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Consider it sold!
2nd Markets is a top national buyer of rare coins, gold and silver, antiques, collectibles and memorabilia. In business since 1976, we have purchased thousands of collections and estates from around the world. We are A+ rated members of the Better Business Bureau. Our unique process makes selling simple, regardless of where you are located. Describe what you have, get our no-obligation bid, then use our Fedex account to ship at no cost to you. It's that simple!

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Our Buy List

We buy all sorts of things, but primarily collections, estates, large hoards or lots of:
Antiques (no furniture, no glass, mainly small items)
Art (comic, animation)
Automobilia (pre-1975 only, especially old owner manuals)
Autographs (movie stars, music stars, political, historical, rare)
Baseball (cards, memorabilia, pre-1970 only)
Black or African-American Historial Antiques & Memorabilia
Billiards (cue sticks, old cabinet cards, advertising, antique balls, etc)
Books - antique first editions
Bottles - rare antique pre-1900 only
Cameras (Leica, Hasselblad, Nikon, fine German, Russian or Japanese only)
Cars (Kelly Blue Book dealer trade in price) SELL ESTATE CARS FAST!
Cards (sports, antique photographic postcards, cabinet cards)
Coca-Cola (antique pre-1920 only)
COINS COINS COINS (gold or silver, from any country)
OLD PAPER MONEY! American pre-1950, Confederate, World especially Canada, China, Hong Kong, Russia)
Comic Books (pre-1980 only)
Diamonds (large only)
Disney (antique only)
Gemstones (large diamonds, emeralds, rubies, sapphires only)
Gold jewelry, coins, even teeth!
Guitars (antique, vintage only)
Gum Cards (cartoon, sports, rare --- PRE-1950 only)
Historical Documents
KNIVES - KNIFE COLLECTIONS (Case, Ka-Bar, Spyderco, Benchmade, good American or German, NO CHINESE)
Movie Posters
vintage Pipes
ANTIQUE POSTCARDS (pre-1920 black & white real photo, 19th century Halloween, early Christmas, antique only)
ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPHS, cabinet cards, tintypes, dauerogotypes (antique only)
Sterling Silver (silverware, jewelry)
Sports Memorabilia
Stamps RARE 1800s only
Star Wars
Timber Acreage (we have an investor for large tracts of white oak and other rare wood)
Antique small tools
Antique Toys
Trading Cards (Magic, Pokemon)
Fine Watches (Rolex, Omega, Patek Phillipe, etc)
Zippo Lighters (and other lighters)
... and just about anything of value
What have you? Contact us by clicking the GET STARTED button below.

We are 2nd Markets Corporation of Tennessee. We are a full-time business, an A+ rated member of the Better Business Bureau, and a professional buyer with over 30 years experience buying direct from individuals and estates. We were doing this BEFORE there was an Internet!

Before you do business with any company, you should do your due diligence. WE INVITE YOU to do a thorough background check on us. Click the BBB logo above to be taken to our current BBB report.

Seller Reviews

Read what hundreds of happy sellers have to say about their selling experience.

  • Catherine B.

    Bluffton, SC 

    It was a pleasure working with you — a very easy process from start to finish. I will definitely be contacting 2nd Markets again, very soon, to sell more collectible items.

    Pat Klansko

    Kentfield, CA 

    It was very easy to do business with 2nd Markets. I had not done this sort of thing before so was rather leery of proceeding. The level of communication throughout the entire process was really great. I would use your service again.

    Mark Wasserman

    Philadelphia, PA 

    Thanks for a quick and easy transaction. 2nd Markets is quick, responsive and met my expectations in all respects. A pleasure - truly!

    Serge Pozdnyakov

    Westfield, MA 

    It was a good business with 2nd Market, everything was simple and successful!

    Glenn Miller

    Bridgeview, Illinois 

    A very nice transaction, as well as a honest and fair price. The whole transaction was seamless and very timely. I have a few more items I plan to offer for bids. Thanks again for a great experience. Glenn.

    Heinz S.

    Baltimore, Maryland  

    Working with Jon and the people at 2nd Markets was an overall great experience. They were very transparent, efficient and communicative throughout the entire process. They offered me a very fair price for some Franklin Mint items in my collection that I was interested in selling. They did everything they promised! I would recommend them highly for anyone in a similar situation.

    Ed Baier

    Anchorage, Alaska 

    There are not many coin dealers or collectors in Alaska. I found 2nd Markets on the internet and it worked out perfectly for me. They are not a 'melt for silver' company like many are and that was important to me. I received a fair sell value, one that Mr. Jon Warren and I agreed upon. The selling, shipping, and payment all went smoothly with no problems. They encouraged me to check up on the company. I would most definitely recommend doing business with 2nd Markets.

    Rowland Burns

    Raleigh, North Carolina 

    2nd Markets gave me excellent service. They were courteous, prompt and professional.

    Pat Montgomery

    Shawnee, Kansas 

    I was very apprehensive about dealing online with a company I didn’t know. After researching I decided to try it. VERY PLEASED. Kept me informed every step of the way. Very prompt service. Will use them again.

    Barbara Louise Gellner

    Delray Beach , Florida 

    The service was great!!! Prompt, professional, and very nice people. I plan on doing business with them again very soon.

Contact Us

If you would like a free, no-obligation bid for your estate or collection click the button below. This will take you to our SELLER CONTACT FORM where you can tell us what you have and the best ways to contact you.

Alternatively, you can email your list or photos to (click here).

Or, send a text message from your phone to 1.423.320.1521

We even have a FAX machine for you old schoolers out there (like us) 423-815-1426

Why Not Sell on eBay Yourself

Many folks sell to us after giving eBay a try. Selling on eBay is no picnic. And it is not free: eBay takes a large commission and forces you to accept Paypal, which also takes a fee for handling your money.

Then there are all the trips to the post office, living up to eBay's seller standards, and having to refund buyer's money when they decide to return something they bought (eBay forces you to accept returns for any reason.) It is a full-time job. Sell to us and get almost as much as selling direct to collectors, but without the hassle.

Oh yes, and then there is the IRS. Ebay reports your sales to the IRS on form 1099. We do not file a form 1099 on you. We pay our taxes, but we do not report each individual collection we purchase. It is not required.

When you sell to us, you have one simple, fast, clean transaction, without starting a new business!

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Please do not contact us about these:

Modern junk from last 30 years (except gold and silver)

Broken or damaged items (except gold jewelry)

Single items (we deal in collections or estates only)



Reprints or Reproductions

Made in China junk

Stolen Merchandise (don't even try)