Monday 15 August 2011

Important Information for Bidders

How to Bid in Person
If you are attending the auction with the intention to bid on an item you need to register for a bidding paddle first. You can register on the viewing day as well as the morning of the auction. We will need contact details including your home address, where you are staying in Liverpool if applicable, a phone number where possible, and email address. This information is not passed on to other parties. Your email address will be used next year to send you notification about to download future auction catalogues. 
The bidding paddle is numbered, if you are the winning bidder you need to make sure the auctioneer has noted this number.

Absentee Bids
You can fax your bid to us on 0113 2779750, or from the USA 0144113 2779750. Or you can email bids 
to,  please get in touch if an emailed bid is not acknowledged within two days.
We need the following information for absentee bids
-Lot Number
-Top bid (a clear figure, not a range or vague amount. We do not accept unlimited or "buy" bids)
-Your name and contact details.
You may be asked to secure an absentee bid by giving credit card details. No payment will be taken using these details unless you default on a winning bid. Winning bidders will be contacted as soon as possible after the sale to arrange/confirm payment details. 

Important Notice
Unless stated in the description no certificates of authenticity or letters of provenance will be provided.