Selected Jewellery, Gold and Sovereigns

by Brettells Auctioneers & Valuers

22 Apr 2024 12:00 BST Live Webcast Auction

Important Information



In this situation there will be Viewing for this sale ON MONDAY PRIOR ONLY, until 4pm. If you are not viewing please ask for condition reports via your bidding platform as usual. You must register with or to bid on the internet. You can also place written commission bids prior to date of sale via our website or by email. None will be taken on sale day.




We are running collections via strict click and collect ONLY. (Mon-Fri 9-5pm).


We can also provide an in-house shipping service for small and unbreakable items Only.




Brettells in-house shipping service - We can post small and unbreakable items such as jewellery, medals etc.

Please get in touch for a Quote.

We can also pack slightly larger lots ready for privately arranged courier collection such as ParcelForce etc. Once packaged we will supply weights and dimensions. We charge £12 (plus VAT) per box for this service.

Please note your shipping will need to be discussed with us post sale so we can analyse if eligible for postage service.


WE WILL NOT POST lighters, ceramics, glass, mirrors, pictures, guns etc. We also cannot provide shipping for large items such as wardrobes, white goods etc. You will need to arrange private haulers for these types of items.


For items we cannot post, as specified above, please be in touch with the following Courier Services


Mailboxes :

Tel: 01902 422 700


Shipping Services Direct (Carl) :

Tel : 07453848981


Martin Hall :

Tel : 07720961727


Andy Foxley (Ceramics Only) :

07885 869292


Steve Attwood - 01902681878 07778760015


SY 21 Couriers Uk & Europe :

07572090689 01938228059



Last Mile Express :

01884 684080 / 07877181953

(Local & nationwide, also travels Europe)




(Worldwide. Can ship ceramics)


Pack & Send :

Tel : 0345 873 9990


Lenspeed Logistics :

Tel : 07834320015


Horden Removals & Storage :

Tel : 07507602653 / 01743537177

Terms & Conditions

Conditions of Sale

1. The highest bidder shall be the buyer at the “Hammer Price” and any
dispute shall be settled at the Auctioneers absolute discretion. The
Auctioneer shall have the right to determine the advance of the bid.
The Auctioneer reserves the right to refuse any bid and of altering,
adding to, dividing, consolidating or withdrawing any Lot or Lots at
the sale or bidding on behalf of the Seller. The Auctioneers shall be
the sole arbitrators to every matter connected to the sale and their
decision on each and every point in question shall be final and
binding on all parties.

2. Brettells will not be responsible for the correctness of the
description or measurement or weight or genuiness or authenticity of
any article. Whilst believed to be correct descriptions are made as an
expression of opinion only and all Lots are sold subject to all faults
and errors in description. Neither the Auctioneers nor the Sellers
make any warranty to buyers in respect of the law and any implied
conditions or warranties are excluded except in the case of the Seller
those implied in S.12 of The Sale of Goods Act 1973 as amended By The
Supply of Goods (implied terms) Act 1973.

3. The Purchaser shall pay the hammer price together with a buyers
premium to which VAT will be added.
The amount of Buyers Premium is 19% plus VAT4. Buyers shall give, on request their names and places of abode and/
or business and to pay at the fall of the hammer the whole of the
purchase money or such deposit as the Auctioneers may require.

5. All lots to be at the sole risk and charge of the buyer from the
fall of the hammer and such Lots to be taken away with all faults,
defects and errors of description of whatsoever nature. No buyer shall
be entitled to remove any Lot until he or she has paid for the whole
of the Lots purchased.

6. The buyer shall remove all purchased Lots not later than 5 days
after the sale and shall be responsible for any removal, storage and
insurance charges on any Lot not so removed.

7. Commission Bids will be executed free of charge for those unable to
attend the sale but only upon receipt of written instructions. All
commission bids are accepted only at senders risk and no refunds or
allowances shall be made to senders in respect of any error in
description, lot number or maximum bid made by the sender.

8. Brettells accept payment by bankers draft, bank transfer, cash and cheque. Payment by credit or debit card is only accepted when the cardholder is present in the saleroom.
Our bank details are:
66 High Street, Newport, Shropshire. TF10 7BA
Sort Code-40-34-34
Account Number-21224441
BIC Swift Code-MIDLGB2166U
IBAN Code-GB95MIDL40343421224441

Account Name-Mr D Brettell Trading as Brettells Client Auction Account

9. No purchaser shall be entitled to remove any Lot until paid for in
full and cheque, if appropriate, has cleared.
If requested to do so the purchaser must supply reasonable means of
identification and a receipted account.

10. For all purposes of the sale the Auctioneers shall be deemed to be
Agents of both the Buyer and Seller and shall not be held responsible
for any default by either the buyer or seller.

11. The buyer is deemed to have accepted these Conditions of Sale and
Notices by the making of any bid.

12. The sale of each lot shall be governed by English Law.

13. On failure of compliance with these Conditions, the Auctioneers
shall be at liberty to re-offer the Lot or Lots without further
notice, either by public or Private Sale and the deficiency, if any,
arising from such second sale together with all charges and expenses
attending the sale shall be recovered as and for liquidated damages.
Furthermore the Auctioneers shall be entitled to exercise one or more
of the following rights and remedies:

a Proceed against buyer for breach of contract.
b To rescind the sale of any other Lots to the defaulting purchaser.
c To reject or ignore any bids made by the defaulting purchaser or to
obtain a deposit before accepting further bids.

14. Every person on Brettells premises at any time shall be deemed to
be there at their own risk and shall have no claim against Brettells
in respect of any injury he/she may sustain or any accident which may
occur. Brettells shall have the right at their discretion to refuse
admission to their premises to any person.

15. Brettells reserve the right to cancel any sale without prior notice.

Online Bidding

16. Brettells Auctioneers & Valuers offer an online bidding service via the-saleroom-com for bidders who cannot attend the sale.
In completing the bidder registration on and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Brettells Auctioneers & Valuers you:
a. Authorise Brettells Auctioneers & Valuers, if they so wish, to charge the credit card given in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via, and
b. Confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to Brettells Auctioneers & Valuers through and agree that Brettells Auctioneers & Valuers are entitled to ship the goods to the cardholder name and cardholder address provided in fulfilment of the sale.

Please note that any lots purchased via live auction service will be subject to an additional 4.95% commission charge + VAT at the rate imposed on the hammer price.