Multi Estate Winter Auction by Visbids

MULTI ESTATE WINTER AUCTION

February 25 – March 7, 2024 An extensive collection of antique pharmaceutical related items, including scales, apothecary bottles, antique pharmacy school class photos and a fabulous apothecary show globe. A beautiful antique 13 ft. lapstrake rowboat, as well as a vintage ice sailing boat with 18 ft mast and sail, from the iconic DN class. A selection of fine gold and gemstone jewellery, with appraisals, Aynsley cup with butterfly handle, Lorenzen mushroom sculpture, designer handbags, scarves and sunglasses, many with authentication, high end telescopes and accessories, a Record vise, antique furniture and china, large selection of Chinese decorative vintage items including large egg jars, a pair of spectacular elaborately carved stone floor vases, black lacquer Chinoiserie stand and room divider screen, new old stock toys, wool carpets, oil lamps, cast iron, vintage lighting, vintage high end Marantz 2325 receiver, vintage Sony turntable, and more.

Your go-to place for antiques and estate planning

Looking for professional and reliable antique auctions in the Greater Toronto Area? Our team at Visbids is here to help. Get in touch today for more information on collection evaluations, appraisals and estate planning.

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Welcome to Visbids.

We are a small agile company, experienced in downsizing, estate management and selling valuable antiques and collectibles. We specialize in antique item auctions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and online auctions through HiBids Ontario platform.  

Visbids is your one-stop shop for all your estate and downsizing needs.

Our Services

We are committed to supporting and going the extra mile for our customers. All of our services are designed to offer a full service approach that includes antique auctions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) as well as a full range of seller services from appraisal to marketing, online sales and private brokerage.

Our services include:

Online Auctions through Hibid.com

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Courtesy collection evaluation

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Formal appraisals for estate probate, CRA inquires, divorce proceedings

Appraisals of charitable donations and donations of significant cultural property

Downsizing collections

Private sales and brokerage services

The Visbids Advantage

Beyond antique item auctions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Visibids offers professional and specialized services in antique and fine art appraisals, estate management, and high value item and collections brokerage services.

We are trusted members of the community and known for our antique auctions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Both our partners have been in the antique auctions industry for over thirty years and earned a solid reputation for honesty and integrity.

Our Collections

Looking to expand your collection of fine art and antiques?

Visibids works with a diverse range of collections and antique items. Our antique item auctions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) bring something for all tastes. From modern design, vintage and antique toys, Canadiana furniture, watches, clocks, textiles, folk art, stained glass, pottery, porcelain, jewelry, coins, collectibles, fine art, ethnographic art, furniture, carpets and silverware, you are sure to find something for your collection.

Our convenient online auctions and professional connections allow us to sell to customers in every province and territory. We are also proud to sell and ship collection and antique auction items to customers in the US.

We take pride in inspecting each individual item and providing all the details you need to make a bid with confidence. We also work with customers to identify the right delivery service for their item and location, ensuring that items are delivered safely and in a timely manner.

Past Auctions

Trying to get a better sense of what to expect in our antique item auctions in the Greater Toronto Area? Check out our past auctions.

elegant interiors by Visbids

ELEGANT INTERIORS

FEBRUARY 4 – FEBRUARY 15, 2024 Pottery, mirrors, statuary, kitchenware and furniture from the 17th, 18th, 19th C, combined with quality decoratives, prints, lighting, Persian carpets, coloured glass and furniture from the 20th and 21st C. to meet a wide range of decorating styles.

COUNTRY ANTIQUES, MEMORABILIA AND ADVERTISING by Visbids

COUNTRY ANTIQUES, MEMORABILIA AND ADVERTISING

December 23, 2023 – January 4, 2024 A wide ranging auction with early lighting, iron, fireplace, furniture, pottery and porcelains, Sherman Jewellery, memorabilia from Canadian rock legends to baseball and basketball stars, a collection of pre-WWI Canadian athletic medals, advertising collectibles from the 1950s – 2000 and so much more.

