Queens Road Auctions

General Conditions of Sale

On view on the previous Tuesday 9.00am to 5.00pm & the morning of sale from 9.00am


1.An 18% Buyers Premium and VAT is added to the hammer price and charged on all items bought.

2.Value Added Tax (VAT) will be charged on the full hammer price where an item is marked (*) in this catalogue.

3.Purchasers must ensure that sufficient people and adequate transport are sent for collection of heavy goods.

4.All electrical and mechanical items are tested for electrical safety to D.T.I requirements but are sold as they stand, i.e., without any guarantee or warranty.

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

6.Whilst we endeavour to ensure that our catalogue descriptions are correct, they should be treated as a guide. Purchasers much check that the lot they intend bidding for is as per catalogue description and satisfy themselves of that BEFORE making a bid. At the fall of the hammer the onus is on the purchasers to secure his/her own goods.

7.All purchases must be removed from the sale room by 5pm on the following day after the sale.

8.Standard Conditions of Sale can be seen by clicking “Conditions of Sale” from the navigation bar or can be viewed at the sale room. You are strongly advised to read these.

9.Our commission rates are 15% + VAT, with a minimum charge of £10 per consignment. Electrical safety charges apply.

10.Upholstered furniture must contain the necessary information label stating that the items meet with the filling requirements and are both cigarette and match resistant, as required by the D.T.I. In addition, electrical appliances will only be accepted if they are deemed by auction room staff to be saleable and they meet the required safety plug regulation standards. A charge is made for the testing of electrical items.

11. Items for inclusion in one of our Auctions need to be delivered to the auction room, or arranged for collection, on the Thursday, Friday or Monday after the previous sale and to be certain there is room to include them in the sale, items should be booked in, in advance. For delivery on other days it is essential that items are booked on 01392 256256.

12. Clients money is held in the Queens Road Auctions Clients account at Nat West Bank 59 High Street Exeter. No Interest is received on this account.

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