The Winter Sale of Sporting Guns & Antique Arms
All viewing and collection times are subject to change in line with the current government guidence which prevails at the time.
Please check the website www.southamsauction.co.uk for updates.
Viewing: The Auction Centre, Eastcotts Park, Bedford, MK42 0PE
Tuesday 8th December 12 noon to 8.00pm
Wednesday 9th December 10.00am to 8.00pm
Sale Day 9.00am to 12.30pm
Purchasers are reminded that there will be NO LIVE BIDDING IN THE SALEROOM
All bidding will be online, by comission or by telephone (subject to availability).
No appointment necessary. We have extended viewing hours to try to accommodate those wishing to view the sale. A limited number of people will be allowed into the salerooms at any one time, so there may be a short wait before you can enter the saleroom. Physical distancing measures must be adhered to and face coverings to be worn at all times whist indoors.
LOTS PREFIXED WITH S1, S2, OR S5 WILL REQUIRE THE APPROPRIATE LICENCE
SHIPPING PROCEDURE PLEASE CLICK HERE
FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED AS FOLLOWS:
Lots prefixed (S1): Purchasers will require the appropriate Firearms (S1) or RFD Certificate.
Lots prefixed (S2): Purchasers will require the appropriate Shotgun (S2) or RFD Certificate.
Lots prefixed (S5): Purchasers will require Section 5 Authority or Section 1 or 2 certificate with the appropriate condition.
Lots prefixed (S58): Antique or Obsolete Calibre weapons that do not require a licence to hold provided the purchaser fully complies with the Terms of Sale (see Section 16).
When collecting in person:
Cash or debit card payment. Credit cards are not accepted. Maximum total cash transaction is £5000.
PLEASE NOTE NEW ACCOUNT DETAILS FOR PAYMENT
Bank Transfer payments can be made to Acc.29033862 23-05-80 Quoting Buyer Reference Number. No remote card payments will be taken i.e. payment over the phone
BIC : MYMBGB2L
IBAN : GB44 MYMB 2305 8029 0338 62
Please note that for international payments you will be liable to incur all bank imposed charges.
These vary per bank so, to avoid any delay in releasing your goods, please ensure you inform your bank that you as remitter will be liable for all charges levied.
Buyers Premium at 17.5% plus VAT will be added to the bid price of each lot.
Lots purchased via the-saleroom.com which will be charged an additional 5% plus VAT.
Lots purchased via Southams Online will be charged an additional 2.5% plus VAT.
To avoid paying surcharges for online bidding, Purchasers may leave written instruction to bid with the Auctioneers by email directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively a Comission Bid Form can be downloaded directly from www.southamsauction.co.uk or completed in the saleroom prior to the auction. We are only able to accept commission bids until 5.00pm on the day preceeding the Sale.
We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale.
Collection of Lots Purchased
THERE WILL BE NO COLLECTIONS FROM THE AUCTION CENTRE, ALL COLLECTIONS AT THE DESIGNATED TIMES ONLY, AS FOLLOWS:
Collections can be made Tuesday 15th December, Wednesday 16th December & Thursday 17th December (9.00am - 4.00pm) from The Stores & Administration Office, 24 Newnham Street, Bedford, MK40 3JR.
STRICTLY NO COLLECTIONS FRIDAY 11TH, SATURDAY 12TH, SUNDAY 13TH OR MONDAY 14TH DECEMBER
The offices will close on Friday 18th December at 12 noon and re-open on Tuesday 5th January 2021 at 9.00am
Any collection times other than the above by appointment only directly with the Auctioneers.
Shipping & Transport
**Due to the current government restrictions and the excess demands on couriers we cannot guarentee any shipments before Christmas**
Full details of our Shipping Procedure can be found here
Access to the Saleroom will be subject to social distancing and maximum numbers of people at any one time. Admission is by catalogue only, priced at £10.00 (admits two). Identification may be required. The Auctioneers reserve the right to refuse access at their discretion.