Buyer's Premium

Essex Auction and Estate Services charge 18% Buyer's Premium for telephone bidders, 21% for bidders from LiveAuctioneers and Invaluable, and 24% for bidders from Epai Live.

Payment and Shipping

We accept credit cards(MasterCard, Visa, & Discover), cash and wire transfer. All payments or settlements shall be made in US dollars, buyers shall only collect the lots after full payments are made. Should payments be made by check or draft, lots will only be released after bank clearance. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN 10 DAYS OF THE AUCTION. If you fail to pay within 20 days, we will charge your credit card the total amount on your invoice. 

We offer in-house shipping services, through Swift Shipper. For more information, please email

Telephone Bidding

Please call our office at 781-352-3804 to register for phone bidding. Please note, you may be required to provide your full name, address, contact information and  credit card information in order to validate your registration. Our staff will call you approximately 5 lots prior to the lots that you have registered.

Online Bidding

Essex Auction and Estate Services provides three online bidding platforms. | |


Selling at Essex Auction and Estate Services is very easy. Please follow this procedure:

  • Take a photo and write a short description for each of your consignments.
  • Email your photos, descriptions and any other information you may have, such as provenance, purchase receipt and sale report, to
  • In the email, please also indicate your full name and contact information.
  • Our specialist will take a look and contact you within few days.