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Buying & Selling Through Auction

Buying a Classic Vehicle ...

Before bidding on any vehicle lots please ensure that you have carried out all the relevant checks (mileage included) that you would require as no warranties or guarantees are supplied.

All vehicles are 'sold as seen' and we do encourage you to come and inspect so that you are both satisfied and confident with any bids that you may place.

Once the hammer drops a contract is then created and you are obligated to proceed with the purchase.

TELEPHONE BIDDING

One of our team will call you several lots before the one you want to bid on, then will talk you through the auction, updating you on the current bid and bidding for you when requested. 

To register for phone bidding you will need to complete a Bidders Registration Form by clicking this link. Please make your interests clear in the comments box on the form. We will then contact you regarding your debit card details. TELEPHONE BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE 5PM ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE.

Your debit card details will be required to guarantee your bid.

COMMISSION BIDDING

To register for a commission bid you will need to complete a Bidders Registration Form by clicking this link. You will be contacted regarding your deposit. Please make your interests clear in the comments box on the form. We will then contact you regards your debit card details. COMMISSION BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 5PM ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE

Your debit card details will be required to guarantee your bid.

ONLINE BIDDING

To bid online please register with one of the following;

www.the-saleroom.com/

www.i-bidder.com/en-gb 

www.bidspotter.co.uk/

Online Bidding will incur a further 2.5% charge (plus VAT) on top of the auctioneers commission rates.

**OVERSEAS BIDDERS WILL ONLY BE APPROVED IF THEY HOLD A UK REGISTERED DEBIT CARD*

 

BUYERS COMMISSION CHARGES ARE AS FOLLOWS;

Up to £499 = £50.00 + Vat

£500 - £999 = £75.00 + Vat

£1,000 - £2,000 = £150.00 + Vat

£2,001 - £20,000 = 7.5% + Vat

£20,001 and above = 5% + Vat (please see example below)

e.g. Sale Price £25,000. First £20,000 @ 7.5%. Remaining £5000 @ 5.0%.

 

Vehicle Registrations = 10% + Vat

Bicycles & Automobilia = 20% + Vat

 
In all cases VAT is payable solely on the commission fee. Unless otherwise stated. NOT on the full amount.

BUY NOW OPTION.

Any vehicle which has failed to find a new home at one of our Auctions will be listed on our website as 'remains available' as a buy now option and can be purchased up until two weeks before the next Auction.

All items must be offered through an Auction sale before a buy now option is available

*Our standard T&C's + charges apply on all 'Buy Now' post auction purchases.

NOTE: No item can be purchased before being offered through an Auction. Post Auction offers can be submitted. The same T & C's / Deposits apply with ALL post Auction offers. Thank you.


Selling your Classic Vehicle…

If you are thinking about selling your classic car then we would love to hear from you. Please send us information and photos on an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - along with your contact details. Alternatively a verbal description over the telephone will help us provide you with a realistic valuation..

Please submit a Vehicle Entry Form once you have spoken to us and agreed a reserve price for your classic.

We also buy cars direct so if you would like to sell 'outright' with an immediate decision and fast payment, please give us a call.

Ideally we need to view the car in person but appreciate this is not always possible.

Please submit your entries early to ensure maximum advertisement and viewings

We are open 7 days a week.

Entry fee is £35 + VAT per vehicle - this includes advertising, catalogue entry, wax and polish, etc. 

VENDOR COMMISSION CHARGES ARE AS FOLLOWS;

Up to £499 = £50.00 + Vat

£500 - £999 = £75.00 + Vat

£1,000 - £2,000 = £150.00 + Vat

£2,001 - £20,000 = 7.5% + Vat

£20,001 and above = 5% + Vat (please see example below)

e.g. Sale Price £25,000. First £20,000 @ 7.5%. Remaining £5000 @ 5.0%.

 

Vehicle Registrations = 10% + Vat

Bicycles & Automobilia = 20% + Vat

 
In all cases VAT is payable solely on the commission fee. Unless otherwise stated. NOT on the full amount.

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