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2024 Upcoming Auctions- 
June 29-Antiques & Fine Collectibles featuring the Heiple Military Collection, Firearms, Ammunitions & Best Trust Space Collection


We specialize in the disposition of assets using the accelerated method of marketing.

We evaluate, organize and promote Lifelong Collections of Firearms, Fine Art, Americana, Advertising, Stoneware and Historical Glass. 

After more than 20 years, we continue to produce events that make serious buyers take notice. Our past clients and results ensure you are hiring a "Progressive Company with Traditional Values".


Call Joseph Merkel to discuss your collection


Current Auctions


-Upcoming Auction Schedule of Events-


Here you will find events that have been scheduled and details associated with those auctions, including numerous photographs, locations, dates, times, terms and conditions.



Our commitment is to handle our clients assets in the manner defined, by virtue of our contract, with them. We commonly procure sales for Commercial Business Assets, Industrial Equipment, Real Estate and Personal Property including lifelong collections of specialty (Firearms, Coins, Jewelry, Art & Antiques). We work for Attorneys, Trustees, Executors/Executrix, Court Appointed Receivers, Banks, and Business Owners who are looking to generate additional revenue streams, from idle assets of all types.

Our marketing plan and timeline is always tailored  to the needs of our client, with market demand and trending values at the forefront of the plan. Our rates, commission based, are very competitive and we are always willing to meet with our clients to discuss and formalize a plan of action that works to produce the desired results.



We have worked with numerous Companies, Trustees, Attorneys, and Individuals who hire us to evaluate and sell both Personal and Real Property. Our goal is always the same, "Evaluate and Generate Effective Sales".





We Handle Firearm Collections,

Coin Collections, Fine Jewelry, Antique and Classic Cars, Historic Pottery, Fine Textiles, Historical Glass, Fine Porcelain Wares, and Historically Important Items.

Click the More info button below to see just a few of our  past projects & auctions.

Call us to discuss your needs.




   "Successful Firearms Auctions"

Historic Farm Auction 2017-Drone Video-

Watch our lead auctioneer "Create a Bidding War". Items of quality command attention and always bring the buyer's out in force. Effective marketing and good timing, means success.

"Joseph exemplifies the skills and experience needed to negotiate and close Corporate Real Estate deals. I had the pleasure of working with him on a difficult corporate site project. His dedication and tenacious efforts ended in a successful closing and a new corporate retail facility".

Jack Berke
Taylor Real Estate Services LLC

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan


“We had the pleasure of employing Merkel's Auction Specialists to conduct an auction for our family. Mr. Merkel is very friendly and personable. He has the qualities needed to be excellent in his profession. We would highly recommend Mr. Merkel for any auctioneering jobs. We were very pleased with the proceeds from our auction, as he more than doubled our expectations." 


J.Leach & H.Grenier


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