Collecting antiques can be joy and a lifetime investment at the same time! While many collectibles lost value during the worldwide recession, antiques have neither lost nor held their values. They have gone up in price! If you decide to part with interesting items from your collection or even make the decision to sell your entire collection, we will be your best partner to help achieve the optimum outcome! ratisbon's is your key to the international market and the top world collectors!
HOW TO CONSIGN TO OUR NEXT AUCTION
REQUEST AN ESTIMATE
If you are thinking of consigning with us, send us an e-mail or call us! Use our free evaluation forms to submit photos and request an estimate. We will be happy to get back to you and answer all questions you might have!
DELIVER YOUR TREASURES
Once our specialists have agreed that your items are suitable for ratisbon's auctions, we will contact you with instructions to arrange for the item to be delivered to us. You can also visit us at our warehouse or upcoming fairs ratisbon's is attending. Please contact us to arrange a consignment appointment.
RECEIVE AUCTION OUTCOME
Once your items are delivered to us, we will take care of the rest. We arrange descriptions, do top quality photos and advertise your items in the best possible way. A consignments contract will be sent to you via email which will also inform you on the date of the auction. Once the auction has ended, all you need to do it to wait for your auction outcome.
SIDE BY SIDE
We both want to sell your items for the best price! So offering them in the best way possible is our goal!
We are happy to assist with finding a starting price as well as finding the best way to offer your single items or entire collections.
PRESENTATION AT ITS BEST
Thanks to our specialist, we not only arrange detailed descriptions of your treasures but also offer top quality photos and extensive advertising.
Email marketing and leaflets handed out at the leading fairs are only a small part of our extensive advertisement program. Not only that we know how to promote your consignments via social media, we also never miss placing adverts in the main collector's magazine.
ABOUT FINDING YOUR BUYER
ratisbon's has thousands of customers, not only for top quality high end items but also for more common items. Selling through ratisbon's online auctions guarantees top market prices. We will find the perfect customer for you and protect you from losing money by selling to a dealer. ratisbon's is your key to the international market and the top world collectors!
FAIR SELLING FEES
Our selling fee varies from 15% - 25% only. You can´t get any better, keeping in mind that ratisbon's reaches a world-wide collecting audience and achieves the best market results. Have a try!
Selling fees are 15% for items with a result of over 250 Euro and 20% for all lots with a result from 101-250 Euro. If an item sells for 100 Euro or less, we charge a 25% fee.
By the way, we offer lower selling fees for items of high value!
RECEIVE AUCTION OUTCOME QUICKLY
Selling through ratisbon's online auctions certainly also means getting paid quickly! Over 80% of all consigners get paid only 20 days after the end of the auction! How will we pay you? You let us know!
WE ARE SPECIALISTS IN SELLING ENTIRE COLLECTIONS
ratisbon's is your key to obtaining top market prices! We are an independent online auction house with the simplest and fastest consigning program online. We specialize in selling entire collections. Contact us to arrange a meeting at your home.