Worldwide auction held in DecaturDorothy Mae Peterson's collection of antiques draws buyers from around the world, both online and in person
September 26, 2012 at 5:19 a.m.
Jim Ritchie, chief auctioneer and co-founder of Kruse Energy Equipment, LLC., took bids during the Dorothy Mae Peterson estate auction on Sunday afternoon. The auction was conducted simultane- ously live and online in more than 70 countries around the world. The front row was occupied by five employees watching computer screens and placing bids for online bidders. -
Photo by Janelle Jessen
More than 850 bidders from 70 countries participated in the Dorothy Mae Peterson estate auction in Decatur last weekend.