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2017 Holiday Auction Preview

Below is a sneak peek at some of the fabulous items that will be up for bid at this year’s Holiday Auction on December 2! Please join us for this exciting, annual, members-only event. Not a member yet? Join now!

Remote Bidding on Live Auction Items


See something you can’t live without among these photos, but you or your guests are unable to attend the Holiday Auction? Problem solved. Simply email us at charlie@detsales.com and let us know the item you want to bid on and the highest price you are willing to bid. When the item comes up, auctioneer Brian Rowley will let the audience know there is a remote bid and the auction will commence as always. Just remember all remote bids must be received no later than December 1st. Good Luck!
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Three day Northern Michigan Getaway in privately owned three bedroom cottage with shared private beach. Cottage is located near Cross Village central to several popular destinations and within walking distance of the historic Legs Inn.

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Dinner & Chat
with an Olympic Champion
Dinner for twelve at Metamora’s historic Red House Farm with cocktails on the poolside patio and a chat with 1964 Olympic Rowing Gold Medalist, Emory Clark.

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Stihl BG50 Leaf Blower

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Country Smoke House
Two delectable assortments of meats, cheeses, and condiments.

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Three Days of Hunting
Three weekdays of hunting on a beautiful 160 acre parcel with a variety of habitats northeast of Lake Lapeer.

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Hunter’s Creek Fishing Excursion
Fishing excursion and lunch for six people in the clubhouse.

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Hand Painted Starter
Bee Hive & Beekeeper’s Bible

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Pair of Koi
To start off next season!

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Hand Crafted Party Cooler
Beautiful wood cooler with built- in drain and bottle opener glides easily on casters!

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Hanging Tapestry with Decorative Rod

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Hand Forged Fire Pokers
Crafted by Local Blacksmith

Great for your backyard fire pit.

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Fly Fishing Lesson for Two
Three hour lesson with Master Fly Fisherman, Emory Clark, at Hunters Creek Club in Metamora. All equipment is provided and lunch at Hunter's Creek is included. Hunters Creek will, optionally, prepare your catch for your lunch!

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A Day in the Life of an Equine Vet  Ride along with Dr. Evan Moore, Metamora equine veterinarian, to learn what a typical day is like. A unique experience for the horse enthusiast or budding veterinarian!

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Stihl MS250 High Performance Chainsaw

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The Huntsman Hunt Club
One Year Membership

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Detroit Institute of Arts
Tour and Lunch

One hour tour, guided by a docent, for up to six people at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Two James Distillery
Tour & Tasting

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Folding Table & Chairs Set

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Hand Painted Cabinet
Created from a deconstructed Detroit home. Each unique piece tells its own story!

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Striker Spy Drone with
Picture & Video Camera

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Hand Forged Hook Hanger

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Two Harley Davidson Bar Stools
Sit on your Harley even when you’re not on your hog!

Members of Seven Ponds Camera Club donated several photographs for sale the night of the auction. All proceeds will benefit Seven Ponds. Photographs are displayed on the back wall of the Meeting Room and can be viewed at any time before the auction.
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GM Tech Center & Birds Tour
Two hour guided tour for four of the GM Tech Center showing the 1950’s architecture and birds in season. Tour will highlight buildings of architectural significance in the 1956 Eero Saarinen designed campus. Your host will send regular sightings to alert you through the year of potential birds at the site.

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Tickets to Cranbrook Bat Zone
Package includes four tickets to Cranbrook Institute of Science and along with tickets for the Bat Zone Tour.

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C.J. Barrymore’s Gift Certificates
Enjoy a full party package for your child at C.J. Barrymore’s where there are endless exciting things to do!

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Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two
Enjoy a champagne toast while you and your guest delight in a bird's eye view of the Metamora countryside. Good for the 2017 season (May-October).

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Mulefoot Gastropub
Elegant dinner for ten with wine pairing at Imlay City’s renowned farm to table restaurant.

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Custom Cut Design Saw Blade
Customized with your name!

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Meadowbrook Hall
Guided Tour for Two

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Charming Sunflower Tea Cart
& Plant Stand

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Rustic Triple Bird Condo
A perfect addition to your porch.

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Spa Basket
Gift Certificate and Spa Accessories
For Spa on the Lake, Oxford

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Dog Basket
Premium large dog bed and basket with toys and treats!

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Hand Crafted Baby Cradle