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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers [1982- ]

January 1, 1982

ECA Control Number: 22358

Record Level: Listing

Record Type: Auction house

Auction House Name: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers


Founded: 1982

Closed/Acquired: n/a

Location(s): 1338 W Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60607


“Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation’s foremost fine art auction houses, has been providing exceptional service and achieving record prices since 1982. With more salerooms in the United States than any other auction house, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers conducts over 60 auctions annually in categories such as fine jewelry and timepieces, contemporary art, 20th century design, rare books, furniture, decorative arts and more. The firm has salerooms and business offices in Palm Beach, Naples, Scottsdale, Denver, Milwaukee, Saint Louis and Chicago but serves a global client base through its position at the forefront of technology.

About Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

In 1982, Leslie Hindman founded her eponymous auction house in Chicago, Illinois, and within a few years it grew to be the largest auction house in the Midwest and one of largest in the country. The company has conducted many significant and highly publicized auctions, including sales of memorabilia from the historic Comiskey Park and Chicago Stadium, property from the Caribou Ranch and Recording Studio, and the personal property from such renowned estates as Arthur Rubloff, Mrs. Robert R. McCormick, the Potter Palmer families, and Dole heiress Elizabeth F. Cheney.The firm is also a founding partner of Bidsquare, a live auction platform formed by six leading auction houses, and owns a proprietary online bidding platform, LHLive, as well as LH Exchange, an e-commerce site specializing in high-end designer furniture and decorative arts.

As a result of the firm’s outstanding reputation, it was acquired by Sotheby’s in 1997. Since reopening in 2003, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has handled the Estates of Lilly Pulitzer, Leona Helmsley, Dr. Paul J. Vignos Jr., Betsy Pickering Kaiser, Carol H. and Richard M. Levin, Rita Dee Hassenfeld, the collections of Ralph Esmerian, the Gary Pepper collection of Elvis Presley memorabilia and many more. The auction house, which currently conducts more than 60 auctions a year has expanded to include six regional offices in Denver, Milwaukee, Naples, Palm Beach, Scottsdale and St. Louis.”

Citation: “About > Overview.”  Leslie Hindman Auctioneers website.  Updated unknown.  Accessed May 28, 2017.  http://www.lesliehindman.com/leslie-hindman-auctioneers/company-overview



2017 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, “American and European Art – sale #501”, May 24.
2012 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, “Sale”, September 24.
2012 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, “Sale”, May 2.
2011 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, “Sale”, September 11.
2007 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, “Sale”, April 29.
2006 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL, “Sale”, September 11.



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