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Updated: 03/27/2014 10:32:21AM

He’ll trade most anything, even a mausoleum

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PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

Frank Bates, owner of Bates RV, took in this 10-foot model sailboat on a trade.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

Brian Johnson, of the rock band AC/DC, autographed and traded in a 1948 Royal Enfield motorcycle, which will be sold at Saturday's auction.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

This glass-bottom dinghy would give fishing enthusiasts a great view of what's below the boat.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

This antique phone and phone booth, which will be sold at the auction, still work.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

Brian Johnson had planned to hang this vintage motorcycle from the ceiling in his home, but it proved to be too heavy.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

You never know what you will come across at the Bates RV auction.

PHOTO BY DEBBIE FLESSNER

You can bid on this Quarter-Midget race car, as well as other vehicles, at the Bates RV auction.

By DEBBIE FLESSNER

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If you’ve ever traded out your favorite book with someone in return for one of their books, you have bartered.

Bartering is a system in which goods or services are traded with another person or business, sometimes in substitution for money. Though it’s not a system that modern society relies upon, like it did before the existence of currency, it’s still one in which many people participate.

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