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1,682 Lots Go Under The Hammer In Our August 2020 General, Antiques & Collectables Sale. This Huge Sale Will Be Held Over Three Days (Friday 7th .Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th August) All Commencing At 11.00am (Yes That's Correct 11.00am)

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Hello to you all

We hope you all are keeping safe and well.

Thank you all for again showing immense interest and patience. We again have been inundated with phone calls, emails, social media messengers and every other communication method known to man asking about our next sale.

Well it’s here at last folks and it’s the biggest one to date. We have managed over the last three weeks to compile another sale with over 1,600 lots. This one has 1,682 lots resulting in us having to spread this sale over three days (Friday 7th Saturday 8th And Sunday 9th August). All will start at 11.00am. (Please note 11.00am.).

Star Trek collectors you are going to love this sale we have got some amazing models.

Over the last week or so we have placed adverts over social media, etc to find people interested in joining Team A.S.H. The response has been amazing, I hope the ones joining us enjoy the time at the mad house. What’s the old saying ? Oh yes “You don’t have to be mad to work here, but it helps”. Oh, and if Omar likes you that’s even better.

Items are coming in all the time and we have got loads to get our teeth into for the next sale. So, don’t forget if you have any items you want us to sell for you get them to the sale room A.S.A.P.

The catalogue is now uploaded to our three live bidding platforms, so you can peruse at your leisure. Hey but don’t be too slow, don’t forget the sale starts next Friday 7th August.

 Viewing and pick up has changed again so please read the sections below to find out what we have done. It’s a constant battle keeping up with this thing that is attacking us.

 

***CORONAVIRUS *** A.S.H. AUCTIONS UPDATE *** Changes to Our Terms and Conditions ***

*** The government have again relaxed some of the lockdown measures and tightened others, so we have changed a few of our procedures ***

Below are the measures we have had to implement. You must read and understand these new measures before proceeding to register for this sale.

Section 1: VIEWING
The general public are now allowed into the saleroom. This is by appointment only and the viewing days are Monday 3rd To Thursday 6th August between 9am and 3pm. Please don’t just turn up, you must contact us first to make an appointment. You must use the sanitizing station which is situated just on your left as you come into the building, masks must be used, we are providing them, or you can bring your own. You will be given a 1 hour slot and only two persons will be allowed in the sale room at any one time. We are still offering our virtual viewing service using Messenger and WhatsApp on our mobile phones or 07864 046382) This will be available on Wednesday 5th August between 9am and 3pm.We do encourage you to either come and view or use our new virtual viewing so you can be happy with the item/s that you are interested in bidding on. What we think is good and what you think is good may be miles apart.

Section 2: BIDDING
We are NOT allowing the general public into the auction room at present. The reason for this is because we are conducting larger sales, we have had to reduce the bidding area. With the latest government guidelines, we would only be able to accommodate a maximum of six people. We feel this is not practical and so for the time being, you will still need to bid live online from your home, We are excepting commission bids as normal but we are not able to provide a telephone bid services for this sale.

Section 3: PAYMENT
Please note that we would prefer payment by bank transfer our sort code and the account number is on the invoice you receive. The only other way is by debit card over the telephone on 01782 792585 or 07778 347125 or 07864 046382 during the following times.

Mondays after the sales from 9.00am to 3.00pm
Tuesdays after the sales from 9.00am to 3.00pm
Wednesdays after the sales from 9.00am to 3.00pm

All lots purchased must be paid for before the end of business on the Wednesday after the sale. Failure to do this will incur a 10% late payment charge.

Section 4: COLLECTION OF GOODS/SENDING OF GOODS

We are open for collection on the following times:

Please contact us to arrange your half hour pick up slot, if you don't and just turn up you might have to wait for a slot.

Tuesdays after the sales from 9.00am to 3.00pm
Wednesdays after the sales from 9.00am to 3.00pm
Thursdays after the sales from 9.00pm to 3.00pm

You must telephone us on arrival using the telephone numbers in section 3: You will then be told how to proceed. We have put into place new pick up procedures which will be secure, clean, and safe for yourselves ourselves and our staff. How we have done this means there will be no physical contact between you, ourselves, or our staff.
We are still offering a pack and send service during this pandemic, with some changes. We usually give pack and send quotes out to customers who request them almost straight away, even though the invoice/s have not yet been settled. We take the parcels ourselves to the post office and we only use Royal Mail /Parcel Force for the couriers. We have in the past agreed to meet customers at a convenient location
These are the changes:
We are now going to use Royal Mail. The initial quote will be for our packing service. We will need the invoice including the packing charge to be paid before we can proceed. Once your item/s are packed we then can quote you a delivery charge. Please be aware that this is a service that we offer, you can always arrange for your items to be packed and sent to you using a method of your choice. (Please note packing cannot be done by a third party inside the saleroom.)
We will not be meeting customers with their goods as we have done in the past.

Section 5: VENDORS/GOODS IN/PAYMENT
Payments to our sellers will be made electronically by bank transfer so please contact us with your details as soon as possible to avoid delay in getting your money. All we need is your sort code, account number, and name of your bank/building society. Vendors who still want to be paid out in cash will have to wait until the government tells us that it is safe to proceed with business as usual. We are receiving items for our future sales; you will need to contact us for times and dates.
If dropping off you must telephone us on arrival using the telephone numbers in section 3: We have put into place new drop off procedures which will be secure, clean and safe for yourselves, ourselves and our staff. How we have done this means there will be no physical contact between you, ourselves, or our staff.
We are willing to collect your items from your premises, but again we will make sure that we are within the guidelines.

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For more information about any of our services, or any other questions please contact us.
Lee Sherratt (Owner and Auctioneer)
Tel: 01782 792585 or Mobile: 07778 347125
Email: leesherratt@ashauctions.co.uk