Selling at Kingham & Orme
Free valuation for sale.
Kingham & Orme offer a free valuation service for any item brought into the Salerooms. An appointment with the appropriate specialist is advisable. If you have a number of items to sell, or house contents, please contact us and ask for one of our Valuers to visit your home.
The reserve price
We usually recommend that your goods are sold at the auctioneers's discretion, allowing us a 10% leeway on the lower estimate as printed in the catalogue. Alternatively, we are happy to agree a fixed reserve price below which we will not sell.
Before the auction
You will receive notification of the lot numbers of your items and a complimentary illustrated catalogue, approximately two weeks before the sale.
Our sale results are sent out within five working days of the auction and settlement is usually made four weeks after the sale, subject to normal business conditions.
Our vendor's commission is on a sliding scale and is charged per lot.
10% (+ VAT) for lots realising £1000 and above.
15% (+ VAT) for lots realising up to £999.
There is a minimum charge of £5 (+VAT) per lot.
Insurance is charged at 1.5% (+ VAT) of hammer price. There are normally no charges for unsold lots with agreed reserves.
To see our standard terms and conditions of sale click here.