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Selling your antiques at auction

Hope & Collinson, a Victorian circular quartered extending dining table raised on 5 turned and fluted legs, bun feet, 29"h x 64"diam. when closed, x approx 228" when fully extended, the boss to the centre marked Jonson & James 67 Bond Street London 4876, all the leaves are missing

SOLD £5000

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Cataloguing and Valuation

Your antiques will be professionally valued and catalogued by our two valuers - who have over 50 years combined experience. We then produce an illustrated printed catalogue that is then sent to our mailling list of antique dealers, galleries and subscribers.

We photograph 100% of the auction for our online auction catalogue ( 45,000+ visitors per month ) and hosted on thesaleroom.com ( the no.1 trade auction catalogue hosting site with 1 million visitors monthly) as well as informing our 15,000+ mailing list of dealers and galleries of forthcoming auctions.

Selling Process

Selling at auction is very simple. If you are a prospective seller all you need to do is bring the item(s) you wish to sell into the Auction Galleries. We will then give you a valuation of your items free of charge, with no obligation to sell.

If you still wish to sell your antiques after the valuation, we will take your details and discuss any reserve prices you may wish to set. A reserve price is the minimum price you will accept for the sale of an item. The buying public are not at any point made aware of your reserve. If during the auction of your items the bidding does not reach your reserve prices, your item will be unsold.

If however your antiques are sold, you will be sent a cheque for the sale amount minus our commission & charges . Commission is our charge for selling your items. Our current rates and charges are ( from August 2017 ):

Commission
15%
Charges
A £5 admin fee per lot sold, this covers photography, cataloguing, online promotion and bidding. Your goods will be insured for the agreed lower estimate price whilst they are in our care at the Galleries or in transit with our Carriers

Before selling at auction please read our terms and conditions.

A lady's platinum dress/engagement ring set a circular cut diamond, approx 2.75cts

SOLD £5200