A Christmas Auction by Visbids

A CHRISTMAS AUCTION

December 7 – December 14, 2023 Including a large selection of "new in the box" vintage toys, Shelley, Limoges and Booths china, large Moorcroft vase, R. Lalique vase, miniature cast iron Singer sewing machine, a Mikiphone pocket phonograph, antique lighting, wool carpets, antique furniture, original oil paintings, a variety of of artifacts and masks from Africa, Indonesia, Thailand, Tibet, Nepal and the South Pacific, Native North American items, antique radios, grandfather and grandmother clocks, folk art, sterling silver, a sterling travel clock, antique bottles, vintage signs and more.

curated collections sale - antique jar by Visbids

CURATED COLLECTIONS SALE

November 17 – November 23, 2023 Early treen, toleware, lighting, fireplace accessories & furniture from Ontario, New York, Ohio & Pennsylvania, First Nations baskets, a collection of some of the earliest Canadian table top hockey games, listed Canadian and European artists, antique and vintage toys, vintage guitars, vintage Christmas decorations, beer trays, and Birks Louis XV pattern sterling flatware, with exotic items from collectors who travelled through Europe and the Middle East in the 1990s.

november estates auction Antique cabinet for auction by Visbids

NOVEMBER ESTATES AUCTION

November 10, 2023 – November 16, 2023 A large selection of antique oak, including barrister's bookcases, table top files, large document or map case, antique books, including 18th C series of leather bound books, vintage musical instruments, china, sterling silver, soapstone sculptures, original artwork, vintage and antique jewellery and watches, carpets, clocks, vintage Christmas ornaments, antique and vintage cameras, a large selection of porcelain dolls, Marantz receiver, antique lighting, furniture, decoys and more.

eclectic offering auction - antique telescope by Visbids

AN ECLECTIC OFFERING AUCTION

October 22 – November 9, 2023 An exciting selection of sterling silver, militaria, listed Canadian art, antique furniture, native American, Inuit and African artifacts and prints, French antiques, including hand held fans, vintage lighting, china including Royal Copenhagen and a large dinner set of Bing and Grondahl, vintage clothing, carpets, early Canadian pressed glass, late 18th C grandfather clock and more.

ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & CHRISTMAS COLLECTIBLES antique architectural pieces by Visbids

ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & CHRISTMAS COLLECTIBLES

October 13, 2023 - October 26, 2023 Country furniture, general store antiques and collectibles, rare books, original watercolour and oil paintings, architectural pieces, folk art, samplers, coverlets, cottage decor, vintage toys and pinball games, vintage Christmas lights and decorations.

antique animal figurines - Country Antiques & Folk Art at VisBid Auction

COUNTRY ANTIQUES AND FOLK ART

September 29, 2023 - October 12, 2023 An exciting auction featuring the second part of a lifetime collection of early whale oil and kerosene lighting, toleware, early document boxes, forged iron from trammels to trivets, as well as Canadian stoneware and redware, a selection of textiles comprising coverlets, catalogne, and hooked rugs, early furniture from Ontario and Quebec, the Maritimes and the US in original paint; some refinished furniture; and another private collection from Quebec containing some of Canada’s most celebrated folk artists like Ewald Rentz, Philippe Roy, Wilfred Richard, Colins Eisenhauer, and Marie Cecile Bouchard; as well as Indigenous art, splint baskets, and crooked knives.

Fall estates auction - mounted horse rider by Visbids

FALL ESTATES AUCTION

September 17 – September 28, 2023 On offer is an extensive antique tool and primitives collection, including hand forged blacksmith tools, signed antique saws, log rules, Archimedes drills and wooden clamps, early horse bog shoes, tobacco cutters and cleavers, antique Ouija board, and other early game boards, weigh scales, tin and wooden signs, as well as many pieces of antique rosewood furniture, tables, china cabinets, nice selection of cranberry glass, including pair of table lamps, decorative blue and white pottery and dinnerware, large set of antique sterling flatware, as well as an elaborate sterling chatelaine, and other jewellery, many pieces of stained glass, antique doors, carpets, antique books, and a spectacular set of 4 art nouveau bottle green glass doors with leaded designs of sporting figures.

A little something for everyone - from the primitive to the formal.

Antique art

ART AND ANTIQUES

September 8 – September 14, 2023 Boutique on-line auction of Canadian, British, American, and European 19/20th C oil paintings and watercolours, bronze sculpture, KPM and Royal Doulton and other porcelains, sterling silver, cornflower and Murano glass, Asian black lacquer vintage furniture, antique furniture and ceramics.

Categories

elegant interiors by Visbids

ELEGANT INTERIORS

FEBRUARY 4 – FEBRUARY 15, 2024 Pottery, mirrors, statuary, kitchenware and furniture from the 17th, 18th, 19th C, combined with quality decoratives, prints, lighting, Persian carpets, coloured glass and furniture from the 20th and 21st C. to meet a wide range of decorating styles.

COUNTRY ANTIQUES, MEMORABILIA AND ADVERTISING by Visbids

COUNTRY ANTIQUES, MEMORABILIA AND ADVERTISING

December 23, 2023 – January 4, 2024 A wide ranging auction with early lighting, iron, fireplace, furniture, pottery and porcelains, Sherman Jewellery, memorabilia from Canadian rock legends to baseball and basketball stars, a collection of pre-WWI Canadian athletic medals, advertising collectibles from the 1950s – 2000 and so much more.

