The word on the "thrifting" street is that Auction Hunters is definitely influencing Americans. I heard that participation in auctions in Sonoma County alone has increased to often more than 200 people showing up at a single auction. The entire country is falling in love with treasure hunting. Auction Hunters is a perfect combination of that. I know that every time they open the door to explore the contents of the storage unit I get butterflies in my belly.
Auction Hunters Premieres this Tuesday, April 5th on Spike.
"Every year in America, 50,000 storage facilities hold auctions for abandoned storage units and, at these auctions, over $1 billion worth of goods changes hands. Each unit has the potential to be a goldmine or a bust for those who make their living hunting unclaimed property. “Auction Hunters” cuts the lock and opens the door into the high stakes, financial risks and potential rewards where the right purchase can bring in serious cash. The series follows Haff and Jones in their quest to win auctions, dig for abandoned historical treasure and sell them for a profit. This season they uncover high-valued items including a Winchester model 1912 shotgun valued at $1,500 and the exact scale remote control replica of a $3,000,000 luxury Viper Fan Jet plane valued at $11,500."
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"Allowed only a brief glimpse inside the unit before each fast-paced auction begins, skill and strategy are paramount as Haff and Jones have only seconds to estimate the value and determine how high they’re willing to bid to beat out the completion. Each episode will also feature “the dig,” a process by which our hunters literally dig into the contents of the unit and assess every item within as well as “the sell” where they consult experts, establish value and negotiate a sale with collectors and dealers."
Be sure to catch the Season Two Premiere on Tuesday, April 5th on Spike.
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