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 a wide breath of historic items for our auctions, the majority tend to fall in the following categories:
Hardware, Headgear, Arms, Armor
Uniforms, Insignia, Medals, Award
Paintings, Sculptures, Etchings, Ceramics
We typically receive items from the following categories :
Colonial Era & Revolutionary War, French Revolution
Civil War, Military
President & Vice President items
Supreme Court, Notables and the Notorious
WWI & WWII including 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
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.