Why buy at Auction?

11/09/2022     General News, Latest News



Peace of mind - O’Reilly’s Auctions Rooms are one of Ireland’s longest running and best - known auctioneers of Jewellery, situated in the Liberties in the heart of Dublin. Our qualified gemmologist, jewellery valuer and specialists have a combined experience of 60 years between them in valuing and authenticating items. we stand over our catalogue descriptions so you can rest – assured that all items are vetted and are described correctly.

Ease and convenience - Buying at auction is easier than ever before with our new online platform which allows you to bid from anywhere in the world, pay and arrange shipping easily.

The experience - Buying second hand quality pieces is both exciting and personal, finding that one – off special piece for your collection is a great experience. The history of the piece adds to the quality and in the throw away world that we live in it is refreshing to be able to own a pre – loved item and give it a new lease of life.

Sustainability - Buying second – hand items is promoting sustainability and recycling, giving you opportunity to get your hands on good quality items that in some cases have survived generations. Items that are re – sold at auction are of high-quality materials and classical styles enduring both time and changing styles.

Economic - Buying at auction saves time and money, generally speaking you will pay about a third of retail price for second hand items sold at auction and with a purchase just a click away it is also a time – saving pursuit! Buying good quality items that you will treasure for years rather than repeat purchasing of throw away disposable items also saves time and money in the long run!

Full cycle - when you start buying you will soon realise how easy it is to sell at auction too. You can enjoy items and sell them on when you feel like a change, there is satisfaction in sharing your once loved items and promoting sustainable consumption.


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