Important News and Info

CLASSIFIED ADS:

Help Wanted:

Gateway Gallery Auction is currently accepting applications for the position of Licensed Assistant Auctioneer. This part time position will be responsible for providing back up auctioneering during scheduled auctions as well as assist with running items on sale floor. A qualified candidate will have experience working in a fast paced and time sensitive environment. Essential job functions include:

  • Knowledge of customer-consigned goods including furniture, antiques, boxed items, fine art, and other various items of material culture
  • Bid call – responsible for opening bid, accepting bids and closing bids.
  • Provide efficient and courteous service to all customers at all times
  • This is an auction day only position. Most auctions held Mondays or Saturdays.
  • Functions as a floor runner on auction day
  • Cooperates with other staff in the performance of auction day activities
  • Performs other related duties

Requirements for this position are:

  • PA State Auctioneer’s License & Bond
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • PA Driver’s License
  • Able to be on feet for long periods of time
  • Ability to continually call sale for a minimum 2 hours

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to take direction
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to follow set standards
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Possess the “people skills” to work with others in a team environment
  • Ability to perform computerized clerking a plus (AuctionFlex System)

Interested candidates should send resume to heather@gatewayauction.com

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Contact Name: John Oleinik
Company Name: Sunrise Antiques
Address: 79 Old York Rd
Chesterfield, NJ 08515
Phone: (609) 815-6924
Email: auctions@sunrise-antiques.com

We are looking both cashiers and clerks for our auction house on a contract basis.  Auctions are held once a month at our hall on Fridays from 8 AM to 3 PM.  Knowledge of AuctionFlex is a plus but we will train.

I can be reached via phone or email (see above). We are ca. 30 minutes north of Philadelphia and just across the river from Bristol/Levittown.

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PAA member Paul Z Martin Jr., Martin Auctioneers Inc. is looking for auction help to work auction near Asbury, NJ/Phillipsburg, PA Saturday Sept 7, 8, 9, & 10. Inside and outside clerks with computer experience, support staff to check in/out, item handlers& additional auction support crew. Auction held in large buildings & under cover.

Please contact :
Paul Z Martin, Jr.
717-278-9198
717-354-2010
auction zip  ID 27759

Contract Auctioneers Available:

Les Beyer
100 Woodland Rd.
Hellertown, PA 18055
cell (484) 886-2811
lesbeyerauctioneer@gmail.com

Lori Biechy
PO Box 264
Nazareth, PA 18064
Phone: 610 704 4796

Rich Coccodrilli, Jr
7164 Rt 209, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
570-656-3299
rich@bidlegacy.com
Additionally available: Registrar/Cashier/Clerk/Runner/Gun transfer ppwk

Dale M. Stauffer
90 N. Blainsport Road
Reinholds, PA 17569
717.405.8935 Cell
staufferauction@gmail.com
Services Offered: Auctioneering & Ringman

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Non-Paying Bidders/Bad Checks:

Alan Thomas Alexander
213 Collingdale Ave #A
Collingdale, PA 19023

David Anzur
Karen Aston
(David Anzur and Karen Aston are running a Ponzi scheme. They will bid online, or buy your merchandise at a live auction, then find ways to stall you on payment [usually by issuing stop payments]. This couple lives in the Youngwood area [near Greensburg/New Stanton]. They specialize in sports memorabilia.

Rebecca Barton
39 N. 3rd Street
Cressona, PA 17929
Barton_becca@yahoo.com
570-728-4557
*high bidder on Proxibid at vintage auto parts auction, credit card denied, claimed would pay cash at pick up but never showed.

Beth Berfield
Lock Haven/Flemington PA
(Do not accept a check from her. She wrote a bad check to Roan Auctioneers from a closed account. They are working with the State Police on this)

Atilla Bethlenfony
122 Lee Ave NE
Roanoke, VA 24012-3630

Timothy Blackman
415 S. Clinton St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-604-0064
E-mail: bbellagio@yahoo.com

Lars Brown
16 S Glenellen Ave
Youngstown, OH 44509
610-740-8753

Robert Campbell
325 Oakdale Road
Darlington, PA 16115
724-601-2230

Michael S. Coty
47 W 2nd St.
Orestes, IN 46063
(This person will register with his drivers license, bid and leave with merchandise and not pay)

