Absentee & Telephone
For absentee bids, Donington will bid on your behalf and attempt to purchase the lot for you at the lowest price, allowing for other bids and reserves, up to your pre-submitted maximum bid. The absentee bid form is available to download by clicking Absentee Bidding Form.
For telephone bids, we will contact you during the sale, and a saleroom representative will bid live with you over the phone. Bid amounts do not include buyer’s premium and applicable sales tax. The telephone bid form is available to download by clicking Telephone Bidding Form.
Digital ‘Online’ Saleroom
If you wish to participate in our next auction using our new live bidding platform, please register 24 hours in advance of the sale and send through a copy of your ID. If you do not wish to bid, registration is not required to watch the auction.
Donigton Live – Buy Now
Donington’s ‘Buy Now’ feature offers unsold items from selected auctions online for up to 30 days after the auction date. These items are available to purchase at the reserve estimate, and this is the minimum amount for which we can sell the item/s.Note that no further negotiation on price can be made and that buyer’s premium, plus any relevant GST, will be added to the purchase price on your invoice.Following your successful purchase, you will receive an invoice by email shortly after.
Donington Live is an online bidding service created exclusively for Donington clients. Importantly there is no additional commission added for lots purchased via Donington Live, its free. Alternatively, if you bid via third party auction websites like Invaluable, Live-Auctioneers or The-Saleroom you will pay them an additional surcharge.
By registering with Donington Live, you can lodge your absentee bids, watch the auction and bid in real-time from anywhere in the world. Your Webb’s Live profile will offer the convenience of saved searches and lot alerts, multi-lot bidding and much more. It is recommended that you set up an online bidding account at least 24 hours prior to the auction.