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Harrison Auctions Inc

Harrison Auctions Inc

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After having been raised in an orphanage in Toledo, Ohio, I went to live with my dad�s brother in 1954, who raised horses and pony�s. We would often go to horse auctions and many antique and farm sales. At the age of 14 and 15, on one particular sale, the Auctioneer was on a wagon filled with many different items, from paint to tools, my uncle said "do you think you can do that as the auctioneer chanted," I said "no" but he put me up on the wagon and the auctioneer handed me a gallon of paint to try and sell. Of course I was frightened, I believe that was when I first got the bug. We continued to go to Auctions, it wasn�t until I married and settled down, that I decided to enter the Auction business. In 1973 I sent for a Auctioneer's course from the Knotts School of Auctioneering in Gallipolis, Ohio which offered reel to reel tapes. I sent for the tapes and taught myself. It took me about six months to pick up enough auction chanting and studying the laws. In Ohio you were required to take a test to become an apprentice. I served under another fully Licensed Auctioneer for one year in 1974. I then went before a commissioned board to take a written and verbal test. At the age of 37, I finally received my full Auctioneers License. In 1975, having already been raised and schooled in farm, antiques, and personal property, I continued to specialize in those areas. Then by opportunity only, did I expanded into businesses that were liquidating or down sizing.
 

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Jul 06, 2016
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Jun 27, 2016
Very helpfull, this was a very good auction experience
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Anonymous
Jun 15, 2016
Only 1 picture of item, no picture of reverse side. My question submitted to Harrison: "When was the sign manufactured?" Their reply: We have over 1000 items, no time to get history on this item.
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Anonymous
Jan 12, 2016
I received my items, but one item was broken. The auction house packed and shipped it. I contacted them, and they told me to go to the post office and all would be handled. I dud and was told the claim needed to be filed by Harrison's as they sent it. So I wrote them and as if this date have received no reply.
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