All auctions held by ABA Associates are open to participation by members of the general public.
> Real-time online bidding
Bid in real-time online from wherever you are, using our online bidding service at:
Other ways to bid
> Absentee bidding
Leave an Absentee Bid using the Absentee Bidder Form. Your bids will be executed at the lowest price possible within your bidding limit. This service is complimentary.
> Telephone bidding
Leave instructions and bid on the phone on lots with an estimate of $500 or more. This service is complimentary. We will call you during the auction just before the lot comes up for sale.
Absentee Bidder/Telephone Bidding
A Buyer’s Premium of 17.6% (including GST) applies on the hammer price for absentee and telephone bid lots.
A Buyer’s Premium 20.6% (including GST) applies on the hammer price on lots bought via our online platform. To avoid this additional fee you can place an absentee bid.
Payments can be made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard), EFTPOS, or via direct deposit to our account. There are no credit card fees.
Collection of Purchases
All collections must be by appointment.
As a Member of the Auctioneers & Valuers Association of Australia (AAVA), we adhere to the strictest ethical standards. All sale proceeds are deposited in the Company’s Trust Account and net proceeds promptly paid to vendors on completion of sales.
Terms and Conditions
Auction Terms and Conditions
Additional Notes for Buyers (including notes on our cataloguing practice)