"Main Auction- Serendipity and bargains" Boise Things to Do Tip by sennaya

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The Main Auction has had a sale at noon every Saturday since 1938.
It has a platform a city block long and the sale starts at both ends and lasts into the night sometimes.
Now mostly household goods, collectibles, tools, building supplies and closeouts, it originally also had produce and farm animals.

You can find a book about the auctionand Boise on Amazon.com:
"The story of a community auctioneer: The life and times of Col. Paul L. Owens "
Now owned by Danny Wesely, 4th generation of family business.
http://www.boisehistory.com/

Address: 2912 W. Main st.
Directions: 2912 w. Main st.
Boise Idaho 83702

othercontact: mauction@qwest.net
Phone: 208-344-8314
Website: http://www.mainauctioncorp.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 28, 2010
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