Established in 1985, Bloomfield Auctions has been at the heart of the Province’s Antiques and Collectables Trade with honesty and transparency as its core values for both sellers & buyers
Established in 1985, Bloomfield Auctions has been at the heart of the Province’s Antiques and Collectables Trade with honesty and transparency as its core values for both sellers & buyers.
From antiques and jewellery; fine art’s to furniture (contemporary as well as vintage); jewellery to liquidation and surplus stocks, vehicles and some astonishing and quirky special ‘finds’ we try to cover everything.
Behind-the-scenes our specialist services include Probate and Insurance Valuations and House Clearances and we cater to the needs of individuals as well as businesses.
Auction fans will already know how things work at Bloomfield and our friendly staff are on hand to provide newcomers with a little guidance to help them understand the process and get bidding.
So whether you’re an auction expert or have yet to catch an episode of Bargain Hunt, then we at Bloomfield Auctions will be on hand to welcome and provide you with what we believe is a friendly and unique experience.
It doesn’t matter if you’re planning to sell, buy or browse, we would be delighted if you would join us at our next auction.
Who knows you may even find the next Picasso…
How Auction’s Work – Sellers Guide
1. Getting your items into our auction
Bring your item(s) down to Bloomfield Auctions on one of our Take In Days. However, if you are unable to bring the items down, we can, via our Transport Division, we can offer a collection service (charges apply)
2. Setting an auction price
Upon inspecting the item, one of our valuers will determine what the item may make at Auction and whether or not a reserve is required.
3. The live auction
The item(s) will be placed into the next available auction all of which are held on a Tuesday evening unless we are hosting a specialist sale.
On the week that your item(s) have been sold you will receive payment the Friday of the same week
How Auction’s Work – Buyers Guide
1. Getting Started
You must register with the auction room for a Bidding Number which allows you to bid on the sale night
Although the photos are on our Facebook page, we would recommend that you visit the auction house to view the items.
All goods are sold as seen.
Should you be successful in bidding, the item must be paid for and picked up no later than the Thursday at 4pm, Immediately after the auction night in which your bid was successful. Failure to do so may see the vendor requesting the items returned or placed back into the auction for the next sale.
Should your items be paid for and not picked up by the Thursday immediately after the auction, storage costs may apply, or Bloomfield Auctions may dispose of the items as they see fit with no refund payable.
Commission Rate for purchasing is 15% + VAT (at the prevailing rate) – (If your successful bid is £10.00 it will mean your bill will be £11.80)