Buying at Auction

  1. Bidding

Bid using your bidding card for clear indication to the auctioneer that you wish to bid.

The highest Bidder shall become the Purchaser on the fall of the hammer.

The Auctioneer will note the highest bid and number of the highest bidder.

After the auction, present your Number to the desk and your invoice will be printed, noting all your lots and total payable including the buyer’s premium.

All payments to be made directly after the auction. Cash, EFTPOS, or Credit Card (credit card payments will incur a further charge of 4% on the total bill to cover charges incurred,)

No goods to be moved or removed before payment is made.

All goods to be removed on the day of the sale, or arrangements made for collection/delivery at an additional cost. All goods not collected by 11am after 4 working days will be sold to cover storage costs, at the buyer’s expense

Should any dispute arise, the Lot shall be put up for immediate resale, and the Auctioneer’s decision is final.

The Auctioneer may combine or divide Lots.

A bid authorises the Auctioneer to note and to execute the contract for that bid on behalf of the bidder and authorises the charge of any buyer’s premium.

The buyer is deemed to have inspected the goods and satisfied themselves that the goods are as described in the catalogue.

  1. Buyer’s Premium.

The purchaser accepts that in addition to the hammer or selling price The Auction House will apply a buyer’s premium of 13.05% on the hammer price together with GST on the commission only (total of 15% to the hammer price)

The combined sum shall be the total purchase price.

e.g.              A hammer price of                       $100.00

                   The buyer’s premium would be    $15.00

                   Total cost                                       $115.00

Download the Absentee Bidding form