About Us

Armitage Auctions was established in 1972 by Henry Armitage, a well known and established Chattels Auctioneer in Northern Tasmania


We have now been operating under the same management for the last 30 years. Our senior auctioneers and valuers Terry Bell, Neil O'Brien and Andrew Snooks make up a highly qualified team who are able to offer clients our vast expertise with a combined 90 years experience in the auction industry.




We conduct frequent auctions throughout the year selling Antique furniture, art, a large array of collectables, modern furniture, vehicles, general household contents and much more. These auctions usually comprise of over 1000 lots. We are also experienced in and occasionally hold onsite, automobile memorabilia, specialty, closing down and liquidation auctions.

If you cannot attend our sale we are happy to answer any enquiries through viewing the images on our Gallery.

You may leave an absentee bid at our office, online or by phone. You may also bid live on the phone (subject to approval), please contact the office.

Please view our terms and conditions of leaving a bid.

Our Auction Rooms:

Open Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm & some Saturdays 9-12. (CLOSED this Saturday)





We offer plenty of free car parking and there are many access points for speedy collection of your purchases.


Over the years Armitage Auctions have conducted many important Estate auctions and sold many well known private collections.

Some of these collections include :
- Longford House
- Fitzpatricks Inn, Westbury
- The collection of the Late Geraldine Archer
- The Cameron collection
- The collection of the Late Sir Alfred White (former Tasmanian Agent General in London)
- The collection of the Late Patricia Sessions
- Pleasant Banks, Evandale
- Arcoona, Deloraine
- Lake House, Cressy

Auctioneer Terry Bell

The famous Thylacine skin rug


Armitage Auctions where in the news for famously selling a Tasmanian Tiger (or Thylacine) skin rug on behalf of the Foster family of "Pleasant banks" for a record price of $275,000.

Armitage Auctions have recently held 2 specialized Petrol Memorabilia (or Garagenalia) auctions selling over $250,000 worth of goods.

We invite you to call in to our modern well appointed Auction rooms at 9 Goodman Court, lnvermay, Launceston. Just turn off lnvermay Road at Radio Rentals/Reece Plumbing corner to speak to our friendly staff. Alternately you can call us on (03) 6326 2555 or email info@armitageauctions.com


Selling & Valuation Services:

Armitage Auctions valuers are always happy to look at any item and value it for you. Whether you have antiques, old or modern furniture, art, china, books, old toys, coins or notes, stamps, jewellery, garage items, electrical, commercial and industrial items, vehicles, boats, trailers etc ... we are happy to appraise your item/s and sell at auction, always striving to achieve the best price for you! If you are unable to bring item/s into our rooms we can arrange a time to visit you or you can alternatively send us a photograph via email.

We can assist you with arranging cartage of your items, packing, sorting and removing items to our auction rooms at Invermay.

With our many years of experience in estate service, we can provide a convenient, cost effective and hassle free way of assisting you to clear house lots. Whether you are moving, downsizing, or an executer of an Estate, we are able to offer professional help.

We can provide valuations for selling, estate, insurance and matrimonial settlements.

Please contact us for a quote.

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