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Important Updates Regarding Our Online Auctions During COVID-19

We hope you and your family are staying healthy and safe during this time! If you haven’t visited our website lately, we’ve had to postpone many of our auctions due to COVID-19. This post outlines some of the changes to our policies that have occurred. As COVID-19 continues to evolve, we want to assure you…

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Buying Industrial Machinery and Tools at Online Auctions

When buying industrial machinery or tools for personal or business use, many people tend to want to buy new items. This is completely understandable considering when you do buy new, you don’t have to worry about it breaking down on you right away. However, you can save a great deal of money – sometimes 20-50%…

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A Guide to Selling Vintage Collectibles

There may be a time when you might have to sell your vintage collection because you need the money. Perhaps you have simply grown tired of collecting and just want to downsize. How do you go about selling those vintage collectibles? Where do you start? Here are a few tips to help you out… Take…

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Featured Items in the East County Vintage Collector Auction

If you’re into vintage collectibles or anything vintage, we have an online auction that you definitely do not want to miss. The East County Vintage Collector is an amazing collector estate full of treasures from jewelry to sewing machines and vintage toys to Hummel collectibles, plus so much more. Here are some of the featured…

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5 Reasons to Follow Us on Instagram

We’ve been on Instagram for a while, but we haven’t been very active…until now. One of our resolutions for 2020 is to connect with more people on Instagram. If you’re not following us yet, what are you waiting for? Here are 5 compelling reasons to follow us now (@calauctions)… 1. Join a community of people…

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Our Most Popular Articles of 2019

Our blog archive has grown so much over these past few years! This article was initially titled “Our Most Popular Online Auction Articles of the Decade”, but since we’ve only been active on this blog for 5 years, it’s more fitting to simply share our most-read articles from this year. If you’re new to our…

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We’re Hiring! Become a Part-Time Team Member

Do you love to shop in online auctions? Want to work with a fun group of people? Are you passionate about customer service and enjoy helping others? We invite you to apply to become one of our team members! What we’re looking for are people who can assist with physically preparing the items to be…

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5 Unique Holiday Gift Items For the Person Who Has Everything

Can you believe that 2019 is almost over and the holiday season is already here? If you like to shop early for holiday gifts or have someone on your list who has everything and want to give them something unique, here are 5 items from our latest Combined Assets Gallery Estate Auction that may be…

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We’re an Official Toys For Tots Drop-Off Location in San Diego

Here at Cal Auctions, we’re thinking of ways that we can give back to the community this holiday season. There are so many families in the San Diego area who cannot afford to have Christmas presents for their children. It is only right to offer our support to the Toys For Tots program. From now…

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Best Tips For Storing Collectibles and Antiques

Many of us have collectibles because we have a passion for what we’re collecting. Meanwhile, there are others who collect and invest in items with the hopes of making money in the future. Whatever your reason for collecting, it’s important that you take care of and store these items properly so that they can be…

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