Crystal River, FL, October 24, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Amy Stalker, daughter of long time Citrus resident and auctioneer Charles Fudge carries on the family business with her new venture ATM Antiques and Auctions; ATM being an acronym for the girls in the family, Amy Stalker (Owner), Tammy Fudge (Mom) & Melissa Fudge (Sister). There are 3 generations involved in this business already, Amy’s dad Charlie, who passed it to her, Amy herself, and Amy’s two sons, Cole & Patrick. Amy says “I can remember helping my mom clerk auctions when I was about 6, now my kids help me, Cole is 13 and helps with running during the sale and is learning how to clerk and my youngest, Patrick, just 7, sets up and offers refreshments to our customers during the sale, I hope to always keep this family business going!” October 26, 2013 is the Huge Fall Antique Auction with over 700 lots of Antiques, Fine Art, Gold & Diamond Jewelry and Much more. Auctioneer and Father/Mentor Charles Fudge says, “I couldn’t be more proud, Amy has taken on a lot of responsibility and has put together an auction that exceeds my standards, she has worked very hard to put this together and I wish her all the best.” Charles, long time owner of Professional Appraisers & Liquidators brought auctions to Central Florida for 40+ years and is helping his daughter get her business running. New owner and Auctioneer, Amy Stalker says, “I worked with my dad for 7 years before opening my own business when he was ready to retire, I hope to carry on the same quality antique auctions that he held and make him proud and one day when I retire, pass this on to my sons, as he did for me.” Some highlights of the auction on October 26, are a 19th Century Cherry Corner Cupboard, an 18th Century Spanish Calvary Saber, there are many pieces of beautiful fine jewelry including diamonds, pearls and gemstones, Victorian Furniture, fine art and so much more; the auction will begin at 10am on Saturday, October 26, 2013, there is a preview on Friday, October 25, 2013 from 10-5. The catalog is available online at www.charliefudge.com. The auction house can be reached at 352-795-2061.