In response to the threat of COVID-19, Eldred’s is complying with Massachusetts Phase III reopening guidelines. Please see below for more information, and continue to check back as the situation unfolds.

Important Update: Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must 1) Complete the Massachusetts Travel Form prior to arrival, unless you are visiting from a lower-risk state designated by the Department of Public Health, and 2) Quarantine for 14 days or produce a negative COVID-19 test result that has been administered no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in Massachusetts. Please visit for more information, including the list of lower-risk states, exemptions, business guidance and other details.


Currently we are no longer offering in-person bidding.

Online, absentee and phone bids will be accepted for all auctions.  To submit an absentee bid, please complete our online absentee bid form or email or call 508-385-3116. *Please await confirmation from us that your bid has been received and posted.

Public exhibitions will be held in advance of the auctions, though we reserve the right to limit the number of people in our galleries. Previewing is also available by appointment; please call 508-385-3116 to schedule a time. In addition, we are happy to answer questions and supply photographs pertaining to the condition of each lot.


Our appraisal staff is happy to schedule consignment appointments at this time. In most cases, these appointments will take place outside, under a large tent, and all social distancing protocols, including wearing masks, will be followed.

To schedule a consignment appointment, please email or call 508-385-3116.


We request all payments be made via credit card or wire/ACH transfer. (Wire/ACH payment instructions are included with invoices.)

We accept all major credit cards with domestic billing addresses for up to $5,000 of the invoice total. (Note: Credit cards associated with online bidding registration are not automatically charged and we do not have access to those card numbers.) We do not accept PayPal. If you pay by check, our mailing address is Eldred’s, P.O. Box 796, East Dennis, MA 02641.

For payment processing please call 508-385-3116 during normal business hours.

*Please note, it may take up to 72 hours for payments to be processed.


Please expect shipping delays for both in-house and outsourced shipping. Merchandise pick-up is by appointment only and will take place outside the building.