Report from a Country Auction

Writer Joel Bourne visits the Volunteer Fire Department Auction in Trenton, North Carolina, to get the insider scoop on getting a great deal at a country auction.

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It is interesting to note the difference between the advice of an auctioneer and that of a trader: whether to stand where you can be seen clearly; whether to put up your hands clearly or make a more subtle gesture.
JOEL BOURNE