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Brown Bros. Cadillac Online Liquidation Auction – Session 3


1:00 PM
Wednesday, July 14


1:00 PM *
Wednesday, July 21

* Staggered End & Extended Bidding

728 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202

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6% Kentucky Sales Tax

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Pick Up

  • Thursday, July 22, 2021
  • Friday, July 23, 2021

Schedule pick-up by appointment through SignUpGenius. Buyers are responsible for packing, loading, and moving all items purchased without assistance from the Harritt Group. Bring your own help and equipment to load your items.

Safe Removal Terms

It is the full responsibility of the winning Bidder to schedule any special arrangements if necessary for the removal in a skilled workmanlike manner. Additional removal time if needed to be mutually agreed. All labor, liability, risk and cost is the sole responsibility of the bidder. The Auctioneer shall have no liability for any loss or damage to any items. Removal may not begin until payment has been made in full. Bidders agree to forfeit ownership of Property and all monies paid if Property is not removed from the Owner’s facility by said deadline of July 30, 2021.


Brown Bros. Cadillac, Inc.

After 75 years of serving the Louisville area, Brown Bros. Cadillac has decided to close their family-run downtown dealership and will sell the remaining contents of their historic showroom and parts department. Highlights include equipment, parts & supplies, vintage car manuals, memorabilia, diecast model cars, office furniture and supplies, safes, garden decor & furniture, electronics, decorative arts, and more.


Marathon Ram-Jet 40 cubic yard self contained auger trash compactor, Dayton 3LW64 portable generator with Honda 20HP engine, commercial oil storage tank, commercial synthetic oil storage tank, (16) Alemite heavy duty lubrication hoses and others, Safety-Kleen waste gasoline drum system, oil drain tank, wheel weight stand, hand truck dolly, (9) Sharpe 880A air control units, green industrial workbench, salvage Ingersoll Rand compressors & air dryers, Curtis electric key cutter and accessories, Michelin tire rack in original box, Pittsburgh 3-ton hydraulic floor jack, Encon eye wash station, several aluminum, fiberglass and wood ladders, Oreck orbiter floor buffer, Oreck XL commercial vacuums, Shark vacuum & steam mop, Dirt Devil, Hoover & Eureka vacuums, (4) oil barrel pumps, used oil tank with pump, empty SAE oil tank and more.


Goodyear & Fuzion used tires, GM TPMS and RF specialty tool and case, asphalt sealer drum & dispenser, white silk car cover, several hanging metal shop cabinets, (9) body shop air hoses, Ridgid 6 HP shop vac, ACDelco brake part cleaner, Dorman oil drain plugs & gaskets, ACDelco touch up paint and stands, Nye Rheosil lubricant, ACDelco grease spray cans, assorted ACDelco fluids, ACDelco synthetic transfer fluid & PTU synthetic lubricant, ACDelco WS-ATF automatic transmission fluid, ACDelco axle lubricant, (36) cans of ACDelco glass cleaner, cans of ACDelco hydraulic fluid, bottles of ACDelco synthetic SAE OW-20 motor oil, ACDelco windshield wiper stand, assortment of power strips and extension cords, 5 gallon container of Sherwin Williams exterior paint, service order forms, cigarette ash pits, organizing stands and racks, fluorescent light tubes in all lengths, assortment of brooms, shovels & racks, cleaning supplies & tools, trash cans & recycling bins, Ridgid shop vac, collection of racks, razor scrapers, (3) 55 gallon barrels of unused OW-20 oil, 40+ gallons of unused 5W-30 oil, and an Cadillac Allante grey pearl hardtop with rolling cart.


Hundreds of vintage manuals including Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Thunderbird, Lincoln Continental, Cadillac, Oldsmobile, Chrysler, Mercury, Jaquar and others.


Portrait of B. Morris Brown, founder of Brown Bros. Cadillac, B&W Brown Bros. family award photographs, framed photograph of Colonel Sanders’ Cadillac limousine delivery, seven (7) 1963-1982 Masters Golf Tournament movie reels sponsored by Cadillac including our local 1979 Winner Fuzzy Zoeller, B&W photos of Governor John Y. Brown & Phyllis George inaugural parade, autographed John Wayne photograph with corresponding letters, modern body shop framed posters & plaques, several Cadillac & Chevrolet floor mats, vintage Cadillac flag, Cadillac Certified Service A-frame sign, several Cadillac promotional prints & photographs, albums of Courier Journal Brown Bros. Cadillac newspaper clippings, vintage golf plaques & trophies, golf decor, several Brown Bros. Cadillac recognition & appreciation awards, Denny Crum & Howard Schnellenberger University of Louisville memorabilia, Fiesta Bowl trophy and other memorabilia, Brown Bros. directional & body shop interior dealership signs, Brown Bros. Cadillac license plates & frames, Cadillac sales training materials, GM silverplate award tray, Brown Bros. Cadillac printer typeset blocks, (8) nylon Chevrolet flags, collection of framed photos and magazines, 2001 Chevrolet framed promotional photos, collection of Cadillac Visits The Masters promotional magazines, Cadillac Christmas shopping sign, (2) Chevrolet 2002 Olympic Torch relay banners, Axalta & Valvoline advertising signs, Axalta advertising clock, No Smoking & Keep Out signs, V Chevrolet Tent Extravaganza banner, Kentucky Derby memorabilia, Louisville Metro hanging area map, Brown Bros. cadillac magnet, Dale Earnhardt and Kevin Harvick racing posters.


