Arthur J Elsley 'Spring Time'
Painted mantel clock
Godwin, Aesthetic movement table
Scottish provincial HM silver snuff mull
18thC Gothic yew wood Windsor chair
Rare tin glazed charger
Information for Buyers
Buyers Premium & Payment
15% + VAT, up to £30,000.00 From £30,000 £12% including VAT. Minimum Buyers’ Premium £1 +VAT .
Our preferred payment method is by bank / wire transfer, (all costs associated with bank transfers must be met by the purchaser). However we also accept payment by cash, credit and debit cards. Please note there is a 2.5% surcharge payable on all credit card transactions, however, there is no surcharge on debit card transactions ( unless paying with an overseas debit card).
Please note that ' card holder not present transactions' (i.e payments over the telephone) are limited to a maximum of £500 per transaction, unless prior arrangement has been made with the auctioneers office, or the goods are to be collected in person by the cardholder.
Lots purchased online with ATG media or Live Auctioneers will attract an additional charge for this service in the sum of 3% of the hammer price plus VAT at the rate imposed
If you are unable to attend the auction in person we happy to accept commission bids on your behlaf by e-mail or telephone. Please note all bids received by e-mail will be confirmed prior to the start of the auction.
Postage & Delivery
Dickins Auctioneers Ltd has an in-house packing/posting facility and will be happy to pack and post smaller items to the UK and abroad (some fragile items may be excluded from this service- please contact us for further details).
Dickins Auctioneers Ltd are also happy to recommend local transport companies who can arrange delivery of larger purchases at the buyer's expense as well as specilast packers/ shippers.
Droit de Suite
Value Added Tax (VAT) at the current rate is payable on the buyers premium in all cases. Please see conditions for information whereby VAT is also payable on the hammer price.
It is recommended that prospective purchasers view the sale, however where this is not possible, we can provide a condition report without charge or obligation. If reference is not given to the condition of any lot within the catalogue, this does not imply that the lot is without faults or imperfections. All statements regarding condition reports (whether printed, made orally or given in e-mail) are statements of opinion only and are not to be taken as being or implying any warranties or representations of fact by Dickins Auctioneers Ltd. unless they have been instructed in writing by the seller to so certify.
Estimates are prepared in advance of the sale and do not include the buyers Premium (or VAT when this is paid on the hammer price). These are purely intended as a guide to prospective purchaser. Items with no estimate are believed to have a nominal value (ie less than £100).
It is essential that all attending buyers obtain a purchaser number by registering at the clerk’s desk. Where possible, please register to bid prior to the sale commencing.
Please make your bids clear to the auctioneer and if successful ensure that your purchaser number can be seen and that it is called out by the auctioneer. If there is any doubt about either the price or the buyer, this should be brought to the auctioneer’s attention immediately. The speed of each sale varies but for guidance these run at approximately 130-140 lots per hour
Bidding By Proxy
Should you be unable to attend the sale, we will be pleased to make commission bids on your behalf , take bids over the telephone or by e-mail . Please note all bids received by e-mail will be confirmed prior to the start of the auction.
Lots purchased online with ATG media will attract an additional charge for this service in the sum of 3% of the hammer price plus VAT at the rate imposed
Payment for lots purchased must be received in full by the Wednesday following the auction. Items cannot be removed from the premises until payment has been cleared
Our prefered payment method is by bank / wire transfer however we also accept payment by cash, credit and debit cards. Please note there is a 2.5% surcharge payable on all credit card transactions however there is no surcharge on debit card transactions ( unless paying with an overseas debit card)
Please note that ' card holder not present transactions' (i.e payments over the telephone) are limited to a maximum of £500 per transaction unless prior arrangement has been made with the auctioneers office or the goods will be collected in person by the cardholder.
Please conatact us if you are unable to collect items at the time of auction or during the week following the auction.
Dickins Auctioneers Ltd reserve the right to levy a handling charge of £10 if items are not removed from the premises by 12 noon on the Wednesday following the sale and thereafter will be charged £3 per lot, per day. Should the items still remain after 14 days, the items will be re offered in the next available auction in order to recover costs.
Collection by a third party
If a third party is to collect goods on behalf of a buyer, formal written authority and identification will be required before the goods can be released.
For advise on valuations, probate, insurance claims, insurance replacement etc. Please contact Louise Dickins or Anne-Marie Cooper in the main office.
Firearms cannot be released without production of the necessary firearms certificate.
Buyers are reminded that the sale of endangered species of fauna and flora are regulated under to convention on Trade in Endangered Species of Wile Fauna and Flora (CITES)