How to Bid Online

How to Bid Online

Follow our step by step guide to bidding in Brompton's online sale. We'll guide you through each step, including an explanation of the bidding increments and an easy way to calculate the total price you will pay.

Register to Bid

Register to Bid

To place a bid, you’ll first need to register using our simple and secure registration form. All new bidders are given a £5,000 bid limit, which can be increased upon your request.

Request an Increase to Your Bid Limit

Request an Increase to Your Bid Limit

If you would like to increase your bid limit we politely ask you to submit this request before 10amBST, Wednesday 29th May to ensure that we have enough time to process your information prior to the lot closing.

Reduce your Buyer's Premium

Reduce your Buyer's Premium

Be the first to reach the reserve price and we'll reduce your buyer's premium from 20% to 18% if you win.

Instrument Valuation

Instrument Valuation

Discover the value of your violin, viola, cello, or bow from our world-renowned experts. Brompton's is delighted to offer complimentary appraisals for insurance, probate or sale purposes.

Consign your instrument

Consign your instrument

To discuss your selling options or to arrange a valuation please contact Brompton’s.

Private Sales

Private Sales

Brompton’s offer many fine instruments & bows for sale by private treaty. Brompton's has recently sold instruments by Guarneri del Gesu, Antonio Stradivarius, G.B.Guadagnini and many more.

Our Service

Our Service

We believe it is impossible to become the leader in any industry without offering exceptional service.

Patron Charities

Patron Charities

Brompton's is proud to support the National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain and Jessie's Fund.

Watch a day in the life of Brompton's Auctioneers

Watch a day in the life of Brompton's Auctioneers

Brompton's Auctioneers is the leading auction house for the sale of fine musical instruments in Europe and the UK.

Instrument Insurance

Instrument Insurance

Every instrument consigned to Brompton’s is fully insured by Lark Music. Looking to insure your string instrument?