Auction features vast collection of Hall china & vintage motion lamps

A collection of Hall china and motion lamps will be sold at a two-session auction on Nov. 19 in Chambersburg at Gateway Gallery Auction, 643 Kriner Road. The first session begins 9 a.m. and consists of furniture; decorator items; book; TV & radio repair equipment and parts; and personal property. The second session starts at 1 p.m. and includes 312 … Read More

Auction article in today’s Public Opinion

Chambersburg’s Public Opinion ran an article about our Oct. 29th sports card & memorabilia auction. You can check it out here. At the www.eduessayhelper.org same time, they were learning about making electrical connections, how to use tools, and how to troubleshoot their work when it failed

What’s Hot at Saturday’s Matchbox & Comic Auction

Keep an eye on these 5 Lots #5 Lot #230 – 36 Austin, 39 Zodiac Convertible in original box. This lot has received many views & much attention….this is one to watch.     #4 Lot #13 – (7) Superfasts in their Original Boxes have numerous active bids and view after view. Currently at $55, perhaps 13 is a lucky number? … Read More

Vintage Halloween

It’s the beginning of October and Halloween decorating is in full swing for most. How do you typically decorate your home for this time of year? Carved jack-o-lanterns? Spider cobwebs? Maybe some ghouls and ghosts? The Collector’s Guide to Beistle Company’s Vintage Halloween Party Goods in the September issue of Country Living shows us what Halloween decorating looked like around the … Read More

Sept. 17th Auction featured in The Herald Mail

Our Sept. 17th Sports Cards & Memorablia auction is just around the corner! Lindsey Welling and Kevin Gilbert from The Herald Mail stopped by Gateway last week to learn more about this upcoming sale. You can find Lindsey’s article & video with Kevin’s photos here or check out today’s (9/12) paper. Everything has history whatever pay for essays by www.essaydragon.com/ topic students are interested … Read More

Labor Day Auction features Frank Feather cane and items from retired Letterkenny Command Sergeant Major

Gateways’s annual Labor Day Auction, comprising a blend of several local households, takes place on Monday, September 5th at 10:00 AM.  Auction highlights include an exquisite Frank Feather presidential themed cane, items from C.S.M. Ret. Garner (Rowdy) Yates of Letterkenny, an 1864 Harper’s Weekly with Burning of Chambersburg illustrations, an exceptional mix of quality furniture from Victorian to modern, Brian Tucker … Read More

August Auctioneer’s Note

Remember when stuff was more than just stuff? Grandma’s beef vegetable soup was great but it just tasted better in grandma’s bowls; the treasured vase that sat atop the mantle for years that you were warned never to touch, that felt just right in your hands the first time you were allowed to really look at it. I was reminded … Read More

Original Work by Stoner at July 25th Auction

post by Blair Young Every auction at Gateway proves to be a learning experience for me with all the items that come in to be set up. While I wasn’t formerly familiar with him,I have found out that Charles Stoner is a well-known local artist around our parts. We happen to have one of his original pieces, and I’ve received … Read More

Model Airplanes: Humble Beginnings to Great Popularity

Post by Blair Young At our June 27th auction we have a case full of mostly model airplanes (a few model cars too). The makers of the models we have include Monogram, Airfix, Hasegawa, Revell, Testors, Lindberg & Glencoe. Knowing nothing about building models, I thought I’d do a little research about the history of some of these companies. Let’s … Read More

Kitschy, but still art? Absolutely.

post by Blair Young A black velvet painting is totally new to me (along with all kinds of other things I’m learning about that come through our auction). Yesterday I saw my first one, which we’re selling on Monday, May 2nd. At first glance it doesn’t seem to be a very refined kind of art. First of all, it’s a scene … Read More