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Auctioneer Keith Orr, Appraiser, Realtor, Auctioneer (614) 565-1566
Auction Date Mar 25 Auction
The Bron-Shoe Company
1313 Alum Creek Drive
Columbus, Oh
Time 01:00PM
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Auction Listing
AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 4774

The Bron-Shoe Company, Live, On-Site, Auction
1:00 PM, Sunday, March 25, 2018
1313 Alum Creek Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43209

Doors Open at 11:00 AM for Preview, Inspections & Bidder Registration 

Auctioneers: Keith Orr, Bob Fagley, Chad Shirer, Jeff Carroll
Two or Three Separate Auction Selling Rings From Start To Finish

Please do not wear your Sunday best clothes to this Auction. Please wear casual work clothes and come to our Auction because I guarantee that you are going to get dirty while having fun buying treasures that you will never see or never have the opportunity to purchase again.  If you are buying collectible small items please bring boxes, totes and soft packing goods for your purchases. Thank you.

If you are buying office furniture, office equipment, Industrial equipment, tools, machinery, etc you must bring your own labor workers, trucks and trailers  Thank you.

The iconic baby shoe bronzing and silver restoration business, the Bron-Shoe Company, has closed their doors and there is a treasure trove of amazing, unique, one-of-a-kind artistic whimseys, works of art, celebrity bronzed keepsakes, (6) Six .999 pure silver anodes, assorted sterling silver replacement parts, an entire wall of silver plated antique serving pieces, industrial equipment, power tools, skilled craftsman's hand tools, industrial plating polishing equipment, hundreds of Industrial Era multiple wooden shelf rolling craftsmen's"trucks", surplus inventory, glass display showcases, contemporary office furniture, desks, credenzas, printer stands, office chairs, desk chairs, break room tables, chairs, executive conference room table, chairs, dry erase display boards, fabric covered office cube privacy panels, office equipment, computers, file cabinets, metal shelving galore, highly collectible steel lockers, 2 steel rolling fire proof doors, Industrial Age metal office furniture, Retro Mid Century Modern office furniture.

Items of Special Interest: (6) Six .999 pure silver anodes/bars/chunks that the Bron-Shoe Company used in their silver plating process. These (6) Six .999 pure silver anodes/bars/chunks are more pure then sterling silver.  Box lots full of sterling silver replacement parts. Box lots full of antique hardware. An entire wall of shelves filled with vintage silver plate serving pieces. Olympic Champion Sonja Hennie's Bronzed Ice Skate. Golf Legend Bobby Jones' Bronzed Golf Shoe. Chicago Cubs Sammy Sosa's Bronzed Baseball Shoe. A Gold Plated Baseball Bat. Life Size Bronzed Futuristic Style Mannequin Sculpture. Full-Sized Bronzed Bust of Former Ohio Governor James Rhodes. Pewter Finished Basketball. A collection of Bronzed, Gold-Plated, Silver-Plated, Pewter-Plated, rare, unique, one-of-a-kind whimseys created by skilled metal craftsmen during the past 84 years that The Bron-Shoe has been open for business. A variety of silver care products still in the original unopened boxes including anti-tarnish storage bags, anti-tarnish towels, Hagerty and Maas polish. 

Attention Coin Collectors Featured Item: A collection of (23) twenty three 20 Karat Gold-Plated 1977 Eisenhower Silver Dollars. The Bron-Shoe Company received and has a signed "Permission Letter" in their possession from the Assistant Director of the US Treasury because as you know is is technically illegal to deface or change the metal finish on any US coins. The Bron-Shoe was given written permission to Gold-Plate these 1977 Eisenhower Silver Dollars for a very creative successful business promotion that The Bron-Shoe Company used in the late 1970's. These (23) 20 Karat Gold-Plated 1977 Eisenhower Silver Dollars are worth a hard look for serious Rare Coin Collectors and Numismatists looking to add remarkably unique coins to their collection.    

Industrial Machinery & Equipment: AAF International RotoClone Machine, Ingersoll-Rand T-30 commercial air compressor, Quincy Q-T commercial air compressor, 2 rolling wall mounted fire resistant steel doors, Continental Industries chiller, several rectifiers, several 2 wheel floor mounted polishing lathes, Despatch #27 commercial oven, Grieve commercial oven, Skat Blast dry sandblasting machine, Clemco Industries dry sandblasting machine, commercial cardboard compressor, a few commercial drill press machines, compressed air powered drills, commercial glue dispensers, commercial pumps, stainless steel anode baskets, steel plating racks, DeVilbiss paint spray booths, one very large paint spray booth, paint spray guns and equipment, several commercial floor fans, rolling commercial step ladders, over 100 industrial grade rolling metal and wooden shelf racks "trucks", 3 multiple piece metal conveyor lines, several accordion style portable conveyor lines, commercial shop vacuums, several large commercial transport carts, commercial packing, distribution and shipping equipment, surplus inventory of packing supplies, packing peanuts, bubble wrap, padded packing wrap, and surplus inventory of new unused cardboard shipping boxes in various sizes.

