to McCubbing & Redfern
central & oldest auction house
Incorporating T. Wicks & Son 1845
Our next sale date is:
Fine Art, Antiqes & Collectables Auction
Wednesday 20th May in Wells
Sale starts at 1.00 p.m.
Sale on View:
Morning of sale from 9.30 a.m. plus viewing on the preceeding Monday 10.00 -5.00 p.m. and Tuesday the day before the sale 10.00 -7.00 p.m.
19th century half shipbuilder's model of the first Iona paddlesteamer built in 1855 by Glasgow shipbuilders sold at the McCubbing & Redfern Wells Auction Rooms in specialist collectors sale
Sold at £2,000.
Catalogues For all Sales
details can be found online prior to sales Click
here for catalogues
& collectables sale catalogues are also featured on the-saleroom.com for live bidding plus Invaluable.com,
Artfact and antique publications.
If you would
like e-mail notification as soon as our catalogue is available
please ask to be added to our mailing list. Click
here and mark your e-mail 'mailing list'
be given an opportunity to make an online bid at the end of the
catalogue listing. Any e-mail bids need to be submitted by 12.00
on the day of the Wells sale.
If you do
not have a bidding number, please register first by providing
all your contact details Click
here to register and mark your message 'bidding number'. Alternatively,
ensure your full contact details are included in any bids and
you will be given a bidding number automatically.
If you are
looking for anything in particular and would like us to contact
you if we receive something in your area of interest please send
us an e-mail email@example.com
with the details.
& Redfern hold antique & collectable auctions every third
Wednesday each month in Wells at 1.00 p.m. We are happy to accept
a single item, a collection or an entire house clearance. We can
collect your goods or you can bring them in to us.
items on behalf of private vendors, solicitors, estate agents,
antique dealers, and charities. We offer valuations for auction,
insurance and probate, and provide an in-house collection and
dates are advertised in the Antiques Trade Gazette, Mid
Somerset Journal, Western Gazette, Western Daily Press, the
Blackmore Vale/Fosse Way, Antique
Explorer, Antiques Magazine & What's it Worth?
days are the day preceding the sale (10.00 a.m. to 7 p.m.),
the Monday (10.00 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and on the morning of the
sale from 9.30 a.m. There is a limited amount of parking on
our forecourt but further parking and washroom facilities are
also available across the road from the Wells Auction Rooms.
are available at the office and staff are available to answer
any questions you may have.
bid you need to register with the office who will give you a bidding
number unique to yourself. This bidding number can be written on
the back of your catalogue or you may be given a buyer card.
can use the same number whenever you visit the saleroom. If you
forget your bidding number, the office can remind you of it, there’s
no need to register again. If you change
any of your contact details simply let the office know the changes.
ensure your bids are made clear to the auctioneer as the sale is
progressing. If you are successful in your bid please hold up your
bidding number so the auctioneer can record your purchase.
pay the price you bid plus a buyer’s premium stated in the
catalogue. VAT at the standard rate of 20% is applied to this premium.
payment terms are displayed in the auction rooms and at the office.
accept cash, cheques and credit/debit cards. No lots may be removed
until payment is made.
you have paid for your purchases the office will issue an invoice
which you can take to a member of staff in the auction room for
collection. No items are to be removed from cabinets. To minimise
disruption to the auctioneer we ask that you collect your lots at
the end the sale. We appreciate this is not always possible and
will assist if possible. We supply an in-house delivery service
at minimal cost. We are also happy to post items to you at the purchaser's
accept single items, collections, or house clearances and will give
you an honest and expert appraisal of what your goods may realise
at auction. Please contact us on 01749 678099 for further details,
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
charge a seller's premium of 15% or a minimum lot charge, whichever
is the greater. VAT at the standard rate of 20% is applied to the
premium. This cost is deducted from the hammer price achieved at
can agree a 'reserve' value on your items with us if you need a
certain price to be reached. We do not charge for reserve prices,
for valuations or for internet/catalogue images.
is available at £1 per lot (minimum) or at 1% of lower estimate.
We pay all sale proceeds within 7-14 days following the sale, normally
by cheque. Immediate payment can be supplied if cleared payment
has been received by the auction house.
terms and conditions of sale are displayed
in the auction room,
at the office or in the sale catalogue.
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