Historical + Collectibles
The specialists at Rago have a passion for material culture and the expertise required to achieve top prices. We bring investment quality collectibles and historical property together with coins and currency in a sale that maximizes seller interest and return on investment for our consignors.
What We Sell
Philadelphia Dueling Pistols / $45,880
Presidential Autograph Album / $27,500
Babe Ruth and Others Signed Baseball / $7,500
Huckleberry Finn First Edition / $4,688
Mills Slot Machine Bursting Cherry 10¢ / $1,250
Air & Space
Orville Wright Autograph / $2,625
The Amazing Spider-Man Comic #1 / $3,000
Manuscripts, letters and autographs
1792 Alexander Hamilton Letter / $37,500
Prints and maps
William Faden Map / $12,200
Christopher Wise Specialist
Christopher Wise directs the Coins and Currency department and oversees sales of collectibles, Militaria and ephemera. Chris, who joined Rago in 2006 as a Junior Specialist in the silver department, began buying and selling antique tools, coins, currency, firearms, ephemera and silver while in his early twenties. He is a member of the American Numismatic Association, the Silver Society and the American Numismatics Society. He is also an auctioneer for Rago.
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