How to Bid

Your guide to seamless bidding at Salcedo Auctions
How to Bid at Salcedo Auctions
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Art of Bidding
Bidding at an auction is more than just raising a paddle—it’s about passion, precision, and timing. With Salcedo Auctions, you’re not only participating in a transaction but becoming part of an age-old tradition. We streamline the process for both newcomers and seasoned bidders, providing a comprehensive guide to navigate our auctions. Join us and experience the exhilaration of live bidding at the Philippines’ premier auction house, where every bid tells a story.
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How it Works

Dive into the captivating world of Salcedo Auctions by participating in our esteemed auctions. The process is straightforward: create an account, register for your chosen auction, and place a deposit. Upon successfully creating an account on our website, you can easily register for bidding in any auction by clicking the ‘Register to Bid’ button on the auction of your choice.

How to Bid - Create an Account
Create an Account

Create your profile and unlock full access to our comprehensive auction platform.

How to Bid - Register for an Auction
Register to Bid for an Auction

Select from our curated offerings and ensure your participation by registering in advance.

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Place a Deposit

Confirm your intent and guarantee your participation by placing a refundable deposit.

We kindly request our clients to place a refundable deposit to confirm their participation in the auction. This deposit can be deducted from any winnings they acquire. If you are unable to win an item at auction, rest assured that your deposit will be reimbursed to your account precisely one week after the auction. The refund will be processed using the same payment method initially used.
Multiple Ways to Bid
Live Auctions

Salcedo Auctions invites everyone to participate in our auctions and bid for items that captivate their interests.

However, for those unable to attend our live auctions in person, we offer a variety of convenient avenues for bidding—ensuring a seamless and delightful buying experience.

In Person

Experience the thrill of bidding in a stunning venue nestled in the fashionable heart of Makati City.

Register through our website or visit our saleroom a few days before the auction to secure your bidding paddle. On the auction day, simply join the audience and raise your bidding paddle when your desired lot is announced and bid for success!

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Online Bidding

Our website provides an online bidding platform that allows you to observe real-time bids from the comfort of your home or anywhere around the world.

To participate in online bidding, set up an account through our website. Afterward, register for the auction that you are interested in.

Approximately 15 minutes before the auction begins, you can access the online saleroom by clicking the ‘Join Auction’ button.

Telephone Bidding

If you prefer to bid by telephone, a Salcedo Auctions staff member can contact you directly from the saleroom and bid on your behalf.

For telephone bidding, set up an account through our website and register for the auction you are interested in. Afterward, find the lot of your choice, click ‘Place Bid’, and select the ‘Call Me’ option.

We encourage our clients to submit phone bids at least three (3) hours before the auction starts. Please keep in mind that adjustments and submissions on the day of the auction will be handled with our best efforts. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Absentee Bidding

By leaving an absentee bid, a Salcedo Auctions staff member will bid on your behalf directly from the saleroom.

After registering for the auction you are interested in, find the lot of your choice, click ‘Place Bid,’ click ‘Place Bid,’ and enter your maximum bid amount.

Remember that your absentee bid is exclusive of the buyer’s premium. Rest assured that our team will do their best to secure the item for you at the lowest price possible.

Bid from Anywhere
Online Auctions

Our online bidding platform provides an exceptional bidding experience to all clients, showcasing the auctioned lots in real-time from the comfort of your home or anywhere around the world.

How to Bid - Online Auction
Bidding Online

To register for an online auction, log in to your account, register for your chosen auction, and place a deposit.

For the best bidding experience, please ensure you have a stable internet connection, and your device is in proper working condition.

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