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Cinema Equipment Rental House Birns & Sawyer on the Auction Block

Birns sawyer 160x100Legendary TV/Film production equipment rental house Birns & Sawyer is being offered in a turnkey sale by a sealed bid auction to be held on October 16, 2018.  The sale will include Birns & Sawyer's cameras, lenses, accessories, production vans, IP, and more.  

The company has a rich history, founded in 1954, they provided equipment to countless classic movies like Lawrence of Arabia, Easy Rider and Bullitt.  In 1998, Cinematographer/gaffer William Meurer acquired Birns & Sawyer and merged the legacy business with his existing lighting and grip company, Gunner Lighting, making Birns & Sawyer a full solution rental house for any production.  Meurer is now set to retire and is ready to divest himself of the business.  All interested parties should contact Jonathan Holiday of Tiger's Commercial & Industrial division:  jholiday to receive a bid package.