About Us

We are Harold & Helen Holmes residing in Skowhegan, Maine and we have two grown sons.  Harold was trained at Missouri Auction School in Kansas City, Missouri to be a professional auctioneer,  and has an extensive business background.  We have been in the antique business since 1982, and have been having Auctions since 1994.  Harold enjoys outdoor activities, and Helen enjoys working in her flower garden.

What We Do

At Holmes Auction Center, we are dedicated to the auction method of selling and have a well-established business in Skowhegan.  We provide a complete auction service in estate, antiques, business liquidation, machinery consignment, and other specialized auction sales including on-site auctions.  We provide all the requirements for a successful sale and we use the most efficient techniques in advertising, organizing, inventorying, and managing auctions.

We pride ourselves in the proper display, knowledge of merchandise, and careful attention to details.  An extensive mailing list, professional auction flyers and advertising allow us to bring in the best buyers.  Our method of identifying lots and displaying merchandise helps us to effectively meet our consignors and buyers needs.  Appraisal services are available upon request.

What We Offer

We accept consignments as well as buying outright  from 1 item to the entire estate.

Selling Antiques, Collectibles, and Clean Household Items; Including Attic, Shed, Camp, and Barn Contents.

Estate Auction's on location or at hall.

Competitive Commission Rates.

Trucking Available!

Clean Comfortable Auction Hall, Friendly Staff, Plenty of Parking, Good Food, Handicap Accessible.

We travel anywhere throughout the US & Canada for Quality  Merchandise.  Feel free to call us.

About the Hall

We have a modern 3500 sq. ft. auction facility located at 605 Middle Road in Skowhegan, Maine.  The auction hall is handicap accessible, clean, well lit, and comfortable with ample parking.  Great food is sold at the concession.  There's always friendly and helpful staff.

How to Find Us

Holmes Auction Center is located at: 
601 Middle Road, Skowhegan, ME  04906

4 Miles South of Skowhegan on Rte. 104 South (605 Middle Road); or if coming North on 1-95 Exit 130 (Old Exit # 34).  Turn left and follow Rte. 104 North 11 miles.  Hall is on the left.