GREENCASTLE, PA — A private collection years in the making concluded at Hurley Auctions, ending a year long process to sell the estate of Chester Wayne Miller of Boonsboro, MD. The final auction, the fifth held for the estate, was an extensive civil war & military sale.
The star of the auction undoubtedly was a c. 1801-1806 Johannes Spitler painted blanket chest, with stylized birds and flowers and original hand forged hinges. Bidders traveled from near and far to view this
GREENCASTLE, PA — Matt Hurley of Hurley Auctions in Greencastle has been hosting a live Nativity scene for the community for the last three years.
He originally started it for his kids to understand the real meaning of Christmas. “We teach it in our home, so I know they know the real meaning,” Hurley said. “I just get tired of all the commercialization of Christmas.”
The Hurley tradition of a Live Nativity originated as a Christmas Day walk with Matt and his children along
Matthew S. Hurley, founder and president of Hurley Auctions headquartered in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, has been a successful auctioneer, appraiser, and broker since 1996. Some boys dream of becoming a policeman or a firefighter when they grow up, but at five years of age, Matt had his sights set on being an auctioneer. Not only did his boyhood dream become a reality, but Hurley’s skill and dedication to his career has allowed him to reach several milestones in his profession
GREENCASTLE, PA — The Hurley Auctions legacy started back when its founder and president, Matthew Hurley was just a young boy. Some boys dream of becoming a policeman or a firefighter when they grow up, but Matt Hurley had his sights set on something different. His desire to be an auctioneer started when his father, Gene, took 5-year-old Matt to a farm auction. “All the way home, I remember saying, ‘When I grow up, I'm going to be an auctioneer.’”
In 1982 Matt conducted his
Matthew S. Hurley has been a successful auctioneer
Matthew S. Hurley, founder and president of Hurley Auctions in Greencastle, PA, has been a successful auctioneer, appraiser, and broker since 1996. He realized his passion for the business when he was just five years old.
Some boys dream of becoming a policeman or a firefighter when they grow up, but Matthew Hurley had his sights set on being an auctioneer. Not only did his boyhood dream become a reality, but his devotion has allowed him to reach several milestones in his p
CHAMBERSBURG, PA — The bowling alley that baseball great Nellie Fox built in 1956 is going to auction.
Born in the town of St. Thomas, PA, Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox built the bowling alley while he was an All-Star second baseman for the Chicago White Sox. He was one of the best second basemen, and the third most difficult hitter to strike out in Major League history. Fox went on to become the American League’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1959, an AL Gold Glove winner for
Greencastle, PA — Winners of the 2016 National Auctioneers Association Marketing Competition, presented in partnership with USA TODAY, were announced at the 67th International Auctioneers Conference and Show held in Grand Rapids, MI.
The annual NAA Marketing Competition, is presented in partnership with USA TODAY, and is the premier contest for NAA members to showcase their marketing efforts. This year’s contest highlighted coast-to-coast, top-level marketing efforts as winn
Harrisburg, PA — The Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association (PAA) awarded Auctioneer of the Year to Matthew Hurley of Hurley Auctions at this year’s 68th Annual Conference and Convention in Harrisburg, PA. The nominations for this award are chosen by auctioneers in their profession. The winner is then selected by his state-wide peers based on their excellent leadership, high ethical standards, willingness to share with others, participation in community affairs, and outstanding