Perky leg lamp and more household goodies: Audacious Archaeology Auction items (#6)

During the day on Saturday, meet with SGA members at the semi-annual meeting, at the Zell B. Miller Learning Center (48 Baxter Street at S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, 30605) on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens. The meeting schedule is online here. All meeting information is online here. This is just a sample of the available auction items. Check out other sample auction items here: list #1 (decorative), list #2 (ceramics), list #3 (metal), list #4 (special containers: bags), list #5 (eco-tour for six), list #7 (vintage and historic).
Leg lamp auction

Leg lamp. Yep. This table-top lamp looks just like the larger-than life version in A Christmas Story! Don’t let Ralphie’s Dad have all the fun! The fishnet stocking on the leg and the fringe on the shade are eyecatching and delightful.

Auction date

Saturday evening, October 22, 2011


Terrapin Brewery, 265 Newton Bridge Road, Athens (map below)


Pre-Auction Activities begin at 6:30. This includes brewery tours, beer tasting, tours of the Society’s ArchaeoBus, live music, silent auction bidding, and socializing.

Live auction begins at 8 pm (when silent auction closes).

UGA football auction

Autograph-edition UGA football. Official Baden Georgia Bulldogs Autograph Edition. Donated by Camden Sports Center, Randy Rock. St. Marys, Georgia. Courtesy of Carolyn Rock.

Pair of glass goblets. Hand-painted floral stemware.

Glass goblet pair auction


Colonel Wilbur C. Mull, Georgia Hall of Fame Auctioneer


Entry is free. Guests who wish to partake of the beer tasting can purchase a glass for $10 which entitles them to tickets for 32 ounces of beer.

Cool auction stuff!

We offer two kinds of items for both the live and the silent auctions:

1) Ethnic Objects from Around the World (no archaeological artifacts, of course), and

2) Outdoor Adventure items.

The Society for Georgia Archaeology is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit. All auction proceeds fund its educational outreach for preservation.

Access a PDF with Auction information by clicking here. Access a colorful poster advertising the Audacious Archaeology Auction by clicking here.

Where to find it