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Shannons Online Bidding allows people to watch a live stream of the auction and place bids online, in real time on all auction lots from anywhere in Australia or overseas from the comfort of their own home.

To participate in online bidding you must first register by clicking here and using the “SIGN UP” button in the top right hand corner. Once approved, you will be able to login and view a live stream of the auction and place bids.

Please note: Registration for online bidding closes 24 hours prior to the auction.

What do you need to access Shannons Online Bidding?

As a minimum you will require an ADSL2 Broadband connection and Flash enabled browsing on your computer. If you don't have a Flash Player installed you can download a free copy at

What are the features of the Shannons Online Bidding website?

  • A list of all auction lots
  • Live streaming video and audio of the auction
  • Featured lot of the item being auctioned

Prominent bid button/asking bid with live bid history

How do I bid online?

Once the auction has started, the auctioneer will call for bids. All bids are based on the auctioneer's direction. All onsite, telephone and online bids will appear in the bidding history in real time. The bid increments are determined by the auctioneer and appear on the asking bid section. To bid at the asking bid value, click the bid button. The item will be SOLD when the auctioneer confirms SOLD at the conclusion of bidding on the lot.

Is there a delay with online bidding?

Delays are kept to absolute minimum. The service has an average delay of a third of a second, so bid promptly to avoid disappointment.

What do I do if my internet connection goes down?

Simply log back into the Shannons Online Bidding website and re-enter your email address and password. Technical support is available here

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