Forthcoming Sales

14 Oct 2020 10:00 to
15 Oct 2020 10:00

25 Nov 2020 10:00 to
26 Nov 2020 10:00

14 Jan 2021 10:00

Buying at Auction

Buying at Martel Maides Auctions is simple, easy and effective.

View our sales calendar or subscribe to our emails for details on our upcoming sales.

For details on upcoming lots, you can browse our catalogue online or request a catalogue. You can also register your lot interest and search our website for lots that may interest you.

Bidding at Auction

If you wish to bid in one of our sales, you must register beforehand. Your bidder registration can be recorded at reception in person, via email via our website or online at and .

We offer a number of ways of bidding at auction:

At the Vintage and Collectors Auctions

  • Bidding in person
  • Absentee bid - If you are unable to attend we can bid on your behalf. Fill out an absentee bid form (in person, over the telephone or email or fax it to us) with your maximum bid for that item, and contact us or view sales results online after the sale to see if you were successful. We will bid up to your maximum level on your behalf.
At the Fine Art Auctions


You pay price at the amount gavel fell to you (the hammer price) entering a binding contract, plus a buyer's premium (percentage of the final hammer price).

Buyers Premium flat rates of:

  • Fine Art 17.5%
  • Vintage and Collectors 17.5%
  • Wine 10%
  • Vehicle Registration Numbers 10%
  • Specialist sales may vary

Payment Arrangements

You will be contacted to let you know if your bidding was successful, you can also check by logging onto My Account, calling the office, or waiting to receive an invoice.

We accept bank transfers, bank drafts, cash, cheques and debit cards.

Collection and Shipping Arrangements

We are all too happy to help you arrange packing and shipping of your items through our trusted shippers or through contact with your preferred carrier.

All items from our auctions must be removed from the saleroom as soon as possible, preferably within 1 week, after which time storage charges may apply.

All items are purchase subject to Martel Maides Auctions Conditions of Sale, please see our Terms & Conditions for further details.