Christies is a Verified Reseller & has a Good Reputation. If this is your boutique you can request to apply for our reseller accreditation program available only for select resellers.
Christie’s is an online and offline auction house that sells luxurious items of all genres. They are very well established all around the world with over 53 offices in 32 different countries and 12 different sales rooms. They sell items that range in price from $200 all the way to $100 million. From fine art to Hermès handbags, Christie’s is an all-around luxury item reseller. You can choose to purchase items by bidding on them and you can also sell your own luxury items through Christie’s.
When purchasing items, you will need to participate in the auctions. Some auctions are exclusively online while some are only offline in one of their worldwide salesrooms. To know what to expect, you can browse the upcoming auctions. Private sales and catalogues are also available directly from the Christie’s website. When purchasing items through the Christie’s website, you will need create an account and place a bid. This buying procedure resembles the eBay buying process.
Christie’s has physical auctions in major cities all over the world including New York, Paris, Milan, Shanghai and more. When selling your luxury items through Christie’s you will need to get an auction estimate beforehand. This can be done through their website. Getting an estimate usually takes between 6 – 8 weeks, so it’s important to get your products estimated several weeks before the auction.
Christie's went to court for allegedly selling fake art, which they were found guilty and had to refund the entire cost along with an additional fee. A world famous billionaire also complained that they sell fake vintage wine. No complaints were made for fake handbags.