Auction House Details

James D Julia Auctioneers

Auction House Name James D Julia Auctioneers
Site URL http://www.jamesdjulia.com
About Us The Julia auction company originated in the mid-1960s. It was started by Jim's father, Arthur Julia. The small country auction house quickly became popular in central Maine and developed a very large following. By 1974, after graduating from the University of Maine at Orono, Jim purchased the business from his dad and continued to expand and grow as a well-respected auction firm.By the 1980s, the company had expanded significantly and become a regional New England auction house and at that time began to move on to the next level. In the late 80s with the establishment of various divisions and production of detailed catalogs which could be disseminated over the entire world, the auction house became a national name.By the 1990s the company had established five specialty catalog divisions 1) rare antique firearms and militaria, 2) rare glass and lamps, 3) toy, doll, antique advertising & coin-op machines, 4), fine art, antiques and estates, and 5) specialty division dealing only in the sale of rare antique decoys. (In the early 90s Jim sold his interest in the decoy firm to his two partners, Frank Schmidt and Gary Guyette but continues today to be the exclusive auctioneer for this division.)
Who do I contact if I have questions?
City Fairfield
State Maine
Country United States
Zipcode 04937
Contact Number 207 453-7125
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AUCTION LIST


  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, <i>Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States,</i> pamphlet, 1862. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens & the persons who served him, 1866-1907. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Autograph book with inscriptions by orators Moses Roper & Peter Williams, 1821-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of letters, postcards, and greeting cards sent by Romare Bearden, 1949-87. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Early German-American anti-slavery broadside, <i>Sclaven-Handel,</i> Philadelphia, 1794. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br><i>The Black Panther: Black Community News Service,</i> 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, <i>I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike,</i> silver print, 1968. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>March For Freedom Now!,</i> poster for the 1960 Republican Convention. $4,000 to $6,000.