Buying at Fairhill Auction

How To Register & Bid

Fairhill Auction hosts multiple live online auctions annually. You may participate in one or more ways.

Live Online Bidding

Fairhill Auction has partnered with Bidspirit for live online bidding. You can register online on our website to establish your account and establish your login credentials. Your login is valid on either site once your account is approved. Creating an account with us offers many benefits, such as following your favorite lots, receive bidding reminders, invoice tracking, and more. Bidding directly with us or through Bidspirit offers a flat buyer’s premium of 25%.

Live Telephone Bidding

If you prefer to bid by telephone, we can call you directly from the saleroom and bid on your behalf with the auctioneer.

You may leave an emergency bid with us if we cannot reach you by phone in time to bid live. We request that phone lines are requested 48 hours prior to the auction. Contact us at 443-222-8240 for more information.

Absentee Bidding

If you are unable to attend the auction, you may place absentee bids through your account. You will receive automatic outbid notices and the ability to track your bids. Absentee bids left in advance through or take priority over the same bid amounts in the room, on the telephones, and over absentee bids received through and

Absentee bids left with our staff will not receive outbid notices and will not display in your online account.

Bidding Increments

Please see the table below for the correct increments






















and above

Bid Increment










$10,000 (or at auctioneer’s discretion)