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Two More Awesome Auctions Start Weds - 10/4/23
Shipping Available on Most Lots!

The First Features Fine Jewelry and Coins from the Adele C. Passmore Estate 

 The Second Is Part 2 of Sabine Ocker's Vintage Fashion Collection.

We are still adding lots lots to both of these auctions.

You can preview either auction by clicking on the red buttons below these pictures.

Gold & Amethyst Necklace
American $5 Gold Eagle

Introducing the Cape Ann Facebook Auction Group!

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We're excited about this new and fun way to get auction loot to our followers! 

As soon as the group hits 100 members, we'll start an auction!

The rules are simple, and will be pinned at the top of the group page.

Hit the Facebook button below to join the group!

There's a group that want's to make Gloucester
even more awesome - $1000 at a time!


Below are more items we've sold recently. This is a good gauge for the types of

things we're interested in buying or selling on consignment. 

You're Here to Buy Something - Or Sell Something...

It doesn't need to be more complicated than that! 

Cape Ann Auction

Estate Liquidation - Expert Downsizing - Certified Appraisals

Servicing Cape Ann & New England

159 Maplewood Ave.

Gloucester, MA 


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A Few Words From Our Customers

We had an outstanding experience working with Cape Ann Auction. They were very fair, knowledgable and sensitive to our needs. We highly recommend them and would use them in the future.

Arlene and David
Westport, CT

I can't say enough about Cape Ann Auction. Professional, knowledgable and trustworthy are a few words that come to mind! They know quality and are extremely honest, which is a great combination. I have done business with them for a few years and I am always pleased with my transactions. I give them my highest recommendation!


Julie Papageorge

Walt at Cape Ann Auction is always a pleasure to deal with. He makes buying and selling easy and fair. He and his team are very knowledgeable about the shifting market for many different items. Not to mention, he makes a great cup of coffee!

Sarah Collette

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Our Email Subscribers Get Notified of All Estate Events First, As Well As Other Inside Info!

The only thing we won't sell, is your email.

We Stand With Ukraine

The War in Ukraine Goes on...

And the brave people of that country still need our help. There are many ways to give, but CAA finds that giving directly is the best way for us. 

You can give DIRECTLY to some Ukrainians by purchasing their digital products on Etsy!   The $ goes directly to the seller! 

Click on the image below to make a purchase from our friend Oksana. She owns the Etsy Shop ToysGallery. She's a  woman with a family who has chosen to stay in Ukraine because she loves her homeland. 

Besides her digital products, she makes the loveliest knitted toys and gives many away to children in Ukraine. 

We check in on Oksana and her family periodically, and are happy everytime we find out they're still safe!

Other than monitary donations, sharing links to her Etsy store will help too! We hope you will:)


Whippets for Ukraine!

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Sell Your Items

From Entire Estates and Curated Collections to Single Items - We Love to Buy!

For years we've helped people downsize, sell off collections and cash out valuable items.
Estate attorneys, bank officers, insurance adjusters, heirs, and collectors use us as an ongoing resource.
Cape Ann Auction offers a free assessment of your situation. If we can't help you ourselves, we'll do our best to steer you in the right direction. 
References provided upon request.

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No Collection is Too Big!

Points Added for The Unusual

Over the years we've purchased some pretty unusual and large collections!

We Also Buy Single Items

We are always looking for that special item

While we love to buy entire estate contents, we WILL buy those special items that fit our inventory.

Certified Appraisals

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Attorneys, Estate Executors, Heirs,
Trust Officers, Adjusters

 You'll relax knowing you've attained a certified appraisal

from a qualified expert.

    Walt Kolenda offers competitive appraisal rates with over 40 years of experience to back up his work.

    Many appraisers only appraise, but when your items are evaluated by a seasoned buyer/seller, you'll receive an accurate appraisal report with the most efficient billing possible.

    That's Walt's appraisal methodology.

    Save the Planet One Vintage Item at a Time

    old things have no additional carbon footprint

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    If that's your thing, check us out there for exclusive sales

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