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Thomson Roddick & Medcalf (Carlisle)
Coleridge House
Carlisle, Cumbria
01228 528939



Thomson Roddick & Medcalf is one of the top independent auction houses in northern England with over 125 years of trading experience.

Our modern and attractive salerooms are conveniently located in Carlisle, close to the historic city centre with its castle, cathedral and renowned museum and art gallery but readily accessible by road with ample parking available. For rail travellers, Carlisle is on the West Coast, London – Scotland, main line. The Lake District, Solway Coast and Hadrian`s Wall are all only an easy drive away.

There we host a regular and successful programme of auction sales to include specialist auctions for:-

Antiques and Works of Art. Traditional Pictures. Contemporary & 20th Century Pictures. Arts & Crafts & Decorative Arts. Silver. Clocks. Good Jewellery & Bijouterie. Coins & Medals. Weapons & Militaria. Antiquarian & Collectable Books. Old and Collectable Toys and Models.

We also hold sales by auction, where appropriate, on owners` own premises and provide a prompt service when instructed to carry out valuations for sale, insurance, inheritance tax or other purposes.

We have valuers and representatives specifically covering Cumbria and the South Lake District, Lancashire, North Yorkshire, Merseyside and Wirral and have a close working association with the old established firm of Outhwaite and Litherland through their office at 43 Hoghton Street, Southport, PR9 0PG - telephone 01704 538489.

We place great emphasis on our approachability and the honesty of our appraisal of collections or individual items which may be for sale. Pre-sale advice is always readily available and transport of goods for sale can be arranged, as appropriate. We are happy to advise on anything from a single item to a whole house contents and distance is not an object for the consignment of suitable pieces for sale.

Buyers Commission 16% + VAT. T’s and C’s available on request.
If you are within the United Kingdom and are considering having your purchases dispatched to you, Thomson, Roddick & Medcalf, offer an in-house service for items purchased at the Carlisle saleroom, on the following basis

Thomson Roddick & Medcalf Postage Prices

The following prices are for UK & Northern Ireland delivery only. Overseas buyers should make their own arrangments. Items are generally posted on Tuesday and Thursday. Payment preferred by 4pm on the day prior.

Small items are sent by Royal Mail special delivery,

- Small Box (shoe box size and/or 1kg max) or Large Jiffy bag = £14 will be insured up to £500 and should be delivered next day (if more insurance is needed please contact us)

All Parcels over 1kg and up to 20KG (not exceeding Box size**) will be sent by Parcelforce Express 48 (2 day service) No insurance is available on Parcelforce (if insurance is needed please contact a member of staff)

1kg up to and including 5kg/Price (inc vat)
England, Wales and Scotland (Parcelforce Zone 1) (Excluding Highlands & Islands)/£15

5.1kg up to and including 15kg
England, Wales and Scotland (Parcelforce Zone 1) (Excluding Highlands & Islands)/£20

15.1kg up to and including 20kg
England, Wales and Scotland (Parcelforce Zone 1) (Excluding Highlands & Islands)/£25

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