Buyers Procedures,
Auction Day

Registering:

Download registration form.

  • Registering as a buyer is paramount, no bidding can take place without a confirmed ‘Bidders’ Number’ by law, refer to The South African Consumers Act of
  • Commission is 15% over and above the purchase price. The purchase price shall also be known as either the ‘Knock Down’, ‘Hammer Price’ or ‘Auction Price’.
  • Confirmation of some items referred to as STC’s (Subject to Confirmation) will be announced by the Auctioneer at the time of the Knock Down/Hammer Price, and confirmation of same will be done as speedily as possible
  • Questions or advice, please ask, nobody will be offended, no matter how trivial the question might seem. All droughts/queries should be clarified before commencing your bidding to eliminate any confusions
  • Remember, all your bid/ding is a legal contract and bound by law to be paid/settled by you! No exceptions will be tolerated

Bidding procedure:

  • Please feel free to address any questions, queries or ask advice from Sandhurst Military Auctioneers’ staff and/or representatives and the auctioneer on duty before the commencing of the Auction
  • As a registered bidder, you may then commence bidding once the Auction has been officially opened for bidding
  • Make eye contact with the auctioneer for him/her to acknowledge your bid, or hold your registered number high up to be seen
  • Call out your bid if necessary and attract the auctioneer’s and or floor assistant’s attention. Make yourself heard
  • Remove yourself from the bidding by shaking your head ‘no’ or saying “no” if the auctioneer turns your way
  • Remember, you are legally bound by your bid/s
How to bid at SMA

We try to make bidding and buying at our auction as straight forward as possible. Buying at SMA is as simple as these five steps:

1. Register...
2. Bid...
3. Buy...
4. Pay...
5. and Take Away

Contact Us

Sandhurst Military Auctioneers

Housed at
“The War Store”
18 Bolton Road
Parkwood
Johannesburg
011 268 6999

Alan Coleman
083 225 6729

Joe Vermaak
082 851 0285

email: schmidz@iafrica.com