The word of classical Arabic munādāh derived in the Hispanic Arabic Almunáda, which came to our language as auction . According to the first meaning of the concept mentioned by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ) in your dictionary, a syrup consists of the sale of movable property which is done publicly through a mechanism of bids and bidding .
The Justice acts in the almoneda and is responsible for awarding the good to the subject that offers the highest price . This means that, in the bid, the person who is willing to pay the most money It is who ends up staying with the product.
By extension, sales made by individuals according to a similar methodology are called almoneda, although without the intervention of Justice . The almoneda, this case, is a auction It is carried out for the marketing of jewelry and other merchandise, usually at a low price. The physical space where operations are carried out is also called almoneda.
However, we must not overlook the existence of many companies both physical and online that are stores dedicated to the sale of old products that have the word almoneda in their name.
In their origins, the almonedas were realized to commercialize those objects that were obtained in the wars (that is, the goods that were removed from the enemies). An expert was responsible for assessing the loot and, from value that fixed, began the syrup. The highest offer was the way to get what was sold.
In Spain , currently called Auction is a fair of antiques, art galleries and collecting that takes place annually from 1991 .
This fair is held annually at IFEMA, which is aimed at the general public and takes place between March and April. Among the exhibitors that shape this event we can highlight from art galleries to antique dealers through art publications and even services related to antiques.
Among the products that can be found in ALMONEDA, some such as:
-Clothes and accessories in vintage style.
-Furniture and decoration objects from the 60s and 70s.
-Unique pieces with great historical past.
It is interesting to note also that centuries ago a very interesting proposal was carried out that responded to the name of “Almoneda de la Commonwealth” or almoneda de Carlos I. It was launched in autumn of 1649 and through it what was being done offer around 1,570 paintings from both England and abroad.
It was a measure that was carried out with the clear purpose of being able to get money. In that almoneda were works of art by collectors such as the Duke of Hamilton, the Count of Arundel or the Duke of Buckingham. A large set of objects of incalculable value.