Silva’s Super Market Live Auction Going Down This Tuesday
A chile roaster, gumball machines, holiday decor, an ice-cream freezer, and an antique National cash register are among the hundreds of items to be sold at the Silva's Super Market live auction on Tuesday.
For four generations, the name Silva has long been one of the oldest merchants in town. After 101 years in business, the Silva family retired and closed their grocery store in Segundo Barrio in downtown El Paso near the Stanton Street Bridge in 2019.
I have some profound memories of Silva’s Super Market as a kid visiting El Paso. The store was my family’s preferred butcher shop, and it was also an opportunity for me to get a toy or trinket from the Gift Shoppe inside the store.
While the store itself was not massive as most grocery stores today, it offered everything that we needed, especially all the good Mexican products that one would not usually find at your local market.
Now the remnants of the historic market are being auctioned off this coming week by Edward R. Williams Auctions.
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Live Public Auction Details:
- Silva’s Super Market (1000 S. Stanton)
- Tuesday – June 29, 2021
- Preview and Registration: 7:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. (All you need to register is a valid I.D.)
- Live Auction: 9 a.m.
- There are no fees - If you purchase anything, you pay what you bid + sales tax.
- Each item will be sold to the highest bidder.
- TERMS: Cash only
Interested in what is being auctioned off? Well, there’s a ton of stuff, including gumball machines, a double door icebox, meat grinders, an ice-cream freezer chest, even an antique National cash register, and much more, including:
- Hobart meat grinder/mixer
- Hobart meat scales
- BKI S/S rotisserie
- Anvil warmer
- S/S butcher tables
- S/S prep tables
- Large and small S/S 3 hole sink
- Plastic shrink wrap machine
- Meat bins and trays
- Meat grinding attachments
- Plastic containers
- Chile roaster with propane tank
- Double door icebox
- Ice-cream freezer chest
- Electric pallet jack
- Knife sharpening station
- Metal lockers
- Floor polisher
- Drafting table
- Office desks
- Helium tank
- Holiday décor
- Much more
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