LONG ISLAND'S #1 COLLECTIBLES' AUCTION HOUSE
NOW IN OUR 30TH YEAR!
Phil Weiss has over 50 years of experience in the collectibles trade. Growing up as a second-generation book and stamp specialist he turned his interest in the collectibles field into one of the top collectibles auction houses in the country. Phil and Emily Weiss have owned and operated Weiss Auctions for over 30 years. Phil has worked as a consultant for many of the country's top auction galleries. He has also contributed articles on the field of collectibles to many of the major trade publications. Phil contributes time on a regular basis doing auctions for local charities as well as free appraisals to raise money for senior centers and clubs.
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We offer Monthly Sales showcasing the highest quality material in all aspects of collecting. We are proud to have achieved the record for the highest price ever paid for a United States Postage Stamp when we sold Scott #120b from the Newport Stamp collection for 1.2 million dollars, this record still stands 10 years later. This series of sales brought in over 9 million dollars and achieved 5 other world record prices. We also hold records in many other areas of collecting including a $500,000 sale price for a 19th century Punch Cigar Store Figure. Our sports sales have seen their share of excitement with the sale of a Honus Wagner T-206 card SGC Graded 3 for just under $800,000 and a record price for a Babe Ruth Signed Black and White Hall of Fame card at just under $60,000. With all these record prices we still handle our $10 and up box lots gladly. We are not auction "Snobs" and do not want to "Cherry Pick" our way through your collection. We have been proud to have handled many
great single owner collections including the B. L. Phillips collection of Battery Operated Toys and Space Toys which grossed $500,000, The Joe Keden "Queens New York Estate" which brought in 1 million dollars plus and included an incredible selection of Antique Advertising, Folkart and Occupational Shaving Mugs. Other High-Profile Sales Include the Ken Schultz Ocean Liner, Worlds Fair and Hollywood collection which was been offered in a series of sales over a three year period and followed on the heels of our successful handling of the Peter Warner and H. Nevens, Worlds Fair collections, The Lester Glassner Hollywood Photo Archive of more than 250,000 movie and publicity stills, The Edward Burns Collection from Cinemabilia highlighted by 100,000 movie photos, and the Jerry Winevsky Collection of New York City Memorabilia.
Other important collections that have passed through our hands in whole or in part include F.H. Griffith Toy collection, Arthur Meyers Baseball collection, one of the finest collections of single signed baseballs ever to be offered, Part of the Ed Sullivan Collection, The Larry Levine collection of Dime Store and Britains Soldiers, the Edward Ryan Collection of Toy and Paper Soldiers to name a few.
We are ranked among the top auction houses for selling Charles Schulz and other Cartoon Art and in the field of comics we have handled some of the great collections including the Bethlehem Comic collection, Parts of the Big Apple collection, The Sherwood Golden Age, & the Eldon Dedini collection. We are Currently Proud to be Handling the Estate of World-Renowned Comic Artist Joe Kubert. Our $100,000 sale of the Original cover Art to Spiderman #43 was the first Silver Age piece to break the Six figure barrier an astounding accomplishment at the time.
We are Known for Fresh to the Market Iconic Pieces such as Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley's Wedding Certificate for $70,000 astounded the buying public and amassed dozens of Internet postings on all the e-wire websites. Frank Sinatra's Original Arrest Card and Fingerprint Card, Lenny Bruce's First Cabaret License and many others. Our Sale of the John & Nelly Snyder Archive of Titanic Memorabilia made national news fetching over $100,000. Our Sale of a Batman #1 in 7.5 Grade at $241,000 was also a record achievement. We are no strangers to Comic art have sold well over $2 million dollars in Charles Schulz Art alone, An Archive of Chesley Bonestall Original Paintings came in at $140,000 and was the buzz of the Sci-Fi Art World.
Weiss Auctions is very familiar with Fine Art as well, recently selling an Estate Find Painting by Francis Newton Souza for $231,650, A Rare Renaissance Oil on Board by Allegretto Nuzzi at $299,450 and a Joseph Leyendecker Painting at $104,525.
We have become a center and go to auction house for Train and Toy collections and will be offering one of the finest Lionel Post War collections to ever hit the market in 2019 with the start of a series of sales of the Joseph Cutrofello Collection. We will continue to offer great Trains from the Jan Kalas collection as well.
We are extremely proud to have been selected by the New York County Public Administrator as their Auction House of Choice for their warehouse sales.
We spare no expense in promoting and advertising our sales and have consistently offered diversified sales monthly in all areas of collectibles including but not limited to Stamps, Coins, Toys, Trains, Toy Soldiers, Dolls, Military Material, Rare Books, Photos, Autographs, Rock N Roll and Hollywood Memorabilia, Movie Posters, Travel Posters, Shaving Mugs, Antique Advertising, Worlds Fair, Political and Presidential Memorabilia, Disney Collectible's, Animation Art, Fine Art, Bronzes, Pottery, Porcelain, Etc. At Weiss Auctions each month is another specialty sale and another new adventure. We are determined to continue offering amazing "Fresh" material each month. Our consignment rates can match or beat any in the industry and our buyer's premium continues to be one of; if not the lowest among larger Auction Houses. Our auction ads can be seen in more than 50 different publications and sites monthly. In 32 years of doing auctions we have never failed to pay a consignor promptly and
accurately. As a Family run business we work directly with you to insure you are happy at the end of the day. Please contact us with your material if not first, call us last.