I’m a real stickler for details, which is why I can spend hours on research.
Marcel van Hulst’s fascination with Militaria started with the antique swords his father had up on the wall. He spent hours in the local library, researching their origins and uses. Soon he became interested in other militaria and visited fairs, auctions and markets to start his own collection. Every item he bought was subject to a thorough inspection, backed up with hours of research. This made Marcel an absolute expert on everything Second World War related, especially the uniforms. Besides trading, Marcel took a weapons course and is active in shooting sports.
After working as a manager in retail for years, Marcel finally found his calling as an expert at Catawiki. He derives great pleasure from researching his lots, making sure he gets all the details exactly right. So don’t be surprised when he asks for pictures of every little detail. When putting together his auctions, Marcel likes to engage multiple audiences. Veteran collectors looking to complete their collection, as well as beginners aiming to make a nice display or start their first collection. This reflects in the wide range of items he puts up for auction, making for exciting auctions every week.
1. Seller registration
Register for seller privileges free of charge. You can offer up as many objects as you wish with a minimum estimated value of €75.
2. Submit items
Once your items and descriptions have been approved by our experts, they are scheduled for auction.
3. The thrill of auction
Experience the excitement as bidders from all over the world place their bids on your submitted items!
4. Make money safely
You won’t be asked to ship your items until the buyer has transferred payment. Catawiki manages payments between buyers and sellers.