The BEST Episodes of Auction Kings
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 4, 2021
Buyers in the Atlanta area searching for those one-of-a-kind items -- a vampire hunting kit, anyone? -- know exactly where to go, but the quantity is always limited and the prices fluid. ``Auction Kings'' follows the action at Gallery 63, a storied auction house in Hotlanta with a reputation for selling both bizarre and high-end items. Its owner, Paul Brown, manages his feisty staff and mingles with his customers, bidders and buyers who come from all walks of life.
#1 - Vintage Lie Detector - Old Hollywood Collection
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 4, 2013
#2 - Hot Air Balloon/Wooly Mammoth Tusk
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 30, 2010
Office manager Cindy faces her fears and gets the ride of her life when she and Paul go up in a hot-air balloon that's up for auction, along with a woolly mammoth tusk and a giant, unset sapphire.
#3 - Supersized (1)
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Nov 8, 2011
In this special supersized episode of Auction Kings, the Gallery 63 crew auction off a Model T Ford, a letter from Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and a rare casting reel featuring a young Marilyn Monroe. Bob the Dummy gets his revenge on Cindy.
#4 - Elvis Bracelet/Silver Columbus Ships
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 9, 2012
The Gallery 63 crew auctions off Elvis's gold-and-diamond bracelet and sterling silver replicas of Columbus's three ships. The crew enjoys a behind-the-scenes tour at a wildlife preserve to experience first hand what the preserve wants to auction off.
#5 - Dinosaur Tooth/Victorian Furniture
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 2010
The Gallery 63 crew struggles with manager Cindy Shook's new stress release, a drum set Jon brought in on a pick. Paul Brown takes rookie picker Jon Hammond to meet a client auctioning off his collection of sentimental Victorian furniture, including a settee and a piano, while a fossil-hunting couple from Montana bring in three rare dinosaur fossils, including a T.rex tooth.
#6 - Napoleon Mirror/WWI Boy Scout Poster
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 4, 2011
Before auctioning off a hand mirror signed by Napoleon and a World War I Boy Scout war bonds poster, Gallery 63 owner Paul Brown calls in his antique-expert sister to shed some light on a mysterious cabinet, and picker Jon Hammond goes all out to impress his boss by helping assemble the upcoming auction's catalog.
#7 - Samurai Sword/Steamer Trunk
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 14, 2010
A wooly mammoth tusk and a giant, unset sapphire go up for auction. Then manager Cindy faces her fears and gets the ride of her life when she and Paul go up in a hot-air balloon with a client who wants to sell it.
#8 - Shrunken Head/MLK Letter
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 11, 2011
A letter signed by Rev. Martin Luther King and doll furniture created by famous folk artist Howard Finster go on the block; a woman brings in what she believes to be a shrunken head; and Paul enlists his mentor and father, Bob Brown, to help entice Paul's son Elijah to go into the family auction-house business.
#9 - Rolling Stones' Snooker Table/Aliens
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 2, 2010
A seller brings in a snooker table he built for the Rolling Stones to use on tour, which an expert appraiser proclaims could sell at a sky-high price. A woman puts an amazing collection of rare African artifacts – including an elephant mask, two iron throne chairs, and a terracotta honey pot – up for auction, hoping for enough cash to renovate her kitchen. And Paul’s dad Bob decides to sell a family of alien props that he took as trade for a pool table. As the auction approaches, he hopes to find out he got the better end of the bargain!
#10 - Johnny Cash Guitar/Speed Rug
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 21, 2010
Gallery 63 team prepare for their next auction, which includes Johnny Cash's autographed guitar, a trading knife made from a jawbone, and a 17th-century chest for treasures. Paul and manager Cindy initiate picker Jon in the much dreaded Speed Rug.
#11 - Declaration of Independence/Concession Wagon
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 25, 2011
The Gallery 63 team auctions a vintage fire truck, a 19th-century copy of the Declaration of Independence and a Tiffany grandfather clock, as well as races to fix an antique concession wagon that breaks during offload.
#12 - Headhunter Ax/Vintage Coke Machine
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 7, 2010
On the block: a headhunter's ax and a rare Vespa scooter with sidecar; meanwhile, Gallery 63 owner Paul Brown and his manager Cindy Shook have a bidding war of their own over a vintage Coke machine.
#13 - Lindbergh Scrapbook/Antique Toys
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 28, 2010
With a historic Charles Lindbergh scrapbook and a collection of antique metal toys already on the block, Paul Brown also takes a gamble on a rare Wurlitzer band organ. But will it pay off?
#14 - Spy Watch/Model A
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 16, 2010
Owner Paul Brown and Gallery 63 team prepare for their next auction, which includes a Model A Ford and Lion King concept sketches. Cindy reminds the team of her picking prowess when she brings in a weekend find: a 1950s spy watch/recorder that still has historic voices on it.
#15 - Hand Cannon/Faberge Pencil
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 23, 2010
A seller brings in an ancient hand cannon so old and so rare, even the experts struggle to determine its origin and history. Also a mystery is a tiny jewel-encrusted gold pencil that might just be Faberge. Meanwhile, Delfino struggles to revive a 90-year-old sour-sounding player piano and a woman brings in a dreary painting her aunt left her that she can't wait to get out of her house ... only to get a big surprise on auction day.
#16 - Happy Days Pinball/Wall of Shame
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 18, 2011
A vintage slot machine, a pinball machine used on Happy Days and a 1940s Whizzer motorized bicycle all go up for auction. Then Jon takes a World War II Soviet flag to a lab to authenticate its blood stain, and not even Paul can escape Cindy's Wall of Shame for people who don't pay their bills.
#17 - Ouija Board/Richard Petty Jeep
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 1, 2011
Up on the block: a 1946 Willys Jeep restored by Richard Petty, a Rock-Ola jukebox, and a Ouija board that becomes the basis for a prank on Cindy.
#18 - Harley Bike/Lincoln Document
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 9, 2012
The Gallery 63 crew auctions off a Civil War document signed by Abraham Lincoln. The Garrett brothers bring in a rare Harley-Davidson commemorative bicycle. Cindy convinces Paul to auction off his own vintage Martin guitar but second guesses her decision.
#19 - Buckets of Silver - USS Yorktown Locker
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 7, 2013
#20 - U-Boat Telescope - Helen Keller Letter
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 28, 2013
#21 - Triumph Chopper/Ruby Necklace
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 21, 2010
Auctions are a risky business, with seemingly worthless items often selling big while fabulous items fall flat -- and it's up to Cindy to teach Jon how to identify what will sell. This week, a man walks in with a 92-carat ruby necklace he's been keeping in a shoebox, another brings in a classic 1967 Triumph Chopper, hoping for enough cash to help his mother renovate her house, and a third presents an unopened case of presidential brother Billy Carter's Billy Beer that the expert says it's worthless, but Jon bets will sell.