Important Information

THIS SALE IS ONLINE ONLY. THE SALEROOM IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.  YOU CAN BID LIVE VIA THE SALEROOM OR EMAIL A COMMISSION BID. COLLECTION BY APPOINTMENT ONLY SMALLER ITEMS CAN BE POSTED AT COST. This sale will include the usual Antique Furniture, Good Quality Retro & Modern Furniture, Wines & Spirits, 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 6th October

 

Commission bids to be received by 2pm 6th October

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. 

4. Payment 
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Failure to pay for goods within six weeks of the auction will result in the sale being rescinded.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 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 enquiries@jentelpacking.co.uk 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