NH Auctions and Appraisals, LLC Current Staff
Partner/Chief Executive Officer, Auctioneer
Auctioneer, collector, veteran, and successful business owner and executive, Mike is passionate about continuing the legacy of the NH Auctions and Appraisals company. He is a seasoned antiques collector with a special interest in White Mountain (New Hampshire) paintings, rare books, historical documents, early firearms and Dunlap and Seymour furniture.
A graduate of West Point and Harvard University, Mike served as an airborne ranger in multiple infantry units, taught economics, worked in the White House and created and led several successful businesses. He received his New Hampshire auctioneer’s license in 2005 and currently owns several small businesses in New Hampshire and abroad.
Mike is a current board member and Treasurer of the New Hampshire Historical Society.
Partner/Chief Auctioneer, Appraiser
Professional auctioneer and appraiser, Kenneth Labnon, brings 50 years’ experience in the auction business to the Withington Auctions team. Having worked for multiple auction companies, Ken has completed over 2,000 auctions during his career. Along the way, he has acquired an excellent working knowledge of antiques market values, as well as expertise in valuing silver and jewelry.
Ken has donated many hours calling auctions for numerous charitable organizations including, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHAD), the New England College Alumni Association, the Henniker Rotary Club, the Cardigan Mountain School and others.
Ken’s extensive experience, professionalism, energy and integrity make him a welcome addition to the NHAA (New Hampshire Auctions and Appraisals) team.
Partner/ American Furniture and Clocks Specialist, Appraiser
As a professional antiques dealer, appraiser and furniture conservation specialist, Gary brings his knowledge and expertise in valuing American furniture and decorative arts to the Withington Auctions company. Over his nearly 50-year career buying, selling, restoring and appraising antiques, Gary has acquired a broad range of knowledge in such areas as early paper, books, glass, tools, art, clocks and furniture from every period. Over time, he developed a particular interest in furniture and clocks of the 18th and early 19th century, with a special focus on New Hampshire furniture makers, including the Dunlaps, for which he is well-known.
Gary’s excellent professional reputation and wide-ranging knowledge of antiques and the antiques market make him an invaluable member of the NHAA (New Hampshire Auctions and Appraisals) team.
Gary is a current member of New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association.