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John & Debbie Ganung
Largest Live Audience Tackle Auction in History - Over 5,200 Lots!!
Click Here to Download the August 2017 Discovery Auction List
to be held in conjunction with
Lang's Outdoor Sporting & Antiques Show
Cider House Showfield - 6769 State Route 20 Bouckville, NY
AUCTION DATES: Friday & Saturday, August 11 & 12, 2017
PREVIEW: 8:00am both days - viewing allowed during the auction
AUCTION START: 10:00am both days - until all lots are sold
Thousands of Antique & Collectible Lures, Hundreds of Reels, Early to New Rods, Angling & Reference Books, Fish & Animal Mounts, Creels, Early Angling Gadgets, Fish & Duck Decoys, Sporting Art, Antique Ephemera, Early Tins/Advertising, Early Oil Bottles & Oilers, Custom & Collectible Knives, Paintings & Etchings, Bait Cans, Line Spools, Glass Minnow Traps, Custom & Display Showcases, English Tackle, Carvings, Vintage Award Pins, Full Tackle Boxes, Early Photography, Antique Floats, Fly Tying Materials & Flies, Early Fishing & Hunting Catalogs, Duck & Bird Stamps & Art, Duck/Bird/Animal Calls, Early & Custom Nets, Vintage Toy Boat Motors, Antique & Collectible Signs, Spring Hooks & Harnesses, and just about any other Fishing Related item you can imagine - Hunting too!
Because of the size of this auction, viewing will open for the Friday auction on Thursday night from 5:00pm-9:00pm, and Friday morning from 8:00am-10:00am. Saturday's auction can be viewed from 8:00am-10:00am on Saturday morning. Viewing will also be allowed throughout the two day sale.
From rare early items to new/old store stock, this auction will have it all!
Suggestions: Bring a comfortable lawn chair (chairs are available if you can't), bring packing materials and boxes, get lots of rest before you get there, and make reservations for overnight accommodations now!
For those that are not familiar with the annual week-long buying event in Madison/Bouckville - It is a series of outdoor shows (big & small, garages, lawns, barns, etc.) along a two mile stretch of Route 20 in central New York's "antiques row" of Mom & Pop and group shops. 1,000+ (nobody really knows how many) antiques and collectibles dealers (and locals looking to clean out their attics and basements), set up in numerous hay fields, on professional show fields, and on residential lawns. This is definitely "farm country" for those who are not familiar with the area. These shows start setting up the day after the Discovery auction, and continue opening on a staggered schedule with different shows opening almost every day. The shows run until the following Sunday (when the collectors and dealers go home and the farmers get their fields back).
These are the very shows where rare lures, reels, and many other seldom seen antique and collectible tackle items, have routinely surfaced for the past 45 years. Many of the sellers frequent yard sales/estate sales/auctions all year long just to sell their finds during this week. You honestly never know what you may find!
It's a scenic drive to this upstate NY location, no matter which direction you come from. The Discovery auction is held in a large permanent pavilion, so it's rain or shine. There will be food available, a large free parking area, full service RV and tent camping, Wi-Fi, children and dogs are welcome, and there's fishing within minutes in any direction (and don't forget the adjacent Free Antiques & Collectibles Show - free dealer booths, free to the public).
We're sure you'll have a great time and go home with lots of treasures. Hope to see you soon!
Lang's Last Annual Discovery Auction
Starting this fall, after the August 11 & 12 auction in Bouckville, NY, Lang's will be partnering with Blanchard's Auction Service in Potsdam, NY to hold multiple discovery auctions each year from their location. Our trusted partner Kip Blanchard has provided his expertise and auctioneering services for Lang's for many years. Holding the discovery auctions at his facility will provide amenities and the space needed for a larger number of auctions each year. We will announce each discovery auction with an eCard mailing as it is scheduled, so please make sure you add your current email address to Lang's mailing list.
Just a few photos from last year....expect bigger AND better this year....