Graetz Auction Service hosts a weekly auction at the TriCounty Expo in Horseshoe Bend every Thursday at 5:00. We are open for previewing at 4:00pm. Come spend your Thursday evening with us and enjoy a fun auction full of great merchandise!.


How to consign

Merchandise intake is every Monday from 11:00am to 4:00pm. If you need to schedule a different drop off day, please contact us to make arrangements. We usually have the auction billing uploaded by Monday night. Merchandise brought in AFTER the Monday deadline, may not be featured for the Thursday auction.

We have the right to refuse any merchandise that does not meet a certain criteria set forth by the Auctioneer or staff at the time of drop off. 

Please contact us BEFORE coming in with your consignments and tell us what you have.

What do we accept & What do we not accept

We Generally accept: furniture, jewelry, antiques, collectibles, and artwork. Specifically: we like to sell quality, antique, and utility furniture as well as tools, gold and silver, military related items (all time periods and countries – we especially buy and sell WWI and WWII material: US, German, Japanese, and other countries; we also buy and sell Vietnam related militaria in the Kansas City area – and are interested in any military relics.), some firearms (pre 1899 manufacture only, will work to sell collections and quality pieces under sale brokered under FFL holder) retro and vintage items, many different types of artwork, vinyl records, old toys (cast iron, tin litho sheet metal, Barbie, pop culture, tv and radio, brewery and distillery related, Americana, bizarre and macabre (within reason), action figures, etc., sports memorabilia, Kansas City and other regional history items – the list goes on and on. We do have an appreciation for items often overlooked by other Kansas City auction and estate sale companies – unique items catch our eye, and we are often able to relay the quality of such items to our bidders. Again, call 870-751-829 to discuss.

What do we not accept? Every day use items are best donated to thrift stores: coffee cups, toaster ovens, clothes, bedding, workout equipment, etc. Books (unless old or otherwise desirable) and VHS tapes/machines fall into the above category as well. . However, when we provide total estate sell out services onsite– we are able to dispose of these items if necessary. 

How quickly do consignors get paid

Checks are mailed approximately 3-5 business days of auction closing.

Please let us know if you’re planning on picking up your checks.

All checks over a certain amount are mailed as certified letters.

What to do?

Should I consign my items or take them to the thrift store? If “thrift store” even entered your mind during the decision process, that is exactly where you should take them.

FREE Appraisals!

Do you offer free appraisals? We are happy to help you determine an approximate value for your items, within reason. If the process is time/effort extensive there  be will be a reasonable charge. Our specialties include, but are not limited to: militaria, retro/vintage, pop culture, primitives, firearms, edged weapons, and ephemera.