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Terms & Conditions
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1. When used in these Conditions, the following terms highlighted in bold shall have the
Auction: a public or private sale in which Goods belonging to the Seller are sold to the
highest Bidder by the Auctioneer;
Auctioneer: Vintage Trading Card Auctions or any other company within the Group
(including their employees and agents and any person to whom conduct of the Auction is
delegated under clause 5.11);
Bid: an offer to purchase a Lot in accordance with these Conditions submitted by a Bidder:
Bidder: a person bidding for a Lot;
Buyer: a person who submits the highest Bid for a Lot that is accepted by the Auctioneer;
Buyer’s Premium: The Buyer shall pay a Buyer’s Premium of 16.67% + VAT unless
Goods: any item (or number of items) consigned to the Auctioneer by the Seller to be placed
into a Lot for sale at an Auction;
Group: any entity that is a ‘subsidiary’ or ‘holding’ company as defined by s.1159
Companies Act 2006;
Lot: (a collection of) Goods listed (whether in a catalogue or otherwise) by the Auctioneer
that are available to be purchased at an Auction;
Overseas Purchaser: a Buyer whose residence is outside the UK;
Seller: a person who has placed Goods with the Auctioneer for sale and who has the legal and
beneficial title to the Goods listed in a Lot and/or any agent(s) authorised to act on their
VAT: Value Added Tax at [the current rate] of the Lot price, unless otherwise indicated;
1.2. Any person who attends an Auction and/or submits a Bid at an Auction held
or organised by the Auctioneer, whether by electronic means or otherwise, is deemed to have
read and accepted these Conditions by reference to their attendance at the Auction or
submission of a Bid.
1.3. To the extent that these Conditions are inconsistent with any special
conditions set out or referred to in the Auction catalogue or announced at the Auction, the
special conditions shall prevail.
1.4. References to a ‘person’ in these Conditions shall (where the context requires) include a
natural person, corporate or unincorporated body (whether or not having a separate legal
personality) and that person’s successors and permitted assigns.
2. The Seller's Instructions and Warranties
2.1 The Seller warrants that: -
(a) they have the full unencumbered legal title and express authority to sell the Goods that the
Auctioneer has placed into in a Lot.
(b) the description and content of the information listed by the Auctioneer (whether in a
catalogue or otherwise) relating to any Goods is accurate and not deliberately or negligently
(c) Viewing is facilitated and encouraged, and the bidder should take actions to satisfy
themselves through viewing and/or making the necessary additional enquiries that they are
happy to place a bid with the information they have prior to bidding and not afterwards.
Requests to view and/or make additional enquiries after the buyer has placed bids and/or the
auction has closed will not be permitted prior to final settlement of the invoice.
Lack of time or inability to travel to the location will not constitute reasonable grounds for
defaulting on payment. If an enquiry is submitted and no answer is provided prior to the close
of auction, then the auctioneer accepts no liability for any bids placed and the general rule of
thumb for bidders should be followed at all times namely If you are unsure, do not bid.
(d) subject to any contrary powers of the Auctioneer set out in these conditions, he will sell
the Goods placed in a Lot for the price indicated in a Bid submitted by a Buyer providing that
the conditions in clause 4.1 are satisfied; and
(e) he will not contact any Buyers or potential buyers directly in relation to a sale of any
Goods whilst they are listed in a Lot.
2.2 If the Seller’s instructions are given by the Seller’s agent, the Seller’s agent warrants that
he has the Seller’s authority: -
(a) to instruct the Auctioneer;
(b) to give the warranties set out in clause 2.1 above; and
(c) to instruct the Auctioneer to act in accordance with any special conditions.
3. The Auctioneer's Remuneration
3.1. The Auctioneer’s remuneration shall be such as has been agreed between the Seller and
3.2 The Auctioneer may (in his discretion) deduct his remuneration from monies received
from the Buyer before accounting to the Seller for the balance.
4. General rules governing bidding and buying
4.1 If a Bidder submits a Bid to purchase any Lot(s), they must complete the transaction with
the Seller providing:
(a) their Bid has been accepted as the highest value Bid for the Lot by the Seller; once the
Auction for that Lot has closed;
(b) the Auctioneer declares that Bidder to be the Buyer in accordance with clause 5.7 and
(c) the value of their Bid is at least equal to or greater than any minimum reserve price for the
Lot set by the Seller (if any).
