auction block


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Noun1.auction block - a platform from which an auctioneer sellsauction block - a platform from which an auctioneer sells; "they put their paintings on the block"
platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform"
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This same in- fernal law had existed in our own South in my own time, more than thirteen hundred years later, and under it hundreds of freemen who could not prove that they were freemen had been sold into lifelong slavery without the circumstance making any particular im- pression upon me; but the minute law and the auction block came into my personal experience, a thing which had been merely improper before became sud- denly hellish.
Around 5:30 EDT, Saturday, the car rolled onto the auction block while "Hail to the chief" played from the speakers in the background.
An instrument that was one of the first prototypes of the electric guitar that would become one of the models of choice for rock's elite is going on the auction block.
ISLAMABAD -- The codiscoverer of DNA has put his Nobel Prize on the auction block in hopes of using part of the proceeds for philanthropic gifts in an effort to scrub his own DNA of racist remarks.
Among the assets headed for the auction block are the 9,823-SF Hamilton Clinic at 308 S.
NEW YORK -- A bouquet of wildflowers painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death is going on the auction block in New York City.
By committing $26 million to help support retiree pensions while keeping Detroit's art treasures off the auction block, 3 automaking giants General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are driving into the city's bankruptcy turn around.
New York, October 13 ( ANI ): A bottle of a celebrated single malt whisky, aged 54 years, is hitting the auction block at a posh East Side gallery with a top-bidding target of 190,000 dollars.
Summary: The jacket Michael Jackson wore in his "Thriller" video is on the auction block.
New Hampshire Public Radio reported that about 900 acres surrounding the Mount Washington resort--including two golf courses--are going on the auction block June 22.
TWO bottles of bubbly, preserved for nearly 200 years in a Baltic Sea shipwreck, are heading for the auction block.
Of the 10 properties on the auction block, fewer than half had closing bids that reached 50 percent of the properties' last asking price, according to Curbed.