Barbara Kirk Auctions Terms of Business & Conditions of Sale...
It is advised that all clients read my Terms of Business & Conditions of Sale.Copies of these are available upon request. They are also shown with my online & printed catalogues. They include General Conditions as well as specific Conditions of Sale for Sellers & Buyers. E&OE. 

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THE HARBOUR SALEROOM
PENZANCE CORNWALL
Sold for 950 & 0% commission... diamond ring sold for a local charity... 
Sold for 880 & 0% commission... a Scandinavian silver designer vase sold for a local charity...
Sold for 0% commission...
we regularly sell unwanted & unsold donated lots for our local lifeboat... over 1,300 raised for Penlee RNLI Newlyn in 2019...
AUCTIONS
BARBARA KIRK
Only 10% commission...
to sell with Barbara Kirk Auctions...
no added entry, unsold lot or storage fees...







What would a cash buyer have paid you for these earrings ?...
Monday Valuation Open Days...
No appointment required, just call at our office with your items between 10.00am & 12.30pm or 1.30pm & 4.30pm...

Appointment at our office...
Personal appointments at our office arranged with Barbara at a time to suit you....

Home appointments...
Friendly, informative, personal appointments without time limits at a time to suit you...






Only 10% commission...
Plus VAT & 1% for insurance on sold lots...

No hidden fees or deductions...
We do not charge you extra fees to enter items, for any unsold lots or for storage. Our only extra is 1% insurance covering entries before, during & after the auction, whilst on our premises...

Free valuations...
Always with Barbara Kirk herself... with no obligation or pressure to sell... Supported by over 35 years depth of knowledge & experience of antiques, art & collectables with specialist jewellery expertise...

Free collection & storage...
When we are able to pack & collect ourselves it is free of charge with safe & secure storage within our gated premises...

Low cost photography...
Our photography charges are per lot, not per photograph, including any multiple views... & not charged on any unsold lots.  It is a low 2 per lot up to the first 25 lots... 1 per lot for the next 50 lots... lots 75 onwards are free of charge...






Live online auctions...
All our auctions are live online reaching a wide buyer's market that attracts 1,000's of potential buyers, locally, nationally & worldwide...

Shipping service for buyers...
We operate our own in-house shipping service for online buyers. This helps generate bids when buyers know they get their purchases shipped easily...

Fully illustrated catalogues...
We fully illustrate all lots in our catalogues. Illustrations help generate interest & bids...

We try to sell for you for as much as possible... not buy from you for as little as possible...

We sold these diamond earrings for 8,600... What would a cash buyer have offered?...
This is a true market price achieved through the competitive atmosphere of our auctions...

It is free & always worth checking......

Before selling for cash, calling in house clearance or driving to the the dump!... it is always worth checking for anything of interest or value with specialist & experienced valuer & auctioneer Barbara Kirk. We offer a free checking & appraisal service for house contents, down-sizing, collections or estates, with estimated values for sale by auction or advice for dispersal...












Valuations for sale by auction, for probate or insurance...

Single items to house contents.
Supported by over 35 years depth of knowledge & experience, we can check for items of interest or value. Single items, collections, down-sizing, inherited estates or house contents...
We offer a personal & professional, discreet & reliable service. with over nine successful years as independant, non-corporate, valuers & auctioneers...

Collections...
We offer a service for single-owner collections & accumulations. Some of the named collections we have sold recently include Antique to Modern Cameras & Equipment,  Fountain Pens, Studio Pottery, Gramophone Needle Tins & Pocket Watches.
We produce a special, dedicated catalogue for these auctions & if required allocate a collection its own auction day.



selling
with us
We are open again but...

We have put in place a personal appointment system for visitors with social distancing measures & safety arrangements...

Please contact us by telephone or email before making a visit if you wish to discuss valuations & delivery of auction entries...

Home visits & house contents appointments can also be arrarranged under safety measures...

Unfortunately, our Monday Valuation Open Days are still suspended until further notice...



Over 5,000 raised for a cancer charity...
Acheived for 32 lots of donated paintings by Cornwall artist Bob Bourne in our June 2020 auction...

The top seller was the above painting... sold for 400...

It is free of charge for charities to sell donated antiques, art & collectables with us...

Receive the true value & full sold auction price through our auctions... 

We have achieved many amazing auction results in partnership with local charities...







We charge 0% commission to charities to sell through our auctions...