Bidding with Confidence | How to Buy Art, Décor and Estate Jewelry at Online Auctions

Welcome to the thrilling universe of online auctions, where a click or a tap can open the door to a world of rare treasures, sought-after collectibles, and incredible deals. At Hughes, we pride ourselves on providing a seamless and exciting online auction experience that connects buyers and sellers from around the globe. Explore how stands out in delivering a premier experience for both seasoned collectors and newcomers alike.

The Convenience of Online Auctions

Gone are the days of traditional brick-and-mortar auctions, as a new wave of convenience through online bidding has firmly taken hold. Hughes brings the auction house to your fingertips, allowing you to browse, bid, and win from the comfort of your own home anywhere in the world. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a first-time bidder, our user-friendly platform ensures a smooth and enjoyable experience.

Diverse Range of Items

One of the highlights of Hughes is the diverse range of items available for bidding. From rare antiques to contemporary art, vintage jewelry to high-end electronics, our auctions feature a curated selection that appeals to a wide audience. Whether you’re on the hunt for a unique addition to your collection or a special gift, our auctions offer something for everyone.

Transparency and Trust

At Hughes Auctions, transparency and trust are at the core of our operations. Our detailed item listings provide comprehensive information about each lot, accompanied by high-quality images to give you a clear understanding of what you're bidding on. Our commitment to transparency extends to our bidding process, ensuring a fair and trustworthy platform for buyers and sellers alike.


Our team at Hughes Auctions includes experts in various fields who meticulously examine every item featured in our auctions. This dedication ensures that you can bid with confidence, knowing that the items you’re interested in are accurately represented. Our commitment to accuracy sets us apart, providing a level of assurance that is crucial in the world of online auctions.

User-Friendly Bidding

Navigating an online auction should be an enjoyable experience, and ensures just that. Our user-friendly interface makes it easy to browse, bid, and track your favorite items. With real-time updates on the status of your bids, you can stay engaged and make informed decisions throughout the auction process.


How to Bid with Hughes

Step 1: Sign Up and Register

Sign up for an account on Once you have an account, you can register for the auction with items you want to bid on.

Step 2: Bid

Leave an Absentee Bid before the auctions starts – this is maximum amount you are willing to pay for the auction. Or on the day of the auction, log in at and when the item you want is on the “auction block” you can bid live against other bidders who are also logged in. Win the auction by being the highest bidder!

Step 3: Get your Item!

Look for your invoice in your inbox and pay it. Local buyers can pick up at our Sunland, CA warehouse and buyers who are out of area will get their items shipped.

Embark on a journey of discovery and excitement with, your premier destination for online auctions. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a novice bidder, our platform offers a diverse range of items, a transparent and trustworthy environment, and a user-friendly experience. Join us in the exhilarating world of online auctions, where the next extraordinary find is just a click away. Happy bidding!


Christian Emil (Chris) Siemer (1874-1940) Oil on Canvas, Seascape with Lighthouse on Anacapa Island sold in online auction

Christian Emil (Chris) Siemer (1874-1940) Oil on Canvas, Seascape with Lighthouse on Anacapa Island