Auctions biweekly Details
If you would like to hand in your item for auction or sell it, you can easily do it personally in our office Details
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Stamps, letters, postcards, banknotes and coins, antiq books, chinawares... Details
Questions and answers about your items for sale. Details
16 Andrássy St, Budapest 1061 Hungary Details
We organize online auctions twice a month (the first and the third Thursday of each month) and two major auctions a year in philately and postal history, postcards, numismatics, paper antiques, books, manuscripts, and other collectibles (such as porcelain, gold- and silver items, paintings and graphics, etc). For the exact dates please check the Events calendar.
We accept for auction and buy complete collections, sets and valuable singles, lots and legacies.
|Online auction||1 000 HUF|
|Major auction||3 000 HUF|
If you, the seller want to make the description for your item please prepare it carefully, the item description should be in comply with the item. The seller is fully responsipble for originality, quality and origins. After seller and Darabanth Co. came to an agreement about the details and important aspects of the item, the description can be made by Darabanth Auctions for free. Categorization of bigger collection can be az exception, those can be made by special price for which you can ask at email@example.com . There is no fee for item packing, photos or any hidden costs.
We charge a handling fee for every item at our auctions and major auctions: 240 HUF for the first time and 120 HUF after the first time.
For certain items (objects) the handling fee is 500 HUF for the first time and 300 HUF after the first time. This includes flea market items, picture frames, framed paintings, graphics, porcelain and ceramic sets, stamp collections, albums.
We use individual handling fee for particularly large items and collections.
Also we charge a consigner's commission after every sold item which is calculated in % from the starting price and charged from the hammer price.
Important! Please the unsold items will be put them back to another Auction, price them down, or take them away. If none of this happens for two months we can be put the unsold items back to auction with a maximum of -20% discount!
If the item is sold, there is a comission for every sold item, which depends on the starting price. (The auction fee includes making professional photo and description about the item.)
Please see the comissions below:
|From (HUF)||To (HUF)||Comission (%)|
|1 000 HUF||10 000 HUF||20%|
|10 001 HUF||100 000 HUF||16%|
|100 001 HUF||12%|
These conditions apply to all our auctions.
If you have a rare or extraordinaly valuable collection, a special agreement with discounted comissions and payment terms can be made.
Download the form for consigning in: pdf
If you would like to sell your items in person, you get cash payment for the items right after having an agreement with our experts. If you would like to hand in the item for an auction, you just need to fill in a Consignment form with our experts.
If you are not able to come in personally, it is possible to send them as a package. In this case please always contact us first via e-mail ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or via phone (+36 1) 266-4154 or (+36 1) 317-4757. If you had an agreement about the items, and every aspect is clear, you can send the items by post. Please note, that Darabanth co. does not responsible for any damage caused by the shipping.
There is no need to reserve an appointment but in case planning to sell or hand in large collections, it is best to previously call or write to us. You can discuss the details with our experts on the following phone number:
|Phone:||(+36 1) 266-4154 vagy (+36 1) 317-4757|
|Fax:||(+36 1) 318-4035|
|Stamps, postcards, postal history||20|
|Paper antiques, numismatics, coins, medals, shares||12|
|Paintings and graphics, art objects, books, paper antiques, chinaware, other collectibles||21|
Please note that you should bring your ID, residence card, and tax card because otherwise it is not possible to pay cash.
It could be a good idea to previously send an e-mail to email@example.com (ideally with some pictures about the items). Our experts will contact you as soon as possible to harmonize the details.
It is not possible to give precise valuation via phone or e-mail because it is always necceseraly to see it personally to valuate the price, but the photo can help predict if its worth bring or send them to our office or not.
For any other questions, please feel free to contact us.
Do your experts comes to me personally?
In case of bigger collections or valuable items it is possible to arrange a viewing at your home. Please call us and you can descuss the details via phone. Please note, that there will be many questions about the details before the meeting.
Do I need to have an appointment before coming in your office?
No, there is no need to make an appointment before coming to us, however if you have a bigger collection (heavy and large lots) which you would like to sell its better to have a phone call with our experts in advance.
How much does a valuation costs?
Its free, we are not charging any valuation fee. Exceptions could be the catalogisation of especially huge collections, which we can also happy to make, but you should have a previous agreement with our experts. Valuation via phone or e-mail is not possible!
Where should I bring my items?
Stamps, numismatics, medals, postcars: First floor Paintings and graphics, books, photography, paper antiques, chinaware, art objects: Third floor.
Which paper do I need for selling?
Your ID card is certainly needed, but its good to have your residence card and tax card on you too.
Is it possible to immediately sell my items?
Of course. It is possible to immediately sell your items if you would like to. We buy for our auctions for cash but you can decide to give in the items for auction too, we are happy to help you and discuss all the possibilites.
In case of huge collections or huge items is it enough to send pictures?
Its a good idea to send photos previously before you are bring them in, so our experts can decide if its worth or not.
My coin which I would like to sell is dirty. Should I clean it?
Definately not! Not professional cleaning can decrease the value of your item, it is possible to make damage. Please also take care about stamps, papers, banknotes and other papers and never fold them because it can also decrease their value.
When can I get my money after you sell them on an auction?
After closing an auction, the remaining items are still on sell for a few days. After the auction we need about two weeks before we can pay you. (For example, if the auction is closed on the 1st of the month we will pay from the 19th of the month, in case of closing an auction on the 15th of a month we can pay you on the 4th of the next month) You can always find current information about paying and the closing of an auction on our main page.
|Address:||Hungary, Budapest, Andrássy av. 16. 1061|
|Mailing address:||P.O. Box No. 979. Budapest 1244|
|Phone:||(+36 1) 266-4154 or (+36 1) 317-4757|
|Fax:||(+36 1) 318-4035|
|Opening hours:||M-W: 10-17 / Th: 10-19 / F: closed / weekends: closed|
|Costumer service, bidding||13/14|
|Paintings and graphics, art objects, books, paper antiques, chinaware, other||21|
|Handling of debts||18|