Mark A. Fissel
2159 White St. #159
York, PA 17404

Daniel Flynn
PO Box 286
York Haven, PA 17370

Karen Mae French
120 Delaware Avenue
Lewistown, PA 17044 (last known address)
Witman Auctions has received a bad check from Karen French in March of 2017. She wrote 2 checks on closed accounts for an auction in July, 2017. See link below for photo and more information.
ARREST: French, Karen Mae – Theft By Deception<https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/nlcrpd/8795/arrests/french-karen-mae-theft-deception>

Stolen ID under the name of:
Glenn Fugate
1841 Valley Street
Dayton, OH 45404

Vladimir Goldman
196 Clawson St
Staten Island, NY  10306

Brian Gracey
2281D Blackberry Rd
Dover, PA 17315
717-495-4754
briangracey@yahoo.com

John Hale
332 W. North St.
York PA 17401
Also using address:
269 Main St.
Shrewsberry PA 17316

Marsha Hale
543 McKenzie St
York PA 17402
Also known as:
Marsha Pitts-Barker
64B High St
Yoe PA 17313

Chris Levitt
62 Forest St
Montclair, NJ 07042
973-715-1606

Gerald & Becky Lister
3140 SE 21st Street
Topeka, KS

Timothy Lee Martin
5051 Wayne Road
Chambersburg, PA 17202
717-729-0607

William McCarron
1124 Township Line Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460
tunedportking@yahoo.com
*high bidder on Proxibid at vintage auto parts auction, credit card denied, no response otherwise.

James Musselman
255 Centerport Road
Mohrsvile, PA 19541
Gives a false cell of 484-525-6967
*Early tools at live auction, left without paying

Tina M. Nativio-Benson
10 Gibson Terrace
Connellsville, PA 15425
PH: 724-366-6661 or 724-603-2215
EM: tnativio@zoominternet.net<mailto:tnativio@zoominternet.net>
Company: Auction Knot
DL # Not available
Details: August 2015  – She bid over $150 on an online auction and was a no show. There was no response to my phone calls or emails. She has been banned from my online auctions. Be cautious accepting her bids online.

Contact Name: Robin Pardoe
Company Name: Bob, Chuck & Rich Roan Inc
Address: 3530 Lycoming Creek Road
Cogan Station, PA 17728
Phone: (570) 494-0170
Email: roaninc@comcast.net
Please notify auction houses not to accept checks from Karen Cleck-French operating as Olde Thyme Primitives from Lewistown PA. We are currently trying to collect o a check written by her on a closed account.

Michael P. Shemin
Lovejoy Antiques/Coins
303 Broadway #1
Bayonne, NJ 07002-3512
Or:
955 Massachusetts Ave. PO Box 245
Cambridge, MA 02139

Leslie Stempin
107 Florida Ave. W.
Wyoming, PA 18644
PA driver’s license
(Wrote a check on a closed account)

David Vincent
503 Longview Road, Apt.J
Knoxville, TN 37919

Philip D. Weyandt
1887 Johnstown Rd
East Freedom, PA 16637
PH: 814-937-6703
EM: N/A
Company: None
DL #26 143 625
Details: August 2013 – Wrote check for over $300 on a closed account. He knew the account was closed. This was handled through the Magistrate and I eventually got my money back (in 3 separate  payments).

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Passings:

Members who passed in 2016:

August 14, 2016 – Timothy Rocco (NW)

Members who passed in 2015:

Jan 11, 2015 – James W. Mohr (LV)

Jan 13, 2015 – past member Ed Shoop (past C)

Feb 21, 2015 – Paul Akins (SE)

May 6, 2015 – Audrey Andersen (SE)

May 8, 2015 – Ralph Zettlemoyer (LV)

Members who passed in 2014:

Feb 20, 2014 – Melvin Manasse (NE)

Feb 28, 2014 – Kirk Williams (NE)

March 31, 2014 – Daniel F. Comly (SE)

April 26, 2014 – William G. “Bill” Wolfe (NE)

July 26, 2014 – Gerald C. Girvin (SE)

Members who passed in 2013:

Jan 2, 2013 – Collin H. Hepford (C)

July 16, 2013 – Michael E. Morris  (SE)

Nov 15, 2013 – Charles Wovchko (SW)

Nov 17, 2013 – John Witkowski (C)

Dec 22, 2013 – Rob Schrack (C)