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Looking back on 2020

30th December 2020

It’s been a year unlike any other. Take a look back at the special objects, auctions and moments that brought together passionate Catawiki experts, bidders and sellers in 2020.

In 2020, we appreciated time

The Most Popular Search Term in 2020 was Rolex Watches.



Object with the most bidders

We sought out treasures

Fabergé eggs are notoriously rare. This 24-karat gold Imperial had the Most Bidders of any object.





We connected over our passions

Our experts select and value the finest objects from around the globe. This year we welcomed over 50 new experts to the team.

And discovered new interests

We introduced new categories to Catawiki including Oil & VinegarSports Cards and Southeast Asian Art.



Most bought category

We added colour to our lives

Art remained the Most Bought Category of 2020, with a focus on Modern & Contemporary Art and emerging artists.





Most read article

And a little more curious

The Most Read Article of 2020 revealed Catawiki’s most bizarre objects ever sold, including a doll’s head salvaged from the Titanic and a rare Fiji mermaid.


Thank you for being a part of the Catawiki community. Here’s hoping that 2021 brings more of what is special to you. 

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