Buyer Resources

Whether it is your first time bidding at an auction or you are a long time customer, the resources on this page will assist you during different steps of the auction process. We want our customers to feel well-informed and confident before participating in our auctions.

Learn How to Create an Account and Register

Are you a new buyer?

Download the Centurion buyer guide. The buyer information guide outlines the registration and auction process, payment options, and much more. This document is beneficial for first-time buyers.

Download Centurion Buyer Guide

Will Centurion coordinate shipping?

No. Buyers are fully responsible for packaging, loading, removing and shipping the items/lots purchased. Removal times are clearly specified in auction announcements. Equipment purchased via credit card will not be released without a signed credit card authorization form. All buyers required to fill out a pick-up authorization form in order for their equipment to be released to the shipper of their choosing.

Please note: Centurion Service Group provides this list of shippers as a service to their buyers. They are not affiliated with any of the companies on the list nor do they receive any compensation from them.

View Shipping Companies

Absentee/Proxy Bid Form

If you cannot participate live, on-site or online, there is still a way to participate in our auctions. A bidder can submit a maximum bid amount by submitting this form via fax to 708-343-7100 or email We act as your representative at the auction and buy the lots/items as cheaply as competition permits. Click here to download.

Credit Card Authorization Form

Bidders who pay a portion or the entire balance of their invoice by credit card will be asked to fill out the attached credit card authorization form after the auction and fax it to us at 708-343-7100 or email to Click here to download.

For wire transfer instructions, please contact our main office at 708.761.6655

Pick-Up Authorization Form

Buyers will be asked to fill out the pick-up authorization form that will be attached to their invoice after each auction. A pick-up form and pick-up date must be submitted and approved before their equipment can be removed.

For questions and information regarding pick-up, please contact:

Erin Peck
Phone: 708-761-4869

Live Auction Terms of Sale

Tutorial Videos

Watch the videos below to learn how to place online proxy bids and to bid live online.

Absentee/Proxy Bidding

Live Bidding