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Cordier Auctions Supports Local Artist's Legacy

January 19, 2022
On September 26 Cordier Auctions hosted an online auction to benefit the Art Association of Harrisburg and the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area. Artwork from the collection of the late Raymonde “Ré” DeSabres Plaut was offered. Ré loved both art and animals and one of her final wishes was for her art collection to benefit these two causes, and over $16,000 was raised. Read the The Burg's Tribute to Ré:
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Historic Millionaire's Row Home for Auction in Williamsport

December 8, 2021
Cordier Auctions is pleased to announce the auction of an historic commercial/residential property in Millionaire’s Row, Williamsport. 531 West 4th Street, historically known as the “Embick Cottage” was commissioned by Colonel Frederick E. Embick in the late 1880’s to be designed by Eber Culver. Colonel Embick served in the civil war and was a member and at one time the recording secretary of the National Lumbermen’s Association. According to the Thomas T.
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Cordier Auctions to Conduct Onsite Auction for Carson Long Military Academy

April 26, 2019
Carson Long Military Academy memorabilia and school equipment will be sold at auction on April 26 and    27, 2019 by Cordier Auctions in New Bloomfield, PA.Cordier Auctions will hold the auction on location at 200 North Carlisle Street, New Bloomfield, on Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27 starting at 10am EST each day. The auction will include over 1,000 lots from 8 buildings on 53 acres. Highlights of the auction include a WWII 80 mm Howitzer and Carson Long memorabilia including 4 rare William Randolph Hearst marksmanship award plaques from the 1930’s and 1940’s.
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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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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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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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