How to bid

Depending on the kind of auction you want to bid in (classic auction vs. online auction) you have the following options to place a bid:


Participate live in the auction as a floor bidder (classic auctions only)

We look forward to welcoming you in person at our classic auctions. Purchase your favourite lots directly on the floor.

Submit your absentee bids in writing prior to the auction (classic and online auctions)

You may submit pre-auction bids in writing according to our absentee bid instructions. Simply complete the Absentee Bid Form, sign it and send it back.

Submit absentee bids online on our website (classic and online auctions)

Our website offers the convenient option of placing pre-auction bids on the lots you selected. Keep track of your activities at all times with your online bid list.

Participate live in the auction as a telephone bidder (classic auctions only)

Register in advance as a telephone bidder for your selected lots and participate live in a classic auction.

Place your bids live in the auction as an online bidder (classical and online auctions)

View our auctions from anywhere in the world. Livestreaming a classic auction will even put you in the middle of the action. Register in advance and place your bids live with a mouse-click.