Whitton & Laing was established in 1884 as one of the Westcountry’s leading property auctioneers, and soon after built a furniture and fine art auction business, now holding about 100 sales a year, at their three auction premises.
Invoices will be sent out during the weekend after the sale. We are unable to finalise invoices or accept payment until the end of the final day of the auction.
T&C: CONDITIONS OF SALE RELATING TO PURCHASE
14. INSPECTION OF GOODS
Every opportunity is given for the inspection of the goods or articles and a purchaser making a bid for a Lot acknowledges that he or she is fully satisfied with such Lot before bidding by inspection or otherwise as to all the conditions of sale. This includes the physical condition of any description of any such Lot including but not restricted to whether the Lot is damaged or has been repaired.
15. PROPERTY AND RISK
The property in any Lot shall not pass to the purchaser until he or she has paid the full purchase price and V.A.T. and buyers premiums but in every case, each Lot is at the sole risk of the purchaser from the fall of the hammer.
16. CLEARANCE OF PURCHASES
No purchase shall be claimed or removed until the sale has been completed. All Lots shall be paid for and removed at the purchaser's risk and expense by the end of the second working day following the Sale, failing which, Whitton & Laing shall not be responsible if the same are lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed and all Lots not so removed shall remain at the risk of the buyer..
If they are not removed within seven days of the Sale, Whitton & Laing may re-sell them by auction or privately without notice to the purchaser. Any liability which there may be on the part of Whitton & Laing in respect of any loss shall be restricted to a maximum of the price paid by the original purchaser of the Lot.
If any purchaser fails to comply with any of the above conditions, the damages recoverable from the defaulter shall include all loss arising from any re-sale of Lots together with the charges and expense in respect of both sales and any money deposited in part payment shall be held by Whitton & Laing.
18. BUYERS PREMIUM
A premium of 18% is normally added to the bid price as a buyers premium and this premium is subject to V.A.T. And the total is added to the purchasers account and payable before the goods are claimed or removed.
Please note that Lots purchased via The -Sale Room.com live auction service, will be subject to an additional 4.95% commission charge and V.A.T. At the rate imposed at the hammer price.
19. SALE OF VEHICLES
No warranty is given that any second hand motor vehicle sold is in a road worthy condition at the time of the sale. The purchasers of vehicles will be required to sign an Undertaking upon purchase that such vehicles if necessary will be put into good and roadworthy condition by the purchaser at their own expense before use on any road in Great Britain
20. IN THESE CONDITIONS OF SALE the name Whitton & Laing represents the Agents responsible for holding sales in their own name as Whitton & Laing and as Queens Road Auctions or in other names of in conjunction with other Agents or parties
Thank you for your winning bids from the auction.
Please arrange payment for goods by bank transfer or you can contact our accounts office to pay by debit card. To add P&P please contact us for a quote.
P&P IS NOT INCLUDED AND CAN BE ARRANGED FOR YOU FOR MOST ITEMS EXCLUDING LARGE PICTURES, FURNITURE, CARPETS ETC. ALTERNATIVELY, YOU CAN ARRANGE FOR YOUR OWN COURIER OR COLLECTION OF THE ITEMS. PLEASE CALL US ON 01392 252621 FOR A QUOTE.
Please arrange payment for goods by bank transfer or you can contact our accounts office to pay by debit card. Invoices will be sent out within 3 working days from the end of the sale. To add P&P please contact us for a quote.
Account name: Whitton & Laing
Sort Code: 30-80-37
Account No: 34163162
Information for International payments
IBAN CODE: GB72LOYD30803734163162
BIC/SWIFT CODE: LOYDGB21724
The accounts office is open fro 9.30am-5.00pm Monday - Friday and 9.30am-12.30pm on Saturday.
Please confirm once your payment has been made. Parcels are normally despatched within 1-5 days of receipt of payment.