VIDEO: Model Trains & Toys on March 24th

Don’t miss out on this special auction! Included is the 35 year collection of John Whitney, of Atlanta, Georgia. A nice selection of Hornby, Tri-ang, Wrenn, Lima, Bachmann; with some Dapol, Graham-Farish, and Kitmaster included. There are several hundred locomotives in the collection as well as a large amount of rolling stock. A large majority of the items are boxed … 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

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