Inspection Hours

As of the 26th of August, our Friday Inspection hours will be from 3pm – 5pm to allow our staff more time to prepare the catalogue.

All other hours will remain the same!

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Full-Time Role – Gallery Auction Team
Working with our Gallery Auction Team you will be responsible for all facets of Auction preparation and sale for our Estate Auction, held each week. It is a diverse role, and you will be exposed to each step of the Auction process, including the final catalogue preparation.

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Antiques & Fine Art



We are now accepting entries of fine art, Victorian and Georgian furniture, silver, jewellery, lighting etc, for our upcoming Antiques & Fine Art Auction.

Email Tobias for a free appraisal

Auction: 29 August, 6pm

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We are currently accepting entries of publications with historical significance such as Australian and South Australian history, Natural History, Antarctic and Australian Exploration, first editions and signed editions, plus Australian graphics, engraving, botanical studies and maps.

We are also seeking photographs and slides with historical significance.

Email Ellen for a free appraisal –

Entries Close: 18th August, 11am

Live Online Auction: 5th September, 6pm

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Features toys and collectibles from Star Trek, Star Wars and more!

Auction: 21 August, finishing 7pm

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Featuring motorcycles, cars, automotive collectables, signage etc.

Auction: 27 August, 10am

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We’re celebrating our 20th year at Scammells, having been an Adelaide institution since 2002

Thank you all for an amazing 20 Years. We can’t wait to see what the future holds.

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Do you have an antique treasure tucked away somewhere and curious of its value?

Book in with one of our Appraisers and discover the value and history behind your treasures.
Appraisals are free and without any obligation to sell at Auction.

Maximum of two pieces per booking.

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Selling at Scammells

Use our Online Appraisal Form to send through photographs of anything you are interested in selling at auction for an accurate and up to date auction estimate from one of our team of expert appraisers.

The process is simple and FREE!

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Trust + Respect = Scammells

We connect Sellers and Buyers in a unique, fun and professional environment. Whether you’re selling, seeking, or simply “Scammelling”, we have the experience and knowledge to look after you in a way you’ll value.
Auctions are one of the oldest trades in the world, combined with our very cool technology, we connect to buyers from around the globe.

“Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.”
– C.S. Lewis

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Latest News

Upcoming Auction: Sci-Fi (22nd August 2022). View Catalogue

Bid online from your phone – search Scammells in the app store

View our Auction Calendar for upcoming auctions & to submit items for auction.


Discover our forthcoming auctions.

Our Catalogues

How to Buy

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Buyer's Guide

How to Sell

Discover how easy it is to sell at Scammells

Sellers Guide

Specialty Auctions

Further Information

Endspace Gallery


Free Appraisal Service

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Opening Hours


Monday: 2pm – 7pm,
Tuesday: 8.30am – 7pm



Tuesday: 1pm – 4.30pm*,
Wednesday: 8.30am – 4.30pm
Thursday: 8.30am – 11am



Friday: 2pm – 5pm
Saturday: 9am – 12.30pm


In-Person Appraisals

By appointment only,
Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm


*After a long weekend, we’re open for pickup Tuesday 2:00 – 7:00pm and Wednesday 8:30am – 4:00pm. This also means we don’t accept delivery on the Tuesday.

A complete auction service.

Scammells are one of the few remaining auctioneers who understand what it means to be a ‘full-service auction room’. For sellers and buyers, we offer a complete service including appraisal, packaging, transport, research, and auction. We welcome you to use our services in all these areas, or just the ones you need.

You can trust Scammells.

Trust is behind everything we do at Scammell Auctions. Vendors and buyers alike know they can trust in Scammells experience, knowledge, expertise, and professionalism.


This combined with our cool (and industry-leading) technology, processes, and green environment commitment, earnt us the reputation as Australia’s leading auction house.

Our Scammellology…..

  • Build and maintain an environment of trust and respect.
  • Have the courage to act with honesty and integrity, no matter what.
  • Consistently learn and share our knowledge.
  • Develop relationships and deliver service that make a difference to our customers’ lives.


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