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Catawiki auctions are supervised by professional auctioneers and attract millions of potential bidders from around the world.

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About Catawiki's natural history auction

Natural History is concerned with the observational study and research of organisms such as animals, plants and fungi in their environment. The field gained prominence thanks to the work of 19th Century naturalists such as Alfred Wallace, Henry Bates and Charles Darwin. These pioneers travelled across the world collecting numerous specimens, the study of which helped to form some of the most pervasive theories in existence today - such as Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.

Whether you wish to sell a fossilised Mammoth bone; a piece of meteorite; a prehistoric insect preserved in amber or a rare and precious mineral or gemstone - Catawiki has an auction suitable for your item. With some Natural History items commanding a high price, it is important that both sellers and buyers have peace of mind when participating in one of our auctions. That’s why our expert auctioneers supervise the auction process, while our notary officials work to ensure the validity of any bids placed. Once you’ve sold your item, you’ll want to know that payment will be processed securely, and that your buyer will be kept happy throughout the process. Our secure payment system keeps your money safe and your buyer satisfied.

Catawiki provides a taylor-made marketplace, designed with your Natural History item in mind. With thousands of lots each week, viewed by millions of potential bidders, we work hard to ensure that your item gets the best online exposure.

Catawiki is the perfect arena in which to sell your Natural History object - begin listing your item today!

How to sell through Catawiki

  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 euro.

  2. Submit items

    Once your items and descriptions have been approved by our auctioneers, 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.

The advantages of Catawiki’s auctions

  • High revenues

  • Swift sales

  • Secure payment format

  • International bidding audience

  • Auctioneer supervision

  • Optional reserve price for expensive items

  • Professional customer service

  • User friendly

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