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TALES FROM THE GAVEL

TALES FROM THE GAVEL

By Lettieri Auction & Appraisals
Welcome to Tales from the Gavel! A podcast all about the ins and outs of auctions, antiques and collectibles straight from the auction floor at Lettieri Auction & Appraisals in Downtown Scranton, PA.
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Tales from the Gavel: Episode 25: Special Guest: Jason Smith
Episode 25: Ephemeral , Ephemera, with local historian, and art teacher, Jason Smith. In this podcast, we discuss Jason’s love of local history, genealogy, as well as his ephemera collection, and the surprisingly frequent use of the word “whore” in local historical documents.
48:14
April 30, 2021
Tales from the Gavel: Episode 24: Vintage Style with Sarah Effertz!
Looking to spice up your wardrobe with some vintage finds? Our lovely guest, Sarah Effertz shared with us how and where she finds those rare items from coats down to hats for an evening out. She also shared her journey buying vintage from auctions houses like us! You’ll be getting out your finest after this listen!
27:22
April 17, 2021
Tales From The Gavel : Episode 23: The Next Generation . With Matt Kalina
In this episode, we discuss vintage holiday ornaments, the thrill of the hunt for old books, and the resurgence of thrifting and antiquing with this generation of Millennials.
41:20
March 25, 2021
Tales from Gavel : Episode 21: Marketing 101 with Aja Wentum!
Learn the ins and outs of marketing your business with our Aja Wentum! He’s our personal marketing guru and we couldn’t do our social media without him! Learn how to make your business noticed and reputable! Don’t miss!
58:57
November 12, 2020
Tales from the Gavel: Episode 20: Special Guest: Blake Monahan dives deep into the world of collectible DVDs, and Blu Rays .
Blake Monahan shares with us his  special tricks and tips to finding those rare film finds! Don’t miss!
40:36
October 29, 2020
Tales from the Gavel: Episode 19: Sneak Peak! John shares what’s ahead for upcoming auctions!
Hear John give a sneak peak on what’s ahead for our upcoming auctions! Beware! Full of guns & knives!
23:37
October 08, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 18 : Get festive with our guests from ON&ON!
We are ready to decorate and thanks to our friends Meegan + Andrew at ON&ON we never have to worry about where to find vintage holiday decor! We chat about shopping for decorations at auction and when to find those special finds!
44:14
September 23, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 17: Back by Popular Demand! Vinny the EBay Expert!
We couldn’t wait to have Vinny back to chat about his latest antique finds and how he is selling during COVID times! Join us!
24:06
September 11, 2020
Tales from the Gavel: Episode 16 : Dustin Bowen of Junken Monkeys Hauling Company!
We chat with Dustin Bowen , of Junken Monkeys Hauling Company! SCRANTON /NEPA'S FRIENDLIEST JUNK REMOVAL COMPANY!
43:03
September 03, 2020
Tales from the Gavel: Episode 15: The Sisters Who Auction Together Stay Together!
We have our very special guests Natalie, Norma, Sylvia and Nadine with us today to talk about what it is like being sisters who auction together and sometimes fight about who gets what! Just kidding! They have plenty to say about selling and buying with us, so we hope you will enjoy this episode!
46:59
August 05, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 14: Special Guest Kristen Ference
We sit down with Kristen Ference, a refurbisher of antiques and regular at the auction house and chat all about her times with us and favorite finds!
28:38
July 29, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 13: Izzy’s Auction Obsessions!
Learn what our manager, Izzy is excited about in the auction world!
11:42
July 27, 2020
Tales from the Gavel: Episode 12: Classic Cars with the Car Guy, Matt Goist!
We talk to Matt Goist, antique car historian, restorer, and enthusiast all about his journey in the antique car business. We learn about the history of antique cars and everything from auctions to repairs! Don’t miss!
36:55
July 22, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 11: Howdy Neighbor!
Here us chat with our next door neighbors ON & ON about how they run their business and how we work together to serve you! Get the inside scoop on everything from selling vintage to how to get that old musk smell out of your 1940s drawers!
58:35
June 24, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 10 : How to know if your stuff is expensive and why!
Learn more about what makes an item worth money and why having vintage items with good authentic branding could bring you in more dollars than purchasing the new item! Stay safe and stay home!
24:55
May 04, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 9 : Live Auction Info & Stories from John’s Auction Adventures!
Learn about our live auctions, hear John tell tales about his antique journeys and find out about our favorite antique shows thay we love to watch while staying inside!
21:33
April 24, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 8: Odd Oddities & Rare Scientific Auction Finds!
Learn what we have found that is very odd, rare and special!
13:46
April 02, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 7: All You Need to Know About Online Auctions!
Learn how to bid and navigate our online auctions!
28:19
March 25, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 6 : Special Guest eBay Expert : Vinny!
Learn from our guest Vinny how you can take your auction finds and make a profit on eBay!
43:26
March 19, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 5: The Rise and Fall of the Beanie Baby!
Learn why beanie babies and baseball cards aren’t bringing in the money that you would assume on today’s episode!
29:43
March 11, 2020
Tales from the Gavel: Episode 4: Learn about how we photograph our auction finds!
Learn how we photograph our photos for auctions!
28:35
March 04, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 3 : Things that make our head explode!
Auction and antique moments in life and on television that blow auctioneer, John’s mind!
32:02
February 26, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 2 : Glass & Pocket watches
Learn more about glassware and pocket watches on today’s episode!
17:43
February 19, 2020
Tales from the Gavel : Episode 1 : The Four D’s
Welcome to Tales from the Gavel! A podcast all about the ins and outs of auctions, antiques and collectibles straight from the auction floor at Lettieri Auction & Appraisals in Downtown Scranton, PA.
26:12
February 10, 2020