Auctioneers Terms & Conditions
All buyers must be registered before the sale
Bidding is a commitment to buy
Auctioneers decision is final
Buyers premium is applicable on all lots at the rate or 17.5 %+VAT for General Sales and 17.5% +VAT for all Specialist Sales
All goods must be paid for before removal of items
All goods to be removed by Thursday following the sale, or are subject to a £1+VAT per lot, per day storage charge
All goods are the responsibility of the buyer once they have been paid for, even if they remain on the premises. If goods have not been collected after three weeks they may be resold to claim back any storage fees incurred.
All bidders should satisfy themselves with the condition and contents of lots before bidding
Cars are parked at owners risk, and viewing is carried out at own risk.
All breakages must be paid for
We will happily accept commission and phone bids, however we cannot be held responsible for missed/wrong bids – if there is a problem the auctioneers decision is final
If leaving commission bids, it is your responsibility to contact us within 3 days to find out if you were successful
Each lot shall be the buyer’s sole risk from the fall of the hammer and shall be sold with any faults and imperfections, the auctioneers NOT being responsible for the correct description or authenticity of any lot, and making no warranty whatsoever. The buyer is deemed to have inspected the lots and satisfied him or herself as to their condition and authenticity.
Payment is accepted in the form of cash, debit and credit card (credit card carries a surcharge of 2%), Any invoices that are requested to be paid over the phone and are above £500.00 must be made via bank transefer.
Postage and packing: We are happy to pack and send out any small items via Royal Mail and these are subject to a minimum £10.00 packing charge. If you are wishing to bid on larger items please contact us before you bid and we will be able to tell you whether it would be an item we could deal with.
For larger items of furniture we recomend Bradleys Furniture Carriers 01748 503 101
General Sale charges are 15%+VAT plus £2.60 + VAT (Antique And Fine Art sales £5.00) lot fee and Specialist Sales carry an extra £1+VAT photograph and online bidding fee.
All electrical items must be PAT tested, there is a £3 + VAT charge for this
Any singular item over £5000 is subject to a 1%+VAT insurance fee
Collection and delivery rate is £52 + VAT per hour (from the time the van leaves the saleroom, to the time it gets back to the saleroom)
Payment will be paid via BACS unless otherwise arranged, 14 days after the sale for General Sales and 21 days after for Specialist Sales