Our auction ended with many very good sales. Here are some remarkable results (incl. buyer’s premium):
Click here for the online version of the auction catalogue to browse and search. Further below you can download the individual sections and the list of results as PDF files.
J. A. Stargardt’s first autograph auction took place in 1859. We have been holding one or two auctions a year since the 1950s, which are among the highlights in the international trade and are attended by many private collectors, librarians, archivists and dealers from all over the world.
A comprehensive catalogue with detailed descriptions of all autographs is published for the auctions. Scans of all items are available online.
Due to our many years of experience and our unique market position, our auctions offer the ideal environment to achieve the best possible prices for your autographs. We are always interested in inquiries and offers for our auctions. We will be happy to advise you comprehensively and without obligation on all aspects of a sale.
Here are the catalogue’s sections for free download:
Digital media make it possible to easily participate in our auctions from a distance.
We have been working successfully with the Internet auction platform Invaluable for years. After a simple registration process, you can follow the auction live and bid online.
Please note that a new registration for live bidding has a total hammer limit of €5000. Should you wish to increase this limit, please contact us. Sales via Invaluable are subject to an additional 3% buyer’s premium.
Of course, bids can also be submitted in writing, by telephone or by email.
The post-auction sale has already begun. Items that remained unsold in the auction are available at the estimated price plus buyer’s premium (and VAT, if applicable) until further notice. The list with the hammer prices and unsold lots of our auction can be found here:
List of results
Our auction catalogs are available as elaborately produced print versions or as free PDFs on our website. Scans of all items in the auction are also available online.
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Letter to actress Caroline von Heygendorf
His songs „Das gestörte Glück“ (D309) and verso „Die Sterne“ (D313)
An important letter to Hamburg theater director Friedrich Ludwig Schröder regarding the premiere of "Don Carlos"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Envelope for a letter from his mother to his father, with autograph additions
Letter to the printer of the French edition of "Das Kapital"
Early friendship book page with a quote by Sallust
Letter to the composer Ferdinand Hiller, announcing his visit
The complete piano score of his song "Wiosna" op. posth. 74 No. 2
George Frideric Handel
Letter to his librettist Charles Jennens