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At RBA, we care about the objects we handle. We care about their survival for future generations. Whether it is a private family heirloom, a historical artifact, or a large institutional collection, we realize these objects are important to you, our clients. Therefore, they are important to us.


RBA is COMMITTED to providing the highest quality of service. We are COMMITTED to meeting deadlines and to following specifications. We are COMMITTED to doing whatever it takes to get the job done. At RBA, we build relationships beginning with the first estimate and continuing long after the shipment is completed.


Private, Personal, Professional Service
RBA respects your privacy. All of our employees sign non-disclosure agreements and safeguards are in place to assure your information remains confidential. You and your collection are handled with the utmost respect. We guarantee that your objects are handled in a safe and professional manner.


Pricing at RBA is competitive. The company considers your needs, your budget, and your schedule. We work with you to find a solution.











Established in 1987, RBA reflects the broad experience of its founder, Racine Berkow, the former head registrar of a major New York City museum. Ms. Berkow was a founding member and a regional officer of the Registrar’s Committee of the American Association of Museums. She is the author of the chapter on "International Shipping" in the Museum Registration Methods textbook, published by The American Association of Museums. For many years, Berkow served as chairperson of the membership committee of ICEFAT (International Conference of Exhibition and Fine art Transporters). Ms. Berkow is presently a member of Arttable, Inc., the Women Presidents Organization, and the contemporary art committees of DIA and the American Friends of the Israel Museum. Berkow holds a BFA from Ohio State University and certificates in Air Cargo Transport and Customs Brokerage from The World Trade Institute.