Antique, Collectables & General
Art & Antique sales
Twentieth Century Design sales
Collectors' Model sales
- Friday preceding sale from 12noon-7pm
Wine & Spirits
All sales are open for viewing from
8.45am on the day of the sale.
All lots purchased are subject to Buyer's Premium at 17.5% (plus
VAT at the prevailing rates). Please note that there is no VAT
charged on the premium for books.
Bids can be made in person, by leaving a commission bid with a
member of staff, by telephone, online or via email (remember to include
your full address and a telephone number), or live online for
Prospective sale day buyers are
required to register at reception. You will be asked to provide
your name, address and telephone number to substantiate this with
some form of ID i.e. driving license or credit card, then you will
be given a bidding number. This numbered bidding system ensures
The minimum bid that we can accept is
Commission bids can be accepted from potential buyers who are
unable to attend the auction. This service allows the Auctioneer to
bid on behalf of prospective purchasers up to their maximum bid,
allowing for other bids and reserves, if any.
Commission bidding forms are available
in the Saleroom or printed in the catalogues. Alternatively,
you can telephone or email
the Auction Centre with your bids (remember to include your full
address and telephone number). Bids can also be faxed to the
Auction Centre on 01284 748620.
*We ALWAYS acknowledge bids - do not
assume that your bids have been received unless we have replied to
Our Auctioneers sell at approximately 140 lots per hour, buyers
are advised to make sure that they are in the saleroom at least 20
minutes before a lot is expected to be offered in case the
Auctioneer is ahead of schedule.
A limited number of telephone lines are available to those clients
who are unable to attend the auction. Arrangements for this service
should be made at least 24
hours before the beginning of the sale. We are only able to
accept live telephone bidding on those lots expected to realise in
excess of £300.
You can bid live online via www.the-saleroom.com for our Fine Art &
Antique sales, our Twentieth Century Design sales and our
Collectors' Models sales.
Please note that this service carries
a 3% plus VAT surcharge.
Specialists are happy to give condition reports on any lot where
applicable. These are easier sent by email and can be
supported by further digital images. All weights and measures
given in the catalogue should be regarded as approximate.
Payment is due immediately after the auction in pounds
sterling. Please note that goods will not be released until
payment is made in full.
We accept the following methods of payment:
- Cash (up to a maximum of £10,000).
- Cheque (supported by valid identification) made payable to Lacy
Scott & Knight.
- Banker's Draft.
- Bank Transfer.
ACCOUNT NAME: LACY SCOTT & KNIGHT
BANK: LLOYDS TSB, RISBYGATE STREET, BURY
ST EDMUNDS, SUFFOLK
SORT CODE: 309149
ACCOUNT NO: 01619573
SWIFT CODE: LOYDGB2L
IBAN NO: GB90LOYD309149 01619573
BIC NO: LOYDGB21200
- Debit cards (Delta, Switch, Electron) etc.
- Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard etc but not Amex or Diners
Club). Please note that credit cards are subject to a surcharge of
2% inclusive of VAT. No charges are made for the use of debit
Where practical, payment can be made
and purchases collected during the auction
Lacy Scott & Knight recommend
MailBoxes Etc to organise the
packing and shipping goods purchased in the sales. To arrange a
collection please contact John Shipley at Mail Boxes Etc giving
them the lot number(s) and address to which the package should be
sent. Mail Boxes can be contacted on Tel: 01245 262 527 Fax: 01245
495 539 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For those customers buying larger
items which require carriage across the UK or Overseas; we
Premier Business Park
Tel +44 (0) 1582 493099
Fax +44 (0) 1582 490147
We realise that some clients would prefer to use
alternative carriers. In these circumstances Lacy Scott and Knight
are prepared to pack the goods ready for collection by carriers
(such as UPS, InterLink etc), as long as sufficient notice is given
and the items are not too big. However, we are unable to pack
goods and arrange for their shipping at this end.
Whilst goods will be packed to the best of our abilities,
we cannot and will not offer
any guarantees against any damage or breakages that may be
sustained during transit. Clients that require professional packing and insurance
should instruct Mail Boxes Etc.
For small items such as watches,
jewellery silver etc, Lacy Scott & Knight are prepared to pack
these and post them via Royal Mail special delivery to UK addresses
only at a cost £10 plus postage.
We are regularly asked for local
furniture restorers details and would recommend E W Cousins of
Ixworth who can be contacted on 01359 230
(*) subject to VAT. In addition to the hammer
price ** Subject to VAT at 5% on the hammer price
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