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Mr. Harb aka… the Auctioneer Insurance Guy, is the founder and CEO of AuctioneerInsurance.com, offered by IT Risk Managers, Inc. This program was designed by auctioneers, for auctioneers. He is a graduate of the Ohio Auction School and the Professional Ringmen...

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ELEVATING AUCTION EXCELLENCE – Working Together For Success! Fellow Members,The beginning of a New Year is not merely a marker of time, it is an opportunity for us to reflect on our shared mission, values and the incredible potential that lies within...

Chad Glaze Obituary

Chad "Cleatus" Glaze, 48, of Merrill, WI, was tragically taken from this life on Sunday, Dec. 31st, 2023, in a UTV accident. Chad was born February 23rd, 1975 in Appleton Wisconsin to Jerry and Ila Glaze. He was their treasure. He lived in Nevada for a number of...

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Larry Harb

Mr. Harb aka… the Auctioneer Insurance Guy, is the founder and CEO of AuctioneerInsurance.com, offered by IT Risk Managers, Inc. This program was designed by auctioneers, for auctioneers. He is a graduate of the Ohio Auction School and the Professional Ringmen...

Working Together For Success

ELEVATING AUCTION EXCELLENCE – Working Together For Success! Fellow Members,The beginning of a New Year is not merely a marker of time, it is an opportunity for us to reflect on our shared mission, values and the incredible potential that lies within...

Chad Glaze Obituary

Chad "Cleatus" Glaze, 48, of Merrill, WI, was tragically taken from this life on Sunday, Dec. 31st, 2023, in a UTV accident. Chad was born February 23rd, 1975 in Appleton Wisconsin to Jerry and Ila Glaze. He was their treasure. He lived in Nevada for a number of...

Fellow Members,

As the end of 2023 fast approaches, I reflect on what a remarkable year it’s been. It’s been a privilege to lead this group following Last Year’s successful Convention, through Day on the Hill, our Summer Events, and Day-to-Day activities where we strive to make the...

Donald W. Deterville Obituary

Donald W. Deterville, 88, town of Eaton, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, December 22, 2023. He was born on May 8, 1935, in Walhain to the late William and Anna (Rank) Deterville. On May 16, 1953, he married Lillian Mincheski at SS. Cyril and Methodius...

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I would like each of our members to do a short video telling they are a member of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association  and if you are coming to the convention add that. If you are not able to attend that is fine I still would like a video of you  or if you...

50 years of auctioneering: Jerry Thiel has half century of closing sales

This fall marked 50 years of auctioneering for Chilton’s Jerry Thiel. Thiel & Thiel Auctions of Chilton has an amazing history, dating back to 1919; however, Jerry has been doing it full time for 50 years as of Oct. 1. Thiel & Thiel Auctions is one of the most...

Josh Loewensteiner Conference Speaker

Josh Loewensteiner, is an enthusiastic 1st Generation auctioneer. Josh’s family had been in the dairy business for more than 5 generations before him and he grew up helping his father, Uncle, and Grandfather with chores around their farms and going to cattle, land,...

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David is the founding principal and shareholder with the firm of Krekeler Law, S.C., Madison, Wisconsin. He devotes his practice to debtor-creditor and bankruptcy matters, representing debtors, creditors, and bankruptcy trustees in cases under Chapters 7, 11, 12, and...

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18-pound country ham sells for $10 million at Kentucky auction

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WKRC/WLKY/CNN Newsource) - A massive country ham went for a whopping $10 million at the recent Kentucky State Fair auction. Former U.N. ambassador Kelly Craft and her husband, Joe Craft, along with Central Bank, put up the money for the prized ham...

RECORD-BREAKING SALES: BIG THREE AUCTION HOUSES AMASS $100 MILLION IN LUXURY WATCH SALES

Luxury watches took center stage in Geneva this past weekend as the three largest auction houses, Phillips, Sotheby’s, and Christie’s, brought their auctions to Switzerland. With a combined total of over $108 million USD in sales, the event proved to be a resounding...

Rare pink diamond gets nearly $35 million at auction

How is this for a “girl’s best friend”? This one should fit the famous Marilyn Monroe song. A 10.5-carat diamond named the “Eternal Pink” sold at auction Thursday for just under $35 million. This gem is extremely rare for achieving the highest grade available for the...

World’s most expensive car license plate sells for $15M in Dubai

A wealthy bidder has splashed out a world-record 55 million dirhams ($15 million) for a prestigious car license plate in Dubai, smashing a bar set in the United Arab Emirates more than a decade ago. Emirates Auction sold plate number P 7 — which, at first glance,...

Babe Ruth Bat Sells for Record $1.85 Million at Auction

The legend of the Great Bambino lives on almost 90 years since he last stepped on the diamond. A Babe Ruth baseball bat made history as the most expensive bat ever sold earlier this week, reaching a price tag of $1.85 million. The prior record belonged to a Ruth bat...

