Important Information

This is a timed auction, commencing with lot 500.  

You will be able to place bids from 12 noon on Friday 9 October and the auction will close in sequential order from 6pm on Sunday 1 November.

Due to current social distancing restrictions, we will not be offering viewing for this sale. If you require further information please request a condition report. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Should you require further images or photographs, please do not hesitate to contact us at or telephone 01279 817778.

In order to comply with social distancing we will operate a booking system for collections – please see our website for more details and to book a time slot.  It would help us greatly if you could book your appointment at least 24 hours in advance, to enable us to make sure your items are ready for when you arrive.  Instructions surrounding social distancing and your appointment will be sent by email after booking.

We are able to provide you with a pack and send option for smaller items with an auction value of less than £2,500 and where the total weight of the package is below 2kg.  

The costs are as follows for the total weight of package:
Less than 1kg - £15
From 1kg-2kg - £20

For packages between 2kg -5kg with a value of less than £500 - £35.

Please note we are unable to post out fragile items (china, glass, etc), or paintings.

If you would like to take advantage of this service please do let us know when you purchase the item or when you receive the invoice, so we can revise your invoice accordingly.

If you would like to ship outside of the UK please contact us for more information: | 01279 817778

Please note that all lots should be paid for and collected by 5pm on the Friday following the sale from our Stansted Auction Rooms, unless alternative arrangements have been agreed with us.

Storage Charges For Furniture
lots from our Homes and Interiors sale remaining after 5pm on the Friday following the sale will attract a storage charge of £10 for administration plus £2 plus VAT per lot per day.

Furniture lots from our Specialist sales will be removed to Perry’s storage facility for collection and attract a storage charge of £20 for administration plus £2 per day and lots.

For all other collection and delivery services, please refer to our shipping page for more information.

If you are successful we will email an invoice to you at the close of the auction. Please follow a link on the invoice which will enable you to pay immediately and securely.

Alternatively, you may pay electronically.  Our bank details are:

HSBC Bank Plc 
18 North Street 
Bishops Stortford 
CM23 2LP

Account GES and Sons Ltd. 
Sort Code 40-12-03 
Account No. 21569996

We also accept payment by credit and debit card. We cannot accept payment by cash or cheque.

These provisions may be subject to alteration as Government restrictions are eased or lifted.

Lots marked with a * may attract the Artist’s Resale royalty charge at the rate of 4% of the hammer price. 

This royalty, where applicable, will be charged to the purchaser. 

Buyer's Premium 25% + VAT  (15% + VAT for Fine Wine and Port auctions)