ratisbon's helps you find treasures you will love!
We offer exciting premium items in our regular auctions, with fresh catalogues every month providing a unique selection of antiques. We prefer a personalised customer relationship and are happy to assist in building up your lifetime collection.
Why we are different to other auctioneers and dealers?
BECAUSE WE LOVE WHAT WE DO!
How it works
SIGN UP YOUR ACCOUNT
Bidding at auction is easier than you think. Sign up your account with us today! No setup fees or monthly fees. Signing up will allow you to view all auction results and access to our auction's archive providing hundred thousands or high-quality photographs.
To participate in an auction, we require you to register to bid. You will only have to register once and it will allow you to bid in all upcoming auctions. Rlease click here to learn more about how to register to bid.
ratisbon’s offers two types of auctions. LIVE AUCTIONS and TIMED AUCTIONS:
1. LIVE AUCTIONS
As in an auction room, all lots are called up one after the other and you can place your bids without being limited by a countdown. Live bidding will only be possible on the one lot up for auction.
“GOING ONCE! GOING TWICE! FAIR WARNING!” will warn you that your desired lot is about to get
sold. Any new bid will stop this procedure and allow any bidder to place a new bid.
You don’t have to be online on the day an auction ends. Place your absentee bid for one week prior to
the end or at any time on the day the auction ends. We will bid on your behalf when your lot is about
to get called for auction.
2. TIMED AUCTIONS
Timed auctions are very similar to auctions on eBay. Place your bids online for the one week of the
auction which is conducted using a countdown and which will indicate for how long bids are accepted.
You can select a maximum bid to make sure you don’t get outbid on your desired item.
On the day an auction ends, it will start to close from 2 pm (Central European Time) and lots are
closed progressively from that time in 40 seconds intervals.
By the way:
All bids have to be placed in EURO however you are able to double-check the bids you are selecting
in USD and GBP.
ratisbon's makes it easy to follow your bids. See my ratisbon's/BIDS & SAVES LOTS at my ratisbon's.
Winning an auction is like buying items from our sales catalogue for a fixed price. We will send you an invoice containing all lots you have won after the auction has ended. Your order can be checked at my ratisbon's/ORDERS at any time.
ratisbon's will send you an invoice explaining all payment details after the auction has ended.
The invoice total will include a Buyer's Premium. Although many auction houses charge more, we only charge a 24,5% Buyer's Premium (including VAT) on the hammer price. To learn more about our Buyer‘s Premium, please click here.
Payment can be made conveniently via credit card (+2,99% fee), PayPal (+2,99% fee) or a bank draft. Our system operates on the highest security standard available. Your data is safe!
If you win an item with a hammer price of € 1000 this is how your invoice will look like.
Please note that there could be payment fees involved if choosing credit card or PayPal to pay for your order.
You will be able to tell us your preferred shipping and payment options in advance.
You can always adjust your delivery address to your personal needs. We will ship your goods anywhere! Your order can be tracked at my ratisbon's/ORDERS at any time.
ratisbon's is your key to obtaining top market prices! We are an independent online auction house with the simplest and fastest consigning program online. We specialize in selling entire collections. Contact us to arrange a meeting at your home.