FAIRFIELD, ME, US
James D. Julia started in the mid 1960s in a small country auction house in central Maine and has grown to become one of the top 10 antique auctioneers in North America. The auction house specializes in rare firearms, fine art, glass, advertising, and toys. James D. Julia has hundreds of past auctions in Invaluable's price database and offers live bidding as a platinum auction house.
The auction house's latest firearms auction was the largest ever, grossing approximately $19.3 million. In 2008 they auctioned a single Colt Whitneyville-Walker pistol for $920,000. Auctions in James D. Julia's lamp and glass division regularly gross over $1 million in sales, and the fine art, Asian, and antiques division typically grosses between $3 million and $5 million per auction. In 2010, James D. Julia sold a Tiffany aquamarine vase for $34,500.
James D. Julia is most well known for the sale of rare firearms, but they specialize in a number of different areas. The auction house offers divisions in rare firearms, lamp and glass, advertising, toys and dolls, fine art, Asian, and antiques.
Services & Staff
James D. Julia offers free auction value estimates in person in Maine, Massachusetts, and online. Sellers may consign their items for sale at auction. The auction house also offers estate and collectors' services that allow owners of property to make a customized plan for collection dispersal.
Buyers at James D. Julia are encouraged to sign up for the auction house newsletter, which notifies subscribers when the house's catalog is accessible online. Bids may be made in person at the auction, by telephone, absentee bidding, and online with Invaluable on select auctions.
James D. Julia has been a family owned company from the start. Owner James D. Julia's father, Arthur Julia, first opened the auction house as a small antique shop and country auction business, and in 1974, James D. Julia purchased the auction company from his dad and became a full time auctioneer.
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