At almost $14 million our April auction was one of largest grossing auctions of the year. While all lots did not sell, those that did generated a total return which was approximately 30% above low estimate. We had 317 lots that brought $10,000 or more, 160 lots brought $20,000 or more, 29 lots brought in an excess of $50,000, 11 lots topped out at over $100,000 and four lots brought in over a quarter of a million dollars each. Read more...
The Rare Glass, Lamp & Fine Jewelry Division is the leader in this genre throughout North America. This division specializes in rare and collectible lighting and glass as well as fine jewelry and silver. These auctions regularly gross nearly $2.5 million in sales. The division is well known for its outstanding offerings of Tiffany, Handel, Pairpoint, Duffner and Kimberly lighting, as well as numerous lesser-known makers of high quality lamp and glass products. It's offerings of fine jewelry and wearable arts are sought after worldwide.
This is James D. Julia’s most expansive division; focusing on Americana, Fine Art, Antiques, Victoriana and Asian items. This unit conducts two auctions per year and has an international reputation for excellence. With sales routinely grossing $3 million to $5 million per auction, this division has established numerous world and national records. Department Head, Bill Gage along with his team, Katya Tilton, Tony Greist, & Megan Noyes provide an unbeatable combination of experience and expertise. This division handles complete estates and high value individual items in almost any antique collectible category.
Since it’s beginnings in the mid-1960s, James D. Julia Auctioneers has had a seamless track record of success and highlights-both within the company and as an auction industry leader. Take a look at the company’s history, record sales, and priorities to see why James D. Julia is the only place you should consider buying and selling at auction. In the mid 1960s Arthur Julia, James D. Julia’s father, starts a small country auction house which quickly becomes popular in central Maine. In 1974 James D. Julia graduates from college and purchases the business from his father. Jim continues in his father’s footsteps and expands and grows the business into a well-respected auction firm... Read More