SOURCE: Ableauctions.com Inc.

February 16, 2006 15:07 ET

Ableauctions to Host Movieland Celebrity Wax Museum Auction on eBay Live Auctions -- Take Advantage of This Event, and Take Hollywood Home

BUENA PARK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 16, 2006 -- Ableauctions.com (AMEX: AAC), through their subsidiary iCollector.com, announced today it will host the Movieland Wax Museum auction for Asset Reliance, Inc. on March 11, 2006. This promising event holds the opportunity to bring movie stars such as Marilynn Monroe, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Mae West, John Travolta, the Little Rascals, "Star Trek" crew members, and Burt Reynolds to your home.

Asset Reliance and the Movieland Wax Museum will also auction movie props, wax figures, autographed celebrity photos, and the opportunity to purchase exact marble carved replicas of Michelangelo's "the David" and "the Pieta."

Movieland Wax Museum opened their doors in 1962 showcasing nearly 300 wax figures, proving to be the largest wax museum in the United States for 43 years while hosting 10 million visitors. Sadly they closed their doors October 31, 2005 to be replaced by an entertainment centre and pizza parlor.

Asset Reliance, as a full service valuation research and asset disposition firm, has been in the business of providing services such as: liquidations and auction services, remarketing, surplus equipment buying, asset brokerage, and inventory and business appraisals for almost 15 years. Asset Reliance has, in this time, developed one of the world's largest proprietary databases of equipment costs and remarketing sources.

For more information on this auction visit www.icollector.com

About iCollector.com

iCollector.com is the pre-eminent supplier of live online auction technology and services to some of the world's most prestigious galleries and industrial auction houses and operates one of the largest eBay Live Auction sales and support centers in the world. It is the only auction technology company to be endorsed by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and has partnered with eBay Live Auctions in streamlining the process of broadcasting auctions real-time on the Internet. iCollector's technology enables auction houses to open their establishments to the world by allowing online bidders to participate in real-time on the auction floor.

Visit www.icollector.com or (www.icollector.com/ourTechnology.aspx)

About Ableauctions.com

Ableauctions.com Inc. (AMEX: AAC) is a high-tech liquidator and on-line auction facilitator that operates the domains iCollector.com, Naalive.com, Unlimited Closeouts.com and iTrustee.com.

As an on-line auction facilitator, the Company, with the experience of over 3,000 auctions, has developed state-of-the-art technology to broadcast auctions over the Internet (www.ableauctions.com/technology) and currently provides the technology and related services to auction houses, enabling them to broadcast auctions over the Internet. The Company broadcasts business and industrial auctions over the Internet for auctioneers and members of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and art, antique and collectible auctions for numerous galleries and auction houses around the world through eBay Live Auctions.

As a liquidator, the Company, through Unlimited Closeouts and iTrustee, purchases overstocks, order cancellations and discontinued products from major manufacturers and importers, then sells the merchandise to major retail chains, other resellers or the public.

For a comprehensive Corporate Update and prior releases, visit www.ableauctions.com. For more information, contact Investor Relations at investorrelations@ableauctions.com

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