Find the perfect buyer for your 

special object

The leading online auction marketplace for special objects and passionate buyers.

Why sell with Catawiki?

Whether you're new to online auctions or sell professionally, we can help you earn more for your special objects. 

Passionate buyers
Over 10 million buyers around the world are waiting for your special object.
Expert guidance
Our experts make sure your special piece is ready to sell for a great price.
Easy payments
Sell worry-free with verified buyers, binding bids, and a secure payment system.
Secure sales, without the hidden fees
Transparent pricing
To connect passionate buyers and sellers, we charge a seller fee of 12.5% and a buyer fee of 9% of the final bid value. 
No sale, no fee
It’s always free to submit your special object - you’ll only pay the fee if it sells. 
Save on shipping
Buyers cover the price of shipping and any costs related to sending objects abroad.

We have hundreds of experts in a variety of categories ready to set you up for auction success.

What our experts do 

Virtually review submissions

Experts review submissions and remotely select only the best for auction. So your special object is always in good company. 

Assist with object presentation

Experts check that your object has all the details a buyer needs to bid so you can sell it for a price you’re thrilled with. 

Select the perfect auction

Experts make sure your special object is easy to find by placing it in the perfect auctions.

How selling works with us

Selling on Catawiki is easy. All you have to do is create a free account to get started.

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1. Tell your object's story

Submit your object for expert review. Tell us what makes it special with photos and details in your description.

One of our experts will virtually review your object. If it meets our submission guidelines, it will be placed in an auction.
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2. Let us find the perfect buyer

There are more ways to sell on Catawiki with options to set a reserve price, sell multiple objects and even sell your entire collection.

Our experts help find the perfect buyer by placing special objects in the right weekly auction. Once the auction is live, all you have to do is watch the bids come in.

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3. Earn more with ease

We use a trusted payment system to collect the payment from the buyer, including the shipping costs.

Pack your special object with care, and send it to its new home. Once delivery is confirmed, payment will be released within three days.

Passionate buyers are looking for your special object.

Hear from other passionate sellers
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If you have questions, we've got answers

The objects we accept for sale in our auctions reflect the unique, harder to find objects of value that our buyers are looking for. We accept objects from a wide range of categories, depending on their rarity, age, condition, origin, quality, and more. The specific acceptance criteria for objects varies by category.

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The seller fee is 12.5% of the final bid, excluding VAT (VAT is only applied to the fee).

• For sellers in the EU, VAT is based on their country’s VAT rate.

• For sellers outside of the EU, the Dutch VAT rate of 21% is used.

• Professional sellers in the EU can make use of the VAT exemption scheme.

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Once the buyer pays, we'll let you know that you have 3 working days to ship the order or prepare it for pickup. Your payments are then scheduled based on whether or not the order has been shipped or picked up by the buyer, and the payment frequency that you choose.

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Yes, depending on the category and if the object has a certain expected revenue. If applicable, you can choose the minimum price that you're willing to sell the object for. This price will be hidden to bidders, who will only see if the minimum price has been met or not. If the minimum price hasn't been met once the auction ends, your object won't sell.

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As part of our commitment to trust and safety, our experts bring with them extensive experience and knowledge in their field. Their know-how combined with our exceptional security standards makes sure both buyers and sellers have a hassle-free experience. Our experts virtually review the special objects you submit, assist with presentation, and place them in the perfect auction.

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We operate in 60 countries and speak 17 languages, so you’ll always feel at home with us. Our dedicated account managers, experts and customer support specialists are always ready to answer your questions.