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Does tickling the ivory, tickle your fancy?

Does tickling the ivory, tickle your fancy? Find out more about the amazing back story to our piano auction Barry Lloyd was Australia’s well known prestigious piano expert who specialised in moving, tuning and restoring quality pianos. He owned Australia’s largest and most prestigious piano shop, called “Lloyd’s Pianos” on the Hume Highway in Sydney.

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Here you will find the inside scoop on what’s hot at Lloyds Auctions and any relevant industry updates!

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Christmas Gift Ideas

So, it’s rolled around to that time of year again where most people feign their interest in the festive season because it suddenly hits them that they have to venture out into shopping centres, rummage through stores for hours on end amongst a swarm of busy shoppers to buy presents for people on a seemingly

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The A-Z of Wine

Wine is undoubtedly very enjoyable, but there’s quite a distinction between drinking it and being a connoisseur… or, more importantly an investor. So, how does one begin to gain an understanding of the world of wine? And, what can help you buy wine online? Well, breaking down the jargon and industry terminology is a great

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What are Vehicle Repossessions?

What is a repossession? Lloyds Auctions receive products from many different sources. One of those sources is repossessions from companies that want to sell their inventory and gain back some of the value. Repossessions are items that have had an initial buyer – this buyer has then defaulted on their payments and the item has

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In the Community – Vinnie’s CEO Sleepout

Raising Awareness for Homelessness at the Vinnie’s CEO Sleepout Lloyds Auctions recognises the importance of giving back to the community. We understand that without team work and the support of people around the Gold Coast and its outer regions, Lloyds would not be what it is today. It is most important to us that, as

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DIY – The New Home Building Trend

It’s the middle of June and I can’t help but wonder if it’s mid-Spring. Sitting here on a Friday afternoon and I can see outside. Its sunny with no wind, at a balmy 25 degrees and I wonder what I can do this weekend. If I could, I would probably build a deck or plant

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Insurance Claim Auctions

Buying at Insurance Claim Auctions Insurance Claim goods are hot items in the auction market, often representing unbeatable value. So, what are they and why should you consider buying products from insurers? Here’s a quick overview – after you finish, be sure to keep an eye out for massive insurance claim clearances going under the hammer

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Shepparton Motor Museum Classic Car Auction

In the sprawling Goulburn Valley, synonymous with great food, wine, waterways and weather, lies a motoring enthusiasts dream – the Shepparton Motor Museum & Collectables. At any given time, over 100 cars are housed within its walls from classic, vintage and veteran to motorbikes and memorabilia. Items are drawn from private collections, donations and restorers

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Born in the USA

Born in the USA 1949 marked the beginning of one of the most prominent car periods in history. The American Muscle Car era was born in answer to the demand for faster cars in the fifties. A call for lighter bodied cars with more powerful engines for the Moonshiners, encouraged racing on Daytona Beach in California and

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Why Buy Refurbished Goods?

70 Dyson Vacuum Cleaners were bought at an average of 54% OFF Recommended Retail Price (RRP) at Lloyds Auctions at 2pm last Saturday. They all had something in common. They were professionally refurbished. So why buy refurbished products? When Andrew (name changed for privacy) from Brisbane paid $163 for a $599 item (72% off RRP) with an attached guarantee

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7 Reasons to Invest in Art

Why Invest in Art? As Lloyds become known for making quality artwork accessible to everyone, we have compiled some reasons as to why investing in the prestigious area of art can be a fantastic investment. 1. Historical Value – Art has been entrenched in human life for thousands of years. From the stone age to the contemporary

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Rare Brabham Race Cars Under the Hammer

It is impossible to talk about the glory days of Formula 1 in the 1960’s, without referencing the name, Brabham.  Sir Jack Brabham, to be precise, was not only the first driver to be knighted for his contribution to motorsport, but was also the very first (and still only) driver to win the World Championship from behind the

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