Tin toys

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With a worldwide audience, Catawiki is the perfect platform to sell your lots

Just a few of the many lots included in our Tin Toy auction

About Catawiki & our auctions

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  1. What is Catawiki

    Catawiki is the fastest growing online auction platform in the world. Our website connects international bidders who want to buy and sell unique and extraordinary objects.

  2. How our auctions work

    Starting each Friday, Catawiki hosts over 300 weekly auctions across 80 different categories from modern art to classic cars, from watches to jewellery and antiques.

  3. Our auctioneers

    More than 170 auctioneers curate and supervise our auctions, guaranteeing a varied selection of high quality lots.

  4. Type of objects

    Anyone with special objects, with an expected revenue of at least € 75, can easily offer them up for auction.

  1. 35,000+

    lots sold every week

  2. 174

    Specialist auctioneers

  3. 15 million

    visitors every month

  4. 300+

    weekly auctions

How to sell through Catawiki

Sell your special objects in four simple steps

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Worldwide selling potential for a small fee

It is always free to submit your lots, the fee will only be charged once your lot is sold

€ 0

Free listing

12.5%

Commission

The commission fee for sellers is 12.5% of the winning bid, excluding VAT. Commission fees are used for extensively promoting our auctions. Your lots will be promoted in several ways: through online advertisements, social media, emails and print advertising, to name a few.

Why sell through Catawiki?

Specialist auctioneers, International sales market & Swift sales

  1. Specialist auctioneers

    Catawiki is one of the only online auction platforms in the world that works with a team of specialist auctioneers, who curate and supervise each and every auction. They are national and international experts in their field. All lots on our platform are assessed and valued by our auctioneers.

  2. International sales market

    Every month, Catawiki sees millions of visitors from all over the world. Our platform is available in more than 15 languages including English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese.

  3. Swift sales

    Catawiki auctions off over 35,000 objects every week in over 300 auctions. Since we have new auctions every week, you can sell your items very quickly. Catawiki has no limit in the amount of lots that you can offer up for auction at any one time.

Quotes from our sellers

We have more than 150,000 sellers across our 80+ categories

Anythingelse
'Catawiki reaches exactly the right target audience I'm looking for. This is extremely beneficial for me. I started out small, but now I can live from the sales I make on Catawiki.'
Seller: Anything Else
Eltestamentodebaron
'Spanish art is appreciated much more than we thought it would be abroad. We really had no idea about the international market until we joined Catawiki.'
Seller: El Testamento de Baron
Haydenkayshq
The global stage that Catawiki provides is extremely attractive as it cuts out the astronomical costs associated with traditional auction houses and art galleries and helps me promote and sell my work on a large scale.'
Seller: HaydenKaysHQ

It’s time to sell to bidders from all over the world

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About Catawiki's Tin Toy auction

Produced using Tin-coated sheets of Iron or Steel, tin toys began to be manufactured in the middle of the 19th Century. The distinctive colouring and pleasing appearance of tin toys was achieved by painting them using the process of Chromolithography. In the early 20th Century, Germany became a major producer of tin toys, one of the most famous manufacturers being Ernst Paul Lehmann, who produced a wide range of toys between the 1880’s and 1930’s. Desirable among collectors today, Lehmann’s toys included figurines of people, animals, cars, buses and trucks. Other influential tin toy makers of the 19th Century include the British maker, Frank Hornby, producer of model trains, and the French maker, Fernand Martin, known to cover his mechanical figures in fabric, to make them more realistic.

Catawiki’s tin toy auctions include interesting lots from around the world, many with their original boxes. Whether you have a treasured tin toy from your childhood to sell, or a rare object from your personal collection, Catawiki’s tin toy auctions are the ideal place to sell your special objects. In listing your tin toy with Catawiki, your special object will be exposed to millions of potential bidders, including tin toy collectors and enthusiasts. Our expert auctioneers supervise our auctions, while our notary officials work to guarantee the validity of bids placed. Our secure payment system helps to keep sellers and buyers satisfied, completing the Catawiki experience.

Catawiki is the ideal place to sell your tin toys - start selling today!