The Caretta - A Historic war boat which has see action in the Boer war, WW1 and WW2 but notably during operation Dynamo at Dunkirk. Originally launched in 1898 and fully restored.
3 day antique, fine art, gold, silver and jewellery
Most items can be packed and posted by our in house team. Please be aware that certain items cannot be posted for various reasons. Most items of furniture will need to be collected. Please enquire before bidding.
Terms & Conditions
Vincent Court, Turnstone Road, Teal Park, Lincoln, LN6 3UA
TEL: 01522 690444/695820
Our full terms and conditions can be read and downloaded at
We would like to draw particular attention to section 5. of that document.
CONDITIONS OF SALE
1. The Auctioneer offers lots for sale as selling agents agent’ and not on their own behalf.
2. The highest bidder shall be the purchaser.
3. The Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw, divide or consolidate any lot as he sees fit. In the case of a dispute the Auctioneer’s decision is final.
4. A BUYER’S COMMISSION OF 17.5% + VAT ON AT THE CURRENT RATE IS PAYABLE ON TOP OF THE HAMMER PRICE OF EACH LOT.
5. Payment can be made by cash or debit card. (Credit cards are accepted but a charge of 2% on the total is made for this service)
6. All lots purchased must be paid for in full and removed from the auction rooms within 3 days of the relevant auction unless otherwise arranged.
7. At the fall of the hammer title to the lot falls to the final bidder and shall be the responsibility of the purchaser.
8. Purchases lots are to be collected by the auction staff after payment and a receipt is obtained.
9. Neither the Auctioneer nor the seller shall ever be held responsible for any loss or damage to lots offered for sale although every care and security is assured.
10. POTENTIAL BIDDERS SHOULD RELY SOLELY ON THEIR OWN INSPECTION OF LOTS AS TO THE QUALITY, QUANTITY AND AUTHENTICITY OF SAID LOT.
11. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the Auction in person. Bidders shall be responsible for any decision to bid for a particular Lot and shall be deemed to have carefully inspected and satisfied themselves as to its condition. Neither Unique Auctions nor its employees or agents shall be responsible for any neglect or default in doing or failing to do so.
12. Bidders are given ample opportunities to view and inspect before any sale or to request a wrtitten condition report, and prospective Buyers must satisfy themselves as to all such matters. Neither Unique Auctions or its employees or agents nor the Vendor accept liability for the correctness of such opinions and all conditions and warranties, express, implied or statutory are hereby excluded.
Unique Auctions offer an online bidding service via the-saleroom .com for bidders who cannot attend the sale.
In completing the bidder registration on www.the-saleroom.com and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Unique Auctions:
1. Authorise Unique Auctions, if they so wish to charge the credit card in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchases in the auction via the-saleroom.com, and
2. Confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit details to Unique Auctions through www.the-saleroom .com and agree that Unique Auctions are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale
PLEASE NOT THAT ANY LOTS PURCHASES VIA the-saleroom.com LIVE AUCTION SERVICE WILL BE SUBJECT TO AN ADDITIONAL 3% COMMISSION CHARGE + VAT AT THE RATE IMPOSED ON THE HAMMER PRICE
Postage and Package
Most items can be packed and posted by our inhouse team.
Please be aware that certain items cannot be posted for various reasons.
Most items of furniture will need to be collected.
Please enquire before bidding.
Buyers shall at their own risk and expense take away any Lot that they have purchased and paid for not later than 2 working days following the day of the Auction after which they shall be responsible for any removal, storage and insurance charges.
We are able to offer short term storage for items of International buyers and other buyers as requested.
Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
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