Using our auctions

This is how you place a bid

  1. Register
    for free

    Register using Facebook or register using your email address.

  2. Place your bids from €1£1$1

    Place your bids on your favourite lots and win!

  3. Secure

    Select how you’d like to pay and submit your payment.

  4. Receive
    your item

    Items will be sent within 3 working days.

Here’s how it works

  • Place your bid

    When you successfully place a bid, the top of the bid block on the lot page will turn green. If you are outbid, it will turn red. We’ll let you know if this happens. Any bid you place is binding. If you win the lot, we'll send you an email to let you know.

  • Payment

    All payments are safe and secure. Bids placed exclude the 9% auction fee and shipping costs so please be aware of these added amounts when placing a bid. You can choose from several payment options.

  • Delivery and shipping

    Once your payment has been transferred, sellers are obliged to send their lot within 3 working days. Shipping costs (if applicable) are indicated in the lot descriptions.

The advantages of using Catawiki’s auctions

  • Special

    Place your bids on any of thousands of specially selected objects every week.

  • In-house

    Each of Catawiki's auctions is supervised by an expert. All experts are specialists in their fields and personally select the lots to be auctioned.

  • Seller

    You can read other buyers' reviews of our sellers.

  • Secure

    First, you transfer your payment. The seller then sends you your purchase within 3 working days. Shortly after, the seller will be paid.

Would you like to sell your items through our auctions?

More info on selling