Sneak Peek: Gold ā€˜Nā€™ Gloves

The Auction Hunters and their new pal, Carolyn, enter a huge storage auction at Hermosa Beach, CA. When the number of advertised units dwindles from 25 to 3 though, the big crowd of cranky auction buyers starts to pose a big threat to the team.

- SURF CITY,HERE WE COME.

- HERMOSA BEACH!

- WE'RE DOWNTO FIVE UNITS.

- OH, THAT'S A BAD SIGN.

WHO IS THAT GUY?- THAT'S VINNY.

- WHY DOES EVERYBODYLOOK LIKE TON OUT HERE?

- CAN ANYBODY START ME OFFAT $25?

- 350.- I'M LOOKIN' FOR 450.

- YEP.- 450 GOING ONCE,

TWICE, SOLD.

- LET'S SEE IF SHE CANSTEP UP HER GAME.

- [imitates engine revving]- DON'T HURT THE MERCH.

[crash]OOH.

- [gasps]HOLY [bleep], DUDE!

BOOYAH!- ATTACK!

SLING!

- LET'S GO, BOYS.

- OOH.

- WOW, THESE WERE THE ULTIMATEIN SIEGE WEAPONRY.

- 2,200.

- WHERE'D SHE COME FROM?- I DON'T KNOW,

BUT YOU BETTER WATCH OUT.

- WHOO!- YEAH, BABY!

- [auctioneering]

- EVERY DAY IN AMERICA,

THOUSANDS OF ABANDONEDSTORAGE UNITS

ARE PUT UPFOR PUBLIC AUCTION.

- SOLD.- SOLD IT FOR 500.

- $1,150.

- THESE AUCTIONS HAVEBECOME BIG BUSINESS

FOR THOSE WHO KNOWWHAT TO LOOK FOR.

- $50,000.- YOU GOT A DEAL.

I'M ALLEN HAFF.

- AND I'M TON JONES.

- WE'RE AUCTION HUNTERS.

WE TRAVEL THE COUNTRYBUYING STORAGE UNITS.

- AND WE'RE THE BESTIN THE BUSINESS.

- WHEN THE DOOR GOES UP...- THIS IS COOL.

- WE HAVE SECONDSTO DETERMINE THE VALUE--

FOUR BUYS IT.- MAKE A BID--

- SEVEN.AND WIN THE AUCTION.

- AND ONCE.- TWICE.

- SOLD.AMOUNT: 2,100.

- YOU BOUGHT ITRIGHT THERE.

- LOOK AT THIS!

YOU WON'T BELIEVE--YEAH!

- THE THINGS WE FIND--

- AND SELL.

THE NUMBER IS 5,100.

- WE GOT A DEAL.

- AND THE BETTERTHE HISTORY,

THE HIGHER THE PRICE.

- [laughs]

- SURF CITY,HERE WE COME.

- HERMOSA BEACH!

NO SURFING TODAY, BOYS.

ALL AUCTION.- [laughs]

TODAY WE'RE HEADEDTO A HUGE STORAGE AUCTION

IN HERMOSA BEACH.

AND ONCE AGAIN, WE DECIDEDTO BRING CAROLYN ALONG

TO LEND US A HAND.

- WITH OUR BUSINESSEXPANDING,

WE'VE THOUGHT ABOUTBRINGING HER ON

AS A PERMANENT PARTOF OUR TEAM.

BUT FIRST, WE NEED TO SEEIF SHE'LL STEP UP HER GAME.

- UH-OH.- WHAT OH?

- THEY'RE DOWN TO 15 UNITS,FROM 25.

- OH, THAT'S A BAD SIGN.

IT'S COMMONFOR RENTERS TO PAY

THEIR STORAGE UNIT BILLSAT THE LAST MINUTE.

SO THERE'S ALWAYS GONNABE LESS UNITS THAN ADVERTISED.

- BUT BIG NUMBERSMEAN BIG CROWDS.

AND THE LESS NUMBEROF UNITS AT AUCTION TIME,

THE TOUGHERTHE COMPETITION.

