Auction for indebted history center


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HISTORY CAN SAVE ITS FUTURE.
THE NATIONAL MILITARY HISTORY
CENTER HELD AUCTIONED OFF
NEARLY 200 ITEMS IN AN EFFORT TO
MAKE ENDS MEET.
NEWSCHANNEL 15'S RANDY SPIETH
HAS MORE
FROM STUDIO 15.
THE MUSEUM IS TRYING TO REDUCE
ITS DEBT ON ITS MORTGAGE.
AND MAKE ROOM TO DISPLAY WAR
ARTIFICACTS FROM EVERY AMERICAN-
INVOLVED WAR.
TODAY, HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE FROM
ACROSS THE GLOBE WERE TRYING TO
GRAB A PIECE OF HISTORY.
ONE-BY-ONE ITEMS WERE AUCTIONED
OFF.
NAT:AUCTION SOUNDS IT BEGAN
WITH A HUNDRED MILITARY UNIFORMS
AND EQUIPMENT
SOT-DEAN-BIDDER-02:47:03:22-I
KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE REALLY
MOTIVATED BY
THE HISTORY ASPECT AND I KNOW
THERE'S A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE
INTERESTED IN RE-
ENACTING.
BIDDERS CAME FROM ALL ACROSS THE
U-S - EVEN TRAVELING FROM
OVERSEAS.
SOT-TAMARA-MUSEUM-
02:27:14:21-WE HAVE PEOPLE FROM
THE
UKRAINE, IRELAND, AUSTRAILA,
GERMANY THEY WERE THERE FOR THE
MAIN ATTRACTIONS.
THE 80 MILITARY VEHICLES IN THE
AUCTION
SOT-FRED-BIDDER-02:42:09:26-IN
THIS COLLECTION THERE'S A GREAT
NUMBER OF
INTERESTING GERMAN AND ACCESS
VEHICLES.
AND THERE'S A
TREMONDOUS INTEREST IN THAT
SOT-DEAN-BIDDER-02:47:35;24-I
ACTUALLY ENJOY DRIVING MINE.
I LIKE DRIVING MINE INTO A
LITTLE LOCAL CAFE
STAND-UP: THE MUSUEM WILL BE
ABLE TO QUICKLY REPLACE THE
ITMES THAT
WERE AUCTIONED OFF TODAY.
IN FACT, IT HAS STORAGE UNITS
FILLED WITH
MILITARY ARTIFACT AND ITEMS THAT
ARE READY TO GO ON DISPLAY
SOT-TAMARA-MUSUEM-
02:26:20:24-WE ACTUALLY HAVE
FOUR
LARGE STORAGE ROOMS THAT ARE
FULL OF ARTIFACTS AND MEMORBILLA
THAT ARE UNFORTUNATELY NOT ABLE
TO BE DISPLAYED BECAUSE
WE DON'T HAVE THE ROOM.
WHILE THE AUCTION GIVES PEOPLE
AN OPPORTUNITY TO GRAB A PIECE
OF
HISTORY - IT'S MIXED EMOTIONS
FOR THE MUSUEM WHICH HAS TO SELL
THE ITEMS TO
ELIMINATE DEBT AND KEEP ITS
DOORS OPEN SOT-TAMARA-MORNING
SOT-
02:28:37:16- IF YOU ELMINATE
THAT, THAT OPENS UP A LOT OF
EXTRA FREE DOLLARS
TO BE ABLE TO DO THE THINGS YOU
WANT TO DO
THE MUSEUM WAS NOT SURE HOW MUCH
MONEY IT COULD RAISE TODAY.
BUT THE AUCTIONEERS TELL US THE
TOP SELLING VEHICLES AND
MOTORCYCLES WERE GOING FOR CLOSE
TO DOUBLE THEIR PRE-SALE
ESTIMATES.
MONEY IT COULD RAISE TODAY.
BUT THE AUCTIONEERS TELL US
THE TOP SELLING VEHICLES AND
MOTORCYCLES WERE GOING FOR CLOSE
TO
DOUBLE THEIR PRE-SALE ESTIMATES.
THE TOTAL DOLLAR RAISED TODAY
SHOULD BE RELEASED SOME TIME
NEXT WEEK.
FROM STUDIO 15, RANDY SPIETH, NC
15.