HOW TO SELL
We connect sellers of the Rare and Remarkable with passionate buyers. RR Auction – selling, consigning collectibles and helping people share and obtain them since 1976. We have the international following to help you, too. Selling (also called consigning) with us is simple.
WHAT’S IT WORTH?
Whether you have one item or an entire collection, RR Auction will help you attain top dollar when you’re ready to sell. We understand the market for your valued collectibles, and maintain a superior clientele who’ll buy it at a price you won’t get anywhere else.
All formats of the Rare and Remarkable: autographs, historical artifacts, Sports, Hollywood, Space Exploration and more. Whether you have a signed baseball, or an iconic film prop, we’ll curate it for an auction where it will be best highlighted.
Every month RR conducts at least two auctions, one an 800+ item Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction, including a monthly featured section, and secondly, a specialty auction focused upon a single subject. Focused auctions include: Music, Space, and Sports.
Moonwalker Dave Scott’s watch: SOLD FOR $1.625 million –
$625,000 MORE than expected
Albert Einstein signed photograph,
SOLD FOR $125,000, $25k over asking
Prince’s yellow boots: SOLD FOR $76,000 –
SIX TIMES MORE than its original estimate
We’re consistently exceeding our consignors’ expectations by garnering top prices.
For over 40 years we’ve considered our relationships with our consignors a partnership. Our goal is to work together to ensure you receive remarkable results.
With at least two sales every month and a variety of different themed sales throughout the year, we have many opportunities to curate your items for the best auction.
Exploring the cutting edge of
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
In the Science & Technology featured section of the Fine Autographs and Artifacts auction in June 2018, we’ll offer memorabilia by and about some of the greatest minds in history.
From early innovators to Nobel Prize winners, from scientists and physicists to mathematicians and physicians, we’re presenting some of the most legendary inventors and innovators in history. And of course, many of these disciplines and incredible minds collaborated to achieve man’s exciting journey into space exploration.
Our next Science & Technology auction will be June 13, 2018. Do you have items that capture the genius and innovation of man and machine?
Champions of Sports
Honoring hometown heroes, elite athletes and dream teams RR Auction has its roots in selling baseball cards, beginning in Boston in 1976. Decades of auction experience later, we’re excited to introduce our dedicated high-end clientele to your Rare and Remarkable card collections and Sports memorabilia of all types.
We’re accepting all genre of sports, including baseball, basketball, hockey, football, boxing and equestrian. From gridiron greats and home run heroes, to Olympiads and All-Stars, we’re looking for the best of it all – rare cards, game-used uniforms and equipment, original photographs, and championship rings.
The Significant Letter Collection of Victor Niederhoffer
For collector Victor Niederhoffer, it’s all about the content.
The noted hedge fund manager, champion squash player, best-selling author and statistician is a passionate collector of historic manuscripts. He has focused his collection based on the content of the correspondences and documents he has acquired; each is truly remarkable for its historic significance, and all are incredibly rare.
RR Auction is privileged to present an exquisite selection of more than 100 artifacts from Mr. Niederhoffer’s unparalleled collection.
This auction features a TLS from Werner Heisenberg, defending his role and actions as a member of the Uranverein to Samuel A. Goudsmit; an ALS by Thomas Jefferson, acting as Minister of France, sent to Massachusetts governor James Bowdoin; and a truly heartbreaking personal letter written by Ronald Reagan to his estranged daughter, Patti Davis. There are insightful correspondences penned by the hands of George Washington, Louis Pasteur, Charles Darwin, and many more of the greatest names of history.
Passionate manuscript collectors are strongly encouraged to not miss this rare opportunity to own these incredible artifacts.
Fine Autographs and Artifacts, feat. Revolutionary War
The creation of a new nation
Our July Fine Autographs and Artifacts auction will feature items that chronicle America’s journey to independence via the Revolutionary War (Apr. 19, 1775 – Sept. 3, 1783).
We’re currently seeking consignments related to that historical period of U.S. history: Signed documents, manuscripts, maps, weaponry, personal items and clothing, ephemera of all kinds. Anything that tells the story of America’s earliest years, from 13 colonies, to the battles, to the Founding Fathers, to the the new republic.
Some examples of prices achieved in previous auctions for U.S. history items include:
- Dr. John Warren’s incredible Revolutionary War amputation kits: $104,147
- Signed letter by Benjamin Franklin: $39,392
- Paul Revere signed letter: $31,250
- Muster roll carried across the Delaware River with Washington and his troops: $12,148
Marvels of Modern Music, feat. Prince
July’s specialty auction is Marvels of Modern Music. We are presenting rare, stand-out collectibles in this superior offering for music lovers and collectors. All genres of music will be represented, from blues, jazz, country and punk, to the biggest names in rock n’ roll. Autographs and vintage photographs, signed memorabilia, posters, albums, stage-used costumes and equipment, plus much more.
Our feature section will be dedicated to the incredible talent of Prince. RR Auction has become the auction house of record for Rare and Remarkable items shared by those who were proud to work for and be friends with this singular artist. We are excited to share this new collection with Prince’s forever fans.
Consign with a
name you can trust
RR Auction is an industry leader in Rare and Remarkable collectibles. From U.S. history, to science and technology, to the worlds of politics, sports and celebrity, we know how to bring history to life.
Mario Puzo’s archive sold for $625k at auction
‘New found images of JFK wedding up for auction’
‘Dave Scott’s Apollo 15 watch sold for $1.6M’
“Smart, well-run, family-owned business. RR Auction knows their stuff. I highly recommend consigning and buying through them.”
Amy Bean, Texas
“Thank you for putting together such a great auction…selling has been a joy…I am happy to realize that it is who I am—not what I have—that defines me. The next thing I will collect is memories.”
Tom Gregory, CA
“You did a great job with a really interesting slice of items…It really felt like a respectful, well-researched project…Kudos for giving the artist, items, consignors, and the fans all respect due.”
Ben Margolin, owner of Prince.org
“Big shout out to all employees and services at RR Auction. It’s the kind of company I would really recommend to my collector friends and community”
Theodore Antoniadis, Greece
“Got our Remarkable Rarities book and it is beautiful. Happy that instead of our family memento being lost and forgotten…it will go to a buyer who cares about the piece and its history”
Joshua Lamont, CA
“In my dealings with hundreds of houses all over the world, you guys do a consistently better job at every level, from the material, production, responsiveness, honesty, logistics of every kind and more.”
“Always a pleasure to work with RR Auction who set a new standard for customer service in the autograph field”
“The concern shown for my consignments and my feelings will be remembered and my loyalty to your auction house will be the result”
Eric, New York
Would you like to learn more about RR Auction – selling, consigning collectibles at auction? Our consignment specialists would love to talk to you more about our consignment process and everything we can offer you.