Onsite Bidding

Bid onsite in person.

If you are interested in bidding onsite, you can do so by registering prior to the auction by clicking on the button below. You also have the option of registering onsite during the auction preview hours. For bidders whose registrations have been completed and accepted by RM Sotheby’s in advance, bidder credentials will be available for collection at the Bidder Registration desk onsite at the auction venue during the preview and auction hours.

General Bidding Requirements:

  1. Driver’s License or Passport Identification
  2. Bank Letter
  3. Copy of Dealer and Resale Tax Certificate (North American dealers)
Register to BID

Absentee Bidding

Unable to attend in person?

RM Sotheby’s offers absentee bidding to those who cannot attend our auctions. An RM Sotheby’s representative will bid for you on your chosen lot(s), starting with the lowest possible price, up to your pre-set maximum limit, until you have either won the lot(s) or your bid(s) has been surpassed.

You will need to:
  1. Select any lots that interest you.
  2. Set the maximum amount you want to bid on each lot.

General Bidding Requirements:

  1. Driver’s License or Passport Identification
  2. Bank Letter
  3. Copy of Dealer and Resale Tax Certificate (North American dealers)
Register to BID

Internet Bidding

Place bids online in real time through your web browser, smart phone, or tablet.

If you wish to bid from the comfort of your home or office, or while on the go, simply return to our website on the day of the auction and click the BID NOW button. Our website will allow you to live stream our auction and bid on the lot(s) you are interested in in real time. Those who are new to the bidding process are urged to register in advance of the sale, as they will be required to create an account with a username and password.

General Bidding Requirements:

  1. Driver’s License or Passport Identification
  2. Bank Letter
  3. Copy of Dealer and Resale Tax Certificate (North American dealers)
Register to BID

Telephone Bidding

Place your bids over the phone through an RM Sotheby's representative.

If you are unable to attend one of our auctions or would prefer to place your bid(s) while onsite over the phone, you can arrange to have an RM Sotheby’s representative call you to relay your bid(s) to the Auctioneer on your behalf.

You will need to provide:
  • Your phone number(s)
  • Your preferred language
  • The lot(s) that interest you (so that we can call you at the correct time)

General Bidding Requirements:

  1. Driver’s License or Passport Identification
  2. Bank Letter
  3. Copy of Dealer and Resale Tax Certificate (North American dealers)
Register to BID