Musical Instruments - Online Only
We offer an excellent packing service for smaller non-fragile items such as jewellery, watches and small collectables. (Minimum fee £16 plus VAT), please contact the office for personal and International quotes. All UK parcels are sent insured via Royal Mail Special Delivery – guaranteed next day delivery before 1pm.
*All prices subject to VAT
PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE AWARE OF THE POTENTIAL P&P COSTS PRIOR TO BIDDING ON AN ITEM
Larger and fragile items can only be sent through professional carriers. Gardiner Houlgate recommend the following companies and advise you to obtain several quotations. Once you have instructed a courier, please kindly inform us as to whom will be collecting on your behalf, failure to do so will result in an item not being released.
MBE Mail Boxes Etc. (Bath)
Tel: 01225 483777
MBE Mail Boxes Etc. (Chippenham)
Tel: 01249 446141
Part & Parcel
Tel: 01252 545611
THIS AUCTION IS ONLINE BIDDING ONLY (You will not be able to bid in person at the saleroom)
ABSENTEE BIDS ACCEPTED & TELEPHONE BIDS ON REQUEST
THIS WILL BE A PHYSICAL LIVE BROADCAST AUCTION - SALE START TIME 10.00AM
PUBLIC VIEWING -
Monday 6th December 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 7th December 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 8th December 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 9th December 9.00 - 5.00pm
THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING AVAILABLE ON THE DAY OF THE AUCTION
Whilst visiting the saleroom, viewers will be required to adhere to the general Covid-19 and specific saleroom advice:
- Upon entry to the building, all customers must wash/sanitise hands with the sanitiser provided at the entrance. Masks must also be worn, it’s the law.
- Customers should always follow signage and/or staff instruction.
- Playing instruments will be permitted under strict staff supervision. Customers must sanitise hands both before and after playing.
Condition reports are available upon request. You are advised to request these reports prior to bidding if you are unable to view personally. Comments regarding condition are our opinion only and not neccesarily fact. Like any other lot sold at auction, buyers MUST satisfy themselves to originality and condition before placing any kind of bid. (Please see our standard Terms and Conditions of sale)
CITES: Non UK buyers should be aware of any CITES import / export implications before placing a bid and when arranging shipping.
Buyers Premium: 22% + VAT
Lots purchased online with the-saleroom.com will attract an additional charge for this service in the sum of 4.95% of the hammer price plus VAT at the rate imposed.
We are pleased to accept payment by the following methods: debit cards, credit cards (CHIP AND PIN - please see below), cash to a maximum of £9000, Building Society cheque or Bankers Draft.
Cheques will be accepted when supported by a guarantee card up to the limit of the card and at the discretion of the auctioneers, unless arrangements have been made with us prior to the auction. Payment direct to bank is also accepted, please contact the office for details. We do not accept American Express.
CARD PAYMENTS - IMPORTANT NOTICE
Due to a recent rise in card fraud we are no longer able to accept payments by credit or debit cards for 'customer not present' transactions at the discretion of the auctioneers. Card payments are still accepted at the saleroom and must be supported by 'chip and pin', under no circumstances will this method be bypassed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please see above for other payment methods.
Release of Goods
Payment and clearance should be made within 7 days after the sale. Goods will not be released until full payment has been received and a paid invoice produced. All funds paid direct to bank will be checked for clearance. For clients arranging courier or third party collection – written instruction must be received from the purchaser; identification will be requested from the courier and vehicle details will be taken, unless known to us. For security purposes our premises are monitored with 24 hour CCTV.
Please be aware of potential shipping costs prior to bidding. Please also do not assume that Gardiner Houlgate offer an in-house packaging and shipping service. We do not. Please find our third party recomendations below. We advise contacting more than one to obtain the most competitve quote.
Part & Parcel UK
We recommend Part & Parcel for shipping requirements.
For quotes, further information and for non UK shipping please contact Part & Parcel direct.
- MBE Mail Boxes Etc. (Chippenham)
Tel:01249 446141 email: email@example.com
- MBE Mail Boxes Etc. (Bath) - 01225 458660
- Alban Shipping
Tel: 01582 493099
Local Carriers for Furniture
- A J Removals (Bath) Tel: 01225 404060
- Van & Deliver Tel: 07774 806784
- John Wales Removals Tel: 01225 344636
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