By Colleen Lockhart
Elite Auction Gallery is a full service auction house with the motto “We Care”. Beth Andrews and Chuck Smith have been partners in the business since 2012 at 15698 Mayfield Road, Huntsburg. They offer appraisals, on-site auctions, in-house auctions, buyouts, liquidations and consignments. Four bidding styles are available with live traditional gallery bidding, live online bidding, absentee bidding and bidding by phone. Their building holds antiques to new items including furniture, art, rare books, sterling silver, sporting goods, military memorabilia, furniture, toys, tools, antiques and collectables, etc. They have something for everyone. If you need an African side-neck turtle, one is available.
Beth Andrews advises that they have sold worldwide and have worked with museums curators as well as private individuals on appraisals. They negotiate prices and welcome return visitors to the Gallery. They have cleaned out and auctioned entire households.
The team at Elite Auction is proud of their reputation for satisfaction and reasonable rates. If you are holding an auction, they recommend checking references and reading the contract. Make sure you are comfortable with the auction house as one you can trust. Elite Auction prides themselves on product knowledge, attention to detail and effective marketing which help ensure a successful auction. No obligation consultations are available by contacting their office at 440-321-0192 or 440-321-1470.
An upcoming “back yard” auction is planned for Saturday, July 15 at the Mayfield Road location. In case of weather, the date may change. Chuck and Beth ask that you check their website at www.eliteauctiongallery.net for details on the upcoming auction and for more information about Elite Auction Gallery. Visit www.auctionzip.com auctioneer# 13250 for a complete listing of auctions and lots of photographs for upcoming sales.