“The Power of Observation Lit His Way”

You may not know that Zippo Lighters’ origin came from the observation made by a gentleman attending a dinner dance at the Bradford Country Club in Bradford, PA in 1932. The poor fellow trying to light his smoke had to use both hands to get the Austrian-made lighter to come to life, and its thin metal surface dented easily to boot. It was the attendee, George G Blaisdell, who later would come to be known as “Mr. Zippo,” who made that 

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Turquoise Auction Delight!

Native Americans were known for their fascinating jewelry creations. From the earliest of times, tools fashioned to cut thru natural stones have been found and give testimony to the native peoples love of adornment in the form of bracelets, cuffs, necklaces, chokers, and rings to name a few. While many natural stones were used in these artistic works, turquoise became the favorite for the Navajo, Hopi, and Zuni tribes of the Southwest United States.

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14 Acre auction in Davie County,NC

14 Acres located in Davie County NC up for auction. Bid your price today!

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We make estate sales success!

Do you need to settle an estate? Real Estate? Personal property? We have the solution. Call us today. Let us take the worry off your shoulders.

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Incredible Opportunity for Fine Woodworkers, Outdoorsmen, and Collectors

The Swicegood Group has been commissioned to auction the Pfafftown, North Carolina estate of the William W. Davis Trust. The estate includes a range of quality lots including a pickup truck, tractor, the contents of an exceptional fine woodworking shop; firearms; collectible knives; fishing rods, reels and tackle; fine leather furniture, including an exceptional leather lift chair; framed signed art; coins; stoneware and antiques.

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Winds of Change…the Auction Story

I have strolled through many’a houses in my life. Each of them tell a story. As of late, a common real estate transaction is an estate of aging parents. We have the ability to see the personality of the person in the lifetime collection of assets they have accumulated. I enjoy seeing the plants they have gardened in their yard. All paint a picture of who they are.

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