Buying at Auction

Bid with ease and confidence. Whether you’re attending a live auction at our Portsmouth saleroom or joining us online from anywhere in the world, bidding at Bray & Co. is simple and secure.

Create an Account

Your user portal is the place for all bidding-related activity. Register for auctions, place bids, request condition reports, track favorite items and more. To get started, go to Login at the top right of your screen or click the button below.

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Register to Bid

Registration is required for each auction you participate in. You can register online through the Auction page on our website or in person at our saleroom. A valid government-issued ID and credit card are required for in-person registration.

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Ways to Bid

Our live auctions are held on the waterfront in historic downtown Portsmouth. If you are unable to attend in person, you can place bids online, by telephone or by submitting an absentee bid form. Our sales are open to the public and there is no obligation to bid.

Live Online

Bid Live Online through our website or app. Simply choose a sale from our Auction page and register through your Bray & Co. account. Login on the day of the auction to follow the action and place your bids in real time.

Telephone Bid

Register to bid by telephone. On the day of the sale, a Bray & Co. representative will call you and place bids at your request live during the auction. Contact [email protected] for a telephone bid form.

Absentee Bid

Leave a confidential absentee bid in advance of the auction. On the day of the sale, the auctioneer will execute the bid on your behalf at the lowest price possible according to reserves and competing bids. Contact [email protected] for an absentee bid form.