George attended our first auction in 1994 and was a staple in the front row, always buying nothing but the best! He bought the first Tiffany Lamp at that sale, and the rest was history; he was hooked on buying the best items that came to our auction for over 25 years! His estate is […]
Whether you’re a collector on the hunt for rare vintage toys or simply have a box of old Beanie Babies and Hot Wheels in your attic, you’re likely curious to know how you can determine if the toy you’re looking at is worth anything. The best way to figure out what your collectible is worth […]
Do you love the thrill of seeking out vintage comic books, antique furniture pieces, or other items you can find at auctions? Whether you’re an old hand at bidding at auctions or you’re just curious about them, it’s never been easier to get the experience of an auction from the comfort of your couch as […]
On a September day in 2021, Auctioneer Joseph Bodnar and his crew drove into a quiet neighborhood in Long Branch, NJ, and walked up to the door to pick up items that Mark Conover Sr. had spent his lifetime collecting. Although Joe had seen the collection, his crew had no idea what they were about […]
If you love to read comic books, you’re in good company. Millions of people around the United States (and the world!) love flipping through the colorful adventures of their favorite superheroes and other characters. But did you know there’s even more value to be found in vintage comic books? When you start a vintage comic […]
Nuf Said will be replaced with Sold when the contents of McGreevy’s Bar from Boston cross the auction block on January 26, 2022!
McGreevy’s Bar originally opened in 1894 as the Third Base Saloon and was known as Boston’s first sports bar. It housed one of the most extensive collections of baseball history of its time with photos, clippings, and other baseball memorabilia.
If you love to visit auction houses, antique shops, estate sales, thrift stores, or flea markets, you’re in good company. Antiques, vintage items, and collectibles are fun and interesting to buy and sell, no matter if you’re a history buff, a bargain hunter, a fan of old-timey fashion, or almost anyone else! Many people find […]
Jedi Master Joe Bodnar, owner of Bodnar’s Auction, was extremely pleased with the October 7, 2021 sale results. With over 5,000 registered bidders from all over the world, the force was with this impressive single-owner collection!
Toy and comic book buyers in NJ have enjoyed participating in Bodnar’s auctions for several years, and now we’re having one of our biggest auctions dedicated to Star Wars action figures. If you’re a fan of this iconic movie franchise, you do not want to miss out on the opportunity to build your collection of […]
Bodnar’s Auction had its first annual Jersey shore auction in 2019 and had a fantastic response from the community! Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, they had to shut down their live auction events and run sales online-only, canceling their 2020 event. In the late spring of 2021, the City of Cape May decided to reopen […]