We would also welcome the opportunity to make house visits at a time to suit you, so please do give us a call on 01329 836659 to arrange a time that suits you. If you wish to go ahead with selling your items, then just bring them in to us [or we can collect] and we will discuss estimates and agree reserves with you. We provide you with documentation confirming that the items are in our possession and all will be insured.
Our selling commission is 15% plus VAT, and a lotting fee of £3.50 plus VAT. After your item/s has sold, we pay you by bank transfer and you will receive a notification saying you’ve been paid, it couldn’t be simpler. If your item is unsold then we automatically re-enter it in to our next suitable sale, we may at this time discuss with you reducing the estimate, the only fee we charge for unsold items is the £3.50+VAT lotting fee.
Unlike many other auction houses we can take most items from most properties. Items that sell well include: jewellery, vintage and modern Swiss watches, silver and plated items, medals and militaria, Asian art including Chinese and Japanese porcelain, carved ivory, rhino horn, and jade, ceramics and glassware, clocks, paintings, bronzes, 20th century design, curios and novelty items, designer fashion items and handbags, fine furniture and more.
Great changes have taken place over the last 10 years with in the auction industry and we continue to be at the forefront of those changes. We make the process of buying and selling as simple as possible. Our friendly, approachable, experienced team are only too pleased to answer any and all questions, and to guide you effortlessly through the process. Once you’ve bought or sold with us, even if you’re new to auctions we will assist and advise you through out the process.
Our two monthly sales are advertised and promoted both online and in publications well in advance, to ensure that your items get the maximum publicity, and to ensure that potential buyers are aware that they are coming up for sale. We also market your specialist items to our existing data base and presently have in excess of 8800 registered buyer with us.
Our fine are sales feature live online bidding, via the-saleroom.com a site now attracting over 1 million individual visitors a month.