Before the Auction


All lots receive full studio photography, and can be viewed online via our Auction Calendar page.
All auctions are hosted simultaneously on our website and Our website charges a lower bidding fee.


Viewing for all auctions is at The Mart 127 Eastgate Louth, on the two days prior to the sale. Specific times can be found on our Upcoming Auctions page. Downloadable catalogues are available for all sales.

During the Auction


Register at reception when you arrive to receive a paddle number which you can use to bid in the room.


If you are unable to attend the sale, you can leave commission bids; this is where you give the auctioneer permission to bid on your behalf up to a specified amount. These can be left by filling in a form at the auction rooms, via our website, or over the telephone. Please ensure commission bids are submitted at least the day before the auction


You can set up an account and bid online via our website.


For higher value lots, we offer a telephone bidding service. Due to a limited number of phone lines available on the sale day, this service is only offered for lots with an estimate of over £500. Call our office at least a day before the auction and we will be happy to book you a telephone line. We ask that all telephone bidders leave a ‘cover bid’, in the unlikely circumstance that we are unable to contact you on the sale day.

After the Auction


We accept payment by: debit card, personal credit card and BACS transfer.


Items can be collected from The Mart, once the sale has ended.
Appointments may be necessary.

We don’t offer an in-house postage or delivery service, however the following companies provide
national and international courier services:

Auction Collection & Delivery Services:

Our Fees

Our buyers premium is 18% plus VAT.  Additional fees apply when bidding online, registering and bidding via incurs an additional 3% + VAT, registering via 5% + VAT. Our full Terms and Conditions of Sale are available to view and should be consulted prior to placing a bid.

Next Auction – Tuesday 25th June 10am