4.2 Upon satisfaction of the conditions in clause 4.1 a Buyer can only terminate a contract to
purchase the Lot if the Goods comprising the Lot do not materially comply with the
information provided in the Auction catalogue in relation to them and any such issue should
be raised with the vendor and auctioneer at the earliest possible opportunity and in any case
within 10 days of receipt of the goods.
4.3 Unless the Auctioneer has previously acknowledged in writing that the Bidder bids as
agent on behalf of a named principal, every Bidder shall be taken to bid on his own behalf as
4.4 Placing a Bid entitles the Auctioneer and any Seller to rely on the Bid as a genuine offer
to purchase the Goods contained in the Lot.
4.5 If the Auctioneer has earlier acknowledged in writing that the Bidder bids as agent on
behalf of a named principal, the Bidder warrants that he has the authority of his principal to
make each Bid he makes.
4.6 The Bidder has the right to view all Lots. If the Bidder wishes to view a Lot, the Bidder
must contact the Auctioneer at firstname.lastname@example.org The Bidder must give the
Auctioneer a minimum of 24 hours’ notice to arrange a viewing of a Lot. Please note that the
Auctioneer cannot guarantee any viewing of any Lot in the final 24 hours of the Auction. A
refundable deposit may be requested at the Auctioneers discretion to facilitate viewing of
4.7 Any request for information on a lot, must come via email, either through the lot enquiry
form on each lot, or via email to – email@example.com Potential bidders must register
for an auction to receive information about a lot.
5. Conduction of the Auction
5.1 The Auctioneer offers each Lot as an agent of the Seller and not as principal unless
otherwise indicated in the Auction catalogue.
5.2 Any Lot may be subject to a minimum reserve price set by the Seller unless otherwise
indicated in the Auction catalogue.
5.3 The Seller or his representative or the Auctioneer on his behalf may Bid for any Lot
unless otherwise indicated in the Auction catalogue.
5.4 The Auctioneer may at any time before the fall of the hammer withdraw or divide any Lot
or combine any Lots.
5.5 With the previous written consent of the Seller, the Auctioneer may sell any Lot by
private sale before or after the Auction.
5.6 Any person wishing to place a Bid for a Lot at an Auction organised by the Auctioneer
must register with easyliveauction.com or www.vtcauctions.com or any other website we
advertise on, their relevant details and register a valid credit or debit card before they will be
able to Bid.
5.7 A Bidder who submits the highest value Bid for any Lot before an Auction is closed may
be declared as the Buyer by the Auctioneer.
5.8 If a Bidder submits a Bid within 10 minutes or less of the closure of any Auction, the
Auctioneer reserves the right to automatically extend the time during which Bids can be
submitted for a Lot by ten (10) minutes.
5.9 The Auctioneer may decide whether there is a dispute between Bidders, summarily
determine the dispute or immediately again offer the Lot for sale, in each case without being
required to give a reason.
5.10 The Auctioneer shall in every other respect decide how the Auction is to be conducted
and without being required to give a reason.
5.11 The Auctioneer may in his sole discretion delegate to a person whom he believes to be
competent to conduct the auction in accordance with these Conditions.
5.12 The Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bids which the Auctioneer feels in its sole
discretion does not reflect reasonable value.
5.13 The Auctioneer has a right to report suspicious activities to the relevant authorities, at
5.14 The Auctioneer shall notify all successful Buyers via email by way of invoice or
5.15 The Buyer can access the Auction at
5.16 We cannot be held liable for any errors on the website, problems with registration /
5.17 The description of the item should hold precedence over the photographs. We reserve
the right to use stock / catalogue images if original photographs cannot be used. Caution
should be used when bidding on an item with only a stock image, as colours and sizes of an
item can vary from the sale item. No warranty is given.
6. After the Sale
6.1 Upon the Auctioneer declaring the Auction for any Lot to be closed and the Lot to be
sold, the Buyer shall immediately arrange to pay the value detailed in clause 6.5 to the
Auctioneer by way of direct payment into the nominated bank account of the Auctioneer
(details of which shall be provided to the Buyer by the Auctioneer).
6.2 Payments shall be in pounds sterling (£) (unless otherwise indicated).
6.3 All prices are exclusive of VAT or other applicable taxes, delivery charges and insurance
unless otherwise indicated by the Auctioneer (whether in the catalogue or otherwise).
6.4 Within  business day of the closure of the Auction in relation to any Lot the Buyer
shall confirm the identity of any person on whose behalf he has purchased the Lot (if any).