- I DON'T CAREIF THERE'S ONE UNIT.

IT ONLY TAKES ONE UNIT.

AND WITHTHREE SETS OF EYES,

I LIKE OUR ODDS.

WHO'S WITH ME?- I AM!

- LET'S DO THIS.

- ALL RIGHT.

ALL RIGHT, LET'S SEEWHAT WE'RE DEALING WITH.

- HOW YOU GUYS DOING?- GOOD.

WE STILL GOT 15?- YOU KNOW WHAT?

WE'RE DOWN TO JUSTA FEW LESS THAN THAT, SO--

- HOW FEWLESS THAN THAT?

- UH, WE'RE DOWNTO FIVE UNITS.

- A LOT OF PEOPLEFOR FIVE UNITS.

- IT'S GONNA BEA GOOD AUCTION NONETHELESS.

- MM-HMM.

PICKING THE RIGHTAUCTION TO GO TO

CAN BE JUSTAS BIG OF A GAMBLE

AS KNOWING WHICH UNITTO BID ON.

BECAUSE THE NUMBER OF ROOMSADVERTISED

IS NOTHING BUT AN ESTIMATE.

- AND WHEN YOU GO TOAS MANY AUCTIONS AS WE DO,

YOU'RE BOUND TO RUNINTO DAYS LIKE THIS.

ANOTHER ONE JUST PAID.

- HOW MANY DO WE HAVE LEFT?

- I THINK THREE.

both: THREE?

- THIS IS RIDICULOUS.- YEAH.

- THIS IS MORE YOUR AREA,ISN'T IT?

- YEAH.- SO WHO SHOULD WE

BE WATCHING OUT FOR TODAY?

- GUY IN THE HAT'S BIG TONY,WITH THE PONYTAIL.

HE'S BEEN BUYING UNITSFOR ABOUT EIGHT YEARS.

- GOOD TO KNOW.

WHO IS THAT GUY?- THAT'S VINNY.

HE LOOKS FOR STUFFHE CAN REFURB,

SO HE'S A LITTLE BITOF A CRAFTSMAN.

- WHY DOES EVERYBODYLOOK LIKE TON OUT HERE?

- [laughs]

- CAN I PLEASE GETEVERYBODY'S ATTENTION?

FIRST OF ALL, THANKS FORCOMING OUT TO TODAY'S AUCTION.

OUR TERMS ARE CASHAND CASH ONLY.

ANY QUESTIONS?NONE?

ALL RIGHT, LET'S GO INAND GET STARTED.

- WITH JUSTTHREE UNITS LEFT,

THIS ISN'T THE HUGE AUCTIONWE SIGNED UP FOR.

- AND WITH THE BIG CROWDFULL OF CRANKY AUCTION BUYERS,

THIS COULD GET UGLY TODAY.

- WOW.- OH, HERE WE GO, BRO.

OOH.

- DAMN.- CHEAP BEDSIDE DRESSER.

- THAT'S NOT A GOOD START.- NO, I AGREE.

- THIS IS A WALK AWAY.

THIS FIRST UNIT'SPRETTY SAD.

BUT IT LOOKS LIKESOME OF THESE BUYERS

ARE ACTUALLY GIVING ITSOME SERIOUS THOUGHT.

- VINNY'S REALLYCHECKING THIS ONE OUT.

- IF PEOPLE ARE WILLINGTO SPEND MONEY

ON A UNIT LIKE THIS,

WE COULD BE IN BIG TROUBLE

IF WE ACTUALLYSEE SOMETHING GOOD.

- ALL RIGHTY, FOLKS, WE'RE GONNASELL THIS UNIT INSIDE HERE.

ANYBODY START ME OFFAT $10 ON THIS UNIT?

$10?- 10.

- GOT $10,LOOKING FOR 20.

GOT 20,LOOKING FOR 30.

GOT 30, LOOKING FOR 40.- YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING ME.

- GOT $30, LOOKING FOR 40.$30 GOING ONCE.

- 40.- DID I HEAR 40?

