Frequently Asked Questions

Buying with Reeman Dansie

Our Homes & Interiors auctions as well as our Specialist flagship auctions are typically held on a Tuesday, commencing at 10am. We also hold regular Timed auctions spanning various departments, normally running for two weeks and ending on Sunday.

Please see our Forthcoming Auctions calendar here for specific dates/times.

Yes, walk-in viewings are welcome for all live auctions. Viewing times can be found on our Forthcoming Auction calendar here.

Viewings for our timed auctions are by appointment only. Please see our appointment booking page or alternatively please call us on 01206 754754 and we will be happy to make the appointment for you. 

Please see our appointment booking page or alternatively please call us on 01206 754754 and we will be happy to make the appointment for you. 

You can request condition reports on our website. Identify the lot in our catalgoue and click the 'Request Condition Report' button below. Condition reports can also be requested by phone or email. We are unable to provide condition reports on the day of the auction, please give at least 24 hours before the sale starts. 

When your bid at auction is successful you will pay the hammer price (the price the item is sold for) plus a buyer's premium of 22.5% + VAT (27% in total), expect for our Classic Cars & Vehicles auctions, when the buyer's premum is 10% + VAT (12% in total). Some lots may incur aiddtional Artist's Resale Rights charges. 

There are many ways in which you can bid with us, please see our extensive buying guide here - Buying with Reeman Dansie

We accept payment in various forms including cash, cheque, bank transfer, and credit or debit card. For cash payments, we kindly request that the amount does not exceed the equivalent of 10,000 euros. Similarly, credit card payments should not exceed £500. Generally, cheques will need to be cleared before you can collect your purchased items. Please note that cheque clearance typically takes eight days from the date of deposit. In order to release goods to a third party, we kindly require identification and authorisation from the purchaser. For further details, please refer to our comprehensive terms and conditions.

Our saleroom staff are always ready to assit you, whether you are collecting in person or require advice about shipping.

Please see our Collection & Shipping page for more information

Selling with Reeman Dansie

Please see our full extensive guide here - Selling with Reeman Dansie

Our team of specialists value all major categories of fine art, antiques and collectables. The full list of categories we value & sell can be seen on the Departments page of our website. Click here.

All our valuations are free of charge. If your item is below our minimum sale price, we will endeavour to give you an accurate estimate and provide an alternative selling method.

We will pay the net sum due to you within 16 days (includes weekends/bank holidays) of the auction finishing.

The suitable specialist should contact you within five business days, by email or mobile phone. On occasion further research or consultation is needed, in which case all neccessary information will be provided

Please either submit a small sample of the collection or contact us to arrange one of our specailists to visit your home. We can also provide valuations on house clearances, get in touch to schedule an appointment. 

All our specialists valuations are preliminary open-market estimates and are subject to change based on in-person examination, additional researchand fluctuations in the antique market. No formal documents are exchanged and as such cannot be used for official purposes e.g., insurance or tax.

Once your item has been valued with us, the decsion is entirely yours whether or not you would like to proceed in selling with us in the next upcoming auction

General Enquiries

Our regular opening times are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. We hold walk-in viewings for our live auctions and viewings by appointment only for our timed auctions.

Please see our auction calendar here for specific dates/times. To book an appointment please click here or alternatively call us on 01206 754754.

Fill in your details in our Online Registration Form. You will receive an email verification link to your inbox. Once your email has been verified your account has been created. 

Once you have registered with us you can update your email preferences so that you only recieve emails about auctions relevant to you. Please go to 'My Account' in the top right corner of the screen and then click 'Account Settings' to set/refine your preferences. 

Alternatively, if you do not have an account with us. Click 'Discover' on the top menu and select 'Email Subscriptions'. Here you can select/deselect your preferences and enter your email address.

Please check both your username and password are correct. If you have forgotten your password you can re-set this by clicking the Forgotten Your Password? link.

If you continue to experience problems with your account please call us on 01206 754754.