Strolling Down Memory Lane

Post by Blair Young As our next auction approaches, people come in to preview items and I unlock the cases for them. It’s a good opportunity for me to preview too. This is only my second auction here and I’m already surprised by some of the things I’ve found. Yesterday in the back gallery I found something interesting on a … Read More

Saturday’s Baseball Auction features rare Nellie Fox Items

Rare items connected with baseball Hall of Famer Nellie Fox will be among the hobby treasures offered for sale at an Oct. 3 auction in Chambersburg. Gateway Gallery Auction, 643 Kriner Road, is selling items autographed by Fox, as well as vintage baseball cards and other memorabilia. Fox, inducted posthumously into baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1997, was a native … Read More

Darn Kids, Get off my Lawn!

By: Lee Brouwer I have a secret wish… to start a twitter account entitled “Stuff Overheard in my Office”.  Most of the tweets would be non sequiturs and jokes taken wildly out of context…and, of course, for my own amusement. In reality, the most common phrase overheard in my office is “My kids just don’t appreciate my things, they just … Read More

Baseball Auction Items Include Babe Ruth Autograph

CHAMBERSBURG – Items signed by baseball’s greatest legend, Babe Ruth, and the New York Yankees’ most recent superstar, Derek Jeter, will be among the hobby treasures offered for sale at an August 15 auction in Chambersburg. Gateway Gallery Auction, 643 Kriner Road, is selling a baseball signed by Ruth and a bat and high school jersey signed by Jeter, along … Read More

Just in time for Baseball, Major Sports Card Collection Heads to Auction

Just in time for baseball’s opening pitch on Sunday April 5th, baseball cards depicting some of the game’s earliest stars including Ty Cobb and Cy Young will be sold. The auction held on April 4th, at Gateway Gallery Auction begins at 10 a.m. and will be the first of several auctions featuring cards and other sports memorabilia from a local … Read More

Heather & Lee’s Monthly DIY

We are excited to share a new segment in our blog – “Lee and Heather’s Auction DIY”. Inspired by articles in Country Living, HGTV, and Real Simple Magazine, we decided to tackle a few DIY projects. Not only do they appear easy, but most of them can be accomplished with items that come through auction on a regular basis. One … Read More

2014 Real Estate Auction Highlights

Greetings all! As we are wrapping up our summer auction season and we though it would be nice to take a look back at some of the real estate we sold this year. Take a moment to check out the video and we hope to see everyone at our annual Labor Day Auction on September 1st. www.essayprofs.com

The Antiques Summit

In my line of work, I think I’ve just about heard it all. Recently, there’s been a lot of lamenting about “kids these days”; picture an old codger shaking a cane saying “damn kids don’t appreciate anything. You want things fast, cheap, and easy”. In the auction and antique business, this trend is serious.  For us, it may mean a … Read More

Noted Book Expert Joins Auction House Staff

William B. Earley has joined Gateway Gallery Auction LLC as Specialist Consultant for Antiquarian and Out of Print Books. Earley brings nearly 40 years of experience in the fine book and manuscript field to Gateway. He will be responsible for assessing and cataloging rare, antiquarian, out of print books, as well as local history memorabilia. A Chambersburg native, Earley owned … Read More

The Unknown Auctioneer

The idea behind a benefit/charity auction is to raise money for an organization, usually a non-profit. Most people, even non-auction goers, are familiar with and, probably have even attended one. Typically, these auctions have a silent bid component as well as a live bid portion conducted by a professional auctioneer.   Anytime the word “auction” is in the news or … Read More