Luxury Estate Sale. House Sold – Moving to California – 1 Day Only – Thursday Jan 27th 9am-3pm

Luxury Estate Sale. House Sold – Moving to California – 1 Day Only

Thursday Jan 27, 2016

631 Gainesway Circle, Valparaiso, IN 46385


This is an incredible and luxurious estate.  The house has been sold, and everything must go.  High quality furniture, clean & in mint condition.  Art paintings, sculptures, and antiques.  John Deere tractor, snow blower, and much more.  Too much to list, this is one not to be missed.


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The estate of a very interesting man…PART 1

Join us on Saturday April 26th when we will begin auctioning off the estate of man who has traveled all over the world.  His collections are incredible, and consist of some very unique and exciting items.


The auction on the 26th of April will begin at 11am.  From 11am to 1pm, no online bidding will be enabled.  At 1pm, the online bidders are welcome to join the second half of the auction in cataloged format.

Photos and catalog are available for viewing by clicking the link below!


BID NOW!! – Vintage & Antique Camera Auction -ONLINE ONLY – February 22, 2014


Over 400 lots in this auction, all focused around the theme of cameras.   There are some very interesting and rare cameras from all around the world.  Don’t wait until auction day, place your bids today!  Each camera can be pre-viewed at our auction house at 1585 S Calumet Rd in Chesterton, just call us to setup a time at 219-476-3188.  This auction will be online only, so there will be no auctioneer on auction day.  Click here to view the catalog.


June 29th Town Auction – Antiques & Collectibles

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Antique and Vintage Collectibles Auction

This will be a “town auction” which means there will be no buyers premium and no internet bidding.  You can bid in person, or leave us an absentee bid if you can’t make it.

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*No Buyer’s Premium, 3% surcharge for credit cards*

Saturday – June 29th, 2013

Registration starts at 9:00

Auction Begins at 10:00 

Free PIZZA at noon!

1585 S Calumet Rd. Chesterton IN, 46304

(Just North of Round the Clock)

Look for The Yellow Bid Of History Auction Signs!

This is going to be an exciting auction filled with great items!

Items Include:

Antique- Clocks, Fans, Scales, Glassware, Kerosine Lamps, Type Writers, Tools (Hand Pipe Threading Kit, Saws, Etc.), Glass Bottles, Liquor Bottles, Wash Boards, Clothes Wringers, Irons, Oil Cans, Blow Torches

Vintage- Record Players, Several 45 Records, Several 8 Tracks, Several Albums, Playboy Magazines, Hot Rod Magazines, Train Lamp, Model Train Accessories, Books, Electric Shavers, Heat Lamps, Several Stoneware Crocks, Cologne & Aftershave Bottles, Dictaphone, Pewter, Chicago Movie Theater Chairs, Cigar Boxes, Tins, All Size Shoe Cobbler Kit, Children Scooter, School Bells

Also: Handicapped Body Hoist

Any Questions Please Call 219-476-3188

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May 31st Friday Night Auction at 6 PM!

83A_16Join us at The Bid of History Auction House at 1585 South Calumet Rd. just north of Round The Clock! Come for a fun night filled with exciting items such as a 1974 Volkswagen Beetle, 1999 Cheverolet Camaro Z28, vintage pin back buttons, vintage books, military/politcal medals and badges, stamps, a drumset, art and other fun items!

If you can’t join us at the auction you can bid online by clicking the link below!

Click here to see the full catalog!

Problems bidding online?

Due to a recent auctionzip update, some people have phoned in tonight having probems accessing the catalog online.  If you see a circle that keeps spining, you will need to clear your temporary internet files on your web browser.

Open your browser and press CTRL-SHIFT-DEL all together.

We apologize for this inconvenience.  If you still can’t get in you can place a phone bid by calling 219-476-3188.  Please have your lot number and bid amount ready.

Bid of History is now seeking one of a kind items for future auctions

silvercoinBid of History is seeking specialty items for upcoming auctions.

Upcoming auctions include:

  • Fine Silver Objects
  • Art
  • Asian Antiques & Works of Art
  • Fine Jewelry & Timepieces
  • Vintage & Antique Toys
  • Antiques

We can consign your items, or buy them outright.  If you have an item that you think would be a good fit for one of our auctions, please call 219-476-3188 to schedule an appointment.