6.5 The Buyer shall pay the following sums to the Auctioneer in full within 2 days of the
(a) the balance of the price due for the Lot together with any VAT due (including but not
limited to the Buyer’s Premium); or
(b) where the final price for the Lot was not immediately determined upon the closure of the
Auction for the Lot, the value as summarily determined by the Auctioneer, whose
determination shall be final and binding, of all or part of any Lot.
(c) where the total amount payable is less than £1000 then the buyer has the option of making
payment by Debit Card by following the links in the invoice emailed to them. It is the
responsibility of the buyer to undertake this action and payments will not be automatically
debited from any registered card following the close of auction.
(d) where the total amount payable is equal to or in excess of £1000 then payment by card
will not be facilitated and a bank transfer will be required. A bank transfer can still be made
for payments under £1000 and for payments of this amount the buyer may select their
preferred method of payment. No other payment methods are accepted.
In every case time shall be of the essence. Deadline is 16:00hrs on the second day after the
6.6 The Auctioneer may at any time in his sole discretion grant the Buyer an extension of
time, in which case the Buyer shall pay the auctioneer in full in accordance with such
extension before moving or removing the Lot.
6.7 If the Buyer fails to make any payment due to the Auctioneer under these Conditions by
the due date for payment, then, without limiting the Auctioneer’s remedies under these
Conditions, the Buyer shall:
6.7.1 be contacted by the Auctioneer by email and telephone;
6.7.2 pay storage charges for the Lot at £20 per lot per day (item with a value over £10,000
shall be charged at £50 per Lot per day);
6.7.3 be responsible for paying any transportation costs of the Lot, this includes any charges
connected with returning the item back to the Seller;
6.7.4 pay interest on the overdue amount at the rate of 5% per annum above the Bank of
England’s base rate from time to time. Such interest shall accrue on a daily basis from the
due date until actual payment of the overdue amount, whether before or after judgment. The
Buyer shall pay the interest together with the overdue amount.
6.8 Until the Buyer has complied with clause 6.5 above: -
(a) title to any Lot shall not pass to the Buyer;
(b) the Lot shall be at the Buyer’s risk;
(c) the Auctioneer shall have a lien over any Lot purchased by the Buyer at the Auction; and
(d) if the Buyer effects or purports to affect a resale or any other disposition of all or part of
the Lot, the Buyer shall hold the proceeds of resale or other disposition on trust for the
Auctioneer and the Seller.
6.9 On written request by the Highest Bidder the Auctioneer shall provide a VAT invoice in a
proper form, if appropriate.
7. Removal of the Lot
7.1 The Buyer may not remove their Lot until after the end of the Auction and the Auctioneer
has confirmed that they are holding cleared funds received from the Buyer without the prior
written consent of the Auctioneer.
7.2 After paying the sums specified in clause 6.5 above, the Buyer must remove the Lot
bought within 5 days of the end of the auction. In each case time shall be of the essence.
7.3 The Auctioneer may at any time at his sole discretion and on terms reasonably specified
by him grant the Buyer an extension to the time specified in clause 7.2 above.
7.4 When removing any Lot, the Buyer: -
(a) shall indemnify the Auctioneer and Seller against any loss damage legal or other
expenses and any claim arising from the detaching of the Lot or its removal; and
(b) shall have adequate insurance in respect of such indemnity and shall on request produce
to the Auctioneer a receipt for the last premium due or other sufficient evidence that such
insurance has been affected and remains in force.
7.6 The Auctioneer reserves the right to stop the removal of any Lot if in their sole discretion
they do not believe the Lot is being moved in accordance with clause 7.5 above.
7.6.1 It is the Buyers sole responsibility to arrange for collection or delivery of the Lot.
7.7 Lots will not be released, even when purchased, if there is an outstanding invoice, in this
or another auction.
7.8 There is no guarantee of collection in the first 48 hours after an auction.
7.9 Once an item is removed from the seller’s location by the buyer or a third party on their
behalf, then it is deemed to be acceptable and correct. If in doubt, then the buyer is advised
not to remove the item and inform the vendor and auctioneer immediately to seek a resolution
of the case at the earliest convenience.
7.10 Any issues relating to an item should be taken up with the vendor at the point of
8. Liability of the Auctioneer
8.1 Goods sold in any Lot are sold as seen, with all faults and imperfections and the
Auctioneer is not responsible for any defects whatsoever (whether latent or not).
8.2 No warranty or representation of any kind is given or authorised to be given by the
Auctioneer with regards to any Lot.
