How To Bid

1. Bid live online via Easy Live Auction which will be subject to an additional 3% surcharge + VAT at the rate imposed on the hammer price or no commission for the internet bidding if the ‘Flat Fee’ has been chosen at registration.

2. Bid live in person at the auction at our facility in Piddlehinton, Dorset. DT27TH

3. Coming Soon. Bid live online via Vintage Tool Auctions with NO online bidding surcharges.

Commission Bids

You can leave your commission bids via email or telephone to leave your bids where items will be purchased on your behalf as cheaply as possible.


Buyers Premium 22% (inclusive of VAT)


By appointment after sale day or on the day of the auction.


Vintage Tool Auctions can pack and safely ship items for absentee buyers. Charges £3.95 per lot, large and bulky items can be shipped, there will be a £20 surcharge for anything that does not fit inside a 60cm x 30xm x 30cm box.
Insurance 1% of hammer price
Postage at cost, we generally use DHL where possible and for many items this comes to £10 per package inside the UK.
Please ask for a quote for larger items and for international shipping.


Bank Transfer, Debit Card or Cash only
N.B. All lots are illustrated and described with a condition grading. Each lot is given an estimated value allowing absent buyers to bid with every confidence. Missing or replacement parts are noted and any purchase found to be not as described, can be returned for a full refund.