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September 2, 2015

Native American Indian Artifacts And Regalia

Native American Pot of Gold Estate Liquidation Auctions is proud to present an exciting collection of Native American Indian artifacts and regalia. In our Aug 25th on-line only auction and continuing through our Sept 1st, 15th, and 26th 2015 auctions you will find an amazing array of authentic, both historic and contemporary, items that are unique and rare.  (more…)

July 8, 2015

Giving “It’s Complicated” A Whole New Meaning…

Consider the following scenarios: Someone approaches you and explains that they have something that you want, and they are willing to let it go for a decent price!  Generally speaking, that would be something we considered a good thing, right?

Now, take the same scenario, and add one small variable to it. Let’s pretend now that the individual approached you, and wanted to sell you something that you wanted, but this time…they describe it as very complicated. Would that deter you from the purchase? What if we told you that there is an item that frequently makes the rounds in the world of antiques, and the more complicated, the better? Would that “tick” you off? What could we be “tocking” about?

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Clocks and watches (if you didn’t already know) generally speaking, have a gauge of “complication”, and the more complicated the better! (more…)

November 17, 2014

POG Meets Western Movie LEGEND, Don Collier

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It’s OFFICIAL!  Don Collier is POG’s new Spokesman!  Dan & Cheryl Todd recently had the extreme honor of meeting one of our favorite Classic Western Stars…Mr…Don…Collier!  Cheryl, Dan, and Don clicked and just knew they were a natural fit!  The new friends immediately began talking about how they could work together…and the liquidation of The Dutch Joe Ranch seemed like the perfect place to start!    Wagons, Buggies, Surries…and that rich, iconic voice of Don’s, with the slight Western drawl…MAGIC!  Read on…  (more…)

November 3, 2014

Wagons, Buggies, and Surreys (With The Fringe On Top)…Oh My!

AZ Territory in the 1870s

AZ Territory in the 1870s

Two interesting entrepreneurs…one amazing ranch…a century of history…this is the story of Dutch Joe and Richard Bunger and their attempts to tame part of the truly wild west of Payson Arizona.  And, the next chapter of their story is your opportunity to own piece of History, as Pot Of Gold Auction liquidates nearly 100 wagons, buggies, surreys, stagecoaches, and other rustic and historic items from the Dutch Joe Ranch!

Nearly two decades before Arizona would become an official State, in the late 1800s, a man of German heritage came to the area of Payson, Arizona to stake his claim on the dream that would become the United States.  Joe Meyer, or “Dutch Joe” as he was known, homesteaded a section of land in the northern part of Arizona.  For some 60 years, falling somewhere in the period 1870-1928, “Dutch” Joe created history and legend on his land before he died a somewhat mysterious death at the age of 82.  (Read on…)  (more…)

October 22, 2014

Who Is Jimmy Yellowhair?

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Original Oil by Jimmy Yellowhair: Tungwup Ta-amu Kachina or Whipper’s Uncle Kachina, a guardian standing in front of a woven basket containing corn

If you are looking for some great Native American Indian original artwork to compliment your southwestern décor then look no further than Pot of Gold Estate Liquidation Auction. Coming up in just a few short weeks in our Nov 4th auction, 2014 for example we have not one but two pieces of original oil on canvas paintings by famed Navajo artist Jimmy Yellowhair.  If you do a quick internet search to determine where to find and buy work by this sought after artist you will be directed to several galleries and showrooms.

Jimmy Yellowhair is a Navajo artist from Houck , Arizona where he lives on the reservation in a hogan, which is a (Read on…) (more…)

October 13, 2014

The Chemistry Of A Knife Collection

met·al·lur·gy, ˈmedlˌərjē/, noun
  1. the branch of science and technology concerned with the properties of metals and their production and purification.

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To the untrained eye, going “knife shopping” might be something that might seem banal, or even a remedial task at best. If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all, and they all look the same. (Don’t let them hear you say that, however… they are after all, knives.) However, a brief look deeper might be able to convince even the least “sharp” friend you’ve got that knife research is super important, and that researching the choice of knife might pay its initial investment in blades….. er, spades. It should be noted that the author has a distinct fondness for bladed weaponry/utility and might be very excited about this topic.  It should also be noted that this particular piece is in regard to Steel Knife composition as opposed to other archaic metals which might have different rules entirely. Indeed we have come a long way from the Obsidian, Ivory and other bone compositions of Native American Indian tribes and/ or post-Roman Iron.  Read on… (more…)

June 19, 2014

Auctions Are Secret To Smart Interior Designers’ Success

Before becoming part of the Pot Of Gold Team, Elspeth Killinger was in Interior Design.  Elspeth attributes her success in the field of Design to using her keen eye and skillful research to find and buy great pieces that set her projects off in clever and unique ways!  Buying at auction allows Interior Designers to stay on budget by setting the price they want to bid, saves time by offering 24/7 shopping online from the comfort of one’s office, and enhances portfolios with amazing and hard-to-find items!  Read below to hear Elspeth’s thoughts…

Old Masters Style Still Life Painting; Evelyn Conde Estate Collection. Lot #386, July 15, 2014 auction.

Old Masters Style Still Life Painting; Evelyn Conde Estate Collection. Lot #386, July 15, 2014 auction.

 

 

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