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.


Join us May 2nd - Thursday evening at 6pm at the “Bid of History” auction house in Chesterton, IN.  We are located at 1587 S Calumet Rd, just north of the Round the Clock restaurant in Chesterton.auctionflag

We have a nice variety of items, something for everyone including:

Lots of vintage radios,Breyer farm animals ( in great shape and very collectible!), lots of STERLING silver items (stock up on silver now, its a great investment).  We also have a Specialized Hard Rock bike also being auctioned in near mint condition!  Pay close attention to the vintage and antique jewelry and sport items too.  Click here to view the full catalog.

There are no reserve price items in this auction, so come on in and grab a deal!

5:30 registration 6pm auction start. -  Can’t make the date or time?? NO PROBLEM.  We offer online bidding up to 2 weeks in advance of auction day, as well as during the live auciton.  Just click this link to register and bid online today!

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.


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Bid of History is on Facebook!

Bid of History is on Facebook, giving you yet another way to keep tabs on all our exciting auction news!

Our website will have detailed information on each auction, and links to our catalogs for bidding, but you can follow us on facebook for additional news and special reminders about deadlines and event announcements!

Just follow this link, and then click Like!

Make more money this year with Bid of History!

Did you make any resolutions for 2013?  Whatever your goal for this year is, Bid of History can help you open valuable space in your home, and make money selling all manner of items.

Bid of History is ready to sell estates, business liquidations, aben franklinnd even spare items from your collections and home, and our staff is dedicated to getting you the most for your treasures.

Are you facing tough times in a harsh economy?  Do you need to open up more room in your home?  Are you ready to sell the remnants of an old hobby that you no longer have the same interest in?  Do you want to sell a valuable item, but want it to sell for the absolute highest amount you can get?  Bid of History is where to start.  We use every resource at our disposal to bring bids to your items.  Local advertisement and the excitement of an auction setting, plus online listing and bidding, and the passion of our dedicated staff members all work together to make your sale.

Call for more information at (219) 476-3188 and we’ll help you begin!