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Cordier Auctions to Offer Fine and Decorative Arts on February 9, 2019

January 29, 2019
For years, Lee Benkendorf’s clock shop on Oak Street in Chicago was a landmark of the clock collecting sphere, featuring a stunning collection of unusual and rare antique timepieces. The business shuttered in the early 90’s to allow Benkendorf to focus on raising his grandchildren, and the clocks were sold to collectors around the world.
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18th Century Antiques Find New Life at Cordier’s Fall Fine and Decorative Arts Auction

December 14, 2018
Cordier Auctions, located in Harrisburg, PA, held their fall Antique and Fine Art Auction on November 10 and 11. The sale featured rare antiques and luxury goods from all collecting categories, drawing bidders from around the globe. 
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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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