A Christmas Auction by Visbids

A CHRISTMAS AUCTION

December 7 – December 14, 2023 Including a large selection of "new in the box" vintage toys, Shelley, Limoges and Booths china, large Moorcroft vase, R. Lalique vase, miniature cast iron Singer sewing machine, a Mikiphone pocket phonograph, antique lighting, wool carpets, antique furniture, original oil paintings, a variety of of artifacts and masks from Africa, Indonesia, Thailand, Tibet, Nepal and the South Pacific, Native North American items, antique radios, grandfather and grandmother clocks, folk art, sterling silver, a sterling travel clock, antique bottles, vintage signs and more.

curated collections sale - antique jar by Visbids

CURATED COLLECTIONS SALE

November 17 – November 23, 2023 Early treen, toleware, lighting, fireplace accessories & furniture from Ontario, New York, Ohio & Pennsylvania, First Nations baskets, a collection of some of the earliest Canadian table top hockey games, listed Canadian and European artists, antique and vintage toys, vintage guitars, vintage Christmas decorations, beer trays, and Birks Louis XV pattern sterling flatware, with exotic items from collectors who travelled through Europe and the Middle East in the 1990s.

november estates auction Antique cabinet for auction by Visbids

NOVEMBER ESTATES AUCTION

November 10, 2023 – November 16, 2023 A large selection of antique oak, including barrister's bookcases, table top files, large document or map case, antique books, including 18th C series of leather bound books, vintage musical instruments, china, sterling silver, soapstone sculptures, original artwork, vintage and antique jewellery and watches, carpets, clocks, vintage Christmas ornaments, antique and vintage cameras, a large selection of porcelain dolls, Marantz receiver, antique lighting, furniture, decoys and more.

eclectic offering auction - antique telescope by Visbids

AN ECLECTIC OFFERING AUCTION

October 22 – November 9, 2023 An exciting selection of sterling silver, militaria, listed Canadian art, antique furniture, native American, Inuit and African artifacts and prints, French antiques, including hand held fans, vintage lighting, china including Royal Copenhagen and a large dinner set of Bing and Grondahl, vintage clothing, carpets, early Canadian pressed glass, late 18th C grandfather clock and more.

ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & CHRISTMAS COLLECTIBLES antique architectural pieces by Visbids

ANTIQUES, VINTAGE & CHRISTMAS COLLECTIBLES

October 13, 2023 - October 26, 2023 Country furniture, general store antiques and collectibles, rare books, original watercolour and oil paintings, architectural pieces, folk art, samplers, coverlets, cottage decor, vintage toys and pinball games, vintage Christmas lights and decorations.

antique animal figurines - Country Antiques & Folk Art at VisBid Auction

COUNTRY ANTIQUES AND FOLK ART

September 29, 2023 - October 12, 2023 An exciting auction featuring the second part of a lifetime collection of early whale oil and kerosene lighting, toleware, early document boxes, forged iron from trammels to trivets, as well as Canadian stoneware and redware, a selection of textiles comprising coverlets, catalogne, and hooked rugs, early furniture from Ontario and Quebec, the Maritimes and the US in original paint; some refinished furniture; and another private collection from Quebec containing some of Canada’s most celebrated folk artists like Ewald Rentz, Philippe Roy, Wilfred Richard, Colins Eisenhauer, and Marie Cecile Bouchard; as well as Indigenous art, splint baskets, and crooked knives.

Fall estates auction - mounted horse rider by Visbids

FALL ESTATES AUCTION

September 17 – September 28, 2023 On offer is an extensive antique tool and primitives collection, including hand forged blacksmith tools, signed antique saws, log rules, Archimedes drills and wooden clamps, early horse bog shoes, tobacco cutters and cleavers, antique Ouija board, and other early game boards, weigh scales, tin and wooden signs, as well as many pieces of antique rosewood furniture, tables, china cabinets, nice selection of cranberry glass, including pair of table lamps, decorative blue and white pottery and dinnerware, large set of antique sterling flatware, as well as an elaborate sterling chatelaine, and other jewellery, many pieces of stained glass, antique doors, carpets, antique books, and a spectacular set of 4 art nouveau bottle green glass doors with leaded designs of sporting figures.

A little something for everyone - from the primitive to the formal.

Antique art

ART AND ANTIQUES

September 8 – September 14, 2023 Boutique on-line auction of Canadian, British, American, and European 19/20th C oil paintings and watercolours, bronze sculpture, KPM and Royal Doulton and other porcelains, sterling silver, cornflower and Murano glass, Asian black lacquer vintage furniture, antique furniture and ceramics.

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