About Us

Check back soon for the 2019 Herkimer County Land Auction!

NOTICE This year the Land Auction is at Herkimer High School. More information and directions coming soon.

Founded by George Knapp in 1890, now operated by Mike Knapp - the Iron Kettle Auction House has seen everything sell from the tiniest of trinkets to cars valued at one hundred thousand dollars.

We specialize in estate auctions - furniture and household items, as well as bankruptcy and liquidation sales. Mike is a certified appraiser (CAGA), a licensed by NY State in Real Estate. He has experience in appraisals doing extensive work for attorneys, banks, as well as many NY State and Federal agencies and courts.

We are long standing members of the NYS Auctioneers Association, the National Auctioneers Association, the Certified Appraisers Guild of America, and Mike is a Certified NY State Assessor.