Information for those wishing to enter items for auction
Acceptance of items for auction
We are now accepting items for our next and subsequent auctions. These are held four times per year and so, unlike some auctioneers, there’s never long to wait before we can sell your items. Email us (click here) with a brief description of the item or items you wish to enter and we can then give you an assessment.
Delivery of items for auctionItems may be delivered to us by arrangement at our address in Pickering or by post/courier if preferred. Alternatively, you may deliver to us by arrangement on auction day in London. Once handed over to us, all items are fully insured and held in security controlled premises.
AdvertisingWe will advertise your items in the many specialist magazines and journals where we place monthly advertisements. We will photograph the items (we illustrate many of the lots in the catalogue) and undertake all research necessary to provide a full catalogue description. The catalogue goes out to hundreds of subscribers throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the World. Your item will be guaranteed maximum worldwide exposure.
Probate & Insurance valuationsWe are happy to undertake probate and insurance valuations.
ReservesA reserve price, agreed between seller and auctioneer, will be placed on each item sold.
Commission RateThe commission rate for most items is 12% subject to a minimum charge of £6 per lot sold or unsold. There are no other hidden charges to pay (cataloguing, photography, storage, insurance, etc., all free). Further information is available on our entry form.
Entry FormClick on the button below to load a printable PDF version of the entry form.
PaymentVendors will be settled by cheque within 10 days of the close of the auction.
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