Michael and Patrick Barrett
Registered WI auctioneers 53 - 369 - 354
from the Reisch World Wide College of Auctioneering in 1977.
experience as ringman (40 years), clerk (33 years), cashier (35 years),
Licensed Wisconsin Auctioneer #369
maintains Barrett's website.
Installed and manages Auctionflex computerized
live auction software.
fluent in American glassware and pottery markings and patterns, antique
and modern books, jewelry, 20th century memorabilia, Star Wars and Star
Trek collectibles, autographs, ephemera, and all things Disney.
the website and contact lists. A 1978 Graduate of Assumption High School, Mike puts together the technical aspects of the business from the ground up. He
is completely self-taught regarding graphic design and computer software
and hardware. Mike builds computers from scratch, has been an avid stock car racing fan,
tournament cribbage player, and self-described geek most of his life. When
he is not auctioneering, he can be heard calling the races at Golden Sands
Speedway in Plover, WI
Mike is also
an adept Thespian. He has appeared onstage in more than 27 Wisconsin
Rapids Community Theatre inc. productions since his first role as Clifford
in Deathtrap in 1982. Mike has also directed 6 Main Stage shows for WRCT,
He has been
a chef for two years in the "Men in the Kitchen" fundraiser for the
Wisconsin Rapids Family Center.
also been known as "The Voice of the Park Institute" as their annual Tae
Kwon Do Tournament announcer for more than 20 years.
numerous awards from the American Cribbage Congress resulting from
tournament play, including a Consolation Tournament Win at the MGM Tourny
in Green Bay WI in 1989, a 2nd place in the Main at that same tourny in
1997, 3 Grass Roots Club Championships, a "29" Award (for holding and
scoring a perfect hand in tournament play), more than 20 "28" Awards, and
is the only player in Club #120 to have accomplished 6 Grand Slams (9 out
of 9 games won) as of this writing.
Shakespeare, photography, cooking, movies, shiny watches, oddly colored
shoes, Disney World, music production, and many other things, but most of
all Mike LOVES his wife Melita (the most beautiful woman he has ever met),
and his children Alyson, Michael Jr. and Shannon. (Of course he loves
Arlene, Jack and Pat...as well...)
pick up, we advertise, we sell it, you get PAID
Almost 10,000 clients
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sales begin promptly at 6:30pm
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