I have had many phone calls and letters following the event from our guests stating they have never been to such an event where they were part of a worldwide auction bid. Everyone felt involved both on the floor and overseas.
Robyn HollandsFmr Director of D'ment, MSO now Director RICH Communications
” Without your support we would not have been able to stage this event on August 4 and raise the money we did, in excess of $450,000!
Dr Susan Alberti, AO, MAICDSusan Alberti Medical Research Foundation Chairman
Auction of Real Estate turns 180 years old
Thursday, 1 June 2017
180 years ago, the first land in Victoria was sold by public auction on June 1, 1837. Originally known as Port Phillip, 100 lots of land were sold in what is now known as the Melbourne CBD. The gross sale was £3,800 and the average sale price of a block was £35. Only one lot reneged (or cooled off) and the commission for the Auctioneer, Robert Hoddle, was £57 or 1.50% to read more on Hoddle go to: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/hoddlerobert-2190