Auction features items from Chambersburg motorcycle dealer’s estate

Unique vintage Indian & Harley Davidson motorcycle items will be sold at our June 3rd auction. Included will be vintage advertising, assorted parts, accessories, handbooks & more all from the estate of Lloyd “Junior” Thompson. Thompson’s father began selling Indian motorcycles in the early 1940s from their home on Scotland Avenue in Chambersburg. When Junior was young he modified a … Read More

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

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

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

Appraisal Day

October 8 | Appraisal Day with a Book Specialist Gateway Gallery Auction will host an appraisal day with book specialist William Earley. The event will be held Wednesday, October 8, 2014 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at Gateway Gallery Auction located at 643 Kriner Road, Chambersburg, PA. During the appraisal event, the public is welcome to bring books, manuscripts, maps, … 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