Bid in Person

Join us on auction day to register to bid at our gallery. A credit card and valid driver’s license is required for all bidders at the time of registration. Please note that Friday and Saturday sales take place at our Magazine Street Gallery and Sunday sales take place at our Carondelet Gallery.

Absentee and Telephone Bidding

We offer confidential Absentee and Telephone bidding for clients who are unable to attend the auction. First-time bidders must agree to our Terms and Conditions and submit our Absentee/Phone Bid Form via this link. Bids may also be submitted via fax to 504-617-6431 or 504-897-3808. Click here for printable form.

Online Bidding

All online bidders are required to submit our Online Bidding Approval Form to complete the online registration process. Bids and registrations for online bidding submitted after the deadline are not considered. Approvals are subject to Neal Auction Company’s discretion. Please refer to your Liveauctioneers or Invaluable account to confirm approval.

All Liveauctioneers and Invaluable bidding requests are subject to Neal Auction Company’s approval. Factors that may affect your approval include:

  1. 1. We are unable to verify your contact information
    2. Your online account is less than 3 months old
    3. You have been approved for less than 100 online auctions
    4. You have open disputes on your account
    5. You have a history of late payments
    6. You have submitted an incomplete approval form

Should any of these apply to you, please register to bid using our Absentee/Phone Bid Form.

Buyer’s Premiums

In person and absentee/phone bidders agree to pay a buyer’s premium in the amount of 25% of the hammer price on each lot up to and including $200,000, plus 15% of the hammer price greater than $200,000. For payments made by cash, check or wire transfer within 15 days of the auction, the buyer’s premium shall be discounted 3% of this 25%.

Online bidding is available at a buyer’s premium in the amount of 28% of the hammer price. A cash discount is not available for purchases made online.

For more information, please see our Terms and Conditions of Sale.


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