Does anyone have a strong opinion on GWS Auctions? It seems like they have plenty of nice autographs, many with solid COA’s. I have participated in hundreds, if not thousands, of auctions but have…Continue
"Collectibles Insurance Services and American Collectors Insurance both try to serve this niche but to be honest, I have no experience with either. I am sure others can share their experiences.
Good luck. I understand your…"
"I deal with it all the time and spent the latter part of my career trying to improve this process for a top personal lines company. I, personally, collect about everything and the process of insuring collectibles as an endorsement to your home…"
"In my vast experience with auction houses, the reserve may or may not be identified. It is probably more common not to indicate that a reserve has been set, acknowledging eBay as a significant exception. When the reserve is not achieved, the…"
"The reserve is imposed by the seller (and viewed as acceptable by the auction house). It is viewed as a floor in case the bidding is not consistent with estimates. In my case, I wanted this insurance because of my concern that the poor…"
"I sold my Buddy Holly signed Chirping Crickets album at last week auction. I had a reserve of $2000. The estimate was $3000+ and the opening bid was $200. It sold for $3300 which was good but it was bid at $6200. RRAuction…"