Selling at Woolley & Wallis
Free valuation for sale.
We offer a free valuation service for
any item brought into the Salerooms. An appointment with the
appropriate specialist is advisable. If you have a number of items
or a house contents, please contact us and ask for one of our
Valuers to visit your home.
The reserve price
We usually recommend that your goods
are sold at the auctioneers's discretion, which gives us a 10%
leeway on the lower estimate printed in the catalogue.
Alternatively we are happy to agree a fixed reserve price below
which we will not sell.
Before the auction
You will receive notification of the
lot numbers of your property and a complimentary illustrated
catalogue, usually about two weeks before the sale. You are
of course welcome to come to the view or attend the auction if you
Sale results are sent out within 48
hours of the auction and settlement is usually made four weeks
after the sale, subject to normal business conditions.
Our vendor's commission is on a
sliding scale and is charged per lot.
10% (+ VAT) for lots realising £1000
15% (+ VAT) for lots realising up to £999.
There is a minimum charge of £5 (+VAT)
Insurance is charged at 1.5% (+ VAT) of hammer price. Charges for
illustrations in the catalogue and on our website are
usually agreed in advance. There are normally no charges
for unsold lots with agreed reserves. Removal costs will be charged
To see our standard terms and conditions of sale click here.