2023
Love the antique doll!
Great antique doll selection.
Schoenau & Hoffmeister bisque flange head baby. 12" circ solid dome head, painted hair, stationary

Medford, OR

Mar 16, 2023
always a pleasure, can't wait for the next doll auction, thanks
Always beautiful dolls, Great auction house, easy to work with
Small German bisque socket head girl marked "MOA". 8" doll with sparse mohair wig, stationary glass

Concord, NC

Mar 15, 2023
Another great auction experience with Apple Tree Auction Center!
Apple Tree Auction Center is very professional and easy to work with. The descriptions and photos were accurate and provided a good representation of the items. The auctioneers were very good and great fun to listen to. Apple Tree offers in house shipping, which I think is always a plus for the buyer. They know exactly how to pack an antique doll, and she arrived just like she left their gallery-beautiful and undamaged! The packing/shipping cost was very reasonable, too. I'm looking forward to another auction with Apple Tree Auction.
Bisque socket head girl marked Tete Jumean DEP. 21" doll with mohair wig, glass sleep eyes, pierced

Sutton, VT

Feb 27, 2023
Excellent experience!!!
Perfect!! Could not have been any better
Antique Hay thief also hay hook with wooden handle and a single prong.30” long.

Grovetown, GA

Feb 23, 2023
Good Communication
Good Seller

Boise, ID

Feb 21, 2023
shadow box
Perfect Valentines gift which will end up in a beautiful shadow box.
Sterling Silver Cherubs Pin

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