8.3 The Auctioneer has no liability to the Buyer for any delivery or collection costs. If the
Buyer is unable to collect any Lot, the Buyer is to contact the Seller, once the invoice has
8.4 The auctioneer is acting as the sales agent for the lots in auction. Any problems with a lot
should be taken up with the vendor.
9. Overseas Purchasers
9.1 If the Buyer is an Overseas Purchaser they must advise of their intentions to export the
Lot immediately and notify the sales co-ordinator of the Auctioneer by email:
9.2 Overseas Purchasers will be required to provide the following information: (a scanned
(a) their passport(s);
(b) another form of identity, (i.e. drivers licence, name, address, UK agent
(if any), telephone and fax numbers);
(c) full details of their national bank and their UK corresponding bank; and
(d) details from their bank confirming method of payment.
9.3 It is the Buyers’ responsibility to ensure that:
(a) the country to which the Goods are destined to got to have no import restrictions on the
Goods that they have purchased;
(b) the country has no import licence restrictions or a restriction on currency allocation;
(c) the country has no prolonged inspection procedure, which might cause excessive delay in
allowing the Goods to be imported;
(d) they employ a reputable freight-forwarding organisation; and
(e) the Buyer has read and agreed with these Conditions.
9.4 If there are any special arrangements that the Buyer wishes to make with the Auctioneer,
the Buyer must contact the Auctioneer at least three business days before an Auction takes
9.5 We reserve the right to insist a deposit is paid before bidding from an overseas bidder.
10. VAT and subsequent Refunds
10.1 All Buyers intending to export a Lot will be charged an additional deposit equal to that
of the VAT due on each Lot purchased.
10.2 In order to qualify for a refund, the Goods must be exported in accordance with relevant
export regulations and valid written evidence of such compliance shall be sent by the Buyer
to the vendor at their registered address and to the Auctioneer within 28 days of the date of
collection to the following address on official company headed notepaper signed by the
Buyer: firstname.lastname@example.org. At no time does the auctioneer take ownership of any
goods sold in auction and therefore accepts no liability for VAT refunds unless specifically
agreed with all parties prior to the sale. The auctioneer seeks only to facilitate communication
between buyer and seller in order to ensure all parties are treated fairly during the transaction.
10.3 Where satisfactory evidence is not provided, goods will be subject to UK VAT at the
standard rate of export and the Buyer will forfeit any deposit they may have paid in
accordance with this clause 10.
10.4 The Auctioneer is unable to refund the VAT on the Buyers’ Premium in any
10.5 If the Buyer chooses to export their purchases using their own transport, then VAT will
be levied and refunded upon satisfactory documentation supporting the removal of the Goods
purchased assuming the terms of clause 10.2 are satisfied.
10.6 Notwithstanding any other clause in these Conditions the Auctioneer reserves the right
(a) to accept any Bid from a Bidder; or
(b) to sell any Lot (in whole or in part) to a Buyer.
11. Default by the Buyer
11.1 If at any time the Buyer fails to pay any of the sums under these Conditions when they
fall due or to remove any Lot by the time specified in clause 7 above (or any extension
granted under clause 7 above) the Auctioneer may rescind the sale of that Lot, in which case
any deposit shall be forfeited, and that Lot may be resold by Auction or privately by the
11.2 If the Auctioneer has rescinded the sale but the Buyer has removed the Lot bought, the
Auctioneer shall be entitled upon serving reasonable advanced written notice on the Buyer, to
enter upon any premises where he believes the Lot to be and safely remove it.
11.3 If the Auctioneer has rescinded the sale and the Lot has been resold, the Buyer shall
make good any deficiency, namely: -
(a) the sale price less the resale price; and/or
(b) the costs of and costs incidental to the resale of the Lot.
11.4 If the Buyer has failed to remove any Lot by the time specified in clause 7 above (or any
extension granted under clause 7 above) and as a result the Seller is unable to give vacant
possession on disposing of or relinquishing any interest in the premises from which the Lot
should have been removed, the Buyer shall compensate the Seller for any loss arising from
their failure to give vacant possession.
11.5 If at any time the Buyer in any way breaches or defaults under any of these Conditions,
the Auctioneer reserves the right (without prejudice to any other rights) to issue proceedings
28 days after the Buyer’s initial default or breach of these terms. The Auctioneer’s claim
shall include, but not limited to, any loss of earnings (buyers commission), any
administration charges, any storage charges and any legal fees associated with the Buyer’s
breach or default (all amounts will exclude VAT).
