Final Asset Liquidation for Karlsberger Looming

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United Country – Gryphon Realty & Auction Group and Belhorn Auctions have scheduled the last two phases of asset liquidation stemming from the shutdown of the Karlsberger Company of Columbus, Ohio.

United Country – Gryphon Realty & Auction Group and Belhorn Auctions have scheduled the last two phases of asset liquidation stemming from the shutdown of the Karlsberger Company of Columbus, Ohio.

Belhorn Auctions will offer the artwork formerly adorning the Karlsberger headquarters on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Items include original paintings, prints and sculptures from popular artists including Cope, Rembrandt, Renoir, Blanchard, Daini, Kitchen, Demming, Pradzynski, Audubon, Crook, Dali, Isozaki, Kozmoan, Bickham, Wilcox and more. The live auction will take place at the Aladdin Shrine Center located at 3850 Stelzer Rd., Columbus, Ohio. Pottery will be offered first beginning at 10am with wall art and sculptures to follow at 2pm. Online bidding is available for all items to those who would prefer to participate from abroad. Go to http://www.belhornauctions.com to register for online bidding. Inquiries may be directed to Peter Gehres at belhornauctions(at)gmail(dot)com.

All remaining office assets no longer needed for the wind down of Karlsberger will be offered at online only auction by United Country – Gryphon Realty & Auction Group with the bidding ending on Thursday, October 20, 2011. The auction of items from Haworth, Hon, Trendway, Cannon and Herman Miller will include approximately 125 lots of seating, desk stations, server rack, servers, routers, copier, file cabinets, peds, bookshelves, storage shelves, binders and Karlsberger logoed items. Go to http://www.grtphonauction.com to register for online bidding. Inquiries may be directed to Rich Kruse at rfk@gryphonusa.com.
Phase 1 of the liquidation generated 241 registered bidders from 26 states; from as far west as California and on the east coast stretching from Miami, FL to Albany, NY. At the conclusion of bidding, 10,484 individual bids were placed on the 580 lots and sales exceeded pre-auction expectations by over 27 percent.

About United Country – Gryphon Realty & Auction

United Country Gryphon Realty & Auction Group is the Central Ohio affiliate of the largest fully integrated network of conventional real estate and auction real estate professionals in the United States. Based the Polaris Area of Columbus, Ohio, the company is a subsidiary of Gryphon USA, a multi-faceted asset management and liquidation firm focusing on the operations and dissolution of single assets through and including entire companies. The company maintains a real estate brokerage practice, auction group, property management division and appraisal division. Co-founders Richard and Melissa Kruse also regularly hold engagements as court appointed receiver throughout Ohio.

About Belhorn Auctions

Belhorn Auctions is a recognized leader in American Art Pottery and other Americana offering expert appraisals as well as a full calendar of live, online and hybrid auctions across the Mid-West.

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