Golden Gavel’s owner, auctioneer, and appraiser, Patrick Soucy, started selling antiques and household items at age 13. He opened his first antique business at age 18. Patrick is a graduate of the Mendenhall School of Auctioneering, a member of the National Auctioneers Association and a member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America. Patrick is also a USPAP certified appraiser.
In 2004, Golden Gavel Auctions bought and renovated a former East Windsor, Connecticut supermarket into the modern auction house it is today. With parking for 280 cars, the 18,000 square foot auction house easily displays thousands of items and seats 350+ auction enthusiasts. Golden Gavel holds 70 auctions a year, turning tens of thousands of items into money for their clients.
Golden Gavel’s auctioneer and appraiser, Ralph Labozzo, holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Connecticut. Ralph’s been in the business for 20+ years. He is a graduate of Missouri Auction School and earned certification in American Arts through a graduate-level program at New York’s famous Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Like Patrick, Ralph is a USPAP certified appraiser.
Among the many advantages Golden Gavel Auctions, LLC provides are: