Guide to Auctions

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IS PUBLIC VIEWING STILL AVAILABLE?

NO: Due to the present government COVID guidance there unfortunately will be NO public saleroom viewings until further notice. We will strive to ensure our duty of care towards our staff, customers and local communities during this time of continued risk to public health

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WHERE DO LOTS COME FROM?

Lots originate from many sources including customer/retail returns, salvage, bankrupty, ex-display & repossessions; Via clients from high street retailers to Insolvency Practitioners & Receivers - NOTE: No lots at our auctions are sold as being new, working, complete or fit for any purpose. All lots are strictly Sold as Seen with No warranties or guarantees.

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DO YOU DELIVER GOODS?

YES: WE SUPPLY DELIVERY - Whilst social distancing rules continue for public safety, we request winning bidders refrain from attending site. To support this request, all John Pye Auctions lots under a two person lift size will now all be delivered by our deliver partner DPD to winning bidders. There will be NO courier requests at this time. All lots of a two person lift size will be available through approved pallet delivery companies.

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ARE THERE ADDITIONAL CHARGES?

YES: All bids placed are subject to the addition of both Buyers Premium (+22%) PLUS the further addition of VAT (+20%) incurred ON TOP of all lots / invoice totals unless otherwise stated (examples below);

Lots with VAT: Y - 100 bid + BP (122) PLUS VAT on BP & Bid Total = 146.40 invoice

Lots with VAT: N - 100 bid + BP (122) PLUS VAT on BP Only = 126.40 invoice

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HOW CAN I PAY FOR LOTS?

All auction lot payments must be made securely ONLINE by card or bank transfer. We will NOT be accepting any cash or card payments on-site.

Both the Cash Offices and Coffee lounges will remain closed at this time.

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VEHICLE REMOVALS,DEPOSITS, IDs

As required by the DVLA we need 2 x Forms of ID to release vehicles and transfer ownership and paperwork - 1 x Photo ID and a Utility Bill less than 3 months old.

For most vehicle auctions a 200 refundable deposit is required to secure bids. Deposits are not deducted from invoice totals but are refunded upon request or can be left on the account for future bidding. Strict payment & removal deadline by 4pm the day after a auction ends.