Written By: Sonia Juran Kulesza

The excitement is building for the 2017 Silent Auction that takes place during the Steuben Parade Gala on Friday, Sept. 15th at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. The Auction items have been donated by some of the most generous supporters of the Parade. Pavlina Schriel has the responsibility of monitoring the bidding well in hand. We are anxious to hear which of our guests will come away victorious after the bidding is closed.

What are the items up for Auction???
Autographed Thomas Muller Jersey Donated by FC Bayern, an autographed jersey from Thomas Muller the star forward player
Junghans Watches – Meister Handwound Anthracite Grey Lacquer Dial, Automatic Silver Dial, Ladies Quartz Matte-white Dial with a red leather strap
All About Time Howard Miller Carlton Quartz Clock – desktop, brushed brass finish, diamond cut edges, black roman numerals
BNA Custom Jewelry – 14K Yellow gold and Sterling Silver custom-made Earrings and Pendant in necklace with Garnets.
Villeroy-Boch Manoir Set and Innova BBQ/Asparagus Platter – 6 dinner plates, salad plates, soup bowls, service platter and serving tongs
Villeroy-Boch Ovid Glasses – 4 red wine glasses, 4 white wine glasses, 4 champagne flutes
WEMPE Bremen II Series Ship’s Clock – Made in Germany – a solid brass case with a mechanical movement and striking mechanism
Kramer Portraits – 2 studio sessions for a hand-painted Masterpiece Wall Portrait on canvas 16″ x 20″ and a 14″ hand-painted child’s portrait on canvas
Miele Compact C2 Electro Powerline Vacuum Cleaner – German family owned and operated appliance company – canister vacuum cleaner with electrobrush for thorough cleaning
Steiff ‘Knopf Im Ohr’ Exclusive Edition Shasta Springtime Teddy – a charming 1920’s look Teddy with a collar of felt Shasta daisies
Southhampton Stay –  Two night stay at the Southhampton Village Motel
New York Cosmos – 4 Tickets to a 2017 Game, signed Soccer Ball, Soccer Jersey and a swag bag
Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art – Docent led Tour for 4 people
Beowulf Sheehan Photograph
Niche Wines and Spirits – Assorted Schladerer Gift Basket
Kaethe Wohlfahrt Swiss Clock Seller – Hand-painted Wooden Smoker
The German-American Steuben Parade Gala Committee gratefully acknowledges and thanks our wonderful Silent Auction sponsors who make this auction possible. You must attend the gala to participate. Tickets are still available. Please e-mail RSVP@GermanParadeNYC.org to make your reservation. Congratulations and Good Luck to all Bidders!!!