About Us


Alexander Historical Auctions LLC is a nationwide leading auction house of fine historic relics, autographs, documents, photographs,  militaria & more. Based in Chesapeake City, Maryland, Alexander's has been a continuous operation since 1991 providing decades of historical preservation for over 100,000 items. Our customer base extends across the country and around the world, including the most prominent collectors, collections, and institutions. We strive to provide you with professional and personalized service.

Our much-anticipated live auctions are held up to four times a year, with each sale averaging over 1,000+ lots. We are a “brick and mortar” auction house offering our clients the opportunity to participate live at our sales, via live telephone bidding, or electronically in real-time via multiple bidding platforms including invaluable.com and liveauctioneers.com.

Our goal is to deliver important, meaningful history directly into the hands of collectors and institutions – it’s how we’ve built our reputation. With thorough research, careful cataloging of items by a professional staff, the utilization of the latest technologies, and a priority on customer service, Alexander Historical Auctions stands proudly behind every piece it sells.

What We Typically Consign


Although we accept an extensive range of historic items for our auctions, the majority tend to fall in the following categories:

  • Autographs
  • Hardware, Headgear, Arms, Armor
  • Uniforms, Insignia, Medals, Awards
  • Paintings, Sculptures, Etchings, Ceramics
  • and more!

We typically receive items for the following categories :

  • Colonial Era & Revolutionary War, French Revolution
  • Civil War, Military
  • Americana
  • Presidential autographs and items
  • Supreme Court, Notables and the Notorious
  • WWI & WWII including the Third Reich
  • Illustrators, Animation artists, Photographers, Composers, Musicians, Rock & Roll
  • Royalty & Heads of State, Leaders, Scientists, Inventors, Civil Rights Leaders,
  • Aviators, Explorers, Astronauts, Business Leaders, Sports

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In the Press

Our success has not gone unnoticed by the press either – We have been cited in the New York Times, the Times of London, the Washington Post, the Washington Enquirer, CNN, Der Spiegel, Agence France Presse, and a host of other major media outlets.