All of our auctions are accompanied by a fully illustrated online catalogue which is available around 10 days prior to the sale on the-saleroom.com. For the majority of sales, customers are invited to preview the lots on the day prior to the sale.
Buying items at auction
In order to buy at one of our auctions, customers are required to create an account with us. In order to create an account, customers are invited to complete a form with their contact information and provide one form of photo ID such as a passport or driving licence. Once registered, customers will be issued with a bidding number. New bidder form.
If customers are unable to attend the sale, we offer live online bidding through the-saleroom.com whereby bids can be placed in real time. Alternatively, a commission bid can be left with the appropriate saleroom. Absentee Bid Form.
Commission bid – by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For a list of forthcoming auction dates, please click here.
Absentee (Auto bid) and live bids can be submitted bid.richardwinterton.co.uk, please note that there is an additional 3% (plus VAT) premium for this service.
All sales offer an online bidding facility through online platforms.
Every sale has a live video feed to our Saleroom so that bidders can view the auction in real time and bid as if in the room.
In order to bid online, customers must create an account on any live platform.
* 3% charge (plus VAT) for all transactions made through bid.richardwinterton.co.uk
* 6% charge (plus VAT) for all transactions made through www.the-saleroom.com
* A flat fee £3 or 3% (plus VAT) for all transactions made through www.easyliveauction.com
* (Timed Auction Only) 0% online fee
* Please note these are additions charges on top of our buyers premium – please see Fees for details *
The buyer’s premium is charged at 20.00% (plus VAT) on the hammer price of any lots purchased.
If lots are purchased online through the-saleroom.com charge a further 6% (plus VAT), bid.richardwinterton.co.uk charge a further 3% (plus VAT) and Easyliveauction £3 or 3% (plus VAT)administration charge is applicable.
****** Timed Auction Only – Zero online fees just Buyer Premium applicable 20% + VAT ******
We accept payment via debit card or bank-to-bank transfer, for which details can be found at the bottom of the copy invoice which will be sent via email after the sale.
We regret that we are unable to accept payment by credit card to a large increase in costs – we felt it unfair to increase buyers’ premium and penalise customers who do not use credit cards.