Real Estate Auctions in July

We have 3 upcoming real estate auctions next month July 7th at 5 PM – 2432 McCleary Drive, Chambersburg, PA July 8th at 10 AM – 951 S. Fifth Street, Chambersburg, PA July 14th at 5 PM – 8656 Browns Mill Road, Greencastle, PA More info under our calendar tab.

New Year’s auction will include early Chambersburg compass and Carlisle rifle

An early surveyor’s compass produced by John Scott of Chambersburg and a Kentucky Rifle signed Henry Lechler of Carlisle will be sold at an auction on January 2 at Gateway Gallery Auction, 643 Kriner Road, Chambersburg. John Scott, a silversmith-clockmaker, had multiple residences, but in 1784 set up shop next to the court house in a two-story log building with … Read More

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

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

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

Times change, love for toys remains strong

post by Blair Young As we prepare for auction tomorrow, Heather asked me to post some reminder signs about the lead toys we will be selling. Quite a few old toys are made of lead or contain lead paint. By today’s standards, these “toys” are not intended to be played with by children, and instead are considered collectibles. This sparked … Read More