Carvell's Auctions are New Zealand's specialist firearms and militaria auction house.

We run two auctions per year limited to aproximately 600 lots to ensure the best prices for our vendors. Our Autumn sale is held in late April or early May and our Spring sale is in late October or early November. Cut off times for receiving lots are 2 months prior to the auction, however, we are accepting suitable lots at all times of the year.

We specialise in collectable and high quality Firearms and Militaria including: Rifles, Pistols, Machine Guns, Swords, Bayonets, Badges, Daggers, Uniforms, Books, Ammunition and more..... No collection is too big or too small. We endevour to make the selling process as easy for you as possible, items can be dropped off any time at our Auckland showroom or we can help arrange freight or pick items up. Just simply contact us. for more information. Also check out our previous auctions page to see some of the items we have sold.

Carvell's Auctions have not only been setting the benchmark for pricing records for many years they are also the most cost effective method for selling your items. We charge a flat rate of 14.95% of the hammer fall price.

11% commission + 2% insurance + 15% gst on commission = 14.95%

That is to say for every $100 you receive $85.05c





Why Choose us?

We are New Zealand's only specialist firearms auction house with over 40 years experience in the firearms collectors market. We pioneered New Zealand's first public gun show in 1983 and held our first auction in 1990.

We specialise in firearms and militaria because as avid collectors and shooters this is our passion. During this time we have built up a rapport with collectors and dealers both here in New Zealand and around the world.

With our specialist skills and knowledge we believe we can get the best possible price for your firearms and collectables. In past sales we have sold many of New Zealand's most significant collections and achieved not only record prices for New Zealand but also the world.

Wether you are just selling one piece to make room for another or an entire gun collection, we will develop a plan with you to best sell your items over either one or several auctions to get the best possible prices for you. After all we work for our vendors!

Not only does our catalogue go around the country and the world but our internet catalogue is viewed by thousands of people online.