Auction goes ahead despite AFL football public holiday
Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 29th September, 2015
Friday’s inaugural public holiday to allow Victorians time off to soak up the AFL Grand Final parade hasn’t stopped Young’s Auctions from plying its auction wares as normal.
Accordingly, it is full steam ahead for the auction house with the sale due to start at the normal time of 9.30am at 229 Camberwell Road, Hawthorn.
The auction contains s massive assortment of items – including a full size Ace billiards table.
For model toy collectors, there are two cabinets full of items from which to choose and wine buffs can select from several choice Penfold Grange bottles along with 407 Cabernet Sauvignon and 389 Cabernet Shiraz.
A selection of paintings includes a Wickham Perry oil, there is a range of jewellery and a bronze eagle in full flight.
An unusual auction item is the spinning wheel along with assorted eastern European ornaments including several model wine casks.
For history tragics, there is a collection 1920s carpenter tools and corkscrews and the auction also contains modern and antique furniture.