Expert Consultations

Digital but personal

Do you wish to sell your stamps, coins, picture postcards, jewellery, watches, or luxury handbags but you don't know their value? We gladly offer you full digital consultation options during this special time of the Coronavirus.

How it works:

  1. Select the relevant department
  2. Fill out the questionnaire and attach photographs, lists, certificates, etc. and submit the questionnaire
  3. We will contact you between Monday and Friday within 24 to max. 48 hours to advise on the next steps.
Do you have a table of contents, an inventory or something similar?
If yes, please attach copies.

Which countries or which topics have been collected?
e.g. Switzerland, Austria, Germany, UNO, themes like football, flowers, birds etc.

Are the stamps cancelled or mint (without any cancellation)?

Does the emphasis of the collection lie on the years before or after 1960?
If you own Swiss mint stamps after 1960, they are still valid to use for franking. In this case, please state the approximate total of the face value (without surcharge).

If the emphasis of the collection lies before 1960: Which time period has been collected?
Are the age-groups complete?

e.g. complete from 1920 to 1950, with gaps from 1950 to 2000 etc.

How many volumes does the collection comprehend?
How many albums, cartons, boxes etc.

Are the stamps ranged in a stockbook or in a preprinted album (with images of the stamps that are supposed to be collected)?

If it is an album with preprinted pages: Are all spaces filled in?
If there are gaps, are they rather at the beginning or at the end of the album?


Does the collection also contain covers or postcards?
If yes, how many and from which time period?

What motives are shown on the postcards?

Does the collection contain top value stamps?
e.g. Switzerland: Basel Dove, Zurich 4 and 6 / Canada: Dollar values before 1930 / USA: Classic USA No 1 etc.

Are some of the stamps certified?
If yes, please attach copies.

Where or how were the stamps obtained?
e.g. Trade, auction sales, exchanges, subscription to the post office, inheritance etc.

Are there any notes in the albums?
If yes, please attach copies.

How much was invested (approximately) in the collection? Are there still any invoices?
If yes, please attach copies.

Do you know the catalogue and/or estimated commercial value of the collection?
If yes, please state it in CHF / EUR / USD or GBP.

How would you rate the value of the collection yourself?

Would you like to make further remarks about the collection?



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Do you have a table of contents, an inventory or something similar?
If yes, please attach copies.

Which metal are the coins or medals mostly made of? Gold, silver or base metal?
For gold and silver coins please indicate the approximate weight.

How many coins or medals do you have in your collection (gold, silver, base metal)?

Have the coins been circulating or are they unused?

Which time periods, countries or topics have been collected?
e.g. ancient, modern times, Europe, Olympic Games etc.

How many volumes does the collection comprehend?
How many albums, cartons, boxes etc.

Do you have certificates or public documents related to your coins or medals?
If yes, please attach copies.

Where or how were the coins or medals obtained?
Trade, auction sales, exchanges, bank, inheritance etc.

How much was invested (approximately) in the collection?
Are there still any invoices?

If yes, please attach copies.

Do you know the catalogue and / or estimated commercial value?
If yes, please state it in EUR / CHF / USD or GBP.

How would you rate the value of the collection yourself?

Would you like to make further remarks about the collection?



How to send large files: Use www.wetransfer.com to send an unlimited number of large files via email – it's easy and it's free.


How many pieces of jewellery/watches are involved?

Do you have a table of contents, an inventory or something similar?
If yes, please attach copies.

Are there corresponding invoices or purchase receipts?
If yes, please attach copies.

Are the pieces from a jewellers or a watch manufacturer/retailer?
If yes, what is the name of the jewellers, brand or retailer?

Is there an insurance certificate?
If yes, please attach copies.

Which metal are the pieces of jewellery/watches mostly made of? Gold, silver, platinum, etc?

Are the pieces of jewellery/watches set with gemstones?
If possible, please indicate the kind of stone as well as its size and quality.

In which condition are the jewellery/the watches/the gemstones?
New/perfect/worn/damaged? Are there any kind of marks?

Are the pieces of jewellery/the watches branded?
If yes, which brand is it?

How old are the pieces of jewellery/the watches? Older than 50 years?

Would you like to make further remarks about the collection?



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From which designer is this bag or are these bags?
e.g. Chanel, Hermès, Louis Vuitton, etc.

Do you know the specific name of this bag (on your receipt)?
e.g. Chanel Timeless, Louis Vuitton Monogram Ellipse, etc.

Of which material is the bag made?
e.g. calf leather, linen covered with vinyl, etc.

Dimensions of the bag
Do you have any certificate or receipt of the bag?
Do you have the original dust bag?

Do you have the original box of the bag?

How do you estimate the condition of the bag?
New, slight signs of usage, signs of heavy usage

Additional helpful information of the bag
e.g. when and where did you buy the bag, in what store did you buy it, is the bag a limited edition?

For a successfull estimation of your bag, we would be very thankfull, if you could add certifications and receipts, besides the images and information.


How to send large files:
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Easily via email

You can send us the information as well as pictures of your objects also via email to info(at)rapp-auktionen.ch.
For bigger data volume we suggest you to use WeTransfer for an easy transfer. Please also inform us about your address as well as phone number so we can give you a comprehensive consultation.

Uncomplicated via WhatsApp

To make it even easier for you, you can send us pictures, videos and information also via WhatsApp. Add 0041 79 285 78 11 to your contacts and send us your data via WhatsApp. Please also inform us about your address as well as phone number so we can give you a comprehensive consultation.

