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Offline BruceH

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Did you know that is soon going to reach some VERY significant milestones for our business, some unmatched by ANY auction, anywhere, at any time? When our current Tuesday auctions close on the 29th, that will mean we have reached the remarkable total of results in our Auction History Database to over 1,800,000 overall!

Has ANY auction anywhere ever run this many unique auctions where all the items auctions are actually shipped from the same location? And when we add our NEXT set of Tuesday auctions that START on the 29th, that will be our ONE THOUSANDTH set of Tuesday auctions!

Yes, it was a thousand Tuesdays ago (and THIRTY ONE years ago) that we started our Tuesday night auctions, far and away the longest running regular movie poster auction event ever! And for those of you wondering, we are now on our 668th Thursday Auction and our 541st Sunday auction (because they were of course added later).

And this email club has now posted/sent 980 club messages, even though it actually started almost a full year before the Tuesday auctions began, back in 1998. The reason there have been fewer club messages than Tuesday auctions is that sometimes I was so busy I did not send/post a club message, but it did not happen very often.

If all goes according to plan, the 1,000th club message will be posted/sent in late July of 2021! And at our current rate of auctioning, we will have our 2,000,000th auction in 20222! And we will likely have our 3,000th consignor (we are currently at 2,729) sometime in late 2021!

And it is seeming very likely that 2020 will end with sales of over $5,000,000, which will mean we have averaged over five million is sales per year for the past NINE years!  And then, sometime in 2021, we will pass ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS in REAL sales!

And most fascinating of all (to me, at least!), our upcoming December Major Auction starts on December 8, 2020, and that is almost EXACTLY 30 years to the day after our first historic auction at Christie's auction house in New York City, which was the very first all-movie poster auction by a major auction hours!

What further milestones await for in the future? Only time will tell!
We ( hold 3,500 auctions every other week.
We have auctioned more movie paper for more money (in real sales) than any auction in the world.
We have the longest continuously running auctions of any auction, with over 1,680,000 to date from over 2,800 consignors.
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Offline Hicks77

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Re: is soon going to reach some VERY significant milestones!
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2020, 10:20:50 AM »
Way to go Bruce and!  Impressive  thumbsup.gif
My business with you (selling and buying) has been great from day one (although just a short 41/2 years!).
Here's to your next 2209 auctions  :)

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Re: is soon going to reach some VERY significant milestones!
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2020, 10:32:34 AM »
Wow!!!  Impressive, Bruce.  For sure the best auctioneer out there.

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Re: is soon going to reach some VERY significant milestones!
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2020, 03:46:27 PM »
Fair play indeed Bruce.

Well done to you and your excellent team.