The Millennial Generation and the Future of Auctions

These past few weeks have been incredibly busy, back to back to back auctions make for long weeks and little free time to update the blog. When we experienced some “technical difficulties” with our server this week, I found this to be a perfect time to tackle an issue that is always in the back of my mind.   This … Read More

An Auction Fit for a Wedding

If you read our blog with any regularity you have probably figured out that I am getting married soon (hopefully, if all goes smoothly), and I have weddings on the brain.   So now I am thrust into wedding planning, and unlike most little girls I really had no vision about how my wedding should be. I keep hearing the … Read More

Top 10 Repurposed Gifts you can Find at Auction

Tis the season to be jolly, or if you are like most of us, tis the season to agonize over what to give that one person who is so hard to shop for. I agonized and agonized like I do every year (my mother is SO hard to shop for)! Fortunately I work at an auction house so unique and … Read More

Vintage Pinterest

If you are alive today (and are computer literate) chances are you have heard of Pinterest. I have often called it “stumble upon for ladies”. If you’re a young 20 something and planning a wedding (ahem)… you practically live on Pinterest. Frankly I often wonder how people got things done before its existence. If you are at all into vintage it … Read More

Candy Containers and Western Toys are not just for Children Anymore at Gateway Gallery Auction

Candy Containers and Western Toys are not just for Children Anymore at Gateway Gallery Auction Rare Kaleidoscope Candy Container and Western Toy Collectibles top off a superb holiday auction. Chambersburg, PA- Gateway Gallery Auction’s annual Columbus Day Auction on October 8th, 2012 features period furniture, firearms, glassware, ceramics, local pharmaceutical items from Wogan’s pharmacy and stand out cataloged items. Gateway’s Columbus Day auction is a must see … Read More

Vintage Beauty Standards

Today is Spa Day at Gateway Gallery! Heather and Wheezer having a steam bath Even I am enjoying my beauty treatment I can tell you sitting in the Grecian steam bath did not make me feel more relaxed, but perhaps its all in the mind.  Honestly we have some pretty neat vintage exercise equipment in our September 3rd auction. Like this … Read More

Buttons

One of my friends asked me once, “Hey Lee, what are your favorite things you have seen come through at auction”? Although its always difficult to pick just one, usually buttons come to mind. Now, as my grandmother once told me, I sew like a blind man on a fast horse… so for me they are not merely about mending … Read More

Pressed Pattern Glass

Its been a while since we have updated our Auction Blog, but mostly that’s because we have been so busy with auctions! In the past few months we have had some pretty incredible items come through our doors. Our last auction featured pressed pattern glass goblets and it had Heather and I pretty busy! We had nearly 1,000 goblets that we had … Read More

Why shop at auction?

Lately here at Gateway Gallery Auction we have been sitting here racking our brains on why more young people don’t shop at auctions. With the rising trend of vintage, upcycling, antiques, and thrift stores auctions would seem to be a natural shopping destination for young people looking to furnish their lives with quality goods on a budget. Although we have … Read More