Sell antique photos, cabinet cards, CDVs, tintypes or daguerreotypes

CONSOLIDATE ANTIQUE PHOTO COLLECTIONS

We buy, consign and sell antique photographs with a special focus on images from the 1850s – 1890s.

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Antique Photo Collections & Albums

We buy and consign collections of original antique photos of historical or noteworthy value, including vintage photo albums filled with such images.

Topics of interest include military, ocean liners / ships, early sports and teams, historical places, famous people or events.

Sell antique book collection

Daguerreotypes / Ambrotypes / Tintypes

The daguerreotype typically dates from 1839-1860 and was the first photographic process in history that was widely used by the public.

We are interested in purchasing or consigning images dating to the Civil War, including portraits of Union and Confederate soldiers in uniform. 

Sell antique books

Carte de Visite (CDVs)

The CDV was a type of small photograph popular in the mid 19th century, usually measuring around 2.375″ x 4.25″ and mounted on a card.

Desirable CDVs should picture historical figures, unusual portraiture or activities. 

Sell antique Bible

Cabinet Cards

The cabinet card – essentially a photograph mounted on a card, suitable for display in 19th century cabinets, became popular for studio portraits after 1870. Cabinet cards typically measure ​4.25″ x 6.5″ and are generally pictures of ordinary people.

Cabinet cards featuring portraits of people of interest or some social /  historical significance are most desirable.

We do not buy run-of-the-mill family portraits of people who do not have historical, military or entertainment status.

No portraits of great-grandmother, please!

How Consignment Works

Auction consignment is the ideal choice for those looking to consolidate or liquidate collections of antique photographs.

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS(S)

Use our submission tool to provide the details needed to start the consignment process

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WE HANDLE THE AUCTION

Our team goes to work to best represent your pieces to worldwide bidders

YOU RECEIVE PAYMENT

Following the auction, you receive 70% of the final sale price

SUBMIT PHOTOGRAPHS

Use our submission tool to determine if your antique photograph collection might be a good fit for purchase or consignment.