National Geographic : 1946 Jun
A Cape Cod Auction Offers Everything from Bird Cage to Coffeepot. Buyers Dream of Discovering Antiques atBargain Prices At Hyannis the sheriff, who doubles as auctioneer, conducts an outdoor sale. Formerly a piece of famous Sandwich glass might becaptured at auction; now itwould likely be found only in an antique store. Directly behind the 'auctioneer, a woman calmly knits while waiting for her heart's desire" togo on the block.