Your Gibson’s Specialist will provide an auction estimate and guide you through the next steps.
Your item will be expertly catalogued and marketed globally to ensure your items receive the best possible result at auction.
Jennifer Gibson, Founder & CEO, and her team offer a wealth of industry experience with a focus on strong client relationships. All of Gibson’s consultants and senior specialists have gained experience with leading Australian and international auction houses, ensuring that our clients receive the most up to date market advice.
Gibson’s hosts a curated selection of sales seasonally and throughout the year, in addition to the special sales of single owner private collections. Established in 2018, we have become a leading competitor in the Australian and international auction industry, presenting rare collections and individual pieces to a worldwide market.
FAQ's | Selling with Gibson's
What does Gibson’s sell?
Gibson’s is a multi-departmental auction house. We have specialists across all areas of collecting including Australian & International Art, Chinese & Asian Works of Art, International Decorative Arts, Furniture, Australian History, Jewellery & Watches and Luxury & Designer. Learn more about each department below.
If we are unable to assist you with your valuation or enquiry, we will certainly know someone who can.
What is your commission rate?
Standard vendor commission rate is 17.5% + GST. Unlike some auction houses, Gibson’s commission rate is inclusive of all services – insurance, handling, storage, cataloguing, research, photography and marketing. Commission only applies to items that have sold. If your good(s) are unsold there is no fee to you.
How to I transport my goods to Gibson’s?
You are welcome to deliver in person, at a suitable time arranged with a Gibson’s staff member. For larger items, we have a list of suggested carriers, available here. Cartage costs are borne by the vendor.
When will payment be made?
Payment is made 21 business days after an auction. Funds are paid by Electronic Funds Transfer into your nominated bank account and you will also receive a Settlement Statement detailing all payments and deductions made by Gibson’s auctions.
What about unsold items?
Our specialists are happy to work with you in the case of unsold goods.
Gibson’s can re-offer unsold lots in future suitable sales at reduced estimates agreed to by the vendor.
Return to Vendor
If you would prefer to collect your unsold item, simply arrange a time with your specialist.
On the vendor’s approval, Gibson’s are happy to donate unsold items to a preferred charity.