Tag Archive: auction

Jun 19

Big Sandy … Hawkins… Holly Lake

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You’ll want to visit Big Sandy on a Saturday, because Saxon Auctions: The Longest Running Auction in the State of Texas happens every Saturday night at 6:30pm. To get there, head East of 80 and when you get to the lake in Big Sandy, look on the North hill to see the auction barn. The …

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Apr 02

Saxon Auctions: The Longest Running Auction in the State of Texas Comes Home to Big Sandy

In 1969 Cecil Bishop of Big Sandy started an auction on Gilmer Street. There were 10 people in attendance and the auction brought $136 total. No matter how small the start, Cecil had the auction bug and he didn’t stop. He and his wife Beth Bishop grew the auction and the antique / collectibles community …

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