Live Auctions

Get ready for our next Live Auction:

Enjoy the thrill of bidding in person,
or simultaneously in real-time on the internet

Internet bidding has transformed auctions by enabling bidders to participate in real-time from anywhere in the world, right from the palm of their hand. Traditionalists who prefer the excitement and atmosphere of bidding in person are welcome to attend at our Blackminster Auction Room.
Whether you’re buying or selling, our live auctions are straightforward. We like to keep things as simple as possible so that you can enjoy the thrill of obtaining your next bargain or eagerly anticipate how much your item will make.
Read on for further auction information, if you have any questions that aren’t covered on here, please check out our help section or contact us.

2024 Live Auction Dates:

January 26th

A Pre-Demolition Auction of a Part-Nineteenth-Century Mansion in Warwickshire. Quality Architectural Salvage, Sumptuous Furnishings, and Effects.

February 24th

A Two Day Auction Sale of Vintage Pre-Loved Collectables & Accessories, High-End Audio Equipment and Architectural Salvage

March 23rd

Saturday Auction of Vintage, Pre-Loved, Collectables and Accessories - 383 Lots

April 20th

Sale of Vintage, Preloved & General - Over 300 lots including Royal Worcester, Royal Crown Derby, Decorative Effects and Accessories

May 18th

Event details to follow

June 15th

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July 13th

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August 10th

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September 7th

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October 5th

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November 2nd

Event details to follow

December 7th

Pre-Christmas sale to include Wines, Spirits, Jewellery and Giftware

 

General information About our Live Auctions:

Registering to Bid
All first time buyers need to register with us, the process is free and straightforward. Once registered you will receive a unique bidding number to use at all of our future sales. To register simply follow this link which will take you to easyLive auction.

Commission / Absentee Bidding
If you are unable to participate in the live internet auction and would like to leave a commission bid, simply use the contact form or call us on 01386 300733.

In addition you can leave an Autobid with easyLive Auction which acts similar to a commission / absentee bid

Telephone Bidding
For those unable to attend the auction in person, we are very happy to offer a free telephone bidding service, enabling you participate live. This can be arranged by contacting us prior to the auction.

How telephone bidding works: A few lots prior to your potential lot going under the hammer, a member of our team will telephone you and bid on your behalf, relaying your bids to the auctioneer. Please note bid amounts do not include Buyer’s Premium.

Viewing Auction Lots
Pre-sale viewing of lots is available the day before the sale between 10am – 5pm and from 9am on sale day. If you’re unable to view lots in person please browse our latest online catalogue or use the free condition report service. Post sale claim(s) will not be upheld unless we have provided you with a written condition report prior to commencement of the auction.

Condition Reports
We are happy to provide condition reports on any lot in forthcoming auctions sent via email. This is a free service and we urge all prospective bidders who are unable to inspect items in person to make use of this. Please note our catalogue descriptions do not make any reference to the condition of the item(s), and all weights and measures given in the catalogue should be regarded as approximate. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Fees
The hammer price is the amount achieved at the fall of the gavel (hammer) plus a Buyer’s Premium of 15%. In addition to the hammer price there is a 3% surcharge plus VAT when bidding via easyLive. Alternatively you can pay a £3 flat fee for the entire auction with no further internet fees to pay.

Payment
Payment must be received in full by 4pm on the Tuesday following the auction, unpaid accounts after this time will be charged to your card registered with easyLive, in line with our terms and conditions. Our preferred payment method is by bank transfer or debit card via the easyLive auction platform. Please note that title for goods will not transfer to the buyer until payment has been received in full,

Collection
Collections are strictly by appointment only and between Monday to Thursday during the week following the sale between 10am – 4pm at Unit 8 Blackminster Business Park, Evesham, WR11 7RE. Uncollected items after this period will be subject to a storage fee of £2.50 per lot per day.

Postage and Shipping
We provide an in-house post and packaging service at an additional cost, please ask for prices and availability. Buyers are also welcome to organise their own couriers.

if you have any questions that aren’t covered on here, please check out our help section or contact us.