You can contact us by phone (204-477-5353) or email (, at least two hours before the start of the applicable auction.

You can also leave an absentee bid thru:

We also accept live internet bidding thru:

If you were to leave the highest “absentee” bid for piece ‘X’ at $200.00, the auctioneer will take the $200 bid into the live auction and the members of the audience will bid against the $200 until:

1. such time that it is surpassed by another bidder, or

2. the competing members of the audience fall short of your $200 bid in which case yours will be the winning bid by no more and no less than 1 full bidding increment- i.e. if the bidding starts at $25 and is increasing in increments of $10 and the opposing bidding ends at $55, yours will be the winning bid at $65 plus a 10% buyer’s premium, any applicable Canadian taxes and all shipping and handling charges.


All hammer prices and “absentee” bids must be paid in Canadian dollars.

All hammer prices are subject to a 10% buyers premium, any applicable Canadian taxes, and all shipping and handling charges.

All bidders are expected to exercise ‘due diligence’ prior to bidding. We can assist with inspection of items of interest where requested, and provide images on request. Dominion Auctions is not responsible for any mistakes or omissions. We encourage out of town bidders to engage a qualified third party, at the bidders expense, to provide or verify condition reports prior to bidding.

Items are not sent out on approval. We describe items to the best of our ability. All items are sold ‘as is’ ‘where is’ with no warranties expressed or implied. All hammer prices are final and non- refundable.

Dominion Antiques reserves the right to reject an “absentee” bid from any party for any reason.

As a method of payment: ONLY money transfers, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Visa and MasterCard numbers will NOT be shared with a third party.


We ship exclusively through UPS. We instruct them to ship as cheaply as possible, with insurance at purchase price unless instructed otherwise.  For approximate price quotes please call them directly: Phone(204) 504-9626

All pieces will be shipped within 14 working days of payment and confirmation of shipping address.
Purchasers are welcome to make arrangements for local pick up.