Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers has been helping people buy and sell at auction since 1878. Directors, James Badgery & Sally Hardy, have over 40 years in the auction business – and we have passionate & skilled specialists in all collecting areas.

We offer regular auctions in Aboriginal Art, Asian Art, Books, Prints & Ephemera, Collectables, Decorative Arts, Fashion, Fine Art, Fine Wines & Spirits, Furniture, Jewels, Silver & Timepieces, Oceanic & Tribal Art & Single Vendor Collections.

We can help you sell at auction in three simple steps – view our departments, request an appraisal & consign to auction.


Exceptional, totally professional, helpful and friendly in every aspect of the business. Not surprisingly, I enjoy both buying and selling with Theodore Bruce.”
Review by David C. on 18 Oct 2022

Three Steps to Sell at Auction

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View our Departments

View our department pages to see what we sell and the timing of our auctions. Look for items of similar style & quality in past auctions to gauge potential prices.

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Request an Appraisal

Request an appraisal by completing our online form & be sure to include a full description & clear photos. We will be in touch with an estimate of what your item may bring at auction.

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Consign to Auction

Once you decide to sell at auction, a specialist will guide you through the full process, from first consignment through to final payment.