Twenty two (22) Bburago various diecast model cars, (34) American Muscle cars, (4) Hot Wheels Ferraris, (5) Anson Ferrari & Cadillac model cars, Autoart Performance Callaway C12 car, (3) Mira cars, MRC Elvis Pink Cadillac, (5) Road Legends Cadillac, Edsel & pickup trucks, several NASCAR diecast cars, GM Kevin Harvick cars, (3) Revell & (3) Chrono, (8) Maisto convertible cars, Autoart Stingray Corvette car, several Ferrari & Lamborghini cars, UT Corvette and more.


Eight (8) matching lateral file cabinets with formica tops, twelve (12) matching Steelcase five drawer letter file cabinets, (3) fireproof lateral file cabinets, vintage Air Force United States Army green wood file cabinet, (8) Kimball 42” round matching conference tables, (25) Kimball stacking office chairs, Shaw Walker, Oxford and several other lateral file cabinets, several two drawer, three drawer and four drawer file cabinets, heavy duty hanging display pegboards, several rolling file cabinets & carts, vintage metal card catalog storage cabinet with brass hardware and others, retro oversized coffee table, modern metal hall tree, (4) simulated leather waiting room springer chairs, several office desks, several retro chrome stackable waiting room chairs, (3) Cadillac service advisor desks with emblems, industrial metal desk & console table, 35 cubby hanging file system, (3) Elkay & Sunroc water fountains, several carpet floor mats, two tone laminate desk with cubby hole top, several small retro desks perfect for children’s rooms, Heritage Henredon round end table, Virco plastic shell chairs, several swivel office chairs and armchairs, saddle brown industrial office chairs, retro chrome bar stool, swivel shop stools, 1950s chrome diner table, square wood grain formica tables, mid-century 42” round conference tables, retro formica benches, metal end table, 42-cubby wood storage unit, (4) pink retro metal desks, several two-door metal storage cabinets, several mail sorter and file organizers, Apollo rolling AV cart, handmade wood shelf units, metal safe-in-a-file cabinet, (2) Good Form aluminum metal armchairs, Pitney-Bowes S120 postage scale, (4) Ricoh Aficio printer scanners and other printers, Fellowes paper shredders, mobile lectern rolling table, Cadillac mini theatre display cabinet, plastic organizers, rolling glass showcase, wet floor sign & caution cones, acrylic countertop ballot box, blackboards & whiteboards, NEC commercial phone system, vintage chrome office desks, Globe Wernicke shop desk, mid-century metal console table, metal shelving, (5) time card clocks, Brother fax machines, Fellowes laminator & accessories, several vintage typewriters, typewriter table, umbrellas, Tempo Designs formica console table, water dispenser tank, telephone cords and chargers.


Antique ornate Herring-Hall-Marvin double door combination safe built in and vintage fire insulated combination safe.


Ninety + antique limestone foundation garden stones, cast iron pedestal garden urn, galvanized double wash tub, 10’ x 5’ iron fence, (16) concrete parking barriers, (8) concrete planters and other planters.


Phillips 40” flat screen TV, Sony 42” Bravia flat screen TV, Panasonic 58” flat screen TV, Sanyo & Danby mini refrigerators, (2) Emerson microwave ovens, Panasonic & Oster microwave ovens, Bunn VPR coffee makers, Keurig & Mr. Coffee coffee makers, Emerson ice maker, LG window air conditioner unit and more.


Stitched United State of American flag and stand, Gorham, Durand & Orrefors crystal, C. Ahrenfeldt Limoges France china, Paragon England Rochingham bone china tea service, several brass planters with lion head handles, several Don Ensor Special Olympic autograph prints, collection of automobile and other coffee table books, Jim Oliver Limited Edition wildlife prints & Keith Spears Jr. steeplechase print, large 46” victorian lady doll, (3) hanging beveled mirrors, Robert Woods landscape prints, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus & Tiger Woods framed golf photos, collection of vintage prints, Hazel Glenn oil on canvas, framed Louisville posters and downtown photo, Robert Wathen framed prints of Louisville, glassware & kitchen utensils, home decor, 450+ glass stemware, several table lamps, three panel folding room divider, greek urn & decorative wrought iron, limited edition Montecristo humidors, and Washington Irving “Sunday Morning in Sleepy Hollow” framed print, cast iron outdoor pole lights, pair of antique cast iron exterior coach light sconces, tole painted metal chandelier with shades, iron and glass drum pendant light.


Lots will end 30 seconds apart.


To prevent bid sniping, last-minute bids will extend individual lots using our ‘soft-close’ functionality.

  • If a bid is placed in the last 10 minutes, the lot will remain open for an additional 10 minutes.
  • If any further bidding occurs, the extension timer will reset to 10 minutes.
  • If no further bidding occurs, the lot closes when the timer runs out.

Place your max bid and let the system bid for you. In the event two bidders have placed identical max bids, the first bid received will be the successful bid.


From Downtown Louisville
S. 9th Street to East on W. Broadway to right on S. 4th Street.

From Indianapolis
110 Miles South on I-65 to St. Catherine Street Exit 135 West to S. 4th Street.

From Cincinnati
100 Miles South on I-71 to I-65 to St. Catherine Street Exit 135 West to S. 4th Street.

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