Buying at Doyle



Register to Bid 

You can register to bid online or in person by creating an account and providing a government-issued proof of identity. A bank reference may be required to increase your bid limit. For additional information or questions, please contact our Bids Department at 212-427-4141, ext 206.

Once you have an account, you can register for sales in advance online or in person.

You are able to place your bids using the following methods:

In person

Experience the excitement of a live auction! We invite you to bid in person with a paddle in our saleroom. For information, please email 


Absentee Bids

Enter your absentee bids directly into the online catalogue until 8AM on the morning of the sale. For information on Absentee Bids, please email


BidLive! Online Bidding
Use your computer or mobile device to place bids in real time as the auction progresses with our online bidding platform, BidLive! Read More.


Telephone Bids

Your completed Telephone Bid Form must be received by 4pm on the evening before the Auction. Download the Telephone Bid Form here.


We are available to guide you through the entire bidding process and answer any questions you may have. Please contact us at