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Heritage delivers Demand - 95,377 items in our Want Lists
More traffic equals more potential bidders. HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)
Our patented, online auction platform, Heritage Live, maximizes bidding activity, allowing bidders to place bids on your items during the live auction event from anywhere in the world.
Record-setting prices realized – Over 200,000 satisfied consignors since 1976
Special reduced Seller's Commissions when you auction previous Heritage auction winnings. 
Experienced Dealer Auctioneer, since 1976
Official Auctioneer of many major conventions, reaching collectors throughout most collectible categories
Over $7 million in annual Marketing and Advertising promotion of auctions
Unparalleled grading experience
State-of-the-art digital photography
The finest printed and online catalogs
A wide selection of auction venues insures the perfect spot for your collectibles
Award winning website that brings your items directly to collectors
Heritage has been in business since 1976, grown by the same leadership that directs the company today. Heritage is staffed by seasoned professionals that know the industry and how to get the most for your consignment. Meet our Consignment Director team.
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Decades of experience

For more than three decades, Heritage Auctions has specialized in bringing the world’s most prized objects of value to the world’s most passionate collectors.

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The consignment journey

From the minute your collection arrives in our Dallas world headquarters, Heritage's staff of professionals start evaluating your collectible, and developing strategies that will maximize the prices realized at auction.

From Consignment to Settlement Walkthrough

The collectors’ favorite resource

“Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.”

Richard H.,
Corsicana, TX

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Extensive knowledge in estate planning

We believe we are by far the safest choice when valuable estate property needs to be sold.

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Handling items with care

We offer guidance on the most secure methods of shipping your valuables.

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Our award winning videos explain the consignment process.

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Meet our expert: Tom Slater

Director of Americana Auctions
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Collecting has always been in Tom Slater’s blood. At the age of six he began with sea shells, and soon graduated to coins, the “gateway drug” to so many other fields of collecting. By the age of ten, Tom’s Dad would drop him off at coin shows within driving range, picking him up at the end of the day. All the dealers knew Tom, and they would give him coins to shop around the floor with the hope of making a small commission. Usually he was able to make $50 to $100, no small sum in the early 1960s, which of course was promptly invested in his collection.   When Tom was 12 he rented space in his barber’s shop and set up a display case, selling coins on weekends.  A year later he formed a partnership with one of his customers, and the pair opened their own coin shop. When Tom eventually left for college his partner continued to operate the shop for some 20 years.   But the turning point in Tom’s collecting journey came when as a high school student he by chance discovered the then-infant hobby of political campaign collectibles. An avid reader of anything to do with U.S. history, especially that of the presidents, he was instantly hooked!  Tom published his first political memorabilia sales list at age 19, and founded a major mail order auction at 25.   Somehow he managed to find time to graduate from Yale with honors, and brief experiments with law school and a corporate sales position were but minor detours. In 1976 he became a full-time dealer and auctioneer, and maintained a robust business in political and other collectors’  items until his company, Slater’s Americana, was absorbed by Heritage in 2004. Since that time Tom has served as Director of Americana auctions and Senior Historical Specialist for Heritage Auctions.

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The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
Henry L.,
Lexington, KY
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2019 May 14 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
2019 May 14 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
REALIZED SO FAR $735,674