• Do you ship items?

    Falls Church Location:

    Quinn’s Auction Galleries & Waverly Rare Books (the Gallery) ONLY ship with FedEx Domestic and USPS internationally. We do not ship Media Mail. Shipping costs are based on the weight of your lots and your location. We require a complete shipping address and phone number to process your shipping quote. You will receive your shipping quote in your invoice via your registered email. Once payment is received Quinns/Waverly Books will ship items FedEx ground in the United States, USPS International or release items to an outside shipper.

    We reserve the right to recommend an outside shipper based on fragility and size of lot. We offer recommendations for outside shipping by trusted shippers if necessary. If using an outside shipper Quinn’s Auction Galleries/Waverly Rare Books is not responsible for damages by carriers or packers of purchased lots, whether or not recommended by us, and will not be liable for any losses which result.

    Payment Policies:

    Please remit payment by check, money order, cashier’s check, or wire transfer along with a copy of the invoice. For purchases under $2000 credit cards are accepted. We accept Master Card, Visa and American Express. There is a 4% service fee for use of a credit card. Invoices greater than $2000 require payment by certified check, bank check, cash or wire transfer.

    The Gallery must receive payment in full before any of your merchandise will be available for removal by you or shipped to you. The Gallery reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank.

    Central Virginia location:

    Quinn’s Central Virginia does not ship items. Please contact a third-party shipping service to handle your goods. Contact our office at (434) 293-2904 or info-cva@quinnsauction.com for recommendations if needed.
  • What are your hours?

    Be sure to call ahead and make an appointment if you want to bring in items to consign. Hours for previewing our upcoming sales are posted on the individual auction pages on our website. CLICK HERE FOR HOURS OF OPERATION.
  • What types of auctions do you have?

    Specialty sales feature fine art, antiques, jewelry, furniture and many other one-of-a-kind items. These sales attract buyers, collectors and aficionados of beautiful things from all over the world. Our Treasure auctions are held each Wednesday in the Gallery. These sales feature an extremely diverse selection of items including furniture, artwork, coins, silver, rugs, glassware and much more. To find out more about our upcoming auctions, and learn how we can help you sell your items, please contact us at info@quinnsauction.com
     
  • What is the advantage of selling at auction?

    Reaching an appropriate and diverse buyer base by having an educated staff evaluate and place your items in the most
     
  • How do I know you will give me what I want for my stuff?

    1. There are no guarantees at auction.

    2. The auction is a consignment process, which means we have an incentive to make you more money because that will make us more money.

    3. We do not create the market but reflect it. With that in mind if you have the ability to an objective view of an items worth at auction. Most people find that most of their items have more emotional value than auction value.
  • I believe my item is worth more than you say it is.
    What are my options?

    1. Do personal research. Search the web for auction results at Quinn’s from past auctions or live internet bidding sites to find market comparables.

    2. Ask a staff member to seek 3rd party council.

    3. Ask for or seek out a fair market value appraisal.
  • What services do you provide?

    We do not buy items as we find that to be a conflict of interest. Quinn’s always strives to be in sync with our clients reasonable goals and objectives.
  • I’m afraid I might accidentally buy something at auction.

    First please visit our NEW TO AUCTIONS section in the BUYERS tab. If that is not sufficient please feel free to approach any of the Quinn’s staff as they would be happy to introduce you to the exciting auction environment and answer any of your questions.
     

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360 S. Washington Street, Falls Church, Virginia, 22046 • Tel: (703) 532-5632 • Fax: (703) 552-1996 • Email: info@quinnsauction.com
   

Falls Church
360 S. Washington Street, Falls Church, Virginia, 22046
Tel: (703) 532-5632 • Fax: (703) 552-1996
Email: info@quinnsauction.com

Central Virginia
8845 Three Notch Road, Louisa, Virginia, 23093
Tel: (434) 293-2904 • Fax: (888) 728-6102
Email: info-cva@quinnsauction.com