Budd Shinabery and Steve Shinabery (father-son team) are the owners and operators of the Shinabery Auction Gallery. They graduated from Reppert Auction School in August of 1993, went to Indianapolis for their licenses in September, received their licenses in October, and had their first auction in November. They now hold auctions twice a month at Shinabery Auction Gallery.

Steve Shinabery has been awarded the Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI) designation, the highest designation in the auction industry. As a CAI designee, Steve Shinabery is committed to professionalism, integrity and excellence in the auction profession. Shinabery Auctioneers is proud to be a part of the CAI network, working alongside over 860 auctioneers throughout the United States and Canada.

Shinabery's mission statement is to provide our clients with personalized full-time service for their liquidation needs and to maintain the highest ethical standards, bearing in mind that our most precious possessions are our word and reputation.

Client Comments:

"The auction Process was explained very well to me and the prices we got were great. This is family entertainment for a Friday."

Mary Miller - Fort Wayne


"A friend told us about Shinabery auction; the pickup service was very efficient. They explained how the auction worked and we got very good prices for our things."

Margaret S. Wilson - Woodburn, IN


"The pickup service was very quick and courteous, they answered all of our questions and got good prices.

Bill Nank - Ada, MI


"The pickup service and explanation of the auction method was good. The prices were excellent. Saw the website pictures of my furniture & it looked great. Will recommend to my friends."

Anonymous - Fort Wayne

Customer Comments:

"At the auction everything was explained properly in a safe and clean environment, with friendly and courteous People and excellent prices. Plenty of parking, I will be back."

Steve Bolin - Fort Wayne


"I attended the auction because of the sign, everything was good, clean and friendly, easy to follow what was happening. I will attend another Shinabery auction."

Terra Johnson - Fort Wayne


"Was told about the auction from a friend, was just what I expected. Was clean, friendly and everything was explained properly. Had some nice things in the Auction Room."

Melissa Nelson - Fort Wayne


"We've been coming for five years, we have a great time. Everybody is very friendly and nice. It's safe, clean and what we expect."

James and Charlie Edwards - Fort Wayne

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