Buying at Auction
All auctions are held on Tuesdays, starting at 10am & feature live Online Bidding.
Fine Art & Antiques auctions and Collector's Sales are held once every two months, consecutively.
We also hold monthly auctions of Decorative Items & Household Furnishings.
See our Forthcoming Sales page for an up-to-date list of auctions, or to view the current auction catalogue.
A Buyer's Premium is charged at 20% on the hammer price of any lot, which is subject to V.A.T.
Catalogues are published online approximately one week prior to each auction, and are also available in the saleroom: £4 for Antiques & Fine Art sales, £1.50 for Decorative & Household sales & Collector's sales.
Registration takes place in the saleroom on the morning of each sale, simply complete one of the numbered purchasers forms and take the corresponding bidding paddle to bid at the auction. (Please Note: our saleroom is located on the 1st Floor)
Commission/Absentee Bidding is available if you are unable to attend the sale. Either complete a form in the saleroom when viewing, or contact us to leave a maximum offer, and we can bid in the room on your behalf.
Telephone bidding is available for higher value lots in our Fine Art Antiques sales.
Sale Results are available upon request. Contact us after the auction to find out the hammer price of any lots.
Packing & Shipping services are available via Mailboxes: www.mbe.co.uk/bath/auction, or visit reception for contact details of local carriers.
Condition reports are available upon request.
Selling at Auction
Valuations are available on Saturday mornings from 9am-12noon, or by appointment during the week.
Alternatively, send an email and attach an image of any item(s) you may wish to sell, and we will respond & advise you of their likely auction value as soon as possible.
A visit to your property for advice on larger items of antique furniture & household goods prior to auction is available by appointment. For further information, or to discuss the sale of private collections, please contact us.
We offer a complete house clearance & collection service using a reliable local carrier, and nationwide collection services are also available.