Terms under which goods are accepted for auction or sale

  1. Vendors must submit a written description of each individual lot to be entered into the auction. This description should be submitted to Dore & Rees, with the items before the relevant auction deadline date.
  2. During the period the goods are held in our salerooms, Dore & Rees do not accept any responsibility whatsoever, for any loss, however caused/occasioned (Except destruction by fire); nor for any breakages or deterioration of any items held on the premises.
  3. Dore & Rees do not undertake removal of goods to/from the Salerooms, but will, at the request of buyers/sellers,arrange for a carrier at the buyers/sellers expense. The buyers/sellers are fully respsonsible for arranging all insurance cover for their goods whilst held at the salerooms, or in transit by carrier whether arranged by the buyer/seller or by request via Dore & Rees.
  4. The Dore & Rees auction commissions are charged as follows:

    1. Sale commission at the rate of 15% in the £ on the sale price achieved.
    2. Lotting and porterage charge of 2.00 per lot.
    3. Lots subject to a reserve price, and unsold, attract a commission of 5% of the reserve price.
    4. VAT will be charged at the current rate where applicable.
  5. All goods are sold on an "As Seen" basis.
  6. Dore & Rees reserve the right to sell by private treaty, any lots remaining unsold following a sale.
  7. Dore & Rees reserve the right to refuse any items for inclusion in their auction, if in their opinion, the items are unsaleable.
  8. All lots will be sold without reserve, unless prior arrangements have been made in writing with Dore & Rees.