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For help or advice call us on:
01382 833974

Information for sellers

Selling goods at auction saves you time, inconvenience and unwanted callers!

House Clearance and Collection Service.

Our own van and men cover Tayside, Fife, Angus and Perthshire. 

We can arrange to collect anything from a single item to the clearance of a complete house contents for convenience of sale.

Entering Items for Auction

Suitable items can be delivered to our auction rooms during the 2 days after each sale Wednesday and Thursday 8.30am-5pm (closed for lunch 12-1). Our sales do fill very quickly so a prior phone call on 01382 833974 to check availability and suitability of entries is advisable.

Or please contact us to make an appointment.

Charges From 1st March 2017

Commission: 15% plus VAT.

Internet Listing & Photograph Fee: £2.00 per lot sold and unsold plus VAT.

Withdrawn Lots: £5.00 per lot plus VAT.

Electrical Items: by law all electrical items are subject to a safety check, which is charged at £5.00 per item plus VAT.

Collection and House Clearance: £50.00 per hour plus VAT for a van and 2 men. This includes travel time, loading and unloading.

Disposal of Unsaleable Items: Will be at our discretion and charged at local council rates. 

Payment for goods sold is usually made by cheque 10 working days after all sales have been completed. Cheques for under £20 will not be posted, these proceeds can be collected from our offices. 
All proceeds are accompanied by a computerised and detailed statement.

Please read our full Bidding and Selling Terms.

Information for buyers


Online Bids: Simply bid online by registering here. Bidding on auctions ends online at 4am on the day of auction. 

Bidding in person: register your name and address at our office where you will receive a bidding reference.

Absentee bids: complete a bidding form in the auction rooms and hand it to a member of the saleroom staff.

Email Bids: Send us your bids including the lot number, description and your full contact details and email it to us up to the evening before the sale.

Buyers Premium: all bids are subject to a buyer’s premium of 20% plus VAT. (from 1st March 2017)

We do recommend that you verify all absentee bids.

Remember to contact the auction rooms by 5pm on sale day to check if you have been successful.

Or provide us with your email address to receive email confirmation of your successful purchases. 


We accept Cash and Cheques supported by a cheque guarantee card. Debit and credit cards are also accepted.

Clearance of Purchases

We are open for collection of purchases after the auction until 5pm, Wednesday and Thursday 8.30am-5pm (closed for lunch 12-1). Purchases must be removed from the saleroom by 5pm on Thursday, we can also arrange to deliver items, further details are available from the auctioneers.

Postage and Packing

We recommend Mail Boxes Etc. and their contact details are phone 01382 228999 fax 01382 228365 email

Please read our full Bidding and Selling Terms

Valuation services

We provide valuation documents for Probate, Family Division and Insurance, which can also include a digital image of your treasured possessions. 

Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements.

Pre-sale valuations of furnishings can be arranged, free of charge, whether in our auction rooms or where appropriate at your home.

For confidential advice please contact our qualified valuer Steven Dewar FIA (Scot).

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