Brasher's Portland Auto Auction



23585 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR  97060
Phone (800) 300-3200
FAX (503) 492-0015

Website: www.brashersportland.com
E-Mail: Jerry Hinton, General Mgr.

Sale Day is Tuesday at 1 pm & Thursday at 9:00AM

 


 

 

 

 


 


Civil War Breaks out at Brasher's Portland Auto Auction 

An annual outbreak of Football Fever swept the auction arena at Brasher's Portland Auto Auction in mid-November, when dealers attending the sale on November 15th had the opportunity to pick the score of the Civil War battle between the Oregon State Beavers and the University of Oregon Ducks for their chance to win a 51" Samsung TV and Leather recliner. Enjoying great tailgate food including hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob and civil war game cake, dealers who bought and sold at the sale also qualified for sale-end drawings for tickets to the Civil War Game, which was played this year at year at Oregon State's Reser Stadium in Corvalis, Oregon on November 24th. 

Auction General Manager Jerry Hinton reports more than 600 dealers were on-hand to bid on more than 750 vehicles running in the 2012 Civil War Sale at Brasher's Portland Auto Auction. Featured consignors included Wells Fargo Dealer Services, Reliable Credit, Repo Remarketing, Westlake Financial, GSA, Enterprise, Dollar, Bud Clary Dealerships, Vancouver Toyota, Gladstone Suzuki, Beaverton Honda, Beaverton Kia, Hannah Auto Group, Braley and Graham and Herzog Meier and many more. 

"We had a great turnout and dealers who bought in the lane won gift cards, rewards points and hats," said Hinton. "Congratulations to our grand prize winners who won the gift baskets and game tickets: Tom Garza from Thomas Auto Sales, and Michael Brady from Dave's Motorsports. And a special shout-out to Rocky Gardiner from Castlerock Auto in Eugene, Oregon, who will watch the post-season games from the comfort of his own home after winning the big-screen TV and recliner, with the closest guess to the game score"

The Civil War is the seventh-oldest college football rivalry in the U.S. First played in 1894, it has pitted the Ducks against the Beavers 116 times. The University of Oregon holds the series lead of 60-46-10, this year racing to a 48-24 Pacific-12 Conference Victory over the Beavers before a record crowd of more than 47,000 fans. The 2012 Civil War game is Oregon's 5th straight victory. 

"This Civil War is always an exciting game, one that the dealers talk about months ahead of time," said Hinton. "In a rivalry like this, anything can happen. We look forward to the game every year, and have established our own tradition with an annual Civil War sale in Portland every November."

Hinton notes that November also saw the launch of the auction's 2012 Toy Drive, in partnership with KGW TV in Portland. To date, generous dealers have donated more than $2,200 in toys which will be donated to children in the Portland metropolitan area. 

Established in 1993, Brasher's Portland Auto Auction holds a consignment sale every Tuesday and Thursday, and a monthly public GSA sale. The auction is a member of ServNet, and also participates in Auction Pipeline, where customers may view detailed condition reports, market report information and participate in online sales.

Return to ServNet Newsletter