[vcf-midatlantic] Live auctions at VCF-East?

Douglas Crawford touchetek at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 09:57:44 EST 2017

On 3/3/2017 3:29 AM, Joseph Oprysko via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Evan, I believe I suggested this idea last year, but I don't recall for
> sure.
> One ''event" I'd like to see at VCF-East would be a live auction event.
> There's often items that are either complete systems, or certain rare items
> that I know I would rather see performed as an auction as opposed to just
> 'for sale' in the normal sales room.
> I don't know if it would be too late to do that now for this year or not. I
> know I have a number of items I'd rather 'auction' off to either members or
> visitors to VCF-East.  The specifics of the auction would likely be left up
> to the board to decide. (Lot size, percentage taken by VCF for facilitating
> the auction, etc.)
> I know there was times where I heard that 'someone will be selling X item'
> in the consignment room, only to get over there after getting my tables
> setup, etc, and see it's already been picked over like a corpse by a
> buzzard.  But by setting a specific time, with a viewing of lots prior to
> the auction. It gives people a chance to purchase the specific item/lot.
> Thanks,
> Joe
That's an interesting idea!

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