Lawrences Auctioneers Ltd

Buying at Lawrences

Buying at Lawrences

All our auctions are on view for one week before the auction Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. This is by appointment. To arrange an apointment please telephone 01883 743323 or email us at 

Condition Reports

The relevant department will be pleased to give condition reports /additional photographs on any lot 

Live bidding at

Bids placed using website will attract an additional charge of 4.95%%  (subject to vat)

Live bidding at

Bids placed using website will attract an additional charge of 3%, or a £3 flat fee. (subject to vat)

Click here for details on live bidding

Bidding through this website

You can also place commission bids directly through this website, avoiding the additional commission charge, however if you choose to bid live or in real time via this website a 3% additional charge will be made (subject to vat)

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Commission Bidding

If you are unable to attend the sale you can leave
a commission bid. This will be executed on your behalf by the auctioneer who will purchase the lot as cheaply as possible bearing in mind any reserve price and other bids.

Telephone Bidding

It is usually possible to bid on the telephone by prior
arrangement with the office, as a general rule we
need to estimate that the item will make in excess of

PLEASE NOTE - by booking a telephone line on an item you are agreeing to place a bid of at least the low estimate on an item.

Buyer's Premium

A buyer's premium of 20% (subject to vat) is payable on each lot purchased.  


Lots marked with an asterisk (*) are subject to VAT
on the hammer price.

Payment and clearance

Payment is due within seven days of the auction
in pounds sterling. 

Goods must be cleared within one week after the auction date 

Buying at lawrences