Services We Offer

Public Auction Sales

Private Treaty Sales

Expert Appraisals

Museum Collection and Archival Management

Private Collection Development

Public Lectures & Symposia

Handsome, Scholarly Auction Catalogues

Who We Are:

Kestenbaum & Company is a New York City based boutique auction house dedicated to the sale of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Ceremonial and Fine Art. With over twenty-five years in the auction business, Kestenbaum & Company is particularly renowned for its expertise in the fields of Hebraica and Judaica. Top collectors, specialized dealers, museum curators and acquisition directors around the world rely on Kestenbaum's expertise and value its discretion and integrity. Kestenbaum & Company is one of the largest niche auction house in the United States having sold to date over 40,000 lots at auction of rare and antique Judaica.

Contact Us

  • Buying

    We have quarterly sales dedicated to the sale of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Autographed Letters, Ceremonial and Fine Art. For more information on how to participate click here.
  • Appraisals

    Kestenbaum & Company is pleased to offer appraisals of individual items or entire collections for insurance, estate, charitable or other purposes. Please contact us for further details.
  • Selling

    We would be glad to offer advise regarding potential consignments. For information regarding the consignment process from first e-mail through receiving your payment, please click here.


In The News

  • Nov 09, 2020
    The Canadian Jewish Record
    A rare cache of historic documents from Canada’s storied Hart family, among the first Jews to settle in what became Canada, is coming up for auction on Nov. 12 in New York. The 60 legal documents ...
  • Jul 10, 2020
    Menachem Wecker
    Among the offerings slated for sale in the July 21 Kestenbaum & Company Judaica auction are several objects that speak directly to current concerns even if they’re more than 150-years-old. They ...
  • Jan 20, 2020
    Dolce Magazine
    In Monroe’s possession when she died, the menorah is an item that brings together Judaism with the Golden Age of Hollywood. On Nov. 7, niche New York City-based auction house Kestenbaum & ...