We organize your entire auction process, including registering you for a sale, attending an auction on your behalf and handling all of the subsequent stages of the transaction. Our aim is to save you from the red tape of auctions while protecting you from a false step.
An independent buyer at a sale must register for each new auction separately, going through the tedious verification process again and again. He or she must confirm not only their ability to pay, but also that there funds have not been acquired through unlawful means. Many auction houses have their own requirements regarding documentation, and oftentimes different departments of a single auction house in different cities may require different documents to be submitted. It can take several weeks for this process to be completed. Our clients, however, are freed from this pile of paperwork- our long-standing relationship with many auction houses means that we can simplify the registration process and make it the same for all auctions. By allowing us to handle all of your paperwork, you can even take part in any auction at the last minute.
How, exactly, would you like to take part in an auction? The most enjoyable option is for us to bring you privately to the main hall of our Club, where you can settle yourself comfortably in front of a video screen and watch a live broadcast of the sales in the auction room. You can take part in the auction yourself, if you wish, by telephone. A personal manager from our agency will assist you. If a visit to our premises is not in your plans, the manager will simply ring you during the auction and tell you how things are progressing over the phone, and pass on your bid to the auction room. Finally, you can place an absentee bid. In this case, we will not bother you while the auction is taking place. Instead, a manager will bid for lots at your instruction, having established a maximum beforehand. This is convenient if the sale you wish to participate in takes place on the opposite side of the world. Working on your behalf, we act professionally and exclusively in your interests. If necessary, we can even give you complete anonymity. We remain level-headed and know the auction process inside out.
In some cases, we can help with post-auction purchases. Sometimes, lots that did not sell at auction can be bought afterwards at an even more attractive price.