Morphy Auctions Adds Seasoned Talent To Its Expanding Fishing and Tackle Division

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Lucas Wentz has joined the company as Director of the company’s Antique Fishing and Tackle Division.

Morphy Auctions, Denver, PA and Las Vegas, NV

"I’m truly excited to have Lucas heading up our Antique Fishing & Tackle Department and am most fortunate to have him on the Morphy team.” - Dan Morphy, President, Morphy Auctions

Morphy Auctions today announced that Lucas Wentz has joined the company as Director of the company’s Antique Fishing and Tackle Division. This is a new position, established to help grow Morphy’s visibility in these emerging specialty categories. Wentz will be responsible for identifying and valuing consignments, cataloging, developing customer networks, and representing Morphy's at 10 antique fishing, tackle, and memorabilia events annually.

Wentz grew up in a home filled with antique hunting and fishing antiques and has over a half-century of hands-on experience handing these specialties. His father was a well-known and respected antique tackle collector. An enthusiast himself, Wentz specializes in folkart, saltwater, and freshwater lures. He is very active in several professional vintage fishing-related equipment organizations, including The National Fishing Lure Collectors Club (NFLCC), The Salt Water Lure Collectors Club (SWLCC), and Carolina Antique Tackle Collectors (CATC).    
 
According to Dan Morphy, President of Morphy Auctions, "I’ve known Lucas and his family for over 20 years when I met his father, Bob, and his mother, Joan. I quickly developed a friendship and respect for both Lucas and his family and was honored to work closely with them to sell their father’s fishing collection in 2015. I’m truly excited to have Lucas heading up our Antique Fishing & Tackle Department and am most fortunate to have him on the Morphy team. I look forward to our July 27, 2018 Antique Fishing & Tackle auction. Wentz adds, “I’ve known the Morphy’s team for decades and am very excited to join the company in this leadership role. I look forward to working with buyers and sellers from around the country and contributing to the growth of the division.”

About Morphy Auctions:
Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collectibles, is headquartered in Denver, PA. The company also has a satellite office in Las Vegas, NV. A full-service auction house, Morphy’s presents over 35 premier auctions annually. The company’s three-part mission includes ensuring consignor satisfaction with every auction, offering world-class customer service that goes above and beyond the call of duty, and providing relentless buyer support to create confidence for all clients seeking a trustworthy purchasing experience.

Morphy’s team of specialists includes the nation's finest and most recognized experts in popular collecting categories including advertising; firearms; fine automobiles, automobilia and petroliana; coin-operated machines; antiques, fine, and decorative art; dolls, bears, toys, and trains; cast iron; coins; marbles; jewelry and wrist watches. Morphy Auctions is owned by President and Founder Dan Morphy, himself a lifelong and passionate collector of antiques, banks, and numerous other categories.  Morphy's has been in business since 2004 and has grown from two to over 65 employees in over a decade.

Morphy Auctions is located at 2000 North Reading Road, Denver, PA 17517.  We can be reached by phone at 877-968-8880, by fax at 717-336-7115, and by email at info(at)morphyauctions.com.  Morphy Auctions is open seven days a week Monday-Friday from 9am to 4pm and Saturday & Sunday from 9am – 1pm.  For more information on Morphy's, please visit http://www.MorphyAuctions.com.

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