GOT 40, LOOKING FOR 50.GOT 40, LOOKING FOR 50.

GOT 50, LOOKING FOR 60.GOT 50, LOOKING FOR 60.

$50 GOING ONCE,GOING TWICE.

SOLD FOR $50.

- I DON'T KNOW WHATYOUR EVIL TWIN WAS BIDDING ON,

BUT FOR 50 BUCKS,HE'LL BE LUCKY TO BREAK EVEN.

- AND VINNY WASN'TTHE ONLY ONE BIDDING.

WITH A CROWD THIS HUNGRY,

THESE LAST TWO UNITSARE GONNA BE A BATTLE

NO MATTER WHAT'S INSIDE.

- A LOT OF HOUSEHOLD ITEMSIN THIS ONE, FOLKS.

THIS MIGHT BE THE ONE.

- YOU GOT TWO MID-CENTURYSEWING MACHINES RIGHT HERE.

- WHAT IS THAT?IS THAT ANOTHER SUITCASE?

- NO, IT LOOKS LIKEA MEDIA CASE FROM THE '50s.

OH, WAIT A MINUTE.

SMITH & WESSON BOXDOWN HERE.

- OOH.- NICE.

[whispering]THIS IS A GOOD ONE.

- WE GOTTA GET IT.

THAT'S 800 BUCKS FOR ME,RIGHT?

- WITH MID-CENTURYCOLLECTABLES

AND EVEN A VINTAGEGUN CASE,

THIS UNIT HAS OUR NAMEWRITTEN ALL OVER IT.

- YEAH, BUT WITH THOSEFIXER-UPPER SEWING MACHINES

NEEDING JUSTA LITTLE BIT OF LOVE,

I GUARANTEE VINNY'SGONNA WANT THIS ONE TOO.

- ALL RIGHTY, FOLKS, MAKE SUREI'VE GOT YOUR ATTENTION

IF YOU WANNA GET THIS UNIT.

ANYBODY START ME OFF AT $25?ANYBODY START ME AT $25?

GOT 25, LOOKING FOR 50.GOT 25, LOOKING FOR 50.

GOT 50, LOOKING FOR 75.GOT 50, LOOKING FOR 75.

GOT 75, LOOKING FOR 100.

GOT 100,LOOKING FOR 125.

- 350.- GOT 350, LOOKING FOR 375.

GOT 375, LOOKING FOR 400.GOT 375, LOOKING FOR 400.

GOT 375,LOOKING FOR 400.

- OH, LOOK AT HIMMAD DOGGIN' US.

- 400.- GOT 400, LOOKING 425.

GOT 425, LOOKING FOR 450.GOT 425, LOOKING FOR 450.

GOT 425,LOOKIN' FOR 450.

450, LOOKING FOR 500.

GOT 500, LOOKING FOR 525.

GOT $500,LOOKING FOR 525.

GOT 500, LOOKING FOR 525.

GOT $500 GOING ONCE,GOING TWICE.

SOLD FOR $500.

- JUST AS WE PREDICTED,

VINNY REALLYMADE US WORK FOR THAT ONE.

I WAS ACTUALLY KINDASURPRISED

THERE WASN'TMORE PEOPLE BIDDING.

- I THINK THEY WEREA LITTLE STUNNED

BY THE WHOLEDUELING TONS THING.

BUT I DON'T EXPECT THIS CROWDTO STAY QUIET FOR LONG.

- THIS IS THE LAST ONE,FOLKS.

SO YOU MAY WANNAMAKE IT COUNT.

YOU'RE ALREADY HERE.

- [whispering]THAT IS AN OLD MIXER.

- OKAY.- LIKE, FROM THE '40s.

THOSE ARE DINER BOOTHS,

ALSO SORT OF MID-CENTURY,LOOK.

IF THEY'RE ALL HERE ANDTHE UPHOLSTERY'S DECENT,

THEY'RE A FEW HUNDRED BUCKSAPIECE.

- BIKE.

- LOOKS LIKEAN OLD BEACH CRUISER.

