Karin A. Costa, a leading auctioneer and appraiser, has been providing executors, fiduciaries, beneficiaries and private collectors throughout Northern Nevada and California with confidential, customized asset disposition and appraisal services. 

Asset Categories Handled

We recognize your sale is unique

  • Antiques (1730 - Present)

  • Agricultural Equipment and Farm Items

  • Books

  • Business Assets:

  •      Retail Inventory 

  •      Furniture, Trade Fixtures

  •      Rolling Stock

  •      Office Equipment

  •      Machinery & Equipment

  • Collectibles (Manufactured, Nostalgic)

  • Costume & Estate Jewelry

  • Decorative Arts and Objects of Vertu

  • Designer & Vintage Clothing & Accessories

  • Dolls & Toys

  • Fine Jewelry (Diamond, Colored Stones, Pearls)

  • Fine Art Prints, Photos, Paintings

  • Firearms & Weapons

  • Furniture (18th C - Present)

  • Lawn & Garden Equipment

  • Native American and Western Objects

  • Silver and Gold

  • Tack 

  • Taxidermy

  • Tools

  • Vehicles: Cars, Trucks, ATV's, RV's

  • Watches and Clocks

  • Wine

  • and all general Residential Contents

Known for sales that have a "theme" (ex. Luxury Home Contents, Antique Store, Woodworking shop, Horse Stable and Ranch Sale, Fine Jewelry and Timepieces, Collector Cars, Gold, Silver and Antique Coins, Vintage Glassware Collection, Commercial Enterprises-Landscape Construction, Bridal Shop, Executive Office, etc. )


We recognize that each client, situation and collection is unique and often involves multiple categories of assets.


The auction is tailored to meet the client's timeline and specifications. 


From a complimentary evaluation via emailed photos and inventory listing, a proposal, based on the initial value assessment, will outline the sale marketing, timing and sale plan from set up to asset settlement.  The proposal will be provided to the parties involved.

Karin evaluates and sells thousands of items each year at auction, allowing her to closely monitor the market trends and values.

Important Collections

Karin A Costa most often handles significant estates and special collections.

Important collections sold include: Collector car, fine jewelry and contemporary art, antique books from 1500- 1850, modern audiophile, large retail establishments.

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