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WEAPONS FROM COUNTRY'S OLDEST MILITARY SCHOOL TO BE SOLD IN CORDIER'S WINTER FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION

November 20, 2018

Founded in 1836, Carson Long Military Academy in New Bloomfield, PA, was the oldest continually operating military boarding school in the United States. On December 8, Harrisburg, PA auction company Cordier Auctions will be featuring the school’s private collection of firearms, militaria, and related accessories in their winter Firearms and Militaria Auction.

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HACC STUDENT AUCTION TO BE HELD AT CORDIER NOVEMBER 18

November 13, 2018

The current HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, auctioneering class, instructed by Charlene Caple, will hold their Student Auction November 18 at Cordier Auctions & Appraisals in Harrisburg, PA.  Students from all over the state are currently enrolled in HACC’s Auctioneering program. 

 

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Cordier Combats Low Voter Turnout

October 30, 2018

Harrisburg area business owner David Cordier has announced that his company will be providing employees with two hours of paid time off on voting day to encourage voter turnout.

Although Pennsylvania has no laws requiring that companies provide paid time off, Cordier said that “We wanted to do what we can to support our employees in participating in the election process. This seemed like the best option.”

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Americana Meets Fantasy in Cordier’s Fall Fine and Decorative Arts Auction

October 25, 2018
Three ships are tossed on choppy waves, the American flags rippling out from each one’s prow in the fierce easterly wind. Behind them, a lighthouse stands as the marker between safety and adventure, a nod to the Massachusetts landscape that master clockmaker Simon Willard called home.
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Expert Eyes Local Antiques

October 16, 2018
Click through for a link to a news article in The Daily Item about an appraisal clinic Cordier Auctions participated in for the Public Library for Union County.
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Cordier Expects Violin Collection to Strike a Chord with Bidders in Summer Catalog Auction

July 23, 2018

A single-owner collection of rare, vintage, and antique violins will be highlighted at Cordier’s Summer Fine and Decorative Arts Auction. The sale will be spread over the course of two days the weekend of August 11th, and includes a wide range of furniture, ceramics, glassware, and Americana in addition to the instruments.

 

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Military History Brought to Life in Cordier's Summer Firearms and Militaria Auction

July 5, 2018
Cordier Auctions is set to offer nearly 500 lots of antique, modern, and military firearms, as well as accessories and militaria, in its July 2018 Firearms and Militaria sale.
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History displayed through wartime memorabilia at Newcomer House

June 25, 2018
Click through for a link to the Herald Mail's article about Firearms and Militaria Director Matthew Chilton appraising at the Newcomer House
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Heirloom Without an Heir

June 7, 2018
Click through for a link to an article about passing on antiques from Maine Antique Digest
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Bidders Hunt for Collectibles in Cordier's Spring Firearms Auction

April 18, 2018

A distinct trend toward the collectible was observed at Cordier’s March 25 Firearms and Militaria Auction, with top lots including a vintage Case Knives display showcase as well as commemorative and vintage military firearms.

The display case, featuring 68 different Case cutlery samples, sold for $1,920 and was part of a Case Knives collection spanning over 90 lots. Altogether, the collection realized more than $28,500, with a store counter display with samples ($780), and a set of 5 Case XX Dots folding knives ($660) among other highlights.

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