Insured Postal Dispatch

To be able to examine your objects in original despite personal distance we can offer you an insured postal dispatch. It is necessary that you send it by registered mail. As soon as a registered shipment shows our address, it is automatically fully insured against risks of any kind. We can even arrange a pick up at your home via UPS with prior agreement. Please feel free to contact us.

Personal meeting with our experts

Personal visits in our office are still possible in strict compliance with the precautionary measures published by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. A pre-announcement by phone is mandatory.
 
We are looking forward to organise our popular expert days in Switzerland and abroad as soon as possible. All Expert Days until 25 April 2020 have to be postponed. Thank you for your understanding.

WEISSBAD – Thursday 2 April 2020 – Postponed
09:00 to 12:00

Hotel Hofweissbad | Im Park 1 | 9057 Weissbad

WIL – Tuesday 7 April 2020 Postponed
08:00 to 18:00
Auktionshaus Rapp | Toggenburgerstrasse 139 | 9500 Wil

ZURICH – Saturday 25 April 2020Postponed
10:00 to 17:30
Widder Hotel | Rennweg 7 | 8001 Zurich

BASEL – Tuesday 28 April 2020
13:30 to 18:00

Radisson Blu Hotel | Steinentorstrasse 25 | 4051 Basel

WIL – Wednesday 29 April 2020
08:00 to 18:00

Auktionshaus Rapp | Toggenburgerstrasse 139 | 9500 Wil

VADUZ – Thursday 30 April 2020
13:30 to 17:30

Hotel Residence | Städtle 23 | 9490 Vaduz

BIEL – Tuesday 12 May 2020
10:00 to 14:00

Hotel Elite | Bahnhofstrasse 14 | 2502 Biel

BERNE – Tuesday 12 May 2020
15:30 to 19:30

Kursaal Bern | Hotel Allegro | Kornhausstrasse 3 | 3000 Berne

SCHAFFHAUSEN – Wednesday 13 May 2020
13:30 to 17:30

Hotel Kronenhof | Kirchhofplatz 7 | 8200 Schaffhausen

ZURICH – Thursday 14 May 2020
11:00 to 20:00
Widder Hotel | Rennweg 7 | 8001 Zurich

WIL – Tuesday 19 May 2020
08:00 to 18:00

Auktionshaus Rapp | Toggenburgerstrasse 139 | 9500 Wil

AARAU – Monday 25 May 2020
13:30 to 17:30
Hotel Kettenbrücke | Zollrain 16 | 5000 Aarau

CHUR – Wednesday 27 May 2020
13:30 to 17:30

Hotel Sommerau | Emserstrasse 4 | 7000 Chur

WIL – Wednesday 10 June 2020
08:00 to 18:00

Auktionshaus Rapp | Toggenburgerstrasse 139 | 9500 Wil

ZURICH – Saturday 20 June 2020
10:00 to 17:30

Widder Hotel | Rennweg 7 | 8001 Zürich

 

Note: Convenient accessible parking is provided at all hotels.
Book your appointment right now by filling in the form below

Please fill in the following form to register for an appointment. We will try to serve you quickly and on time. Should short waiting times occur, we will be happy to offer you coffee and refreshments.

Note: the automatic response to your registration is not binding. Only the written confirmation sent to you by email definitely confirms the time of your appointment.

Please choose the date and venue:

What do you wish to show us?

VIENNA – Thursday 23 April 2020 Postponed
10:00 to 16:00
Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen Vienna | Rennweg 16 | 1030 Vienna

SALZBURG – Wednesday 6 May 2020
10:00 to 13:00

Sheraton Grand Salzburg | Auerspergstrasse 4 | 5020 Salzburg

BREGENZ – Wednesday 6 May 2020
17:00 to 20:30

Seehotel am Kaiserstrand | Am Kaiserstrand 1 | 6911 Lochau

KITZBÜHEL – Tuesday 2 June 2020
12:00 to 15:00
Hotel Zur Tenne| Vorderstadt 8 | 6370 Kitzbühel

GRAZ – Wednesday 3 June 2020
09:00 to 13:00
Hotel Süd | Stemmerweg 10 | 8054 Graz

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Expertday
followed by an expert talk

VIENNA – Thursday 4 June 2020
Consultation: 10:00 to 17:00
Expert Talk about Rolex and Patek Philippe starts at 18:00.

Le Méridien Vienna | Robert-Stolz-Platz 1 | 1010 Vienna

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VIENNA – Thursday 9 July 2020
10:00 to 16:00

Le Méridien Vienna | Robert-Stolz-Platz 1 | 1010 Vienna

SALZBURG – Firday 10 July 2020
09:00 to 13:00
Parkhotel Brunauer | Elisabethstraße 45A | 5020 Salzburg

 

Due to the high demand our experts are at your disposal one last time to accept consignments for the three main auction catalogues.

Note: Convenient accessible parking is provided at all hotels.
Book your appointment right now by filling in the form below

Please fill in the following form to register for an appointment. We will try to serve you quickly and on time. Should short waiting times occur, we will be happy to offer you coffee and refreshments.

Note: the automatic response to your registration is not binding. Only the written confirmation sent to you by email definitely confirms the time of your appointment.

Please choose the date and venue:

What do you wish to show us?

Not currently scheduled. Please get in touch with us for an individual meeting.

Not currently scheduled. Please get in touch with us for an individual meeting.

Not currently scheduled. Please get in touch with us for an individual meeting.

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