If you are considering selling at auction, Lacy Scott &
Knight would be delighted to receive your instructions. We have an
excellent reputation for achieving high prices at auction, and with
the advent of digital technology we are now able to reach a wider
WE CAN SELL
We can sell almost anything. Items can be brought into the Auction
Centre any weekday 9am-5.30pm for a free appraisal for sale.
Valuers are always on hand to appraise items and advise on guide
prices, recommend appropriate sales and issue receipts.
WE CANNOT SELL
We do not sell the following: electrical items, foam-filled
furniture ie soft furnishings manufactured between 1950-1988 (all
furniture manufactured after 1988 carries labels saying that it
complies with the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety)
Regulations 1988), firearms, furs, clothing and flat-pack
Valuers are happy to call at your home to appraise larger items
and large collections, without obligation. To arrange an
appointment please call us on 01284 748 623/624.
A complete chattels clearance service is available for solicitors,
executors and trustees. Following advice from our valuers, chattels
can be removed from a property without delay, minimising the risk
of burglary should the property be left unattended. Staff and
contractors will carefully pack all items and remove them for sale.
Items will be held free of charge in secure storage prior to
auction. Items of negligible auction value will be removed from the
property and disposed of at the request of the consignor.
SALES TO SUIT
A wide spectrum of auctions held throughout the year ensures your
property is offered to the best advantage.
We can provide country house sales on the premises for larger
estates or specialist on-site sales for businesses etc.
Our comprehensive calendar of auctions, all fully
catalogued, attracts buyers both nationally and
Every day is valuation day at Lacy
Scott & Knight
We have valuers available at the Auction Centre every weekday
from 9am - 5.30pm
Our team of professional Valuers have a wealth of experience and
are committed to providing accurate verbal and formal valuations
for all purposes.
- Email us images of your items for a quick response
- Free verbal appraisals for items considered for sale (with no
obligation) by appointment at our offices or in your own home for
- Formal valuations for the administration of an estate.
- Formal valuations for Probate and Family Division.
- Formal valuations for Insurance purposes. This professional
inventory can be supported by photographs of principal items and
will assist in substantiating a loss in the event of burglary or
fire and the details may help the recovery of stolen items.
FEES: Please contact the Auction Centre (01284 748600) for
further details and our scale of fees.
All our charges are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.
13.5% of the hammer price on each lot, this fee includes Insurance
All items entered into our sales are subject to an entry fee of
£2.50/lot regardless of whether they are sold or not. If a
lot remains unsold on a reserve then a commission charge of 5% of
the reserve price will apply at the Auctioneers discretion.
WITHDRAWAL OF LOTS:
Fee for withdrawing items after production of catalogues is 5% of
their estimated value or reserve.
Items photographed for our catalogues and hosted on our website,
the-saleroom.com website and invaluable.com are charged at the
Our vans are able to collect and deliver items from across East
Anglia and further afield. Carriage is charged at £40 per hour for
two men and a large van and £55/hour for three men. Where possible
we endeavour to arrange collections in the same area at a given
time to reduce costs to clients. We can also offer fixed rates for
large and important clearances.
All of our catalogues are hosted on our website and all specialist
sale catalogues are also hosted at www.the-saleroom.com and www.invaluable.com. There are no
additional charges to our clients for this service.
All our sales are extensively promoted in the local press and
nationally and internationally through the antiques trade
All charges are deducted from the proceeds of sale, therefore,
keeping things simple for our clients.
PAYMENT: Vendors are
paid out by cheque 5 working days after Antique, General &
Collectors sales and 10 working days after all other sales.
RESTORATION: We are
regularly asked for local furniture restorers details and would
recommend E W Cousins of Ixworth who can be
contacted on 01359 230 254.
View our Conditions of Sale
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