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Joie Smith Estate Featured in the August 21st Auction! Catalog is Live and Online NOW!

Our August 21, 2014 Estate Antique Auction is really going to be something special!  We are showcasing choice items from the estate of Joie R. Smith.  Ms. Smith was a lifelong Oregonian, spending most of her life on Mt. Hood.  She owned a ski shop and then Alpine Towing, was on both Mt. Hood and National ski patrols and had the distinction of being the first woman ski patrol member in the 1960 Olympics.  She was considered a “crown jewel on the mountain.”

This auction will feature: large selection of antique furniture, including a beautiful ornately carved mahogany partners desk and a wonderful Merklen Bros. table; Olympic memorabilia; early Oregon photos; swords; artwork by listed artists; china & glassware; silver; cast iron; Native American items; antique rugs; vintage fishing and hunting items including rifles and ammunition; and so much more!

Open House This Saturday, August 9th!

Please join us as McLaren Auction Services celebrates
Aurora Colony Days with a special Open House!

Saturday, August 9, 2014
10:00am – 4:00pm
at the Historic Aurora Colony Auction House
21507 Highway 99E, Aurora, OR

Drop by for an early preview of our next auction -
it’s shaping up to be something really special!
Gary will be offering antique appraisals ($5 per item) so be sure to bring in your treasures!
(Proceeds will be donated to BackPack Buddies)