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

Gallery Wall How To

Yarn covered mounts and distressed furniture are hot trends in interior decorating right now; but they don’t, necessarily, work in everyone’s home.  Instead, a gallery wall is a timeless classic that can work in any space. Inspired by magazines spreads and Pinterest, I decided to give it a whirl. I realize that spatial reasoning is something I am lacking.  That … Read More

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

Top 10 Repurposed Gifts you can Find at Auction

Tis the season to be jolly, or if you are like most of us, tis the season to agonize over what to give that one person who is so hard to shop for. I agonized and agonized like I do every year (my mother is SO hard to shop for)! Fortunately I work at an auction house so unique and … Read More

Vintage Pinterest

If you are alive today (and are computer literate) chances are you have heard of Pinterest. I have often called it “stumble upon for ladies”. If you’re a young 20 something and planning a wedding (ahem)… you practically live on Pinterest. Frankly I often wonder how people got things done before its existence. If you are at all into vintage it … Read More