Bid on This (Part of The UKauctioneers Group) and Auction Marketer launch joint venture for full Auction House Service

Auctioneers looking to switch from their current provider of back office, website and live bidding solutions now have a viable alternative and can easily book an appointment to see how they can reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction and grow profitability. The UKauctioneers Group (formed of, and have entered into a joint venture… Read more »

November 1, 2018 at 2:42 pm

Online Bidding just got even cheaper…

We’re scrapping our minimum fee From 1st November we will no longer be charging a minimum £1 fee to bid online through This comes at a time where other platforms are increasing their online fees by up to 65%! If you hadn’t already heard, the-saleroom are hiking their fee to a whopping 4.95% +… Read more »

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Minerva’s Owls of Bath 2018 Charity Auction

On Wednesday 17th October, The Auction Room will be hosting a live video auction of unique, supersized owl sculptures by leading artisits, illustrators and designers from around the UK. Artists include Inkie, Richard Twose, Brian Grimwood, and Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown and are tipped to be of particular interest to collectors both nationwide and globally. The auction will take… Read more »

October 8, 2018 at 10:37 am

3 leading online auction platforms – UK Auctioneers, Bid on This and The Auction Room to join forces

Three of the UK’s leading auction bidding platforms have announced that they are to merge creating the UKs second largest auction platform., and are joining forces to provide UK Auction Houses across all market sectors with a low-cost solution for bringing internet bidders from worldwide into their salerooms. The 3 businesses represent… Read more »

June 27, 2018 at 4:02 pm

Jack the Ripper

Author: Jonathan Riley, Grand Auctions Published: 20/04/18 In just 43 chilling words, the spectre of one of Britain’s most infamous and grisly serial killers is raised when a postcard claiming to be written by Jack the Ripper goes under the hammer on April 30 at 13.00. at Grand Auctions in Folkestone. The postcard was received… Read more »

April 20, 2018 at 2:05 pm

Interesting lot coming up: Very Rare Chinese Order of the Double Dragon, Type 1, 4th Class

Coming up this month from Young’s Auctions is an interesting collection of diaries, notebooks and other items relating to Harry Sait (grandson of Able Seaman Henry Sait who lost his life on the Franklin Expedition).  Sait served with the Imperial Navy before returning to England in 1889/90. The collection has a very conservative estimate of £8,000… Read more »

April 17, 2018 at 11:36 am

Introducing Dartmoor Auctions: Quirky Lots aplenty at Chagford Quarterly Auction

Experienced auctioneer David Force and the Dartmoor Auctions team will guide bidders through close on 600 lots at their April 2018 sale at Chagford’s Jubilee Hall. There will be strong interest in an Edwardian Magic Lantern Projector in good condition (estimate £175) and football fans will find an irresistible collectors prize – the 1966 World… Read more »

March 28, 2018 at 3:03 pm

Fancy Owning Your Own Fair Ground Ride?

We’re delighted to announce that we will be providing the online bidding on behalf of Prestige Auctions based in Grimsby for the disposal sale of Pleasure Island in Cleethorpes. Going under the hammer on site at Pleasure Island will be a 1904 carousel ride, the dodgems, century ride, tinka boo town, tinka boo factory, contents… Read more »

February 5, 2018 at 1:46 pm

Lewis Langham – This Week at Stacey’s Auctioneers and Wotton Auctions

This week I have selected a few lots from Stacey’s Auctioneers and Valuers and Wotton Auction Rooms. I felt it was important to bring to our reader’s attention these lots in my article this week due to the impressive display of artwork on sale. Both auctions will begin at 10 am on Tuesday and end… Read more »

January 29, 2018 at 2:56 pm

We’re taking Credit Card Payments for Auctions at no cost – how are you dealing with the legislation change?

On 13th January the law changed so business’ must charge the same to buyers via any payment method. This means that surcharges for debit and credit cards can no longer be taken – whether you are a shop, a hairdresser, a small online retailer, or Amazon! The problem is business’ still have to pay the… Read more »

January 22, 2018 at 3:03 pm