Selling with Sworders

Should you wish to sell with Sworders, whether a single item or an entire house contents, the first step is to receive an auction estimate. These are free of charge with no obligation to consign.

Selling With Sworders - Online

ONLINE

The quickest and easiest way to get an auction estimate is through our online valuation form. We endeavour to respond to submissions within five days. 

REQUEST A VALUATION

 


 

Selling With Sworders - By Email

 

VIA EMAIL

If you're unable to access the online valuation form, you can send a description of the item, with images, to auctions@sworder.co.uk 

 


 

Selling With Sworders - In Person

IN PERSON

If you would like to talk to one of our valuers, you can contact them directly. Alternatively, if you are unsure which specialist you need to speak to, you can request a call-back by contacting us on 01279 817778.

For larger collections, we may be able to arrange for one of our valuers to visit you free of charge, to provide informal identification, valuation, and sales advice. Please contact auctions@sworder.co.uk to arrange a visit.

 


 

Selling With Sworders - Valuation Days

VALUATION DAYS

Our team of valuers and specialists are often available to offer free, professional advice at various locations and times around the country. See our Valuation Day Calendar for more details.

 


 

COMMISSION AND CHARGES

We will charge you a commission on the sale of the Goods calculated as a percentage of the Hammer Price at 17.5% plus VAT, except for Fine Wines and Spirits which will be 12% plus VAT on the first £250 and 8% plus VAT thereafter, unless we agree with you otherwise. There is a minimum commission charge of £10.00 plus VAT per lot.

We reserve the right to photograph all lots for use in cataloguing and marketing unless you specifically request us not to and charge a small fee for this service. The charge will vary in specialist auctions, depending upon the requirements of the illustration. A charge of £5 plus VAT per lot will be made on lots entered into the Homes and Interiors auctions.



All items are covered by Sworders comprehensive insurance policy whilst on our premises, at mid-auction estimate. There is no additional charge for this service.