How to Know if the Painting You Want to Sell Is a Reproduction or Real
Do you have a painting you want to sell but cannot tell if it is original or a reproduction? Well, before you list your supposedly valuable relic, do a bit of research first to determine its true worth.
How to Start Buying Antiques at Auctions
If you are an antique collector, you can get great one-off pieces at auctions. However, we all know that auction buying can be intimidating, and getting the best antique deals needs a solid strategy.
Magic the Gathering Collection Sells for over $600,000.00 at Bodnar’s Auction!
On February 18, 2021 Bodnar’s Auction sold 414 lots of a single owner estate collection of Magic the Gather cards for just over $600,000.00, making it one of the best grossing single owner collections in Bodnar’s 29 years of conducting auctions. When the collection came into the auction firm, Bodnar’s knew right from the get […]
A Guide To Diecast Cars: Determining Value and Tips
Introduction to Diecast Cars Diecast cars are the epitome of nostalgia. Many adults can look back at their childhood fondly and remember their budding collection of diecast cars. For some people, diecast cars are a hobby that stays in childhood. Still, for car enthusiasts and collectors alike, it’s a heartwarming pastime full of options and […]
Bodnar’s to Sell Extensive Collection of Magic the Gathering Card Collection on February 18, 2021 Online Only!
Back in June of 2020 Bodnar’s auction received a phone call about an estate collection of Magic the Gathering cards. A collection had been left to a gentleman from a friend who had recently passed away. At that time Joe Bodnar, owner of Bodnar’s auction had no idea how many cards were there, what condition […]
The Implosion of Trump Plaza for Charity
Atlantic City has been an entertainment destination for residents all along the East Coast, and as a tourist attraction, this place has built a unique and diverse history. As the city continues to develop into the 21st century, room must be made for new and exciting businesses and community endeavors. That is why, after 36 […]
Bodnar’s Auction House: Your One-Stop-Shop For Magic: The Gathering Card Auctions
Since its commercial release in 1993, Magic: The Gathering (MTG) has mostly avoided the mainstream spotlight while still maintaining its success among die-hard fans. Created at the University of Pennsylvania by mathematician Richard Garfield, the trading card game has gone through multiple iterations and evolutions since its original release—this is a big part of what […]
Estate Auctions vs. Estate Sale: How Online Bids Can Increase Items Sold
The concept of an estate sale sounds relatively straightforward: some or all of an individual or family’s possessions are sold off after the individual dies or the family moves away. While many people have at least some degree of personal experience with this type of work through yard and garage sales, dealing with an estate […]
How Bodnar’s Auction Is Providing Safe Service and Helping People During Social Distancing
The current COVID-19 pandemic has required us all to make changes to the way we live our lives. Businesses are closing or operating differently, events are being put on hold, and people are spending more time inside to try and contain the spread of the virus. During these unprecedented times, events of all kinds are […]
Is Auctioning Property You’ve Inherited a Good Idea?
As a team of local estate liquidators in New Jersey, Bodnar’s Auction understands that inheriting a house from a deceased loved one can be considered an advantageous opportunity or a challenging inconvenience. For instance, you likely have plenty of items within the home that you may not know what to do with, and it can […]