Selling

We want Tools and Tool related items of All Kinds

We are always pleased to accept entries of quality tools for our regular specialist auctions, from both the UK and overseas.

From whole collections to single tools we are happy to help you find a loving new home and will make the process as smooth and as easy as possible.  We will also consider items of Treen, Workshop ephemera such as catalogues and advertising materials, toolboxes and far more.

These can be single items or whole collections. English, European or American tools are all welcome.
We are also pleased to offer items of treen, trade or domestic bygones and books about tools and how to use them.

If you are not prepared to wait for auction The Vintage Tool Shop, our sister company, will make a cash offer if you get in touch via their website.

Fees

Our commission for selling is 15% + VAT plus insurance at 1%. The minimum charge for selling is £4.00 per lot. Unsold lots cost 3% with a  minimum charge of £4 per lot.

How to Move Forward

Valuations and Estimates

If you wish to consign tools, please contact Sam, Tom or Sal by email or telephone on 01300 348863.

If you email photos of the tools please show group shots where possible, we will be able to give rough evaluations before we meet your tools in person.

Getting the Tools to Us

Items for sale can be delivered to our premises at The Old Dairy, Carters Barn Farm, Piddlehinton, Dorset, DT27TH  9-5 Monday to Friday by appointment.

Alternatively we would be happy to help arrange the shipping to us from anywhere in the UK.  We will ship free heavy duty boxes to you, if required, and then when you are ready will have our couriers pick up the boxes and bring them safely to us. The charge for this service is £10 per box delivered to us or £8 per box for collections of 8 boxes or more.

On to the Sale

Once the tools are with us we will confirm our estimation for auction and will agree with you lot reserves and will prepare the tools for sale with high quality photographs, descriptions and condition reports.