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Case Study: Harley Davidson Motorcycle

The Challenge:  One of our fundraising clients approached us about selling a Harley Davidson motorcycle for them.  The motorcycle was not to be added to the live auction at their event as it was donated late and the auction had … Continue reading

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Case Study: Duke Basketball Tickets

The Challenge:  A client approached Bowtie Benefit Auctions with a set of Duke basketball tickets that had to be used well before the client’s actual event and fundraising auction. The Solution:  Bowtie Benefit Auctions utilized a timed online auction to … Continue reading

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Case Study: American Buffalo Gold proof coin

The Challenge:  Bowtie Benefit Auctions was contacted by a client who had a US Mint proof gold American Buffalo 1-ounce coin donated to their auction. The Solution:  Instead of adding the coin to the live auction at the event, we … Continue reading

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The Market is the Expert

When conducting fundraising auctions, many clients ask what an item should sell for at the event.  Most times when I hear that question I step back into the world of asset appraisals… by the way, in addition to being a … Continue reading

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The Auctioneer’s Boss

I am a professional fundraising auctioneer. My clients are the boss. End of story. They are the ones that agree to my rate, the ones who give me the product to sell or the fundraising goal for the evening and … Continue reading

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