If you’re interested in selling art, antiques & collectibles with a team dedicated to getting you the most value for your lot, we thank you for considering Antique Helper. For over 20 years we’ve built lasting relationships with collectors and consignors who have sold some pretty amazing items and collections. We understand that whether you’re selling art, antiques, & collectibles or an estate at auction, you have a choice in which auction house you prefer. Our team works hard to earn your trust. As you browse through some frequently asked questions that we often receive from collectors and consignors, and discover you have additional questions for us, please contact us by clicking here.
All fees are arranged at the time of contracting our services. No fees will be added without prior consent by you.
It is your responsibility to transport your items to us. Arrangements can be made for pick up and/or packing services, if needed. Charges may apply.
We can provide a market evaluation summarization for your items at no obligation. You may present your items by electronic image, photograph, or in person.
Payment is provided within 30 days of the finalized sale. Please discuss any special needs your situation may require.
We will provide a verbal evaluation on the spot, in most cases, while you wait.
Our cataloged auction sales are public and published online. We will provide itemized settlement statements with payment of proceeds.
Every seller must complete our consignor agreement contract. The contract is available online by clicking here.
It is your responsibility to arrange for items to be brought to our gallery. We can arrange for professional moving services, if needed. Please consult with us to discuss your personal needs. We will work with you to keep costs and time as efficient as possible. National pick up services can be arranged for large collections. Costs are typically $85/hour locally, and long distance pick ups generally cost $250/day plus $.55 per mile.
Items submitted for auction should be in stable condition. We sell your items in “as-found” condition. We do not recommend that you do any self-repair to your items before selling them. Collectors want your items to be as original as possible. Please consult with us regarding cleaning, repair, assembly or refinishing before alteration of any type.
In person appraisals are available by appointment. To arrange to see a department specialist, please call 317-251-5635.
Higher valued items are typically included in our online catalogs. We also sell items uncataloged. All cataloged items are published online in multiple auction site locations. We will review your items individually and recommend the best option for you.