Calling All Trekkies! Star Trek Collectibles Among Items at Friday’s FB Live Auction


Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well and staying healthy as states and local areas begin easing restrictions. Meanwhile, Gities and Gitie’s Auctions are continuing their Facebook Live auctions, and this week has something for the Star Trek fan! Of course there will be collectibles and treasures to stir your interest if you’re not a Trekkie 🙂 Take a look at the Star Trek and other items below.



The pictures above are just a small sample of the items to be auctioned. Click here to see more items. Please remember if you’ve never bid at one of Gitie’s auctions you need to pre-register no later than tonight at 6:00. You may click here to register. For terms of auction and how to bid, please see below.


AUCTION TERMS

  • All items will be invoiced and paid through PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account to receive and pay invoices).
  • Winning bidders have 24 hours to pay their invoice. NOTE: If you do not pay your invoice within the 24 hours, you will lose your item. If you do not pay your invoice on time, twice, you will no longer be allowed to participate in Gitie’s online auctions.
  • Items may be picked up locally or can be shiped to you. If you chose to have your item(s) shipped, you will charged a shipping fee. Multiple items won and shipped to the same address qualify for a discounted shipping fee.
  • Winning items will be shipped after payment is received.
  • Due to the lag in Facebook Live events, the auctioneer will give a 30 second warning, before declaring lot sold, to ensure they do not miss any bids.
  • Bidding on lots will consist of the following bid structure:
    • $1 to $10 – Bids will be in $1 increments until the lot reaches $20.
    • $20 to $50 – Bids will be in $2 increments until the lot reaches $50
    • $50 and above – Bids will be in $5 increments until item is sold.
    • NOTE: Adjustments of the bid increments will be at the auctioneer’s discretion.
  • To bid, use the comment box to enter the amount of your bid. Important: place a letter in front of your bid amount. You may use any letter, and the dollar sign is not needed. So as an example, if I wanted to bid $8 for an item, I decide to use the first letter of my last name, Self and type S8 in the comments.
  • If you’re no longer interested in the item, please type “Out” in the comments, so auctioneer knows you are no longer bidding on that item.
  • After it appears no more bids are coming in, the auctioneer will announce that bidding for that item is about to close and count down from 5 to 1, declare item “sold” and state the winning bidder.  

Gitie will go live from her Facebook page at 6:00, with bidding starting at 6:15. You can click here to go to her Facebook page. Hope to see you online. Until then, Happy Bidding!


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Upcoming Auction is Going to be Awesome!


Hi Everyone! Angie here for Gitie’s and Gities Auctions. I’m back today with another post highlighting some of the items at this week’s upcoming auction, and it’s going to be a long one with a lot of pictures! So grab your beverage of choice and read on 🙂 To get a better look at the pictures, click on an image to enlarge.


Up first, in my highlights, is a selection of vintage slot machines. Available at the auction is real casino machine and several slot machine banks…and at least one of the banks still has it’s original box!


Next is a collection of vintage and collector pocket watches and vintage advertising items.

Vintage pocket watches

For the fine and performing arts enthusiasts, there are some lovely black and white photo art pieces and a wonderful musical instrument, that I believe is a mandolin.


If you’re looking for some housewares including table ware, silver serving pieces and much more, this week’s auction is full of choices. Highlighted is an entire table setting of coordinating dinnerware, linens and centerpieces; and a lovely set of blue and white kitchen canisters and jars.



Next, a nice selection of vintage figurines and a tray-lot of vintage linens that may include a few vintage hankies.


No auction would be complete without, at least, a few pieces of antique and mid-century furniture.


Finally, a personal favorite of mine, a whole pack of PAWSOME Basset Hounds!


This post contains only a small fraction of the items that will be available at the auction. If you want to see many more, click here. Auction House doors open Friday evening at 5:00 P.M. for preview, with bidding starting promptly at 6:00. See below for this week’s menu of food and beverage items available for purchase.

Until next time, Happy bidding! Angie



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