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Collectors, fine China enthusiasts, and lovers of history, this 1950s Noritake China Coffee Pot is the gem for you. This coffee pot was made in Japan in the 1950s, and is as stunning as it is collectible. In excellent condition, and created with gorgeous craftsmanship, this coffee pot will make the perfect addition to any collector’s home, or displayed wares. Give it as a gift, or keep it for yourself, any worldly antique enthusiast would be lucky to possess and show off this beautiful Noritake (Rossina) coffee pot. If this sounds like you or someone you know, place a bid today, your collection will be proud to boast such a unique find. 

 

Do you love your belongings and home to make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time? Back to a classically beautiful era filled with pretty china and silverware that modern decor just can’t seem to match? Well, this Royal Doulton “Pillar Roses” Tureen is for you. This absolutely gorgeous tureen is so classically delicate, it will be the most beautiful feature in your home. With pretty painted roses to showcase the skill and detail of the artist’s craftsmanship, this tureen makes for the perfect addition to any collector’s home. Give it as a gift, or add it to your own unique collection, it’s a gem that needs to be appreciated. 

 

This Wedgewood oval platter is part of the Appledore collection, and is a stunning piece of art that is waiting to be appreciated by a true collector and enthusiast. This gorgeous platter is intricately designed, and beautifully detailed, and is sure to be a stand out piece in any collector’s wares. Put it on display, show it off to guests, or give it as a gift to the classically-hearted loved one in your life. Whether you’re an experienced collector who has had the hobby for years, or just starting out, this platter is sure to be a welcome addition to your beautiful wares. 

 

Imagine walking down the street in a signed New Zealand Rugby League jersey. Now imagine that the jersey you’re wearing has also been worn by a Rugby League Player in the 2017 World Cup! It sounds too good to be true, but it is exactly what we have up for auction right here, right now. Donated by the New Zealand Rugby League team, this jersey is as close to the action as it gets, and is bound to make everything else in your wardrobe look far less legendary by comparison. Does it really matter, though? Owning this jersey would make wearing other clothes completely pointless. 

 

Well hello there, good lookin’! Is that a signed All Blacks 2017 Investec Rugby Jersey you’re wearing?!You liked imagining yourself on the receiving end of that compliment, didn’t you? Well, it’s not an impossible dream to fulfill, my friend. We have got one of these All Blacks jerseys up for grabs – signed, authentic, and ready to be adored. Not only will it be delivered alongside a tonne of admiration, but this rugby jersey will have a certificate of authentication accompanying it when you receive it, so you can rest easy knowing you’ve got a hold of the real deal. 

Are you looking to expand your sports jersey collection and/or wardrobe? Do you consider yourself to be an All Blacks supporter through and through? Well, this one’s for the Jonah Lomu fans out there: a Counties Manukau Rugby Jersey signed by none other than the late, great Jonah Lomu. By bidding on this item, you’ll be preserving the memory and prolonging the celebration of a true legend’s life. This is a limited edition jersey with the number 24, perfect for collectors, fans, or friends of fans trying to find the perfect, meaningful and brownie-point-winning gift.

 

We’re so excited to announce our first ever online charity auction.

From a signed Jonah Lomu rugby jersey (a truly one of a kind collectors’ item!) through to gorgeous collectible homewares and family passes for Auckland’s favourite attractions, or dining vouchers and coffee machines, there’s truly something for everyone.

Why not put your dollar where it can do some good, and bid on one of our amazing items?

The money raised will provide vital support services to help people with dementia and their carers live well and extend their independence.

Discover a few of our favourites below – or visit our TradeMe store today to put your bids in. Get in quick – you don’t want to miss out on these amazing items.

Happy bidding!

 

 

Get your sneakers on, and your steps in, for a great cause.

Join us for the 2018 Walk for Dementia – an opportunity to walk in memory, or support, of a loved one living with dementia.

Taking place on Sunday March 25th in Mission Bay, the free, 5km Walk for Dementia is the perfect opportunity for an autumn stroll, so don’t retire your sneakers for a winter of hibernation just yet!

There will be refreshments and entertainment to enjoy in the fresh air with your friends and family – and plenty of opportunities to donate to Dementia Auckland, or challenge your friends or family to help you fundraise. As well as the pride of fundraising for a great organisation, your support will mean that even more people affected by dementia in your community can access our services.  

It’s free to sign up, so register with your family or friends now at http://www.bit.ly/walkfordementia

 

 

Calling all businesses….would you like to put your brand, product or services in front of 20,000 consumers?
 
 
This February we are running our first TradeMe Online Auction, which will be promoted to Countdown staff throughout New Zealand as well as 1,000 Rotarians here in Auckland and to the general public.
 
The auction will run in mid February for 9 days and we have already got many businesses on board to make it a great success, from restaurants to well-known tourist attractions to sports memorabilia.
 
If you or someone you know would like to be a pioneer in this exciting new venture by donating an item for the Online Auction 2018, please contact Colin Macleod, Business Relationships Leader on 027 365 5028 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.