11.6 The Auctioneer reserves the right to recover any outstanding charges from the Buyers
payment card used to register for the Auction.
11.6.1 if the card used to register is fraudulent, registered to a third party or does not have
enough funds on it to cover the cost, a £25 plus Vat fee will be added to the invoice.
11.6.2 if we have to take payment from a registered card, we will endeavour to take from the
invoice, in descending order, the whole amount, half the amount, one quarter of the amount,
our premium plus Vat, £100 and then £50.
11.6.3 if the attempt to take payment is unsuccessful then we will charge £5.00 per
transaction to recover the funds in 11.6.2
11.6.5 Bidders who submit charge backs after non-payment of an invoice will be charged the
(a) Administrative charge of £250 plus VAT to defend the charge back.
(b) Storage charges will start immediately the Charge Back notification is received from our
bank for a minimum of 28 days at a rate of £50 per item per day, plus Vat. We will also look
to recover all of our premium.
(c) All Chargebacks will be pursued through the courts.
11.6.6 Invoices that are outstanding 10 days after the end of the Auction will have the funds
debited direct from registered bank card. This will include but not limited to the Buyer’s
Premium, storage and transport costs and Vat.
11.7 If the Auctioneer issues proceedings the following costs shall be payable by the Buyer:
11.7.1 The solicitor costs varying from £150 - £250 plus VAT for the issuing of proceedings;
11.7.2 £10 plus VAT for the initial letter sent by the solicitor; and
11.7.3 any court fees that are incurred, including but not limited to £90 lost wages, travel
costs and £165 hearing fee.
11.7.4 Our solicitors rate for attending court is £300 plus VAT per hour, plus expenses.
11.7.5 Our staff rate for processing a legal claim is £70 plus VAT per hour plus expenses.
11.8 Any Buyer who is in default or breach under these terms shall be banned from any
Auction held by the Auctioneer, Easy Live auction and any other platform we advertise on.
11.9 Items that storage charges are levied on can be collected with 48 hours notice. No
charge will be levied during the 48-hour notice period.
11.10 After the storage period of 28 days has ended the vendor may request the items to be
returned. The cost of this transport will fall on the defaulter.
11.11 The security and integrity of the bidders account is their responsibility. Bidders are
expected to take reasonable actions to preserve the integrity of their account and this is
assisted by the requirement of passwords etc to log in. Appropriate care should be taken to
ensure other members of the household or those with access to shared computers cannot gain
access to bidding accounts without permission from the account holder and where this has
not been done the bidder shall be liable for any bids placed on their account by persons
without prior consent to do so.
Other factors shall be considered in determining the legitimacy of any claims such as other
recent bidding activity, the amounts entered, time of bids placed etc.
12. Data Protection
12.1 The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that (as provided in the Auctioneer’s Privacy
Policy) The Auctioneer may collect, process and store personal data and feedback regarding
the Buyer’s transactions with The Auctioneer and share this personal data with any Sellers
who are entering a contract with the Buyer. This is on an ongoing basis to ensure the integrity
and reputation of The Auctioneer and to allow The Auctioneer, Sellers and Buyers to
complete the transaction.
For further information on the data collected, processed and stored by The Auctioneer on
13.1 No failure or delay by the Auctioneer to exercise any right or remedy provided under
this agreement or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor
shall it prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single
or partial exercise of such right or remedy by the Auctioneer shall prevent or restrict the
further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
14.1 These Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of
England and Wales, save that:
(a) if the Auction is held in Scotland, in accordance with the laws of Scotland; or
(b) if the Auction is held in Northern Ireland, in accordance with the laws in Northern Ireland
15. Guidance on Registration
15.1 The Auctioneer reserves the right to decline a bidder’s registration to bid without notice
15.2 The Auctioneer reserves the right to request a deposit from all or any bidders at any
15.3 Unless an Invoice is amended within 1 business day as per point 6.4, to state that the
name should be changed to a Company. Then the registered bidder is always liable for any
15.4 If the invoice is changed to a company as per point 6.4 and the company goes into
liquidation or is dissolved then the original registered bidder will still be liable for any
15.5 We reserve the right to request to Companies House that any company that has an
outstanding debt is halted from dissolution until the debt is cleared.
15.6 A bidder must give their full name at registration, initials and nicknames are not valid.
15.7 If you are purchasing an item through third party finance, this needs to be pre-arranged
so that there is no delay in payment.
