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

2013 an Auction Year End Review

It’s been a fantastic year here at Gateway. Usually around this time of year we like to take a look back at some auction highlights and share them with you. Here are some of our favorites from the past year, and don’t forget we have a busy 2014 as well! Head on over to our Auction Calendar to see what … Read More

Vintage Automata

How many of you read The Invention of Hugo Cabret?  It was made into a movie called Hugo. If you haven’t, I highly recommend you see it or pick up the book. It’s a heartwarming tale of a young boy finding his place in the world and it features one of the coolest things in the antique world, automata or … Read More

The Final Chapter of Twice Read Books’ Story

Chambersburg, PA – Twice Read Books in Downtown Chambersburg is in its’ last month of existence. At the end of July, the store will close and the remaining 30,000+ books will be sold at auction on August 3, 2013.   Twice Read Books has been a vital member of the Downtown Chambersburg community for the last 20 years. Owner Bill … Read More

Meet auction enthusiast Jonah Martin

  12-year-old Jonah Martin loves to attend auctions. He can often be found cruising through our back gallery or diligently bidding from the front row.  We wondered what got him interested in auctions; here’s what he had to say   Q: Why do you like to go to Auctions? A: I like to meet new people and find lots of … 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