The Salvation Army of Waterloo/Cedar Falls Ready to Auction Red Kettle Coins

Jan 8, 2021 | by Reg Nelson

The ringing of the bells is now silent in the Cedar Valley. The Salvation Army will be auctioning off the special items found in the red kettles during the Christmas season. All proceeds from the auction will help support the programs and services provided to the Cedar Valley.

Items Available for Public Bid:

    12 – 1 oz. US American Gold Eagle Coin (minimum bid: $1,925.00 per coin)
    1 oz. American Silver Buffalo Coin (minimum bid: $28.00)
    10 – Mercury Winged Liberty Head Dimes  (minimum bid: $30.00 all 10 coins)
      o    Years: 1935, 1936, 1940, 1941 ,1941-D, 1942, 1942-D, 2 of 1942, 1945 & 1945-D
    1922 Silver Peace Dollar (minimum bid: $21.00)
    1928-G Series Two Dollar Bill - Red Seal (minimum bid: $8.00)
    Ronald Regan 1984 Double Eagle Coin (minimum bid: $5.00)
    Thomas Jefferson One Dollar Coin (minimum bid: $1.00)

All items are available for public bid now through 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, January 15, 2021. Persons may bid on multiple items. Bids will be reviewed the afternoon of January 15th and winners will be notified. Payment must be made in full by cash or cashier’s check by 3:00 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. If payment is not received by this time, those with the second-highest bid(s) will be notified.

Bids must be received in one of the following ways:
•    By email (preferred): Send your name, contact number, item and bid amount to
•    By phone: Call The Salvation Army at (319) 235-9358, extension 103. Provide your name, contact number, item and bid amount.
•    In Person: Visit The Salvation Army at 89 Franklin Street in Waterloo, Monday-Thursday (9:00 am-noon, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm) and Friday (9:00 am-noon).

Provide your name, contact phone number, item and bid amount.

The Salvation Army will be accepting donations for the red kettle campaign until January 31, 2021. Gifts can be made in a variety of ways:
1.    In person at 89 Franklin Street, Waterloo
2.    By mail at P.O. Box 867, Waterloo, IA 50704
3.    Online at

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