About Us

Our Mission

Wilson’s Auction is a full service auction facility which is committed to helping others through the transitions of life with our experience, knowledge and honesty. Our company mission is to continue providing our clients with professional, comprehensive, and effective auction services and solutions. We value our consignors and work hard to deliver results. We extend our sincere appreciation to all of our customers for their loyal patronage throughout the years. We invite you to visit our auction to find out why we say “Our services have often been copied, but never duplicated.”  If you have questions, or would like to discuss an auction or appraisal service, please contact our office. We welcome the opportunity to serve you.

Wilson’s Auction Sales, Inc. has been proudly serving the area’s Auction and Appraisal needs as Delaware’s leading auction company for over 50 years. Our expert staff includes professional, practicing auctioneers, ring men, clerks, and merchandise handlers, as well as qualified, friendly office and administrative personnel. In addition to two weekly auctions held at our facility, Wilson’s Auction Sales successfully conducts several specialty auctions throughout the year featuring Real Estate, Estate and Business Liquidations, Antiques, Automobiles, Low Digit Delaware License Tags, Jewelry, Coins, Farm and Construction Equipment, Horses, Horse Drawn Carriages & Tack, Restaurant Equipment, and more. As a licensed firearms dealer, we are able to effectively promote and sell firearms, while processing the required Federal and State paperwork efficiently in house.  Wilson’s Auction Sales is also well equipped to serve all of your appraisal needs. Our services are available for benefit and fund raising events.

Allow Wilson’s Auction Sales to accommodate all of your auction needs, and take advantage of our expertise and years of experience. Our marketing team will customize an advertising plan to maximize your return, using a combination of print publications, direct and electronic mailings to customers, web site postings, custom signs, and verbal announcements at regular events. Arrange for us to coordinate and conduct an auction on your site, or for our team to pick up your items to be displayed and sold at our facility.
Why choose us?  When you partner with Wilson’s Auction, you’ll quickly realize that we always treat our clients with respect and consideration.  We will pursue the best fair market return for the property of our clients.  We employ qualified auctioneers and staff.  We always maintain a respectful and hospitable outlook towards our clients and especially when working inside their homes.  Our skilled staff are trained in packing and careful handling of personal property items.  We provide an auction process that maximizes ease, understanding and convenience.
Multi-Lane Auto Auction held every Tuesday beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Over 50 years of experience providing professional appraisal services.
Trusts & Estates
We have a long history of working closely with individual estates, trusts and attorneys.  Working side by side with trust officers, administrators and executors to quickly and accurately attend to all the details required in proper handling of administrations, family divisions and dispersals.
Seniors and Baby Boomers who are downsizing, retiring or redefining their options of life and work often find the process overwhelming.  We can help guide you through the transition with expert advise and assistance.
Weekly Consignment Auction A public auction is held at our auction facility weekly beginning at 10:00 a.m., featuring Antiques, Glassware, Collectibles, Furniture (antique to contemporary), Guns, Jewelry, Coins, Lawn & Garden, Tools, Personal Property, and much more. This weekly auction event attracts hundreds of buyers to include dealers and general public.
Auction Preview
You can preview hundreds of color photos of auction merchandise online for our Saturday consignment sale.  These photos are uploaded for preview by Friday afternoon.
Order of sale for Saturday consignment Auction:
We start the backyard session at 10:00 a.m. with general merchandise such as tools; housewares; toys; lawn equipment; box lots; etc.
2:00 p.m. – Back gallery session – general glassware; tools; household items; general merchandise.
4:00 p.m(approx.). – Row session – general merchandise; toys; books; household; etc.
6:00 p.m. – Main gallery – antique glassware and collectibles; coins; jewelry; antique merchandise; artwork; etc.
8:30 p.m. – Furniture gallery – is filled with antique furniture; large appliances; modern furnishings such as bedroom; living and dining room suites; bookcases; entertainment centers; sofas; recliners; chairs; tables and more.
Note:  All times are approximate
Payment in full on the day of sale with cash, approved check, debit card or major credit card.  5% clerking fee on all sales which will be discounted entirely for customers paying with cash, approved check or debit card.
** Everything is sold “as is, where is”.  Once an item is sold, the buyer assumes full risk and responsibility for said items.*