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THE GREAT BRANDON AUCTION- SINCE 1989

July 17 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ATTENTION!! DUE TO FORECAST FOR THUNDERSTORMS, HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN THE AUCTION IS BEING MOVED

TO THE NEXT DAY!!

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH SAME TIME AND PLACE- 2:00 PREVIEW, 4:00PM GAVEL FALLS

Estabrook Park, 1 mile north of Brandon

Thanks for your understanding and support.

 

Phewww!!  Glad we moved the day to Wednesday!! 

This was about 5:00pm

THE GREAT BRANDON AUCTION– SINCE 1989  

One of Brandon’s liveliest annual events always takes place on the third Tuesday in July, usually in Central Park. This year, due to construction, we’ll be putting up our tents 1 mile north of town right on Route 7 at Estabrook Park. Lots of space, lots of parking and lots of fun! The Annual Great Brandon Auction has been raising funds for Chamber member support and development projects in the Town of Brandon since 1989. The idea was first pitched to the Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce in 1989 and it has grown into a popular summer event.

Auctioneer Barb Watters has presided over all 30 years and the Chamber has turned over more than $175,000 into many town projects. Barb does an amazing job of enticing bids, keeping up the pace, and entertaining the crowd all at the same time. She’s auctioned off a Steinway and a urinal, fire hydrants, and Kimble originals. We’ve dealt with rain, winds, lightning, and even a power failure. But nothing has stopped us.

 We live in a very generous community and Central Park will be overflowing with items large and small. It takes about 50 volunteers to turn the day into a success and they are on-board and ready to work.

This year we have a white 1989 GMC van, a 1978 Yamaha 750 motorcycle that has been stored since 1985 and sooo much more!

We invite you to be a part of the Auction. Come on downtown and bid and buy. The preview starts at 2 pm and Auctioneer Barb will hit the gavel precisely at 4 pm. If you can’t stay, you may leave a bid with a Chamber staff person. BLSG Insect Control District staff will be spraying the night before so we will stay comfortable all evening. Brandon Lions will be grilling dinner and providing cold drinks and snacks so you can support two area non-profits without even leaving the Park!

Bring a chair, a friend and cash or a good check. Combined purchases over $500 can charge with a credit card. We do charge sales tax of 7% on all purchases except gift certificates and clothes so if you are a re-seller, bring your tax number.

and here is a partial list of goodies you’ll want to bid on!

 

Here are a few pictures of this year’s items-

antique school clock

 

Norwegian Day bed
Amoire

   

1978 Yamaha 750 shaft driven motorcycle- has been parked in this garage since 1985

 

 

2 stained glass panels- late 1800s- 1Victorian and 1 early Art Nouveau/High Victorian

 

6’ high x 45’long of terrific fencing hand painted by Warren Kimble from the construction phase of Brandon Green Park.

click here for letter of authenticity

 

perfect condition Queen Anne chair

 

Dr Arthur Dick’s office desk.

 

 

Past auction fun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
July 17
Time:
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer

Brandon Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone:
802-247-6401
Email:
info@brandon.org
Website:
www.brandon.org

Venue

Estabrook Park
Route 7 just north of town
Brandon, VT 05733
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