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Current Saleroom Information

Our next Antiques & Collectables sale is on Friday the 12th of August and includes a large selection of antiques including Toys, Silver, Jewellery, Gold, Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics, Glass, Books and Collectables. The fully illustrated catalogue will be online from the 4th of August. Viewing on the 10th & 11th of August 10am-5pm and on the morning of the sale 9am-10am.

We will be accepting entries for our September sale from the 17th of August. Please telephone 01531 821776 to book an appointment. Stamp and Postcard entries are invited now for valuation with our specialist consultant.

The September sale includes a full range of antiques and collectables including silver, gold, jewellery, furniture, pictures, collectables, ceramics and glass. It also includes a large specialist section for stamps and postcards.

If you are unable to attend the saleroom in person we can provide free valuations remotely from photographs sent by email or a home visit can be arranged for larger consignments.

Our auctions are selling extremely well online and we encourage vendors to consign good quality items to take advantage of this currently buoyant market. Please telephone 01531 821776 for an appointment

 

 Bidding at our Auctions

We are now open for viewing and on saleday without the need for an appointment. However we would be grateful if you could ensure you are not suffering from any Covid symptons or have had any potential Covid contacts.

Alternatively you can bid live online through our website or by using the bidding platforms Easylive Auctions or The-Saleroom.com. An additional fee for bidding live online is charged by these providers. 

Commission bids or Absentee bids can be booked directly with Smiths Auctions by email, telephone or through our website. These are free of charge and mean that the auctioneer will bid on your behalf during the auction. Telephone bids can also be arranged directly with Smiths Auctions for higher value items - these are also free of charge.

If you are confused by all the potential bidding options please telephone us and we will be happy to discuss the most suitable option for you.

Smiths provide an excellent in-house postage service for most small to medium sized items in the sale. Please see our postage page for further information or telephone us to check your item or items can be posted.

Condition Reports - Please note the catalogue does not include condition reports however we are very happy to provide condition reports, additional images and further information during the week prior to the sale. 

 


 Viewing

Our salerooms are open for viewing without an appointment on the two days prior to the sale 10am to 5pm and on the morning of the sales 9am-10am.

Please do ensure you are observing all Covid-19 government safety guidelines by ensuring you are not suffering from any Covid symptons or have had any potential Covid contacts within the last seven days.

 


 Collections

Purchases can be collected from the saleroom without an appointment. Items can be paid for in advance via our online secure payment system, by bank transfer or by card or cash at the saleroom. We will be open on the Saturday morning after the sale 10am-12noon and then Monday to Thursday 10am-5pm.  All items must be collected by the Thursday following the sale. 

We offer an excellent in house reasonably priced postage service for most small to medium items. Please ask for details if you are unsure about which items might be suitable for posting or view details of our postage service on our home page.

 


 Entering Items for Auction

We will be accepting entries for our September sale from the 17th of August. Please telephone 01531 821776 to book an appointment. Stamp and Postcard entries are invited now for valuation with our specialist consultant

The September sale includes a full range of antiques and collectables including silver, gold, jewellery, furniture, pictures, collectables, ceramics and glass. It also includes a large specialist section for stamps and postcards.

If you are unable to attend the saleroom in person we can provide free valuations remotely from photographs sent by email or a home visit can be arranged for larger consignments. 

Our auctions are selling extremely well online and we encourage vendors to consign good quality items to take advantage of this currently buoyant market. Please telephone 01531 821776 for an appointment

We are now inviting entries of stamps and postcards for our specialist sale in September.

Please contact us by clicking here for all appointments and queries, you can also call on 01531 821776.