Historical + Militaria
The specialists at Rago have the experience and passion required to achieve top prices for historical property and militaria, whether single objects or collections. We handle property from the 13th to the 20th c., including political and cultural ephemera; rare and first edition books; early photography; manuscripts and autographs; textiles; flags and historical relics; armor; antique firearms; uniforms; documents; prints and maps; Native American art and artifacts.
What We Sell
A. ALBRECHT Flintstock Pistol / $7,500
Civil War Relics / $6,820
Important American Firearms
Philadelphia Dueling Pistols / $45,880
European Spider Helmet / $16,250
Mughal Dagger / $93,750
GEORGE T. DOWNING Abolitionist Papers / $20,000
Orville Wright Autograph / $2,625
Native American Art and Artifacts
MARIA / POPOVI Blackware Pot / $4,375
South Carolina Gorget / $31,720
Gina Tomasello Director, Great Estates + ReMix Auctions
Gina Tomasello joined Rago in early 2016, having begun her career at Alderfer Auction in Pennsylvania. There she ran the Specialty Auction division including quarterly Fine & Decorative Arts sales. She graduated from Penn State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Art History. She facilitates the review and valuation of historical and military objects by Rago specialist Christopher Wise and oversees the acceptance of this property into the Great Estates and Remix auctions.
Why Sell with Rago?
- Competitive commissions and no hidden fees
- Free initial consultation/opinions of value
- Advice on auction versus private sale/purchase
- Mass-marketing to millions/micro-targeting to specific buyers
- World-class prices achieved