Tips and tricks to scoring a bargain.
Great bargains on farm equipment are available at farm auctions, provided you know what to look for and inspect items thoroughly before bidding.
At this Amish auction a pony-drawn cart is one of the items being sold.
Sometimes you can find treasures at country auctions, like the lever-action Winchester 1886 Bryon Millard is holding.
Possible bidders at Millard’s check out the firearms, knives and ammo up for auction.
Customers previewing items before the auction begins.
Bryon Millard announces that the auction is ready to start, which gives interested bidders a heads-up to sit down. The doors open at 9 am and close between 4 and 5 pm.
Whatever the weather, but especially on a rainy Saturday in the country, there is no more enjoyable and free entertainment than an auction sale. There is also no better place to get what you need to furnish and equip your newly acquired cabin or small holding, right up to and including heavy equipment. Even if you are not initially in the market for anything specific and don’t intend to bid, you will probably change your mind, so gather your wits and brace yourself. Check your local small-town newspaper for the auction advertisements and locations, but before you head out, here’s a quick primer on auction rules!
Whatever the weather, but especially on a rainy Saturday in the country, there is…
by New Pioneer / Apr 25, 2014