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As a buyer, you can trust that nobody works harder than Garth's to bring to market a greater selection of the kind of merchandise you're looking for: desirable, quality antiques and art that strengthen the fine reputation as a collector or a dealer you've worked so hard to build.


Whether you wish to browse the auctions lot by lot online, by flipping through our state of the art digital catalog, by reviewing the high-quality, printed color catalog, or by examining items in our gallery during the extensive preview hours, Garth's offers you detailed descriptions, photos and condition reports (among the most trusted in our industry). 


Garth's also guarantees you a competitive bid system whether you are able to visit our gallery and bid in-house, or you need to bid remotely from the convenience of your home, office or favorite vacation spot. Be assured that Garth's absentee, phone and internet bidding systems are organized and simple to use. 


How Do I Bid?

Bidding is the opportunity to pursue your passion. Auction bidding is fast-paced, lively and, ultimately, a lot of fun. Once you browse a catalog, identify items of interest, gather information and condition reports from our appraisers, and you are almost ready to bid. 


Welcome! If this is your first auction with Garth's, we are pleased you have chosen to become one of Garth's valued clients. 


Make sure to read the complete Terms & Conditions

  • If you wish to place a bid directly with Garth's (versus online) during the 48 hours prior to an auction,
    please contact Garth's gallery staff directly at (740) 362-4771.

  • If you wish to bid live and online during the sale, please utilize the Live Online options listed below.


In Person

Garth's staff welcomes visits to our galleries and questions about objects during auction preview hours or by appointment. The auction preview is your opportunity to thoroughly examine the furniture, art and collectibles you are interested in pursuing at auction. Our specialists are available to discuss the objects.


Live Online

Can't make it to the gallery, but still want the thrill of bidding live? Garth's offers a choice of platform which may be accessed through your phone, tablet, laptop or desktop.


Download the Absentee Bid Form, print it out and fax back to 740.363.0164 at your convenience.

Absentee Bids must be placed with this service a minimum of 48 hours prior to sale. 


We will ask for your basic contact information, the sale title and date, the lot numbers, brief descriptions and bid amounts you wish us to execute. 



Download the Absentee Bid Form, print it out and fax back to 740.363.0164 at your convenience. Alternatively, you will find one in the back of every Garth's catalog or may request one at the gallery during auction preview.


We will ask for your basic contact information, the sale title and date, the lot numbers, and brief descriptions. Simply indicate “phone bid” in the “bid” column to reserve a phone line. You may also offer a back-up bid amount should circumstances prevent you from answering when our reps call on auction day. This bid order would only be utilized in an emergency.



If you would like additional information which is not necessarily included in the online catalog listing,

please let us know how we may help you. Contact


You may also request a condition report. Please contact, call the gallery, or click “Inquire” next to any lot in the online catalog.

Live Bidding

Post Auction

Invoices are normally sent with 48-hours post auction via email. Please call during business hours Mon-Fri should you need an invoice sooner.  Payments are accepted by cash, check, credit card, or bank transfer. International bidders may be required to pay by wire transfer.  Payments must be received before we will release items for pick up or shipping.

Clients are invited to pick-up purchased items at our auction location during regular business hours or have items shipped by our recommended shippers / freight companies or a company of your choosing.


We offer a list of reliable shippers and movers who are expected to maintain the level of customer service and satisfaction we strive to achieve. We do not offer in-house shipping.

UPS Store 3435: Columbus, OH 614-457-7225
Pak Mail Store: Delaware, OH 740-363-5530
Presley & Co, Ruby Presley: Columbus, OH 614-940-5119

Navis Pack & Ship: Columbus, OH 614-706-5958
Craters & Freighters: Columbus, OH 614-433-7340
Joey, Max Routh: Columbus, OH (local deliveries) 855-513-5639 ext.706
Courier Trans LLC, Loren Couch: Columbus, OH 614-772-4029
North Wind Transport, Wendy Buckus: 603-491-5199
Rod Scalf: TX 936-204-3755, 936-204-4717
Antique Transport: Philadelphia, PA 215-844-8755
Sun to Snow Transport: Pellston, MI 231-335-1330
Scott Cousins: Merrimac, MA 978-491-9353
Movaholics: Columbus, OH 513-817-8772

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