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Barn Owl Auctions
BarnOwl Auctions (TM) Cool stuff. Straight from the barn! Barn Owl Auctions brings energy and excitement to the live auction experience. With the goal of introducing a whole new generation to historic, vintage and antique items, this auction company combines the best of live real-world auctions and online bidding. Barn Owl Auctions is a woman-owned business supporting local employment and charities. Barn Owl Auctions is comprised of a team of antique and vintage collectibles experts. We’ve been Estate Liquidators for 18 years and have appraised, sold and shipped items all over the globe. Vintage, Antique and Estate items are our passion and we love to research the history and sales potential of each item. We’ve handled items from the mainstream to unique one of a kind items, those valued at $50 to those valued in the $100,000s. Auction founder Heidi LeVell lives in Grass Valley, CA with her husband and 3 young daughters. She has been involved in estate liquidations for 17 years and is a licensed auctioneer. As the founder and owner of Barn Owl Auctions, Heidi handles appraisals, estate evaluations & runs Barn Owl’s live auction practice. Prior to Barn Owl, Heidi founded and ran several successful businesses that focused on connecting buyers and sellers of unique antiques and collectibles and has appraised and sold tens of thousands of items during her career. She was one of the first publicized “Power Sellers” on eBay when it launched and was profiled in Fortune Magazine and MSNBC and CNN as an estate and antiques expert. She subsequently was the first employee and customer evangelist at online auction services company Andale which served millions of online sellers and buyers. She has worked with clients world-wide, regularly doing business across the Americas, South Korea, Japan, Bulgaria, France, England, Brazil and Australia to name a few. Heidi is now bringing this expertise the the world of live auctions. “We want to take the idea of auctions way beyond your traditional dusty auction house. Each auction will be a real experience, with live entertainment, locally-sourced foods, and close collaboration with the local community, in addition to once in a lifetime finds. In her spare time, Heidi collects vintage California pottery, antique German Halloween decorations and vintage jewelry. She is also an active blogger, Facebooker and commentator regarding vintage items. Inaugural BarnOwl Auction: Live at the historic Miner's Foundry 325 Spring Street, Nevada City, California and online at liveauctioneer.com December 2, 2011 5-9pm: Preview Party December 3, 2011 8-10am: Preview items December 3, 2011 10am: Live Auction. Online, Phone & Absentee bidding available
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