Fine art, Antiques, Collectables and Quality Modern Furniture

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Selling with 1818 Auctioneers

Auctions are often overlooked as a great way to get items to market and in front of prospective buyers globally through internet bidding.

We can help you to access international buyers as well as our regular collectors and traders in the sale room. We are totally committed to achieving the best result for every item - our sales are widely marketed via print, email, social media, our local and specialist media as well as via our printed catalogues.

Here’s how we can help you sell your item at auction

Pre-sale Appraisal

A free specialist valuation is always the first step to selling with us. Please do call in to our sale room and offices or pop along to our regular valuation events, which are held across the South Lakes and farther afield. Alternatively, please call (015395 66201) or contact  to make an appointment for one of our team to visit you and value your item.

Matching your item to the most appropriate sale

There’s a wide range of auctions taking place throughout the year at 1818 Auctioneers and plenty of ways for buyers to purchase your items – in the room or via absentee, telephone and online bidding. We can advise on the most appropriate sale to enter your item(s) into, whether that’s one of our very well attended household and interiors sales, or our specialist, catalogued sales which can also be accessed by online bidders.

Collection, delivery and storage

Once you have your valuation and we’ve identified the right sale we will arrange collection of the item(s) or offer a convenient date for you to transport them to us if you would prefer.

Seller Charges

Our fees are transparent, fair and competitive.
Fees are negotiable on large collections, please also keep an eye on adverts and social media for special offers .
Commission: 20% on first £1000, 15% on next £1000, 12% thereafter.
Lot fee of £5 for collectors sales and £3 for household 
Timed auction fees available on requestAll our fees are inclusive of VAT, photography, advertising and marketing, insurance etc.

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Other valuations services

Alongside pre sale appraisals of item(s) offer a range of specialist valuation services:

House clearance

Unlike house clearance firms, we charge a standard fee for clearing and then all lots are sold on YOUR behalf, ensuring you get the best possible result for you or for the estate if you are acting as an executor.

If you would like to know more about our house clearance service please call us or email and one of our team will be in touch. 

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Professional valuations

We offer the following valuations services and we are always happy to offer professional advice on the best option for your circumstances.

  • Probate
  • Insurance
  • Tax planning
  • Family division
  • Conservation and restoration planning

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