AUCTION SERVICES

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We are currently accepting consignments for our Winter 2021 auction now!

AUCTIONS!

One of the most exciting services we offer is the ability to conduct worldwide auctions for collections. This option allows the owner to attain the maximum current market value for their collection - and sometimes even more! Our use of state of the art live auction technology allows bidders around the world to participate. This has resulted in WORLD RECORD prices obtained for some models of helmets.

When Nation's Attic handles the auction for your collection, you can be assured we will handle everything from picking the items up, full inventory, professional photography, promotion, modern online auction technology, safe storage, after sale processing of payments and shipping each item to our clients worldwide.

While the auction process typically takes months to prepare it also will allow you to realize in some cases prices paid for items that set records. By allowing Nation's Attic to take their time and expertise to auction your collection you will be rewarded for all your hard work in originally assembling  your pride and joy. Give us a call or email and find out just how hard and effective we will work for you!

Call / Text 316-371-1828 helmets@nationsattic.com

Why Consign Your Helmets With Us?

Over the years Nations Attic has built a reputation as the #1 source for authentic antique diving helmets. We are without a doubt the largest dealer of diving helmets with a worldwide customer base. This specific area of expertise combined with the use of online marketing, traditional print advertising and networking allows us to offer a level of service unmatched within this field.  .

Consignment Process

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Email - helmets@nationsattic.com or Text 316-371-1828 us a list & photos of items you are considering selling.

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We will advise you on market values and determine if a auction is the best method for getting you the most money possible.

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A auction consignment agreement is emailed to you. All terms of the sale are clearly spelled out.

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Items are shipped to us or we send you special shipping containers to get helmets to our facility safely.

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Your items will be professionally photographed, expert description written and added to the auction listings. Our hologram COA is applied to helmets to let bidders know the items are authentic & backed by Nations Attic. 

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We will notify you when the auction starts, ends and the final hammer price of all your consigned items.

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Within 30-45 days after auction ends you will be issued a statement along with a check.

You can be assured Nations Attic will handle your helmets just like their own. Over the years we earned the trust of countless collectors, sellers and museums around the world. The owner is a board member of the Historical Diving Society USA and we have a A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau with impressive reviews from clients. Our antique diving helmet sales & auctions have garnered fantastic results.

 

Let us show you just how hard we will work to present your individual diving helmet or entire collection to the world for maximum results!

Call or Text Us At 316-371-1828 or email helmets@nationsattic.com

Review our auction from September 14th, 2019 by clicking on the banner.

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Review our auction from December 7th, 2019 by clicking on the banner.

Review our auction from March 14th, 2020 by clicking on the banner.

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Click on the banner to view all the highlights from our July 18th, 2020 antique diving helmet and vintage scuba auction

Click on the banner at the right to view all the highlights from our October 31st, 2020 Halloween diving memorabilia auction.

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Our March 6th, 2021 Diving Into History auction was full of amazing pieces of antique & vintage diving equipment! Multiple record prices were set in sale for diving helmets. Click on the banner to view all the highlights

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Nation's Attic Summer 2021 auction held on July 17th, 2021 was a huge success! Vintage scuba diving equipment sales were very strong. Likely a world record was set by a 1950 US Divers Aqua-Lung double hose regulator that sold for $5,400! Multiple vintage & antique diving helmets found new homes. A 1970's United States Navy Mark V Mixed Gas helmet sold for $21,600. An unusual Joe Savoie fiberglass mixed gas helmet hammered at $8,700. A seldom seen French CH Petit 4 light 3 bolt copper & brass helmet brought $8,400. A special US Navy Mark V made by DESCO on June 6th, 1944 (D-Day) was purchased by a lucky individual at $10,800. Other items such as a historic UDT divers canteen watch found a buyer at $6,000, a Siebe Gorman air pump new old stock from WW2 sold for $4,500, a WW2 German submarine captains pocket watch went to a new collection for $3,000, plus much more.
Click on the image above to view the entire auction. If you would like your single item or entire collection featured in one of our future auctions please contact us today!