Scrap Metal:  Attention Scrap Metal Buyers. Bring your friends, trucks and trailers and own labor coming prepared to purchase scrap metal in large quantity, paying for your purchases on Sunday, loading and hauling everything away Sunday and during the designated pickup dates. Scrap metal, scrap copper, scrap zinc, scrap bronze, scrap pewter, scrap stainless steel, will be sold in quantity to the highest bidders via this public auction. Almost everything inside this building sells. 

Office Equipment & Computers: Computer Engraving Machine, Engraving Stock Plates, and Engraving Plate Cutter. IBM AS 400 Commercial Computer, IBM Commercial Line Printer Type 6252-008, Collectible Vintage IBM Terminals. UARCO Forms Burster Model #1741-C-1, Pitney Bowes Bursting Machine, Z-Part Form Carbon Separator. We have an entire room full of computers, printers, fax machines, office telephones, good electronics and supplies for sale. 

Highly Collectible Works of Art: (4) All Original Turn of the Century Framed Vanity Fair Color Lithograph Caricatures of Professional Golf Legends with Certificates of Authenticity on the back from Paul B. Victorius, Charlottesville, VA. the owner of Vanity Fair Cartoon Company, London, England. #1. James Braid Lithograph #611 Circa 1907. #2. Horace H. Hilton Lithograph #613 Circa 1903. #3. John Ball Lithograph #610 Circa 1892. #4. Robert Maxwell Lithograph #616 Circa 1906.  Framed print signed Richard Koslow, framed A. Calder print, framed Stan Bulman numbered print, framed Boulanger print, framed watercolor painting of Shaker Heights Ohio, unique life size bronzed futuristic mannequin sculpture, a collection of bronzed, gold-plated, silver plated, pewter-plated whimseys created by skilled craftsman metal workers during the past 84 years that The Bron-Shoe Company has been open for business. 

How Can We Help You?

Keith Orr, Realtor, Auctioneer, Appraiser 
(614) 565-1566 Cell
Real Estate Broker: Ohio Real Estate Auctions LLC

Auction Terms & Conditions
Doors open at 11:30 AM for preview and inspections. Everything is SOLD "as is" "where is" with no warranty written or implied by the Seller or the Seller's Agents. There is plenty of on-site paved parking available. Good affordable food is available on-site from Tom & Debbie. Please bring your friends, trucks, trailers, your own labor, coming prepared to bid to purchase the items that you wish to purchase, paying for everything in full, loading and hauling everything away Sunday March 25th, Monday March 26th and Tuesday March 27th during the designated pick up times. All of the surplus inventory goods are going to be sold individually, by the box load and by the forklift pallet full. A forklift operator will be on-site to evaluate, approve and help you load your purchases into your appropriate trucks and on to your appropriate trailers in a very organized safe manner AFTER everything has been paid for in full and AFTER this public auction has concluded. The Buyer assumes all responsibility for the loading process and safe hauling of all SOLD goods. Any goods not picked up, loaded and hauled away on Sunday March 25th, Monday March 26th or Tuesday March 27th during the designated pick up times will be considered Abandoned, the Buyer's money will be forfeited to the Seller and the abandoned goods will be forfeited to the Seller for resale or disposal. All sales are final. No refunds. No exceptions. Everything must be paid for in full on Sunday March 25, 2018 using CASH, GOOD OHIO CHECKS (with a matching Ohio photo ID), VISA or MASTERCARD. A 5% Credit Card convenience fee will be added to any and all Approved Credit Card Purchases. Yes, we accept Absentee Bids if you are unable to be in attendance during the date and time of our Auctions. A 10% Absentee Bid Fee applies and will be added to the successful auction bid price with confirmed, Full Name, Street Address, Driver's Licence Number & Credit Card Authorization. Call Keith Orr, Realtor, Auctioneer (614) 565-1566 directly regarding all absentee bids. Out-of-State Buyers shall pay in full using CASH, VISA or MASTERCARD Only. NO Out-of-State Checks Permitted. No Exceptions. Thank you for your interest and participation.

Zero Tolerance for Fraud & Theft. Thieves will promptly be arrested by the Columbus Ohio Police Department and be prosecuted to the fullest extent that is permitted by Ohio Law.  The contents of this Auction Listing is thought to be accurate from sources deemed reliable however it is the Buyer's complete and total responsibility to complete all inspections and due diligence BEFORE you bid to purchase any and all items that are being sold in "as is", "where is" condition via this Public Auction. Buyers Agree To Hold Harmless The Seller, The Auctioneers & All Auction Staff Members. All Sales are Final, No Returns, No Refunds, No Exceptions.

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