Frequently Asked Questions


What is Collector’s Elite?

Collector’s Elite Auctions (CEA) is a specialty auction program powered by GunBroker. Collector’s Elite Auctions offers a catalog of the finest highly-desired firearms and collectibles from a curated list of professional sellers. Buyers will have the opportunity to bid on rare and historical firearms, NFA/Class 3 firearms, and a host of high-end items for elite collectors. The catalog can be viewed on but the items will be listed, bid on, and paid for on

How does Collector’s Elite Auctions differ from

Collector’s Elite limits auctions to luxury guns and high-end, highly-desired collectibles that are curated to ensure the best premier catalog available.

What items can I expect to see?

Items may include rare, hard-to-find guns, first-ever production runs, serial #1s, NFA/Class 3 firearms, custom engraved firearms, and historical pieces. Listings may also include other product categories such as related collectible militaria. Many items will be one-of-a-kind and only available here.

Who is eligible to view and bid on items?

The general public can view auction items online. To bid, the only requirement is an active account. Unlike many other luxury auction houses, there are no registration fees for bidders. If you don’t already have an account, please visit the Registration page.

How are fees different from auctions?

Collector’s Elite Items will have a 10% Buyer’s Premium fee. This fee is considerably lower than the Buyer’s Premium fees that other specialty auction houses charge.

Who do I contact if I have a question about an auction?

Click the “Ask a Seller a Question” link in the auction listing to speak with the seller.

Who do I contact if I have a question about my account?

If you have a question about your account, please open a support ticket.


What are the benefits of listing an item in the Collector’s Elite Auction program instead of a standard listing?

This premium program offers a catalog of curated, high-end auctions, with a unique, cost-effective structure tailored to enhance both buyer and seller experiences.

  • Expert Curation: Items are selected for Collector’s Elite Auctions by GunBroker’s network of expert sellers who specialize in hard-to-find items.
  • Exclusive Selection: Access to rare and sought-after pieces that are often hard to find in the market.
  • Extended Visibility: All auctions receive a two-week preview period before live bidding begins, followed by a two-week auction duration to maximize exposure.
  • Marketing Support: Each auction benefits from promotional, editorial and advertising support provided by GunBroker’s seasoned marketing team, ensuring optimal reach and visibility.

Can any item be sold in Collector’s Elite?

High-end dealers and collectors are invited to take advantage of this opportunity to showcase their exemplary pieces to a dedicated and passionate audience powered by GunBroker technology. Firearms would include items like the Colt Boa, “pencil-barrel” GLOCKs, NFA/Class 3, custom engraved firearms, and historical pieces.

Items are not limited to firearms; we will consider collectibles, vehicles, artwork, and other high-end items. Items that are appropriate for the program will be considered.

How are fees different from GunBroker auctions?

Collector’s Elite items will have a 10% Buyer’s Premium fee paid by the buyer. This fee is considerably lower than the Buyer’s Premium fees that other luxury goods auction houses charge. All standard seller fees apply.

How do I get an item listed within the Collectors Elite program?

If you have items that may be appropriate for inclusion in the Collectors Elite program, please complete this form for consideration. A representative from the Collectors Elite staff will review the submission to determine if it is a good fit for the program and will be in contact with you.