On All Bids

15% LEVY

15% VAT

15% LEVY

15% VAT


Online Auction Starting and Times – The online auction event will start as scheduled.

Refundable Deposit (fully refundable if all sale conditions are met) –

Unless otherwise specified deposit by assets for sale category is:

Special Deposit United States Dollars (USD) 100000 – Unlimited cap on the cumulative total value of bids

Property USD20000

Vehicles USD3000

Goods USD500

Deposits will be accepted for USD cash at the Auctioneers premises 

All deposits and all payments for vehicles and goods will be for USD cash only at Auctioneer\'s premises. 

• All deposits and payments for properties will be for USD cash at Auctioneers premises or optionally all deposits and all payments are also available via Contipay Payment Gateway for VISA, Mastercard, Ecocash FCA and FCA Nostro. Auctioneers FCA Nostro bank details are available upon request.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Bring your vehicle together with registration book to our premises
    • Harare-18005 Dhlela Way, Graniteside
    • Bulawayo-39 Josiah Chinamano, Bulawayo
  • Call for onsite assessment 0773707529 or send Whatsaap request on 0787 976957
  • Get the vehicle assessed for reserve value
  • Sign sale acceptance form
  • Submit required documentation-see below

Documentation required

  • Registration book
  • Copy of ID for the registered owner
  • Commissioned affidavit (provided by Hammer and Tongues)
  • Proof of residence
  • If a 3rd party vehicle:
    • Agreement of sale
    • Copy of ID for the seller
    • Copy of ID for the buyer
    • Proof or residence for seller and buyer

Additional documents of Company

  • Certificate of incorporation
  • CR6 and CR14
  • Letter of authority (signed by a director)
  • Copy of ID for the signing authority (director).


  • Bring in your goods or send Whatsaap request for collection on 0787976957 or call on 0242748118.
  • You can sell anything and everything including:
    • Equipment
    • Farm implements
    • Machinery
    • Household and office furniture
    • Computer equipment and many more

You are free to bring your vehicle or goods anytime within the operating times below

Monday to Friday 0800hrs to 1630hrs
Saturday 0800hrs to 1200noon

  1. Visit our website www.hammerandtongues.com
  2. Select the AUCTION you want to participate on
  3. Click register/log in button top right corner (remember your email and password)

Each auction will indicate where the assets on sale are located.

You need to have paid the prescribed deposit for you to participate. You can pay your deposit by depositing cash at our Hammer and Tongues Harare branch, 18005 Dhlela Way, Graniteside, or Bulawayo branch, 39 Josiah Chinamano, Belmont, Bulawayo.
You can also make your deposit through our online Contipay gateway-follow instructions below


  1. Click on MY ACCOUNT – and go to the USD Wallet
  2. Enter deposit amount to deposit – proceed
  3. “You will be redirected to the ContiPay Page
  4. Choose your payment option (e.g. Visa/Master Card, Ecocash FCA or RTGS FCA)
  5. Enter your card details and confirm payment
  6. You will be redirected to your banking application page to authorize the transaction

NB. Please note that ContiPay does not store any Card information it is only transmitted to VISA/MasterCard for Validation.

ContiPay enforces 3D verification on all VISA and MasterCard transactions to guard our Merchants and Clients from any fraudulent transactions


  1. Click on MY ACCOUNT – and go to the ZWL Wallet
  2. Enter deposit amount to deposit – proceed
  3. “You will be redirected to the ContiPay Page
  4. Choose your payment option (e.g. Zipit, RTGS, Ecocash, OneMoney, Telecash)
  5. Fill in the required information to initiate the transaction
  6. If the transaction is a Zipit or RTGS, you will receive a WhatsApp message with the instructions to perform the transaction together with a unique refence that should be quoted when performing the transaction
  7. Mobile money payments-Ecocash/Telecash/Onemoney

NB Please Note that all initiated transactions have limits as prescribed by the regulator; however for Zipit and RTGS transfers a client can perform multiple transactions as is permitted by the regulator.

  1. View auction lots
  2. Select desired lot
  3. Place your bid
  4. After placing a bid you will receive a notification confirming your placed bid via email and WhatsApp.
  5. If you are outbid, you will receive a message notification with the new highest bid for that particular item

  1. Use the auto bid function available on each lot-place your highest bid, the system will do the bidding for you.

Each auction has a set end day and time; however, the Auctioneers reserve the right to change the end day and/or time of each auction.

NB: Auction for any particular lot may be automatically extended if there are bids towards the end of the auction.

  1. If you have won an auction, a notification will be sent to both your email and WhatsApp with the description of the item won and the bid amount.

A 15% Purchaser’s levy and 15% VAT will be added on top of the bid price (VAT as applicable)

  1. Upon completion of payment and issuing of invoice you can collect using the invoice.

You can either pay through our online Contipay gateway or you can come and pay cash at our offices