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Selling Art, Antiques and Collectibles

As a Seller in today's arts and antiques marketplace, you have many choices for a selling partner when auctioning and selling your art, antiques and collectibles. So why choose Ripley Auctions?  

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Ripley Auctions and its sister company Antique Helper Auctions are leaders in live and online auctions. 

Since our first live and online auction selling antique collectibles in 2002, we have held hundreds of auctions selling items from consignors around the world. Our staff works hard to make sure we provide multiple channels of auction options to bidders from around the world including:

  1. in-person bidding
  2. online bidding
  3. absentee bidding
  4. telephone bidding

If you're selling art, antiques or collectibles and your items don't sell at the first auction, we'll work to get it sold at future auctions or sales.

Our Approach

Ripley Auctions/Antique Helper has years of experience marketing and selling to a global marketplace.

Our bidder services have created a loyal, worldwide clientele of buyers that regularly shop our auctions for the finest estate fresh material available. All of this means more money in your pocket and the confidence in knowing that your heirlooms have been offered to the premiere collectors in the world.

As an Artfact Live partner, we are proud to share online auction catalogs with the oldest and most recognized auction houses in the world, such as Sotheby’s and Christie’s.

As an auction selling partner we are proud to work with such prestigious institutions as the Indianapolis Museum of ArtThe Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, as well as hundreds of satisfied individual collectors and heirs.

We hold frequent specialty auctions, including Modern Design, Jewelry, Italian and American Studio Glass, Indiana Art, Sporting Goods, and any large collection or estate.

Next steps:

Contact us or call 317-251-5635 for more information.
Get an appraisal on your items.

Need a little extra help solving estate challenges?  Estate Specialist Sue Wickliff of Wickliff Consulting specializes in the appraisal and liquidation of personal property.  Visit Wickliff Consulting's Website to learn more.

 



 


FAQ about Selling

How long does it take to get an appraisal?
We will provide a verbal evaluation on the spot, in most cases, while you wait....MORE

How long after the auction ends should I expect my payment?
Payment is provided within 30 days of the finalized sale. Please discuss any special needs your situ...MORE

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