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14 April 2019


We are very pleased to announce that we have joined forces with Catawiki, a renowned online auction platform for buying and selling antiques and collectibles. 


IMS mission is to preserve history while allowing the public to enjoy original vintage photographs as collectibles, we always aim to find new venues to provide customers with access to these photos - all originating from some of the foremost press photo archives in Europe. 

The market for vintage press photographs has been growing over the last few years as more people are starting to appreciate the unique value of press photos and their historical significance.

IMS is excited to provide this opportunity to all the photography enthusiasts out there and give them the chance to bid on the most valuable photographs from our archives.


Catawiki is a proven and trusted platform used by thousands of eCommerce users every week. Catawiki has access to very talented experts in different categories that ensure that only high-quality items are offered in each auction.

In combination with Catawiki’s innovative marketplace, we are able to offer truly extraordinary value to the end-user.

For every auction, The IMS team selects only highly curated material from our archives and presents it to even more collectors around the world thanks to Catawiki and their marketplace.

We created a specially customized auction that gives people the possibility to own a real valuable vintage press photo with certified provenance.


Our hope is for collectors and photography enthusiasts to be able to buy and enjoy our product, while still helping us preserve history!


About IMS

IMS Vintage Photos aims at preserving historical press photos through an innovative digitization process and gives access to the public to the original authentic press archive photographs for an affordable price.


About Catawiki

Catawiki was founded in 2008 as an online community for collectors and has been working with rare antiques for many years now. 


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