Antiques & Collectables
If you are successful in winning a lot, you have 3 working days after the auction date to pay and collect your furniture lots and within 7 working days for all small items. However if you live out of the area and require shipment or postage then our in-house team will be happily to provide you with a quote for your lots.
If items are not removed and paid for after 7 working days storage charges will be incurred at up to £10 per day as detailed in our terms and conditions for bidders. Should the storage charges exceed the items value, the item will be sold by the auctioneer to cover the costs incuured.
Please note that Barry Hawkins does not accept any liability for loss or damage, however caused.
For Mainland UK: £15 for single and small unbreakable lots weighing up to 2kg. Please contact our office for a quote on multiple lots.
We use Royal Mail Small or Medium Parcel Second Class Signed for with the corresponding limits on dimensions. This includes compensation up to £50, higher levels are available at extra cost.
For larger items or lots weighing over 5kg Parcel Force 48 will be used with compensation of up to £100 included. Please contact our office for a quote for this service or overseas postage rates.
You are welcome to instruct your own courier to collect, our fee for this is £10 per packed parcel.
Please give clear instructions of your shipping requirements when settling your account.
Barry Hawkins accepts NO liability for items lost or damaged and will not assist in any claims unless insurance cover has been taken out.
For fragile or high value items, especially those to be sent overseas, we strongly recommend using a specialist shipping service such as:
Jentel Packing: 01268 776777
email: email@example.com website: www.jentelpacking.co.uk
Alternatively, Harks Solutions would be willing to provide a quote: Please call Ray Sherring on T: 07900001277 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This sale will include the usual Antique Furniture, Good Quality Retro & Modern Furniture, Watercolours, Oils, Prints, China, Glass, Clocks & Watches, Silver, Jewellery, Objets de Vertus, Rugs, Wines & Spirits, Textiles, Toys, Sporting Goods, Taxidermy, Fishing, Garden Statues, Architectural, Bronzes, Metalware, Books, Lighting, etc.
Condition reports to be received by noon 12th March
Commission bids to be received by 9am 13th March
Terms & Conditions
Care is taken to ensure that any statements as to authorship, attribution, origin, date, age, provenance and condition are reliable and accurate, but all such statements are statements of opinion and are not to be taken as statements or representations of fact. Barry L Hawkins reserve the right, in forming their opinion, to consult and rely upon any expert or authority reasonably considered by them to be reliable. All clients are advised they are entering into a contract with Barry L Hawkins Independent Auctioneers and Valuers under English Law and Jurisdiction.
1. The Buyer
The highest bidder to be the buyer. If any dispute arises, the auctioneer shall have absolute discretion to settle it and to put any disputed lot up again for sale.
2. Buyer Identification
Buyers are requested to register in advance of the sale in order to avoid delay in clearing purchases. Goods will not be cleared until full payments have been received or cheques cleared. Barry L Hawkins will not accept commission bids for any unregistered buyers.
3. Buyer’s Premium
The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a buyer’s premium at the rate of 15% inclusive of VAT. (12.5% plus VAT). Internet bidding incurs an additional 5% plus VAT charge.
VAT is charged on Barry L Hawkins’ services NOT on the goods and is payable at the standard rate set by the UK government.
Immediately on the fall of the hammer, all lots shall be at the sole risk and expense of the respective purchasers.
All Bidders need to pay and arrange collection of smalls within 5 working days of the auction. Furniture buyers need to pay and collect within 3 working days of its sale day.
Failure to pay for goods within six weeks of the auction will result in the sale being rescinded. The defaulting buyer will also be blocked from bidding at future Barry L Hawkins auctions.
5. Methods of Payment
Cash, debit card, credit card or direct bank payment.
UK Debit cards incur no extra charge. All credit and international debit cards incur an additional 3% charge.
Personal cheques will only be accepted at the discretion of Barry L Hawkins and on the understanding that NO goods will be released until bank clearance of the cheque has completed.
6. Collection / Shipment of Goods
If you are successful in winning a lot, you have 5 working days after the auction sale to pay and collect your lots. However, if you live out of the area and require shipment or postage then our in-house are willing to provide a quote for postage for small items, please call 01366 387180 or refer to our website: https://www.barryhawkins.co.uk/antique-general-auctions
Alternatively our preferred packers Jentel Packing will be happy to provide you with a quote for your lots.
Jentel Packing can be contacted by phone on 01268 776777 or via email email@example.com for further information please see their website www.jentelpacking.co.uk
7. Loss or Damages
All buyers / couriers must check their purchases prior to departure from the auction. Barry L Hawkins will accept no claims for loss or damage thereafter.
8. Third Party Liability
Every person at Barry L Hawkins Auctions shall be deemed to be there at his own risk. They shall have no claim against Barry L Hawkins in respect to any accident which may occur or injury, damage or loss howsoever caused.
9. Rights of Admission
The right is reserved to refuse admission to the auction premises and may be used by Barry L Hawkins without giving a reason.
10. Selling Rate
Lots are sold at approximately 100 lots per hour
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