Hammer Down Auctions is a full-service, professionally licensed auction company located in Liberty Hill, TX just outside of Austin owned and operated by Michele Hammer. Michele has been providing outstanding auction results for her clients in the sale of antiques, collectibles, vehicles, boats and just about everything in between since 2005. HamDown Auctions can handle all types of auctions, tag sales and liquidations and will work specifically with each client to determine and customize a solution that's right for you.
Ms. Hammer graduated Dallas Auction Academy and was licensed in Texas in 2005. She immediately opened an auction house and began serving the greater Austin area through live and online auctions. She has been a member of both the Texas Auctioneer's Association (TAA) and National Auctioneer's Association (NAA) and was selected to be featured on two episodes of HGTV's "Cash in the Attic" TV show in 2006. She is a graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin and holds a BA in Organizational Communication. In addition to being the auctioneer, Michele manages the day to day operations to include keeping the website up to date, communicating upcoming auctions to you, marketing the business, lotting and listing the auction items to build the catalog, meeting with consignors and cleaning the toilets!
Sherry Fairclough has been involved with the business since 2005 and is the chief photographer and head bid spotter. She is one of the best ringmen in the US and her zest and energy really bring a lot of fun to the auction. She goes to great lengths to provide many detailed photographs of each and every item so that online bidders are able to bid with confidence. She sets up the auction and gets the gallery ready for the auction.
Nic Tanguma is the newest member to the HammerDown Team and has proven himself to be one of the key ingredients to making the business successful, He is very knowledgeable about lots of different items, enjoys researching and learning new things about the items and is the chief handyman. builder, creative consultant and the muscle! He is quickly learning the auction processes and software as well as being sponsored as an Associate Auctioneer.