Buying with us could not be easier.
Just follow the simple steps below and let your auction life begin...
After you've registered (you will be asked for photographic ID so please have your driving license or passport ready) and collected your paddle number you are free to bid in the auction room. You only need register once for a paddle number and this number may be used at every Warrington & Northwich Auction. The auctioneer will announce bids and if you are interested in buying the item raise your paddle and continue bidding until you wish to stop, or if everyone else stops bidding the auctioneer will bring down the gavel and you are the 'winner' of the lot. Invoices can be settled approximately ten minutes after the fall of the hammer with the Office Team.
You can download the registration form here and fill it in prior to your visit, just remember to bring your photographic ID with you.
By Commission Bid
If you are unable to attend an auction you can instruct Warrington & Northwich Auction to bid on your behalf. You can submit your bids to us by filling in the form in the auction room, by email on email@example.com or by submitting your bids via our online bidding facility at www.the-saleroom.com. If your bids are successful we will email the invoice to you on the morning following the sale.
If you prefer to bid by telephone please contact our office on 01925 658833. Unfortunately we cannot offer telephone bids on items which have an estimate of less than £80.00, if you are unsure then please contact the office. Once you have been registered as a buyer and the telephone line booked, we will call you during the auction and bid on your behalf to your instructions.
Online via the-saleroom.com
Real-time audio brings the excitement of the auction right to your desktop so you can bid from the comfort of your home or from anywhere in the world. To bid in this way you must register with the-saleroom.com prior to the auction beginning. You will be charged 4.95% plus VAT for using the facility of the-saleroom.com.
Tips on Bidding
Most importantly, view the auction. If you are unable to make it to the auction rooms request a condition report as not all lots are free from imperfection. Speak to our specialists for more information on a particular lot. The most important point is to remember that Buyers Commission will be added onto the hammer price,
Our buyers premium is 20% plus VAT
We offer condition reports FREE of charge for all of our sales. We do ask that condition reports are requested either through the-saleroom or via email. We can, at our discretion, offer condition reports over the telephone but please be advised that these will not be held as binding in any way and will purely by the opinion of the person with whom you speak. Condition Reports are offered at the sole discretion of the Auction House and this service can be withdrawn or suspended without any notice. All condition reports must be submitted by 2pm on the day prior to any sale.
Collection of items
All items must be paid for and collected by 17:00 on the Monday following the sale. Any items not paid for or collected by this time will incur a storage charge of £5 per lot per day.
Items which are paid for can be collected on a Saturday after prior arrangement with the Warrington Office. You will NOT be able to pay for items on the Saturday so please contact the office before 16:00 on the Friday.