Harold Betthauser

Betthausers' Auction Service

Established in 1987, Betthausers’ Auction Service, Inc. is a full service auction company, handling antiques, estates, commercial, heavy equipment, real estate, household, consignment, specialty, and benefit auctions on site or at our hall. With over 60 years experience, we are able to handle any size or type of auction including on line only and live/on line auctions. We are fully computerized and all sales are handled in the most professional manner.
Milwaukee’s only full service auction company holding weekly consignment auctions.

It’s a matter of pride!

Our weekly consignment auctions are held every Wednesday at Buenavista, 7507 W. Oklahoma Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.   We open for inspection at 5 p.m., and the auction begins at 6 p.m.  The first, second, third (and 4th if there are 5 Wednesdays in the month) Wednesday of each month is an antiques and collectibles auction.  The last Wednesday is a general household auction and usually contains furniture, appliances, and electronics.

Consignments are always welcomed.  Please call us to make arrangements to sell your items.

In addition to holding weekly consignment auctions, Betthausers’ Auction Service, Inc. has performed auctions for:

U.S. Marshals Service
U.S. Postal Service
Plumbing Companies
Medical Equipment
Locksmith Companies
Real Estate
Various Local Charities

Betthausers’ Auction Service, Inc. is a member of both the National and Wisconsin State Auctioneers Associations and is licensed to conduct auctions in the State of Wisconsin.  Harold & Marilyn Betthauser were inducted into the Wisconsin Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame in January, 2011.

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The Wisconsin Auctioneers Association actively advocates for the auction industry through grassroots lobbying and a WAA legislative fund. Member engagement and donations are key to the success of WAA advocacy efforts.

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Riley Kahl

Our Mission is to educate, promote and protect the auction industry of Wisconsin:

to encourage Auctioneers; to enhance skills, knowledge and professionalism;

to promote the auction method of marketing for sale of real and personal properties.

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Guests may call the reservationist at 715.387.2700 and ask for Block Name: WI Auctioneers Association Or Account Block 4149 to receive the discounted hotel rate.

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2080 W 9th Avenue, #310
Oshkosh, WI 54904
(608) 228-4880