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Auctioneer pairs interests

New business spotlight - Hub City Auction Co.

New business spotlight - Hub City Auction Co.

February 08, 2009

Name of business: Hub City Auction Co.

Owner: Ron Hamner Jr.

Address: Pryor Station, 11000 Bower Ave. No. 10, Hagerstown

Opening date: Jan. 17

Products and services: Liquidation of estate merchandise, antiques and collectibles; monthly specialty auctions of coins, sports memorabilia, etc; and auctions at business or onsite.

Market area: Maryland and Pennsylvania

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?: "I studied art in college and always had a great interest in history. The auction business is a perfect marriage of the two. My degree in art has given me the knowledge and eye for identifying period antiques. My interest in history allows me to know the stories and circumstances which accompany the merchandise."

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Previous business experience: Has worked in the auction business since 2001, for himself and for other firms, and has conducted or worked at more than 400 auctions.

Hours: Monday, 9 a.m. to noon; Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m.; Thursday, closed; Friday, 2 to 6 p.m.; Saturday, auction or closed; Sunday, noon to 3 p.m.

Web site: hamnerauction.com

E-mail: hcauction@myactv.net

Phone number: 240-329-7815

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