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Vander Kolk Auctions and Appraisal (FKA Golden Gavel) is one of Michigan’s leading full service auction company with over eighty years of combined auction and appraisal experience. As a full service auction company, Vander Kolk Auctions specializes in residential, commercial, and agricultural real estate auctions, antiques and collectibles auctions, firearms auctions, business liquidations, and auctions for tools, farm, and heavy machinery.
We have been serving auction buyers and sellers alike since 1974. Vander Kolk Auctions is a family owned and operated auction company, we strive to meet the needs of our customers as if they were our own. Contact us today for your free consultation.
There really is nothing quite like a live auction. The chant of the auctioneer, the atmosphere of the event and the competitive bidding element all add up to the fairest, fastest and in our opinion best way to market goods and services. At Vander Kolk Auctions, we know live auctions. For over three decades we have been negotiating transactions through the fast paced, energetic world of live auctioneering.
Each Auction is different, sometimes using Online auction methods may be the best way for you to maximize your return. We will help you determine if an online method is correct for your situation.
* Estate Settlement Sales
* Business Liquidation Auctions
* Real Estate Auctions (land, commercial and residential)
* Farm machinery and equipment
* Fundraising events
* Industrial and Commercial Equipment
* Automobiles and classic cars
Vander Kolk Auctions has been the recipient of multiple advertising awards, including the MAA 2013 Auction of the year. We believe that advertising is the key to a successful auction. We pride ourselves in our advertising and marketing abilities. Every base is covered through extensive online advertisement to printed publications and utilizing our mailing network.
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M&W Asset Recovery
In an effort to streamline our business we have changed the name of our auction company from Vander Kolk's Golden Gavel to Vander Kolk Auction and Appraisal. New logo...same great service!
We strive to assist our customers in bringing their property to market through traditional live auction auction methods, online auctions and auction alternatives.
To learn more about our Michigan auction services click here
When the time comes to settle an estate, you will face a number of decisions and we can help you determine the best avenue for you and your family. To learn more about our estate services click here
Join us every Thursday at 9:00 am for the M&W asset recovery Auction. We auction vehicles, equipment, electronics, firearms at West Michigan's auction home for live asset auction. Click here
Having a professional value on your property can come in handy sometimes and sometimes it’s just a plain necessity. At VK Appraisal we provide valuation services for your personal property for many reasons.
Our staff is compiled of seasoned veterans in the auction field, giving our sellers the peace of mind of knowing they are in good hands.
• Accomplished Bidcallers
• Experts in many products and auction formats
• Dedicated to the auction method of marketing
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Our yearly spring consignment auction is one of the biggest in Michigan. 2 rings all day with 8 auctioneers.The yearly consignment auction features Tractors and farm machinery view the archive listing
For the Unbelievable Estate of Richard I. Potter in Grandville, Michigan. This auction featured 3 rings all day with 7 live auctioneers. There were motorcycles, classic cars, tractors, snowmobiles, Outboard motors, firearms and MORE.
For auction highlights and results visit our auction results page click here
Auctioneer Scott Vander Kolk Jr. (left) Nickolas Vander Kolk (center) and Scott Vander Kolk Sr. (right) at M&W Inc. auction Grand Rapids, Michigan
Are your barns, house and buildings full? Don't know which way to turn? Call us today (616) 799-7253, help is just around the corner! We are your West Michigan Estate Auction experts.
This home sold in Otsego, Michigan for $160,000.00 plus buyer's premium. Click here to learn more about real estate at auction
This auction 2011 grossed over 1.4 million in sales and was attended by 1000+ buyers.
Selling motorcycles at live auction...The Unbelievable Estate of Richard I. Potter December 1st 2012 Grandville, Michigan.
Vander Kolk Auction and Appraisal Co. is an experienced Michigan Auctioneers firm conducting Farm, Equipment, Industrial and Antique Auctions, as well as personal property Michigan Auctions.
Vander Kolk Auction Co. also provides professional appraisals, benefit auction services and online Michigan Auctions. We also provide contract Indiana and Michigan Auctioneers and services to meet your needs. Contact Vander Kolk Auctions today for your Michigan Auctions needs. At Vander Kolk Auction Service our Michigan Auctioneers are members of the Michigan State Auctioneers Association.