Hess Fine Art

Fine Art, Auction, Watch and Antique Experts Since 1984.
1131 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (map)
(727) 896-0622 | 1-800-922-4377
Mon - Fri:10am - 6pm EST
Sat:10am - 3pm EST
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Hess Fine Art's online ratings are well deserved. Their customer service is fantastic. Brad S.
Buy Gold Diamonds Silver Jewelry Antiques Watches Cash Tampabay St Pete Florida

 

Hess Fine Auctions is the auction division of Hess Fine Art, Inc. We have been in the business of buying and selling fine art, artists estates, fine watches, decorative arts, estate jewelry and important collectibles for over 25 years.  We have been a leading online auctioneer since 1997 under the seller name of HessFineAuctions. You can choose from a wide variety of payment and shipping options for your convenience. Each individual item for sale contains detailed descriptions and many close up photos so you know exactly what you are bidding on. To ensure the greatest accuracy and highest customer satisfaction, we never edit our photos - what you see is what you get.

We offer a quality selection of fine watches and antique and is also the solution to all of your horology questions. Call us for any watch or timepiece information or to purchase a treasure from our collection. Choose from vintage and antique jewelry in platinum, 14kt and 18kt gold, silver, stainless steel, diamonds, fine gems, and more. We offer world class brand names such as Tiffany (with the famous blue box included!) and Cartier. All of our brand name items are genuine. We never sell replicas or fakes.

Live Auctions on Invaluable

Our next live auction on Invaluable is Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 5:00 PM EST. We are proud to be a member of Invaluable, a leading website specializing in millions of fine art, antiques, jewelry, vintage and collectible items worldwide. With Invaluable, you can enjoy the excitement of bidding live. You may also bid by phone (727.896.0622) or place an absentee bid in advance. Our team of dedicated staff is here to assist you, call 727.896.0622

 

Ebay
We have auctions every day on eBay where we have over 90,000 positive feedbacks with a 99.5+% rating with a total volume of over 45 million dollars since 1997. .We have sold more vintage watches on eBay than anyone in the world and are proud to have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, WORTH magazine, FORBES magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, and many other nationwide publications.

 

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: May I see an item in person before I bid?
A: Yes. For fastest service, call us at 727-896-0622 with the name of the website (eBay or LiveAuctioneers), item name(s), item number(s) you are interested in, and your expected arrival time. We will be happy to get your items ready for viewing before you arrive. Or just drop on by - but be aware that due to our huge selection of inventory, without advance notice it may take us a few minutes to get your item from our secure holding facilities. Enjoy our delicious free coffee while you wait.

Q: Do you offer free shipping?

A: No. With free shipping, you get what you pay for - thin envelopes and insufficient packing materials. Because we of the specialize in one-of-a-kind items, genuine luxury watches, original artwork, collectibles, and fine jewelry, we understand the importance of packing your valuables correctly. The utmost care is taken with your irreplaceable items. The cost of our items is not inflated to offer you fake "free shipping." Most of our online auctions start at $0.99 and have no reserve. There are no hidden costs. The price of our shipping accurately reflects the cost of a highly trained staff and quality packing materials. Shipping choices and costs are available in the auction listing.

Q: Do you offer combined shipping?

Yes. Please contact us before you pay. We can usually combine shipping for multiple items. To ensure the safety of the item, please note that often paintings, larger items, and items of disparate size or fragility cannot be combined. Contact us for details and we will be glad to go over your options.

Q: How will my item be packed?

A: All of our items are packed with high quality packing materials such as layers of Styrofoam peanuts, bubble wrap, and blank newsprint. Double boxing is used when needed.

Q: What security measures are in place?

A: Your winnings are stored, packed, and shipped under high resolution digital surveillance from multiple cameras. We take pride in our accurate descriptions and unedited photographs taken from multiple angles.

Q: What shipping options are available?

A: Choose from Federal Express (FedEx), United States Postal Service (USPS), United Parcel Service (UPS) or any shipper of your choice. We ship worldwide. Shipping choices are available in the auction listing.

Q: Do you offer free in-store pick ups?

Yes. Please notify shipping@hessfineart.com by email BEFORE you pay. After we have made the adjustment to your invoice, pay through the secure checkout system, print the receipt, and bring it into Hess Fine Art, 1131 4th Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701.
For fastest service when picking up your item(s), please call us at 727-896-0622 Ext 208 with the name of the website (eBay or LiveAuctioneers), item name(s), and item number(s) you will be picking up, and your expected arrival time. Without advance notice it may take us a few minutes to get your item from its secure location. We appreciate your patience.

Q: I have a shipping question about an item. I know you sell hundreds of items every day. What information do you need to help me as quickly as possible?

Please contact us at shipping@hessfineart.com or 727-896-0622 Ext 208 with the following details. We will be happy to assist you.

1) Name of the website your item is on - eBay or LiveAuctioneers.
2) Item number(s)
3) Item Name/ Title
4) Your name, phone number, email address.
5) Optional: Your bidder screen name.