Hidden Gem Auctions
The Former Chapel
Park Road
Bloxwich, West Midlands
United Kingdom



Hidden Gem is an auction house and antique centre housing over 40 independent traders based in Bloxwich, West Midlands - 15 miles from Birmingham city centre.

Please note that payments will only be accepted via Bank Transfer or on site using cash, debit or credit card within 5 days of the sale date. Buyer fees are 19% or £1.50 per lot which ever is the greater. Online fees are 19% if the £3 premium is paid via or free registration has a 22% buyers fee per lot.

1. The buyer is deemed to have accepted these Conditions of Sale and Notices by the making of any bid.

2.The highest bidder shall be the buyer at the “Hammer Price” and any dispute shall be settled at the Auctioneers absolute discretion. The Auctioneer shall have the right to determine the advance of the bid. The Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse any bid and of altering, adding to, dividing, consolidating or withdrawing any lot(s) at the sale or bidding on behalf of the Seller. The Auctioneer shall be the sole arbitrators to every matter connected to the sale and their decision on each and every point in question shall be final and binding on all parties.

3. Hidden Gem Auctions will not be responsible for the correctness of the description or measurement or weight or authenticity of any article. Whilst believed to be correct descriptions are made as an expression of opinion only and all lots are sold subject to all faults and errors in description. Neither the Auctioneers nor the Sellers make any warranty to buyers in respect of the law and any implied conditions or warranties are excluded except in the case of the Seller those implied in S.12 of The Sale of Goods Act 1973 as amended By The Supply of Goods (implied terms) Act 1973.

4. Buyers shall give, on request, their names and places of abode and/or business and to pay at the fall of the hammer the whole of the purchase money or such deposit as the Auctioneers may require.

5. Commission Bids will be executed free of charge for those unable to attend the sale but only upon receipt of written instructions. All commission bids are accepted only at senders risk and no refunds or allowances shall be made to senders in respect of any error in description, lot number or maximum bid made by the sender.

6. All lots to be at the sole risk and charge of the buyer from the fall of the hammer and such Lots to be taken away with all faults, defects and errors of description of whatsoever nature. No buyer shall be entitled to remove any Lot until he or she has paid for the whole of the Lots purchased in full. If requested to do so the purchaser must supply reasonable means of identification and a receipted account before removing any or all lots.

Payment and Collection.

7. The Purchaser shall pay the hammer price together with a buyers premium.

8. Full payment and collection of Lots by the buyer shall not exceed 5 working days after the day of the sale and the buyer shall be responsible for any removal, storage and insurance charges on any Lot not so removed. Please refer to paragraph 11 below.

9. Payment shall be made by Bank Transfer, Online Payment, Cash, Debit or Credit Card.
Cheques will not be accepted by Hidden Gem Auctions.

10. The sale of each lot shall be governed by English Law.

11. On failure of compliance with these Conditions, the Auctioneers shall be at liberty to re-offer the Lot or Lots in the next sale (i.e. seven days later) without further notice, either by public or Private Sale and the deficiency, if any, arising from such second sale together with all charges and expenses attending the sale shall be recovered as and for liquidated damages. Furthermore the Auctioneers shall be entitled to exercise one or more of the following rights and remedies: a. Proceed against buyer for breach of contract. b. to rescind the sale of any other Lots to the defaulting purchaser. c. to reject or ignore any bids made by the defaulting purchaser or to obtain a deposit before accepting further bids.

12. For all purposes of the sale the Auctioneers shall be deemed to be Agents of both the Buyer and Seller and shall not be held responsible for any default by either the buyer or seller.

13. Every person on Hidden Gem Auctions premises at any time shall be deemed to be there at their own risk and shall have no claim against Hidden Gem Auctions in respect of any injury he/she may sustain or any accident which may occur. Hidden Gem Auctions shall have the Hidden Gem Auctions - Client Setup Details - Terms and Conditions - Submitted 01 Sep 2023 right at their discretion to refuse admission to their premises to any person.

14. Hidden Gem Auctions reserve the right to cancel any sale without prior notice. Online Bidding


1. Goods will only be accepted for sale provided an Official Hidden Gem Auctions Entry Form is completed and delivered to the Saleroom prior to sale. In default, the Entry Form to be completed by Hidden Gem Auctions on behalf of the vendor and vendor to be deemed to have read and agreed to Conditions of Entry.

2. The Seller warrants to the Auctioneers and Purchaser that he is the true owner or is
properly authorised to sell the goods and is able to transfer good and market able title free
from any third party right. The Seller will indemnify Hidden Gem Auctions, its Servants and
Agents and the buyer against any loss or damage suffered in consequence of a breach of this

3. Hidden Gem Auctions have absolute discretion without giving reason to refuse any goods, to divide any Lot, to combine two or more Lots, to withdraw any Lot and in case of dispute to put up any Lot for sale again. Hidden Gem Auctions reserve the right to declare any item unsaleable and to arrange for the disposal of such an item to a destructor without prior reference to the Vendor and to recoup all costs incurred from the Vendor.

4. Hidden Gem Auctions sell as Agent for the Vendor and as such is not responsible for any default by the Vendor, and may, in the case of Lots upon which there is a reserve price, exercise the right to bid on behalf of the Vendor.

5. The Seller shall be entitled to place a reserve price on any Lot prior to sale representing the minimum hammer price at which the Lot may be treated as sold. Once placed, a reserve price cannot be changed except by consent of Hidden Gem Auctions . Where a reserve has been placed only the Auctioneer may bid on behalf of the Seller. Any Lot entered with reserve that is subsequently not sold will be offered at the next sale with no reserve. Hidden Gem Auctions reserve the right to charge Commission on the reserve price on unsold lots with reserve prices.

6. Hidden Gem Auctions accept no liability for Lots delivered to their premises without sufficient sale instructions and reserve the right to make a charge for Warehousing in the Auction Room of £1.00 per item per day. A similar charge will be made for Lots left on the premises by Vendors after they have been requested to remove them. If not removed within 2 weeks Hidden Gem Auctions reserve the right to sell the items to defray.

7. The Seller authorizes Hidden Gem Auctions to deduct Commission at the prevailing rate and to retain the Buyers Premium payable by the Purchaser.

8. Payments shall normally be paid to the Vendor within 21 days of the sale.

9. Hidden Gem Auctions reserve the right to cancel any sale without prior notice.

10. All electrical, motorised and battery items are sold as seen as and are assumed to be untested spares or repairs. Hidden Gem Auctions are not liable for any injury or accident that may occur following use of any items purchased under this description.
All postage and shipping costs are produced on an individual basis and are determined by weight and size. Please contact the auction house for a quote either prior to or following purchase.

Shipping quotes provided are absolute and must be paid in full in order for the item to be dispatched.

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