Our Story 

VISBIDS is a comprehensive online auction company serving Southern Ontario and beyond.

The team of Barry Ezrin and John Vanderkop who form VISBIDS have over 60 years in the antique and estate management business. Our combined expertise covers:

  • Formal and Mid-Century Modern furniture
  • Fine art
  • Early Canadiana & Americana
  • Folk art
  • Collectibles
  • Vintage
  • Jewellery
  • Downsizing
  • Estate management

Through our many years in the industry we have come to know and be known by many collectors, dealers, and institutions that deal in cultural property.  We have broad networks across Canada and the United States.

VISBIDS offers a very broad range of services. Our services range from:

  • certified and accredited appraisals for estates, insurance, and cultural property donations,
  • online collector, themed and estate sales,
  • downsizing estates.

The VISBIDS name was carefully chosen. Visbids underscores our commitment to transparency and clarity so as to gain and keep your trust.

Our team will work diligently for both our buyers and sellers.