Terms and Conditions



  • Border Auctions Ltd at their discretion has the right to refuse admission to their auctions or premises.

  • The use of video equipment during the sale is prohibited without prior permission of the auctioneer.

  • Electrical goods are sold as “ornaments” only and if perchased for use must be checked for compliance with the safety regulations by a qualified electrician.

  • Border Auctions Ltd can collect or deliver your goods upon request at the following rates £35.00/hr

    The above charges are subject to the quantities of goods being uplifted or delivered

  • All members of the public on our premises are there at their own risk.

  • Border Auctions Ltd disclaim any liability in respect of any injury or accident, which may occur.
Vendors Conditions of Sale

Vendors – Conditions of sale

    • Border Auctions Ltd act only as agents and Auctioneers for the vendors.

    • The vendor guarantees to Border Auctions Ltd that they have legal title to the goods or authority from the owner to sell, that they are over 18 and that details given as to their identification are true and accurate.

    • The vendor gives Border Auctions Ltd absolute right to photograph and illustrate any item placed for sale and to utilise the results as Border Auctions Ltd deem necessary.

    • Goods will be sold without reserve unless otherwise instructed by the vendor and agreed by the auctioneers.

    • Commission charged to the vendor on Items in the antiques and collectables sales will be 18% of the hammer price.

      Commission charged to vendors on items in the general and collectables sales will be 30% of the hammer price.

    • Commission charges include cataloguing, insurance and photographing where applicable.

    • No commission will be charged on unsold lots.

    • Lots may be withdrawn only on prior permission of Border Auctions Ltd and after settlement of any charges.

    • Payment to the vendors will be made as soon as all buyers transactions are completed usually 21 days after the auction.

    • Unsold lots may be re-entered at the sole discretion of Border Auctions Ltd.

    • Vendors must arrange for the removal or disposal of goods not sold within 7 days of the sale date. Any lots remaining after the 7 days period will be subject to a storage charge of £1.00 per lot/day

    • There is a disposal charge for any unsold lots remaining after 7 days

Buyers Conditions of Sale

Buyers – Conditions of sale

    • Buyers shall be required to register for bidding prior to the auction. Some form of identification will be required if you are unknown to us.

    • All lots are offered for sale as found, with any defects, faults and omissions.

    • Buyers are deemed to have satisfied themselves as to age, condition and authenticity etc, before bidding.

    • Border Auctions Ltd act as agents only and disclaim responsibility by either vendor or purchaser nor do they guarantee the title of any lots sold by them or be held responsible for any defect in such title.

    • Commission bids may be left with the auctioneers indicating the sum to be bid for each lot excluding buyers commission. The auctioneer will execute the bid as cheaply as possible having regard to the reserve of the item/items (if any) and any other competing bids. If two buyers submit identical commission bids the auctioneer may prefer the first bid received. Please enquire in advance before the start of the sale about arrangements for leaving commission bids by telephone, Email or in person.

    •  Commission bids will be at the buyers risk and without legal obligation and should be in writing.

    • Telephone bids will be accepted by prior arrangement with the Auctioneers.

    • Goods will be sold to the highest bidder; the Auctioneer will have absolute discretion to regulate bidding, to re-offer lots where necessary and resolve any differences.

    • Bidding increments will be at the auctioneer’s discretion.

    • At the fall of the hammer the goods will be deemed to be delivered and remain at the buyer’s risk.

    • No transfer of purchasers’ names will be allowed.

    • All goods must be paid for on the date of the sale with cleared funds and removed within 7 days unless otherwise agreed.

    Border Auctions Ltd offers an online bidding,commission bidding and telephone bidding service for bidders
    who cannot attend the sale.

      1. In completing the bidder registration and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Border Auctions Ltd: authorise Border Auctions Ltd, 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 and
      2. Confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to Border
      Auctions Ltd and agree that Border Auctions Ltd are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale.
    • Buyers will be able to collect their goods only at the end of the sale and upon handing over proof of purchase (buyers invoice) to one of the porters who will gather together all goods listed and hand them over to the buyer.

    • No lots can be removed until it is paid for.

    • Commission charged to buyers on items in the antique and collectables sales will be 20% of the hammer price.

    • Commission charged to buyers on items in the general and collectables sales will be 25% of the hammer price.

    • Condition Reports on lots will be provided upon request. A large numbers of requests received shortly before the sale may not receive a response.

    • Failure by the buyer to pay for any lot may be considered a breach of contract.

      • We, as agents for the vendor and on our own behalf may proceed to claim damages against you for the said breach of contract.

      • Or resell the lot by auction or privately in which case you shall be responsible for any resulting deficiency in the total. Any surplus arising from the said sale shall belong to the vendor.

      • Or remove and store the lot at your expense either on our premises or elsewhere. If this is the case we will charge interest not exceeding 1.5%/month on the total amount due.

      •  Or retain any lots sold to you until you pay the total amount due.

      • We may also reject or ignore any bids made by you in future auctions or impose conditions before any such bid is accepted.

    • Buyers must arrange for the removal of goods within 7 days after the sale date. Any item remaining after the 7 days period will be subject to a storage charge of £1.00 per Lot/day.


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