THAT BIKE IS, LIKE,'50s OR '60s.

- GOOD UNIT.

- IT'S DECENT.

- THERE'S SOMETHING ELSEBACK THERE.

LOOK AT THE WOOD.

- IT LOOKS LIKE PINE.

- I LIKE THIS.- HOW MUCH YOU WANT IT FOR?

- 800?- OKAY. GET IT.

- THIS IS ANOTHERSOLID UNIT.

BUT YOU KNOWTHOSE DINER BOOTHS

ARE JUST THE KINDA THING

THAT VINNY WOULD LOVETO REFURBISH.

- AND WITH A CROWDFULL OF HUNGRY BUYERS

ALL TRYINGTO PICK SOMETHING UP TODAY,

THIS LAST AUCTIONCOULD BE EPIC.

- THIS IS OUR LAST UNIT,FOLKS, SO MAKE SURE IT COUNTS.

ALL RIGHTY, FOLKS,ANYBODY START ME OFF AT $100?

GOT 100, LOOKING FOR 125.

GOT $100,LOOKING FOR 125.

GOT 125, LOOKING FOR 150.GOT 125, LOOKING FOR 150.

GOT 150, LOOKING FOR 175.

GOT 150,LOOKING FOR 175.

GOT 175, LOOKING FOR 200.GOT 175, LOOKING FOR 200.

- YEP.- GOT 200, LOOKING FOR 225.

- HE'S PERSISTENT, ISN'T HE?- GOT 225, LOOKING FOR 250.

- GOT 250,LOOKING FOR 275.

275, LOOKING FOR 300.

I GOT 300, LOOKING FOR 400.I GOT 300, LOOKING FOR 400.

GOT 300,LOOKING FOR 400.

GOT 400, LOOKING FOR 425.GOT 400, LOOKING FOR 425.

GOT 425,LOOKING FOR 450.

- YUP.- GOT 450, LOOKING FOR 475.

GOT 450,LOOKING FOR 475.

GOT 450 GOING ONCE,GOING TWICE.

SOLD FOR 450TO BIDDER NUMBER 36.

- WELL, VINNIE MAY LOOKLIKE YOU, T,

BUT HE LACKSYOUR COMPETITIVE SPIRIT.

THAT MAKESTWO GREAT UNITS TODAY

FOR WELL UNDER OUR LIMIT.

- TIME TO GET DIRTY.

- 249.

- THAT'S US.

- OKAY, TON.

- OH, YEAH.

FIRST THING'S FIRST.

GO FOR IT, GO FOR IT,GO FOR IT,

GO FOR IT,GO FOR IT, GO FOR IT.

- YEAH? THANK YOU.PLEASE BE HEAVY.

- IT'S THE CLEANING KIT

THAT GOESTO THE REAL REVOLVER.

A COLLECTOR WOULDPROBABLY STILL

GIVE YOU 40 BUCKS FOR IT.

BUT IT COULD'VE BEEN850 BUCKS.

ALLEN, A WHOLE BOXOF RECORDS.

- OH, COOL.THOSE ARE 78s TOO, DUDE.

AND THIS ONE SAYSIT WAS MADE IN '53.

ABOUT 100 BUCKS TO SOMEONE.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR,THE CONSTITUTION?

- NO, THEY TAPED THE BACKOF THIS PICTURE CLOSED.

WELL, I WAS TRYINGTO SEE IF THERE WAS A REASON.

- THAT IS WEIRD.WHY WOULD YOU TAPE IT?

- JUST FOR SAKE, BECAUSEEVERY SINGLE PICTURE WAS TAPED.

[gasps]

HOLY [bleep], DUDE!

BOOYAH!- WOW.

THIS IS ABOUTAS BIG AS IT GOT.

THESE THINGS WERETEN STORIES TALL.

- YOU READY, GUYS?

- FIRE IN THE HOLE.

- YOU WOULDN'TBE DOING TOO BAD AT 1,200.

- NO, NO, NO.

[bell dings]

- THERE YOU GO. OH!

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