Single Items, Collections or Entire Estates – FAQ
- Auction Consignment: Single Items, Collections to Entire Estates - Atlanta, GA & Sarasota, FL
At Peachtree & Bennett, we have the same goal you do: to realize the highest price we can for every item that we sell. Our experienced staff handles consignments of all sizes, from a single item to an entire estate. Arrange your complimentary evaluation in the way that works best for you:
- On-site Evaluation
P&B will visit your location to evaluate your items and discuss appropriate selling options. No commitments or obligations.
- Office Evaluation
Bring your items or photographs to one of the P&B offices in Atlanta, Sarasota, New York for assessment and selling options. Appointment required.
- Online Evaluation
Submit your description and/or photograph to firstname.lastname@example.org for an online evaluation. We will email or call you to discuss their assessment and your selling options.
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Real Market Value Assessments for Your Consignment Antiques and Estate
The market price of an item is determined by its quality, rarity and importance, as well as by market trends and history. We know the market thoroughly and are able to provide sellers with realistic expectations and overall estimates for their property.
Exposure to Multiple Antique Consignment Markets
Peachtree & Bennett has a widespread service area, extending from New York in the Northeast to Atlanta and throughout Florida in the Southeast. We also understand that the twenty-first-century auction business is truly a global one. Our cutting-edge online marketing reaches potential buyers anywhere there is internet.
Our innovative, global marketing resources include:
- Online catalog listings with descriptions and multiple images on worldwide bidding platforms. We also post our auctions on major Chinese, French and English online venues targeted to specific audiences.
- Advertisements in leading national and international trade publications and collectors news forums.
- Email blasts to over 15,000 preferred Peachtree & Bennett private clients, as well as an additional 270,000 email contacts through online bidding services.
- Professionally-written advertisements, press releases, and, when appropriate to the size of the sale, a color brochure or newsletter featuring highlight items of the sale.
Our commission rates are highly competitive and are normally determined by quality or quantity of the consignment. Large consignments or individual items of substantial value will typically carry a lower rate for the customer. However, our rates are flexible and can be adjusted to client’s needs.
Included in the commission rates are expenses for photography, research, cataloging, online listings, trucking, and all sale related costs. You will never be charged a hidden fee at Peachtree & Bennett.
Personalized Auction Consignment Services
Our primary focus is to tailor our service to meet the individual needs and comfort level of every seller we work with. We accept consignments as small as a single item and as large as entire estates. (Learn more about our Estate Sales services here.) We also purchase individual items or collections outright, a service which includes transport and certified payment upon pickup.
Individual items and estates can be consigned to auction or purchased outright by Peachtree & Bennett. Our multiple selling platforms allow us to receive the highest cash value in the market. Outright purchases include transport and certified payment upon pickup. You can learn the specifics about our services by visiting our Estate Appraisal Services Page.
To make an appointment for a free on-site appraisal, you can call our Atlanta office at 678-705-9798 or visit the Atlanta Office Contact Page. For customers located in the Northeast, you can call our New York office at 646-773-6055.