How It Works

Registering and Bidding

To register for a phone or absentee bid, please call our office to register and make arrangements. Telephone bidding may not be available for all auctions.

Bidding takes place on Liveauctioneers you must Sign up on and Register to Bid on Curated Estates Auctions. While you are there make sure to follow us as well, so you can stay up-to-date on all our auctions.

Terms & Conditions

Participation in any Auction held by Curated Estates, whether in person, by phone, via absentee bid or by way of an Live Internet platform such as Live Auctioneers requires the acceptance of our terms of sale, participation therefore constitutes acceptance of all terms listed on this page, failure to read these terms does not release the bidder from the rules & requirements set forward in these terms.

A full copy of our Terms and Conditions can be found here.

Previewing Our Auctions

You are invited to come visit us during our posted preview days at our gallery in Lincoln Park. Private viewings can also be arranged if scheduling permits, contact us for more information.


After payment of lot, you are always welcome to come and pick up your items up from our gallery. Please bring appropriate packing material and boxes to protection your purchases during the ride home. You can also make arrangements with other carriers to pick up and ship your items for you. Curated Estates must be notified in writing if anyone other than winning bidder will be picking up lot.

Curated Estates can also ship your purchases for you. There will be an additional shipping and handling fee, insurance, as well as shipping costs.

Smaller items will be shipped by Fedex, UPS or a comparative service.

Please contact Curated Estates for shipping quotes prior to bidding.

Storage Policies

Lots unpaid 7 days after the close of the auction will be moved to our Storage Facility and charged an additional $25 per day per lot.

Buyer’s Premium

In-house buyer’s premium is 20%. All internet sales using the Live Auctioneers platform are subject to a flat 25% buyer’s premium.


Payment is expected the first week after the sale, payment is expected in full, no payment plan or other arrangements will be made.

If you are a successful bidder, please contact Curated Estates, if you have not yet been contacted by Curated Estates, the day after the sale from 11 am-2 pm to confirm auction details and payment method.

Payment methods accepted are credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Amex and Discover), check, cashier’s check, cash and wire transfer.

PLEASE NOTE that wire transfers are always subject to bank fees, please add an additional $35 to payment to cover these fees, contact us before you arrange wire transfers to confirm applicable bank fees.

If you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to contact Curated Estates.

All sales are final, no exceptions.

Selling with Curated Estates

We are happy to help Sell and consign your items. Please contact us for more information about Consigning with Curated Estates.

Office and Gallery Location

We are located at 2 Frassetto Way, Suite 1, Lincoln Park, NJ 07035 by appointment only.

You are welcome to come visit us during our posted free appraisal days and preview days. Private viewings can also be arranged if scheduling permits, contact us for more information.

Office and Gallery Hours

Curated Estates office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm. Our telephones and email accounts are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.