Category Archives: Auction News

2016 was a big year for Dakil. From business liquidation auctions to educating first-time clients about the benefits of auctions, we have been committed to customer service every step of the way. Here are just a few of our favorite educational blogs and client spotlights from this year. Hidden Household Gems You Can List at […]

Rare guns are regularly sold at auction across the nation, and we’ll be auctioning off a lot of over 100 firearms, each with a unique story, at an auction Friday, October 14. While each gun has a story to tell, stories from seven of the models up for sale are too good not to share. […]

One interesting thing about buying a gun at auction is the history or story behind the firearm. From famous gunsmiths, historical figures, and more, each gun has a unique story. Below we’ve compiled five rare guns sold at auction and the stories that make them irreplaceable.  

Two of the main forms of liquidation auctions held at Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. are for restaurants and businesses. We recently covered what home chefs and restaurateurs should know before attending a restaurant liquidation auction, so as a follow up to that, we will discuss what buyers and sellers should know when going to a business […]

As summer heats up, so does the excitement at Dakil’s auction house. We’ve got several upcoming auctions you won’t want to miss because you never know what gems you’ll find. Outside of Oklahoma City, auction gems around the world are making headlines. From an Olympic gold medal to a retro car with a crazy secret, […]

What do you call a couple who quit their jobs to start a business in their spare bedroom that would one day become a national industry leader in auctions? You call them visionaries. That’s precisely what Louis and Susan Dakil did 33 years ago in 1983 when they started Dakil Auctioneers. Today, the company performs between 100 […]

Occasionally some truly spooky and scary items can find their way to the auction block. In honor of Halloween, we highlighted a few of the spookiest auction items that have made the headlines over the last few years.

  “… The back of the paper for notices of restaurant auctions. As you’ve probably gathered by now, restaurants go out of business all the time, and have to sell off their equipment quickly…before the marshals do it for them.” – Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential       It’s no secret that opening up a […]

So you’ve decided to brave the fast talking, competitive world of the auctioneer for your next car. There are tons of options when looking for a local auto auction, from police lots to dealer surplus. One often overlooked place to look for your next car is at an impound auction. Impound auctions come in two […]

The auction house has been both romanticized and parodied on television and in movies. And if you’ve only seen the cartoon and Pink Panther versions of an auction, you probably imagine a fast-talking auctioneer in coattails selling increasingly valuable wares – a collectible car, a famous actress’s jewelry, and on and on. But technology doesn’t […]

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December 2017 Real Estate Auction
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Date & Time Thursday, December 14th, 2017 – 6:00pm Location & Directions Auction To Be Held At: Dakil Auctioneers, Inc. 200 NW 114th St., Oklahoma City, OK Sale Information Registration will begin at 5:00pm on[...]