Hyperion Auctions

Buyers Guide

Here at Hyperion bidding on lots at one of our auctions can be done in many ways, here is a guide on the ways you can bid on our many exciting lots from our Antiques and Interiors to our quarterly Fine Art and Antiques auctions:

In Person

  • You can attend our auction, we are open from 9am on the morning of the auction for viewing and the auction starts at 11am. Please keep your bidder's number (paddle) and show it to the auctioneer if a lot is knocked down to you.
  • You can also fill out a commission bid form here at the auction if you are unable to stay for the bidding.

By Telephone

  • We accept telephone bids on items valued at over £50, we can accept bids up to and including the start of the Auction

By Commission Bid (On our website)

  • You can create an online account here and login to place bids directly from our online auction catalogues.
  • Place the maximum amount you are willing to bid and we will bid on your behalf.

Live Online Bidding

  • You can register to bid live with easyliveauction.com or the-saleroom.com (For Fine Art and Antiques Auction only) for bidders unable to attend but would like the experience of live bidding
  • To bid online you will need to register for the auction at:

the-saleroom.com or easyliveauction.com

Once registered you can watch the auction in real time, simply click the bid button to place a bid.

  • Buyers are charged at a premium of 20% + VAT in addition to the hammer price.  Live bidding platforms attract additional costs as detailed below:

Easyliveauction.com - 3.00% +VAT on the hammer price of all lots purchased or a flat fee of £3.00 is taken by Easylive Note: This fee will be taken regardless of whether you bid on or purchase lots.

the-saleroom.com – 4.95% (+ VAT)

 

Buyer's Premium

  • Buyers are charged a premium of 20% (plus VAT) in addition to the hammer price. Subject to a minimum charge of £5 per lot plus VAT

Example

Hammer Price: £300.00

Buyers Premium: £72.00

Total Invoice: £372.00

 

Storage

  • All lots will be stored free of charge at the buyer's risk for two weeks, after which charges begin to accrue.

Packing

  • We offer an in house packing  and delivery service on most items, please request a price if you require shipping or delivery of larger items.

Terms & Conditions

Click here to view Terms & Conditions of Business for buying at Hyperion Auctions Limited