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 johntaylors.com and the-saleroom.com. Our website charges a lower bidding fee.
Viewing for all auctions is at our Woolmart Auction Rooms, 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.
AUCTION COLLECTION & DELIVERY SERVICES
Items can be collected from the Woolmart Auction Rooms 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:
Our buyers premium is 18% plus VAT. Additional fees apply when bidding online, bidding via johntaylors.com incurs an additional 3% + VAT via the-saleroom.com 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 10th October 10am