An $18 million Ferrari leads record classic-car auction at Amelia Island. See all 10 top sellers

Wealthy car collectors spent a record amount at the classic-car auctions at Amelia Island over the weekend, suggesting the market remains strong despite recession fears and falling stocks. Total sales at the Amelia Island auction reached $178.4 million — a record for...

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Chad Glaze Obituary

Chad "Cleatus" Glaze, 48, of Merrill, WI, was tragically taken from this life on Sunday, Dec. 31st, 2023, in a UTV accident. Chad was born February 23rd, 1975 in Appleton Wisconsin to Jerry and Ila Glaze. He was their treasure. He lived in Nevada for a number of...

Fellow Members,

As the end of 2023 fast approaches, I reflect on what a remarkable year it’s been. It’s been a privilege to lead this group following Last Year’s successful Convention, through Day on the Hill, our Summer Events, and Day-to-Day activities where we strive to make the...

Donald W. Deterville Obituary

Donald W. Deterville, 88, town of Eaton, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, December 22, 2023. He was born on May 8, 1935, in Walhain to the late William and Anna (Rank) Deterville. On May 16, 1953, he married Lillian Mincheski at SS. Cyril and Methodius...

WAA Members

I would like each of our members to do a short video telling they are a member of the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association  and if you are coming to the convention add that. If you are not able to attend that is fine I still would like a video of you  or if you...

David Dale Koning Obituary

David Dale Koning, 74, of Monroe, Wisconsin, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2023.Dave was born in Sterling, IL on August 8, 1949, the oldest of 8 children born to Willard and Mildred (Longanecker) Koning. He helped on the family farm and enjoyed sports,...

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World’s oldest Hebrew Bible could fetch $50 million at auction

A Hebrew Bible more than 1,000 years old and described as "one of the most important and singular texts in human history" will go on show later this month, before going under the hammer. The Codex Sassoon, dating to the late 9th to early 10th, is believed to be the...

Bugatti sells its last purely gas-powered car for $10.7M, sets world auction record

PARIS -- Bugatti sold its last purely gas-powered supercar at a Paris auction Wednesday for more than $10 million, setting a world auction record for a new car. Originally a special development model that was never intended to be sold, the one-of-a-kind Bugatti Chiron...

Piano owned by rock legends Queen to be sold at auction

A piano that was once owned by the band Queen is set to go under the hammer next month. The instrument - Kawai EP 308 baby grand electric piano - is thought to have been used on Queen's 1984 album The Works, which includes the hit single Hammer To Fall. The piano is...

Auctioneers report record figures as online auctions attract more people

Nigel Lewis; 25th October 2021 EIG figures highlighted by NAVA Propertymark show 15% uplift in sales to £539.5 million during September compared to the same time last year. Auctioneers have reported a record breaking £539.5 million in property sales during September...

Sotheby’s auction house creates a platform dedicated to NFT sales

The auction house will dedicate a platform entirely reserved for NFT sales, these certificates of authenticity which allow the appropriation of a digital object, and whose sales have exploded in recent months. The Sotheby’s auction house announced on October 14 the...

These Sphinx Patio Ornaments Were Offered for $700 at an English Auction House. Turns Out They’re Ancient—and Sold for $265,000

A flood of bidders seems to have known something that the auctioneer did not. Artnet News, October 14, 2021 Last weekend, a pair of sphinx statues were offered up at a small auction house in England. Weatherworn after spending the last 15 years in the garden of a...

Rare Mughal era spectacles to be auctioned by Sotheby’s

A pair of rare diamond and emerald spectacles from an unknown Indian princely treasury will be sold at an auction in London later this month. The lenses were placed in the Mughal-era frames around 1890, according to auction house Sotheby’s. The spectacles will be...

Bridge from ‘Winnie-the-pooh’ series auctioned for $179,167 in UK

The bridge that has been depicted in the book of children by A.A.Milne. The book was about Winnie-the-pooh, who was a honey-loving teddy bear. The bridge has been auctioned for over the amount that was being estimated. On Thursday, the statement was given by the...

Latest British Wool auction sees prices up 35% since July

Wool prices have risen by more than a third since the start of the season, pointing to farmers seeing an improved return when they get their payment next year for the 2021 clip. The fifth British Wool sale of the 2021 season took place last week and saw 1.2m kg of...

Chattanooga artist sells painting for $87,000 at London auction

When bidding came to a close at Phillips Auction House in London, a painting by a Chattanooga native who goes by the name “Genesis the Greykid” sold for $87,000. "A big blessing, it was wonderful,” said Genesis. He said his inspiration for the painting titled...

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