“Antique Arms and Jewels”

The company, founded by Michael Czerny and Germano Mancioli in 1999, is now one of the most important and respected companies in Europe, with thousands of lots described, photographed and sold every year. Located in Sarzana, a medieval town in the heart of Lunigiana, Czerny's International Auction House has recently inaugurated the new wing of its headquarters: auction room, new offices and new photographic studio. Our experts are available for the evaluation of your single items, or entire collections, from Monday to Friday (from 9.30 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 17.30) in Piazza Vittorio Veneto 13-19 in Sarzana, La Spezia. You can also contact our local agents or write to

Strengthened by the successes achieved internationally where it ranks as one of the most prestigious Auction Houses specialized in Antique Arms and Oriental Antiques, today Czerny's inaugurates the Czerny's Jewels whose auctions will be held in Milan each Spring and Autumn.
Prestigious antique and modern jewels and silverware that have ennobled the past and present everyday life will complement the most important collections of antique arms and armour that have made Czerny's famous all over the world.

The new department dedicated to jewels and silverware is aimed at collectors, professionals and private customers by offering a careful selection of objects of high goldsmithing and jewelry, gold or silver necklaces, precious stones, diamonds, pearls and antique and modern silverware to a continuously growing market. The jewels and silverware present will be subjected to a careful selection based on the integrity and originality of the piece, the quality and beauty of the object as well as its historical and artistic interest.
The care in the choice of the proposed jewels and silverware is guaranteed by the seriousness and reliability that has characterized the Czerny's International Auction House since 1999.
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Collector's jewels.
The Italian ancient weapons market capital is Sarzana. That's where collectors gather to attain Italian, but also French, Russian, Japanese and Turkish, masterpieces. Since 1999, Czerny's have been dealing exclusively in edged weapons, firearms, armours, helmets, documents and anything that was used in battles. Czerny's are one of a kind in Italy: they are the only auction house exclusively devoted to ancient weapons, i.e. the ones that date before 1890, as defined by the law. Their competitors are Christie's, Sotheby's, and Bonhams.
It's a niche business, which, nonetheless, draws a large number of regulars from all over the world. They gather, twice a year, at the Fortezza Firmafede or at the Teatro Civico in Sarzana, where Czerny's, the only auction house specialized in ancient weapons, have their premises.
Monthly - Bloomberg Finanza Mercati

Weapons, romances, shots and quotations. Chisels, inlays and nielloings make pistols, shotguns and sabres real masterpieces, much sought-after for their fineness and the stories of duels and nobility they tell. They are auctioned at Czerny's, in Sarzana. This auction house is a reference point in Europe, and among their clients are Arab princes, royal families and international museums such as the Metropolitan Museum in New York and the Musèe de l'Armèe in Paris. That explains their record sales.


A sharp investment. Armours, shotguns and ancient sabres are auctioned at Czerny's auction house in Sarzana. Local or exotic, what matters is that they all have a story to tell. Ancient weapons belong to a varied niche market, which, nonetheless, satisfies collectors' curiosity and passion with good quality works.
MF - Milano Finanza