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Selling at Chilcotts, Auctioneers and Valuers


bullet Free Valuation for Sale

Please contact us for a free no-obligation Auction Valuation by one of our specialists, or drop in to one of our Weekly or Monthly Valuation Days.  As well as discussing an Auction Estimate we would advise you the best Sale in which to include your items to ensure that they realise their full potential.  

bullet Service to our Vendors

Advertising and Publicity
Chilcotts are renowned for publicising our Clients’ items to the appropriate buyers thus guaranteeing high prices.  Our Auctions are advertised regionally, nationally and internationally; we use Antiques Search Websites and the Sale Catalogues are sent to our extensive mailing lists

Transport and Storage
Where possible we will collect smaller consignments free of charge; transportation of larger consignments is chargeable against the auction proceeds. Chilcotts is able to store clients' items until a suitable sale.

bullet Settlement

Following the Auction, Vendors are notified of with the sale results three working days after the sale. In accordance with the highest industry standards monies from Auctions are held within a ring-fenced Clients' Bank Account.  Payment of Accounts is normally 21 working days after the Auction; cheques are sent out with an itemised breakdown of Auction prices and charges.

bullet Charges

Our Vendors’ Commission is 15% plus VAT to include all Lotting, Advertising and Internet Photography; Insurance is charged at 1.5% of hammer price plus VAT.  This is subject to a minimum charge of £5.00 per lot plus VAT, sold or unsold.

To see our Vendors Terms and Conditions click here.

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