The Benefit Shop

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Why choose The Benefit Shop?
By offering two ways to convert estate treasures, TBS turns estate liquidation into a winning, fail-safe combination. We pride ourselves in finding new homes for treasured items by matching buyers with sellers and inviting a worldwide audience to participate in the process.

The Benefit Shop holds weekly auctions of donations and consignments for charity.  Estimated prices are subjective—buyers will make the final determination as to the actual value—so your lots will always start low and always sell at market value.


How does The Benefit Shop Foundation consistently draw a worldwide audience?
TBS auctions are featured and advertised on four platforms including: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Estate Sales, AuctionZip, and eBay as well as social media such as:  Google+, Facebook, GoDaddy, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YES, and local papers including The Arts & Antiques Weekly.


I won an item, how do I arrange shipping?​

Congratulations on winning your new item! To arrange for shipping we have a compiled list of shippers that are available for you to arrange. Please remember that items must be picked up within 10 days from the date of the auction. Our compiled list of customer recommended  shippers are found in the EMAIL of your invoice below the Customer Pick-Up section.


I own a business, how do I get the tax taken off?

Please download the ST-120 Form which can be found under the Downloadable Forms tab. When submitting, please email the completed form as well as a photo of your resale certificate to auctions@thebenefitshop.org . Please make sure all photos are clear and writing is legible.

NOTE: For faster processing, please subject your email Resale Documents Invoice #


I don't live in New York. Do I have to pay the sales tax?

As per NYS Department of Taxation and Finance notice TB-ST-155: "New York State Sales Tax is applied if tangible personal property is delivered to or transferred to the possession of a purchaser's agent, representative, employee or a private or contract carrier hired by a purchaser. The location of transfer determines if sales tax is due regardless of the ultimate destination of the merchandise."


Upcoming Auctions

December 16 Red Carpet

December 16 , 2020

Online and Phone Bid

All bids starting at $1.
Premium collections of antique, mid-century modern, brand furnishings, sterling, china, crystal, jewelry and fine art. ​​


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November 24 Top Shelf Auction

November 24, 2020

Online Only

All bids starting at $1.
Top resource for interior decor, home furnishings, decorative accessories, tabletop decor, artwork, carpets, lighting, estate finds and more.


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December 2 Odds N Ends

December 2, 2020

Online Only
​All bids starting at $1.
Top resource for interior decor, home furnishings, decorative accessories, tabletop decor, artwork, carpets, lighting, estate finds and more.


January 20 Social Secretary Duchess of Windsor/Metz Estate

January 20, 2021

Online and Phone bid

All bids starting at $1.

Janine Metz lived with the Duke and Duchess of Windsor in their Manhattan penthouse, and travelled among their homes in London, Paris, Windsor and Villa in the Bois de Boulogne. Her life was among the royalty and aristocrats around the globe. Her estate includes a multitude of unique collections; chinoiserie, English silver, netsukes, garden statuary, historical ephemera, fine art, decorative arts, collectibles and miniatures. The Benefit Shop Foundation is honored to auction the entire contents of her Westchester, Ny Estate.

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December 9 Holiday Jewelry

December 9, 2020

Online Only and Phone Bid
​All bids starting at $1.
Holiday specialty auction featuring jewelry from Chanel, Van Cleef, Hermès, and more. Estate, antique and vintage jewelry from Paris, London, Manhattan, and more. No Reserves.