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Old 09-18-2019, 10:25 AM
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To get decent, or even wildly high, prices at charity auctions you need to be in cities with "old money." It's always been my experience that those people enjoy competing with each other and don't mind spending big bucks to "play." Here, you see lots of collusion (that word!) between bidders to keep hammer prices low. I now donate strictly to those non-profits I'd support with cash otherwise.
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