Introducing “Berner’s Antique Auction Gallery, Miami Valley’s premier auction facility easily accessible at the intersection of I-70 and US Route 40, located at the “Heart of Ohio Antique Center”.
We have a friendly, professional staff providing over 20 cataloged auctions plus 3 “Premier” auctions annually. Our consigners can have one antique chair from their attic, a complete collection carefully accumulated over many years, or an estate with a lifetime of precious memories. We will go the extra mile to insure the best possible result from your decision to use Berner’s. Experienced professionals handle all of the merchandise as if it were their own property.
Our services also include… Pick-up and delivery by qualified personnel that are well trained and insured. We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover; of course you can also pay with a check or cash. We also offer shipping to all 50 states as well as international locations. Absentee bids and live telephone bids during our auction for those unable to attend.
Our 6000 square foot facility includes… Room for over 300 pieces of quality antique furniture. Over twenty-five locked showcases with lighting to draw attention to your antiques and collectibles. Protection from the elements for your merchandise and a comfortable atmosphere for our customer. Plenty of convenient parking with security lights for after dark. Easy access to the Heart of Ohio Antique Center and Ramona’s Café. State of the Art security system to protect your valuable consignments. DVR recording system for added security during previews and auctions. Large, clean, and handicap-accessible facilities.
We reach a national and international market with an aggressive advertising plan that includes a mix of… Full-Color Auction Brochures - We have surveyed our customers and found that the majority attended the auction because of their subscription to our auction brochure mailed before every auction. Our list is 3000 members strong and growing every day. Color photographs of featured items are included in every brochure with in depth descriptions. Website—at www.berners.com we have customers from coast to coast that can review hundreds of pictures on our website in the comfort of their own home or office, call or email an absentee bid or bid live over the telephone during the auction. More pictures and details can be requested by prospective buyers for any item featured on our website—like they say “a picture is worth 1000 words”.
Our website is visited over 30,000 times every month by interested buyers and sellers and as you know exposed to an international al market on a daily basis. Newspaper advertisements—We place advertisements in five major cites Sunday Newspapers announcing our upcoming auctions. Buyers from the Tri-State area regularly attend our auction because of our regional advertising strategy. Industry Trade Publications—We promote our auction in several trade publications regularly read by all serious antique collectors and dealers. Certifications… Member of the Ohio Auctioneers Association, Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Member of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce Heart of Ohio Antique Center...
Berner’s is located at the rear of the “Heart of Ohio Antique Center”. The center is 116,000 square foot state of the art facility with 250 premier showcases, 400 spacious booths, a 30,000 square foot outdoor garden and architectural display, and a “Decorator and Collectible Lane”. Thousands of potential buyers that frequent the “Heart” will see your merchandise on display every day. Click here for more info on the "Heart"