PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT POST THE FOLLOWING:
ITEMS OVER 1 METER OR OVER 30KG IN WEIGHT
NO FURNITURE, EVEN IF UNDER 1 METER
CERAMICS & GLASS OR PARTS THEREOF
PICTURES/ART IN FRAMES
BLADED ITEMS/WEAPONS & GUNS
Please be aware that our postage is completely bespoke, and due the huge variation of items we have each week, we can only provide rough shipping guide as below.
Royal Mail Special Delivery by 1pm insured up to £500 (insurance available up to £2,500 at additional price):
- up to 100g £8.99
- Up to 500g £9.99
- Up to 1kg £10.99
- Up to 2kg £13.15
- DPD Tracked Next Day (Sent on MONDAY of the following week after sale)
This covers most items. There may be additional packaging cost for heavy items or items requiring a large box. Inhouse shipping unavailable for items over 100cm in any direction.
Parcel up to 10 kilos £15.50 + VAT & 50p per additional kilo + VAT
OFFSHORE 2 DAY: (N.I., C.I., I.O.M., Highlands, I,O,W. ) approximately £20 + VAT per consignment, to include the first 10 kilos then £1 per kilo after.
For large item delivery:
Rocket Removals (07929 238757) for local area, Martins Removals (07791 862132) for Teignbridge/East Devon area or Shiply (https://www.shiply.com/) for Nation-wide Delivery.
Large / Pallet Items
UK Freight/Pallet Shipping is available, this is for up to 1200kg, and will need to fit on a standard pallet. Cost is dependent, but usually around £60. A quote can be found HERE
. (Our postcode is PL19 9RQ)
INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS-PAYMENT BY BANK TRANSFER ONLY
(BANK TRANSACTION FEES MAY APPLY)
3rd Party fully insured delivery from specialist shipping and packing service for fine art, antiques & collectables.
Mail Boxes Plymouth
contactable on 01752 257224
Or Postit4me https://postit4me.com/
contactable on 01258 920180 or by email at email@example.com
Our in house service is limited to, and is as follows: Our courier collects on the MONDAY following the auction so to use this service we must receive payment via debit card (credit cards not accepted) over the phone or bank transfer by WEDNESDAY AT 12:00. We recommend you contact us prior to auction with any questions about postage. (SAT 9:12 & SUN 12:4 are public viewing times and we are contactable for enquiries.)
The carrier DPD covers up to £1000 per consignment. Royal Mail Special Delivery can cover up to £2,500. GLASS AND CHINA ARE NOT COVERED
DRAKE'S AUCTIONS CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSSES/DAMAGE DURING SHIPPING/POSTAGE. WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH DPD or ROYAL MAIL SPECIAL DELIVERY TRACKING INFORMATION ON REQUEST.
For INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE
: Please contact us ASAP prior to or straight after the sale for your quote. We are only able to provide international shipping for items (including packaging) under 2kg.
It remains the buyers responsibility to contact the auction house to arrange delivery.
Any items not collected, or courier arranged, by the following Monday may incur storage fees of £3 per day per item, and if remain left by the buyer, may be entered into the following sale to cover auction house fees. We always prefer to work with our customers where possible, and contacting us is always preferable.