Buying at Auction is a simple process, but it is important to understand the rules, terms and conditions before you do so.
All items sold at auction are classed as sold as seen please make sure you check the item and satisfy yourself prior to bidding. Refunds are only given in exceptional circumstances and at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer.
The sales act of 1979 does not apply to public auctions. The fall of the auctioneers gavel is a legally binding contract. All lots bought by auction will carry a Buyer’s premium which will be added to the final hammer price.
Auctions are held every month and a fully illustrated catalogue of sale is available during the week the sale takes place. This catalogue will not always state or imply in anyway the condition of an item.
Viewing days are held the day before the auction and on the morning before every auction.
To bid at an auction the individual must register for a paddle number, proof of Identity will be required to complete the registration process.
There are several ways to bid at auction; In person at the auction room, Commission Bidding, Telephone Bidding or Online.
Commission bidding is to leave a bid and we will bid upto and including the amount you have left.
Telephone bidding our porter will telephone you a few lots prior and will bid with you.
You can bid live on the-saleroom.com platform. Please be aware the 1979 sales act does not apply here as we offer specific viewing times for customers to examine items of interest.
Buyer’s premium 17.5% + VAT
Added premium if bidding via easylive auctions 3% + or fixed fee