Smalls Auctions

Bidding Information

All you need to know

Internet bidders are required to register online prior to bidding on our sales so that Smalls Auctions can confirm their bidding status. This is done through the ‘Register to Bid’ link.

Room bidders for live auctions are required to provide Photo Identification and complete a Registration Form before they will be permitted to bid.

Subject to any reserve price the highest bidder on an item shall be the purchaser.

In the case of two identical bids on an item the first bid received will take precedence.

All purchases are subject to a 20% Buyer’s Premium on the hammer price.

The Buyer’s Premium includes tax incurred for our service under the Australian G(oods) & S(ervices) T(ax), all Credit Card or Paypal surcharges and, the service charge of Invaluable who host our Internet Auctions.

The Buyer’s Premium does not include any other charges which may be incurred by an overseas buyer on their importation of an item or items.

Taxes, Duties and Customs Charges that apply in the country of delivery are the express responsibility of the buyer.

Please notify us before shipping if you require a specific description on the outside of the package for customs purposes.

Additional standard freight charges apply as per our listed schedule.

A table of bidding increments for our sales is shown below.

Buyer's Premium on all purchases is a standard 20.0% and is inclusive of the Australian G(oods) & S(ervices) T(ax) on our service, all Credit Card & Paypal surcharges & Invaluable Auction charges.