A catalogue is published for each Live Online Auction.

These are thoroughly illustrated, containing detailed information about each lot and its respective price estimates. The catalogue is the reference instrument for all auction bidding.
The catalogue can be checked online, purchased at Palácio do Correio Velho’s main office or sent directly to each client’s address.
You can request or subscribe your catalogue by calling +351 213 242 980 or placing your order online.

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Visit our Pre-Sale Exhibition

Palácio do Correio Velho invites you to visit the exhibition of its live online auctions. For each live auction an exhibition is created, in which environments are reconstructed and all works of art are displayed.

You can visit the exhibition in person (according to the days available for that) or visit it in the confort of your home, by the interactive virtual tour.

The immersive 360° experience offers you an opportunity to easily travel the exhibition, which will offer you the chance to step inside the selling room exhibition on display and browse through all artworks. Navigate our galleries to discover the exceptional array of artworks in our live online auctions.

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Condition Report

If you are interested in a work of art and if you want to receive more information and photographs with details, ask us for a condition report.

Live Online Auction

Get your paddle

All of our auctions are free to enter, even if you are not interested in bidding, you can only attend.

If you want to bid, you must register about 30 minutes before the auction starts. You will be assigned a numbered racket that must be used when you are bidding on your chosen lots. If you are unable to attend the auction, but want to bid, you must fill the Absentee and Telephone Bidding Form, our bid online through our website or App.

On the day of the auction, the opening sale of each lot will be launched based on the minimum estimate. It is then up to you to determine the amount you are prepared to pay for the parts of your interest.


How To Buy

Live Online Auctions

1. Registration

Register on our website – – or log into your personal account. Your registration will be approved within a maximum of 24h. If you want to speed up your registration, please contact +351 918710592 in order to be authenticated in the moment.

2. Research

Browse the auction’s digital catalog or find out what interests you through the search bar. Select your favorite pieces and receive notifications/information of other works of art that share the same category.

3. Bid

To bid or watch the auction, you must register. Select the auction you are interested in and click on “Register to Bid”. You can participate in our auctions in three different ways:

– Request a telephone bid order, maintaining the obligation to offer the minimum estimate bidding. Our staff will contact you during the auction session and intermediate your bids. To do so, fill out the Absentee and Telephone Biding Form or alternativly send us an email to with your personal information, auction number, lot number and description, and your biding requests.
– Bid online through our website or App.

4. Watch the Auctions Live

Follow the auction live through our website or on our social networks (Facebook, Instagram and Youtube).

5. Payment

If you purchased a lot at auction you will receive an email with a sale note with all purchased information and payment details. We partnered with STRIPE payments system in order to facilitate more digital payment methods, or alternitivly you can pay by our traditional payment methods: bank transfer, in person at our offices TPA (debit or credit).

Following your payment you will receive by email our final and legal invoice.

If you choose bank transfer, you must always place the number of your invoice as a reference along with the following elements:

Beneficiary      Palácio do Correio Velho, SA

Bank                 BPI

NIB                   0010 0000 20507500002 69

IBAN                 PT50 0010 0000 20507500002 69

Swift Code        B B P I P T P L

6. Collecting Lots

You must collect or arrange to collect your purchases within the next 8 working days after the sale. You either  choose to book with our team, by requesting a quote to our transportation department, or make an appointment to pick up your purchases in person at one of our facilities.