Selling with Hutchinson Scott

Selling at Auction

At Hutchinson Scott Auctioneers we guide you through the entire selling process; from valuation, collection and auctioning to receiving your payment for the sale.
Please note that proof of name and address is required when selling at auction.

How to get a valuation on your item

  • We offer a free online valuation service, simply upload your image and send us basic information and we will get back to you within 24 hours. We will be able to give you a basic valuation and advice as to you whether your item will be suitable for one of our sales.
  • No appointments are necessary, we are at the office 5 days a week between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. 
  • Proof of name and address is required when selling at auction.
  • By appointment, a specialist can visit your property to value larger collections of items, this service is offered free of charge.
  • You can request an initial valuation by email. All you will need to provide is a high-resolution image of your item, a description (including measurements, information about any signatures, etc), and your contact details


  • 10% of the hammer price plus VAT, and a 1% insurance charge.
  • There are no fees if an item is unsold
  • We can help arrange collection of your items. The fee for this service can either be charged directly from the collection company, or deducted from your sale proceeds
  • Please contact us if you wish to deliver your items to us, to arrange a mutually convenient time
  • If you are selling items in the auction we will happily send a catalogue to the registered address on request, but this is not an automated service.
  • All results will be available on our website at the end of each sale day
  • Please do not hesitate to contact a representative to discuss sale results
  • The settlement statements and cheques will be sent out within four weeks of the last day of the auction.
  • Direct transfer payments can be arranged, please let our accounts department know at least two weeks prior to the auction by email or post. 
  • The seller will be notified of any unsold items within 14 days of the sale. The seller can then either re-offer the lot(s) with a lower reserve in a future auction or collect the lot(s). If the seller wishes to collect rather than re-enter, the lot(s) must be picked up within 28 days
  • If we have not received instructions within 28 days, the lot(s) will be automatically re-offered into a future auction at our discretion.

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