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


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. 




Selling With Sworders - By Email



If you're unable to access the online valuation form, you can send a description of the item, with images, to 



Selling With Sworders - 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 to arrange a visit.



Selling With Sworders - 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.




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 8% plus VAT, 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 depending on the requirements of the illustration. 

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.