16. General Conditions
16.1 All our telephone calls are recorded. We reserve the right to use them as evidence in the
event of a dispute.
16.2 Online Auctions are not governed by Consumer Protection (Distance Selling)
Regulations 2000 or the Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s home or place of
work Regulations 2008. A buyer can only enact their right to cancel a sale in the event the
goods are deemed to be materially different to the description offered. The most current
legislation is the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 which supersede any previous
18. Dispute Resolution, Remedies and Set Off
18.1 In the event that a dispute arises between the Seller and a Buyer, the Seller will deal
directly with the Buyer to find a negotiated settlement. If the Seller and the Buyer are unable
to agree a negotiated settlement between themselves then (at the written request of either the
Seller or the Buyer) the Auctioneer may, at its discretion, endeavour to negotiate a settlement
between both parties. If the item has been described incorrectly or in a manner to mislead,
then the Auctioneer will look more favourably on the Buyer. If a resolution cannot be
reached within a reasonable time frame, then the Auctioneer will make a decision that will be
In any case, the buyer will have 10 days from receipt of their item in which to raise a dispute
regarding the good received. The buyer should notify the vendor and auctioneer at the earliest
opportunity, but no more than 10 days after receipt, regarding any perceived issues.
Complaints or issues raised after this time frame should be directed to the vendor and the
auctioneer cannot accept any liability for issues raised outside of this time frame.
18.2 The buyer is advised to check any and all goods immediately on receipt or at the point of
collection and raise any issues at the earliest possible point. By signing for delivery of goods
the buyer is accepting that the goods have been received as per the description, and so should
ensure they are checked appropriately, or explicitly sign to say, ‘goods received unchecked’.
Goods identified as not matching their description should not be removed from site by the
buyer if collecting and the issues raised with the vendor on collection or by telephone or
email to the auctioneer immediately if a resolution cannot be found.
18.3 In the event that a refund is due from the Seller to a Buyer in relation to any Goods, the
Auctioneer will endeavour to make the refund from the proceeds of the Seller’s sales held on
his Auction Account. If the said Auction Account contains no or insufficient funds, the Seller
must make payment of the full amount or the balance (as the case may be) within 24 hours of
the request of such payment by the Auctioneer. [The Auctioneer will look to reclaim a
minimum of 50% of the lost commission for the refund of an item from the Seller. Payment
must be made within 24 hours of the request of payment to the Seller.]
18.4 The Auctioneer may deduct the Buyer’s Premium and any other remuneration and/or
charges payable to it by the Seller and/or the Buyer from any sum received by the Auctioneer
from the Buyer of any Goods prior to accounting to the Seller for the balance.
18.5 In the event that the Auctioneer holds any funds in the Seller’s Auction Account to the
credit of the Seller at any time, the Seller agrees, and the Auctioneer is authorised to set off
against such credit balance any undisputed amount owed to it by the Seller under these
Conditions in relation to any Lot or Lots, or under the Auctioneer’s terms and conditions for
Buyers in circumstances where the Seller owes money to the Auctioneer as buyer of any
Viewing & Enquiries
To arrange a viewing, or make an enquiry you must first register for this auction.
Once your registration has been approved, please click the ‘Lot Enquiry’ button
within our Auctioneer details area of the specific lot you are interested in. This will let
us know exactly which lot you are enquiring about; and help us keep track of your
Once we have received your request, a member of our support team will contact you
back shortly. Unfortunately, we are unable to process viewings or specific enquiries
directly over the phone as we will need time to contact the vendor.
Unfortunately, no viewing can be accommodated within the last 24hrs of the sale.
Before You Bid Checklist
Please be aware that once you bid you are legally bound to pay your invoice, bids
placed in auction cannot be removed afterwards. If you are unsure - do not bid.
All Lots are subject to a Buyers Premium
Payment from outside the UK will be subject to a £10 charge
Payment is to be made via Bank Transfer
We accept debit card payments via secure link, up to the value of £1000. We do not
accept payment by telephone.
Only a bank transfer can be accepted for payments of over £1000
We do NOT offer payment by cheque or via cash on collection
If you are exporting goods won in auction. The VAT on Hammer must be paid first
and will only be refunded on receipt of proof of export
Please note that late payment and collection fees will be added where applicable
As this is not a retail sale, the Sale of Goods Act does not apply, nor does the
Distance Selling Act.
Please note that all bids are final. We cannot retract a bid once it has been placed.