Important Information


THIS AUCTION WILL BE ONLINE & INHOUSE (please make an appointment if you wish to attend the auction) OR COMMISION BIDS  - commision bids accepted until 0930 on morning of sale.


Lots purchased online with will attract an additional charge, on top of the 18% buyers premium, for this service in the sum of 4.95% of the hammer price plus VAT at the rate imposed.    Please note that there is an additional 2% charge for International credit card payments  and no extra charge for those paying by debit card.


Depending on your location P&P can arranged for most items (excluding medium-large paintings ).

UK                       -              Special delivery or signed for.

                                            If your item(s) are expected to weigh less than 250g and fit into an A4 padded envelope  please add £7 signed for or £11 special delivery to your invoice and payment. Otherwise  please contact us for quote. 

Europe                 -               Tracked and signed - please contact us for quote

Other areas          -              Tracked (possibly signed, depending on local arrangements) - please contact us for quote.

Each item is weighed to establish shipping cost and an additional small amount is added for packaging.    


Invoices will be sent out during the weekend after the sale. We are unable to finalise invoices or accept payment until the end of the final day of the auction.

We recomend payment  by bank transfer, items under £250 can also be paid by debit card.


You will be sent a winning bidders notification email within 24-72 hours of the sale which will include details of how to pay. The card details you register with are not passed on to us. 

The accounts office is open from 9.30am-5.00pm Monday - Friday - tel 01392 252621


Terms & Conditions







Every opportunity is given for the inspection of the goods or articles and a purchaser making a bid for a Lot acknowledges that he or she is fully satisfied with such Lot before bidding by inspection or otherwise as to all the conditions of sale.  This includes the physical condition of any description of any such Lot including but not restricted to whether the Lot is damaged or has been repaired.




The property in any Lot shall not pass to the purchaser until he or she has paid the full purchase price and V.A.T. and buyers premiums but in every case, each Lot is at the sole risk of the purchaser from the fall of the hammer.




No purchase shall be claimed or removed until the sale has been completed. All Lots shall be paid for and removed at the purchaser's  risk and expense by the end of the second working day following the Sale, failing which, Whitton & Laing shall not be responsible if the same are lost, stolen,  damaged or destroyed and all Lots not so removed shall remain at the risk of the buyer..

If they are not removed within seven days of the Sale, Whitton & Laing may re-sell them by auction or privately without notice to the purchaser. Any liability which there may be on the part of Whitton & Laing in respect of any loss shall be restricted to a maximum of the price paid by the original purchaser of the Lot.




If any purchaser fails to comply with any of the above conditions, the damages recoverable from the defaulter shall include all loss arising from any re-sale of Lots together with the charges and expense in respect of both sales and any money deposited in part payment shall be held by Whitton & Laing.




A premium of 18% is normally added to the bid price as a buyers premium and this premium is subject to V.A.T. And the total is added to the purchasers account and payable before the goods are claimed or removed.


Please note that Lots purchased via The -Sale live auction service, will be subject to an additional 4.95% commission charge and V.A.T. At the rate imposed at the hammer price.




No warranty is given that any second hand motor vehicle sold is in a road worthy condition at the time of the sale. The purchasers of vehicles will be required to sign an Undertaking upon purchase that such vehicles if necessary will be put into good and roadworthy condition by the purchaser at their own expense before use on any road in Great Britain


20.  IN THESE CONDITIONS OF SALE the name Whitton & Laing represents the Agents responsible for holding sales in their own name as Whitton & Laing and as Queens Road Auctions or in other names of in conjunction with other Agents or parties



WHITTON & LAING / Queens Road Auctions