Commission and Entry Fees (CLASSIC AUCTIONS)
The Buyer shall pay commission to the Auctioneers as follows; On each lot 5% (plus VAT) there shall be a minimum commission fee of £100 (plus VAT).
Commission and Entry Fees (MODERN AUCTIONS)
1/999 – £200
1000/1999 – £260
2000/2999 – £320
3000/3999 – £350
4000/4999 – £380
5000/7999 – £420
8000/9999 – £450
10,000/14,999 – £500
15,000/19,999 – £550
20,000/29,999 – £600
ALL PREMIUMS ARE SUBJECT TO VAT AT THE CURRENT RATE
A cash deposit of £1,000 is payable when registering to bid at the auction office. The balance of a successful purchase, is payable within 48 hours. Which can be paid either by debit card (no fee) or cash (incurring a 1% handing fee).
WE DO NOT ACCEPT AMERICAN EXPRESS.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ABOVE £500.
In addition to the purchase price a buyers fee is payable on all lots sold, which is exclusive of VAT at the current rate. All lots must be paid for and collected within 48 hours.
ALL VIEWING IS NOW BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
How to Bid
Still the predominate form of buying, our customers love the vibrant atmosphere that you can only get on-site. Remember to register at the office prior to bidding.
Over the Phone
If you can’t be there in person but want to be close to the auction then you can phone and our knowledgeable and friendly staff will communicate your bids in the auction hall. Please remember to contact the office prior to the auction.
Proxy Bids allow you to enter your maximum bid on a lot before the auction commences.
The system will put you in at the lowest bid possible and then bid for you, up to and including the amount you specify. Your Maximum Bid will be kept secret from the other bidders, and the system will only raise your bid if another bidder outbids you. You can only place or update a bid up to 30 minutes prior to the start of the published sale time. You may access proxy bidding through the live bid catalogue.
All non account holders will be required to pay a minimum deposit of £1,000 Cash or Debit Card in order to use LiveBid Proxy bid system.
Morris Leslie Live Bid offers purchasers a secure and reliable method of remote bidding over the internet.
This service can only be offered once we have received a completed registration which will require verification and acceptance, and are subject to a £25 charge per purchase plus VAT.
All non account holders will be required to pay a minimum deposit of £1,000 Cash or Debit Card in order to use LiveBid system.