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We would love to have you consign with us ! 


Below you will find answers to our most common questions.  

Call 240.831.4200 for an appointment.



WHY SHOULD I CONSIGN WITH FOTA?

Our online auctions are seen all over the United States and Canada.    We do our best to get as many eyes on your items as we possibly can.   We advertise nationally and in select markets to get as much exposure on our auction.  More exposure= more sales for you!  


Examples of some of the items we accept:


  • Select Furniture- Must be in great preowned condition.  Better the condition, the faster it will sell.  Feel free to email us pictures of the items you would like to consign to make sure it is something we will accept.  
  • Tools
  • Area Rugs- no stains, rips, or odors
  • ​Collectibles 
  • Antiques
  • Sports memorabilia
  • Coins
  • Jewelry
  • Rare and unique items
  • Vintage Toys
  • Comics 


We will sell entire estates and households.  Call us to get more information



DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT TO CONSIGN?

Yes, we would prefer an appointment to be scheduled for consignment drop off. 
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HOW DOES CONSIGNMENT WORK?

FOTA operates on a sliding scale commission.  Please click on the ONLINE AUCTION tab above to view.


You are always welcome to retrieve any unsold items after the auction.  Please let us know at the time of drop off.  If you do not tell us or do not want them returned, we will donate all unsold items.


HOW DO I GET PAID?

You are welcome to call or email FOTA at any time to inquire about your auction items.  We mail checks 1 week after the auction ends.  Please make sure we have your correct mailing address.


HOW DOES FOTA PRICE ITEMS?

All items/lots in our auction start at $5.  We do not set reserves.