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Michaan's Auctions is a leading, full service auction house specializing in appraisals and auctions. With over 100 years of experience, our expert appraisers value and sell fine art, fine jewelry, asian art, stamps, coins, furniture and decorative arts to achieve the highest hammer prices.

“A valuable community resource with great people who are both knowledgeable and helpful!”
-Anthony M.
“I have been purchasing items from Michaan’s Auctions for years now and I can’t say enough great things about them! Each month there are thousands of lots. The lots are well photographed and displayed, making it easy to decide on items if I’m buying online. Michaan’s lists an estimated value for each lot which helps me not overspend. The employees are all professional and friendly and I genuinely look forward to seeing them when I’m there. I love this place and have had a lot of success reselling the items I purchase here. Thanks Michaan’s!”
-Nancy G.
“Excellent variety of auction items. Great customer service, always helpful. I always look forward to an auction at Michaan’s!”
-Jason S.
“Great deals, great place to bid. Service is excellent, I love bidding here!!”
-Andrew G.
“Great experience to bid on line for unique and beautiful items!”
-Maria G.
“I love Michaans Auctions. Websites are good, clear and easy communication with the workers. Something for everyone.”
-Denise C.
“The customer service for picking up the items is fantastic. I really enjoy being able to pay for the items, drive my car around the corner, and pick things up. The convenience is wonderful.”
-Kim K.
“Nice people, it is always a pleasant experience.”
-Cord C.
“Best of the Bay! Always fun to see what they have at auction each month. Professional staff who are always helpful.”
-Colleen M.
“One of my favorite places; this is my happy place. It's a fantastic place for the collector, the bargain buyer, or the antique hunter looking for a stylish addition to their home or business.”
-Michael M.
“Items were accurately described. Correspondence was prompt, clear and concise. Everything was well done.”
-Carolyn S.
“Great customer service, fast efficient. Came to the front desk to get my items and in minutes we were done and on our way.”
-Open H.
“Had lots of fun bidding in their auction. Great deals to be had. Very nice items at bargain prices. Friendly staff.”
“Everything was explained clearly and dealt with expertly, this comes from good training and keeping employees, Kudos to you, the auctioneers were all very clear on what was happening and moved very quickly. I got really good deals too.”
-Robert A.
“Items were accurately described. Correspondence was prompt, clear and concise. Everything was well done.”
-Carolyn S.
“I want to reach out and thank you for your help in selling my relative’s beautiful and unique collection of jewelry items. I was honored to meet you and your family, it’s meaningful for me to connect with people who cared about her and miss her. Again, thank you and I hope our paths will cross again in the future.”
-Carrie B.
“I would just like to say THANK YOU for all the time, preparation and attention you and the Michaan’s Auctions team put into this listing. I appreciate your time, much respect!!”
-Helene K.
“A great community resource with great people, knowledgeable and helpful.”
-Anthony M.
“Overall great experience. Friendly staff and management.”
-Roberto G.
“Friendly and experienced staff and management.”
-JoAnne K.
“Attended my first auction this past weekend. Very friendly and helpful staff, auctioneers make the auction fun and exciting. Love my purchase and I will definitely be back!”
-Johnny B.
“Great auction and great customer service at the front desk. Highly recommended.”
-Alberto M.
“We run a very busy and successful estate liquidation company and frequent their business with our client's finest antiquities. They always meet or exceed our expected outcomes at auction. I'm greeted and exchange pleasantries with anyone I encounter. Even though I'm one of countless clients, they make me feel as though I'm the only one. They remember important details and genuinely seem to care about our well-being. Your whole team is amazing, and I can't say enough about how much we appreciate what you do! It adds an element to our business that we couldn't provide without the hard work and dedication you put into your auctions. Forever grateful!”
-Rachel M.
“I love Michaan's - their auctions are well run, easy to bid, easy to pay and pick up my items, and the staff is always helpful and friendly.”
-Kimberlee A.
“Our family has been bidding with Michaan's for over 20 years, and have recently become a consignor as well. We have fun looking through all the stuff every month, and our "good deals" are plentiful and filling up our homes. The administration and staff are friendly and very helpful. Whether you think you want something or not, you can find it here if you are patient.””
-Evo H.
“It is fun buying amazing, unique objects at Michaan's auction house. The staff is very helpful and friendly.”
-Corinne C.
“It was a real pleasure working with the art team at Michaan's. I had many art pieces I had inherited from an uncle. Most of them were nice, interesting pieces, though not of particularly high value. They were very good at assessing each piece and assigning an estimated value. I tried selling them on various websites, including Craigslist and eBay; it was a waste of time. Michaan's was able to sell them all quickly and at good prices through their auctions and warehouse. Highly recommended.”
-Will W.
“I love everything about Michaan’s Auctions!”
-Adrian M.
“I’ve been attending Michaan’s Annex auctions for over 8 years, both on-site and remotely. The staff at Michaan’s Gallery is incredibly knowledgeable, and the staff at the Annex is extremely service-oriented, from the front desk to the auction floor — before, during, and after each auction. The remarkable service of Desmond and Joe comes to mind, as well as Tammy, and the staff who assisted me in collecting my winning bids were extremely helpful. In grading Michaan’s overall, I’d give them 5 stars out of 5 and look forward to many years of association with them.”
-Delores M.
“As a longtime customer, I rely on Michaan's to run an honest auction with an amazing variety of items from all fields of art and collecting. I'm a big fan of their monthly Annex Auction, which usually features over 2000 items and runs over three days. The folks at Michaan's in the office and on the auction floor manage this efficiently and with courtesy to every bidder.”
-Joel P.
“Every month there are between 2500 to 3000 lots from estates all over the Bay Area. We have found many unique finds at every auction. Everyone is very nice and helpful. I prefer to go in person to the auction, but not living in the Bay Area, the Michaan’s Auction online app allows us to bid from the comfort of home.”
-Jennifer H.