In this June 18, 2019, photo, Doug Taylor, 80, leads the auction during a consignment auction at Doug’s Auction in Ogden, Utah. Taylor has been an auctioneer for 60 years. (Samantha Madar/Standard-Examiner via AP)
Samantha Madar, Standard-Examiner
In this June 18, 2019, photo, Doug Taylor, 80, center, background, leads the auction during a consignment auction at Doug’s Auction in Ogden, Utah. Taylor has been an auctioneer for 60 years. (Samantha Madar/Standard-Examiner via AP)
Samantha Madar, Standard-Examiner

OGDEN — An Ogden auctioneer who’s practiced his craft for nearly 60 years is looking back on his long career of fast talking.

Doug Taylor, 80, has auctioned land and autos and led estate auctions as he traveled across Utah and into Wyoming over the decades, the Standard-Examiner reported. He’s also volunteered to conducted auctions on behalf of numerous charitable and nonprofit organizations.

On a recent day at his regular weekly consignment sale at Doug’s Auction in Ogden, he offered a rapid-fire volley of numbers as assistants walking the floor scanned the audience for bidders, barking and pointing when they spotted a would-be buyer.

“I got 70 there, now 80, 90,” …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Business News

      

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Utah auctioneer looks back on 60 years making sales

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