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2014 Texana Auction Is Now Accepting Donations and Consignments 

The Texas State Historical Association is now accepting donations and consignments for the yearly Texana Auction, a fundraiser to benefit the association's education and research programs. The next Texana Auction will be held March 6 – 7, 2014 during the 118th TSHA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas hosted at The Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel. Items of interest for this auction include books, art, maps, prints, paintings, flags, documents, small furniture, quilts, gift certificates, wine and other items related to Texas and our great history. If you have an item that is not Texas related please do not hesitate to contact us for a free appraisal and more information on other auction venues your item may be sold at. Other venues include:

  • Sports
  • Coins
  • Comics
  • Currency
  • Entertainment and Music
  • Historical
  • Jewelry, Timepieces & Luxury Accessories
  • Movie Posters
  • Wine
  • Natural History
  • & Much, Much More!

Donate or consign by clicking on one of the stars above and completing the form.

 

Schedule

The Silent Auction will be held during Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 6, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Friday, March 2, 8 a.m.- 4:45 p.m

Why Donate or Consign

When you donate or consign an item to a TSHA Auction you are ensuring we can continue our mission to foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas. Working with the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer in Heritage Auctions, TSHA is able to provide diverse collecting expertise, huge client base, technical savvy, marketing prowess and financial power to the table in order to make sure you get the most for your treasures. Heritage Auctions has broken countless price records in all collectibles categories, and holds several Guinness World Records including the highest-grossing Comic Book and Popular Culture auction (over $5.2 million in October 2002 for the Nicolas Cage comic book collection and other properties) and the highest price for an action figure ($200,000 for Don Levine's original G.I. Joe prototype in July 2003). We count numerous household-name celebrities and pop culture icons among our regular clients, bidders and consignors.

Whether you have an extensive collection, or just a few rare specimens from a diversified asset portfolio, we welcome your inquiry and look forward to helping you receive the most for your collectibles.

If that isn’t enough to convince you to donate or consign, as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, your contribution to TSHA through donation or consignment is also tax deductible. For more details please contact TSHA at 940-369-5200.
 

Background

The live auction has been a tradition of the Texas State Historical Association for many years before becoming dormant. With the help of J.P. Bryan and Heritage Auctions, the Live Auction was revived with great success in 2010. Since 2010, with the help of Heritage Auctions, TSHA has raised more than $220,000 for its programs.

Questions? 

Contact David Degnan at 940-369-5200 or DavidDegnan@TSHAonline.org. Donate or consign your Texas memorabilia items now by completing the form online or print out pdf form.