All bidders must be registered and obtain a number before bidding.
Existing BMJ customers please note that your Bookshop account and Auction account are separate accounts. To bid at the auction online you will need to create an Auction account. If bidding in the room registration can be completed in person.
Buyer’s Premium of 22% (inclusive of GST) applies to the hammer price of all lots.
An absentee bid in writing on the appropriate form may be submitted, whether by email or in person, to the Auctioneer 12 hours before the commencement of a sale.
A request for a telephone bid may be made for any lot with a low estimate of at least $1,000 in writing on the appropriate form and may be submitted, whether by email or in person, to the Auctioneer 24 hours before the commencement of a sale. This service is offered as a convenience to prospective buyers. The Auctioneer will make all reasonable efforts to contact the prospective buyer before the commencement of the requested lot, however in no circumstance will the Auctioneer be held responsible for any error or failure to execute bids.
All bids, including absentee bids, must be made in the following increments (The Auctioneer reserves the right to direct the bidding at their discretion):
|AU $0||AU $99||AU $10|
|AU $100||AU $499||AU $20|
|AU $500||AU $999||AU $50|
|AU $1,000||AU $1,999||AU $100|
|AU $2,000||AU $4,999||AU $200|
|AU $5,000||AU $9,999||AU $500|
|AU $10,000||AU $19,999||AU $1,000|
|AU $20,000||AU $49,999||AU $2,000|
|AU $50,000||AU $99,999||AU $5,000|
|AU $100,000+||AU $10,000|
Payment & Collection
Unless otherwise arranged prior to the commencement of the auction, no purchases may be collected until the end of the sale. No purchases may be collected until paid for in full. All lots must be collected or shipping arranged within 7 days.
All payments must be made in Australian Dollars.
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Bank Transfer, EFT, Visa, Mastercard.
Surcharges: Visa and Mastercard: 1.3% (in person), 1.65% (online)
No surcharge for payments made in cash, bank transfer, or EFT. Cheques by prior arrangement only.