There are no restrictions as to who may sell at auction.
Before the sale
Items may be brought to our offices during working hours, by appointment. Alternatively a home visit can
Consigning your goods
Sellers are provided with a full receipt for all items consigned for
sale. Your name address and telephone number are recorded on an Agency
Agreement Form together with the reserve price set and agreed expenses
and charges. You will be asked to sign this document as your contract
with ABA Associates.
A reserve is the minimum price at which you are prepared to sell an
item. If you are unsure as to what figure to place as a reserve one
of our valuers will be pleased
to advise you, to ensure the best possible results are achieved.
Acceptance of entries
Entries are accepted until 18 days prior to the next suitable auction
date. The early delivery of items ensures ample time for description
and inclusion within the catalogue.
All items consigned for sale are covered by our insurance.
A selling commission of
15% commission is charged. GST is applicable on the commission.
After the sale
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.
An account sale listing the result of each lot sold for the vendor is
forwarded within 10 days of the auction. The statement also details
the auction commission and any other charges that have been incurred.
Payment is made by cheque drawn on ABA Associates’ Trust Account,
providing full payment has been received from the buyer of each lot.