Stanley Gibbons Auctions are proud to announce the introduction of SG LIVE

You can now follow auctions online from our website and bid as if you were in the room directly from 

Just look for the REGISTER TO BID button to get started!  Users will find an improved bidding experience with the additional facility of our online bid calculator which allows you to see exactly how much you will be paying for each item as you place your bids. With an accumulating bid basket you will have full access to invoices and be able to pay online in a much more convenient manner at the end of the Auction.  What's more, there is no additional charge for online bidding!


1. Live Bidding will be available 2 hours before the Auction is due to start.

2. Start by creating a Stanley Gibbons Account, or logging in if you already have one set up. 

3. Navigate to the Auction you wish to participate in and click 'VIEW SALE'.

4. Items will appear with a BID LIVE button alongside. Click this to enter the auction.

5. Read our Terms & Conditions and accept them to proceed. 

6. A new window will open, you will now be viewing the SG Live Bidding Platform. 

7. Here you will be able to watch auctions, listen in and Bid as if you were in the Auction room.

8. Clicking BID, is the same as raising your hand in the Auction room. All bids placed are legally binding. 

9. Once you have placed a bid, clicking the drop-down arrow below the bid button will display the additional Buyer's Premium and VAT charges that are applicable.

10. 48 hours after the Auction your invoice for successful bids will be emailed to you, you can pay online securely by following the links. 



In addition to the Hammer Price, you must pay us the Buyer’s Premium at a rate of 20% of the final Hammer price of each lot and any VAT applicable.


There are no additional charges for Bidding Online.