Important Information

 

 

Watch our specialist sales online

At 10am on the day of the sale a ‘Bid live’ button will appear on our website, click this to view our live auction from the comfort of your own home. The bidding platform we use is exactly the same as the saleroom.com, please note there is a surcharge of 3% of the hammer price for this service.



Bid remotely (online auctions)

Three ways to bid remotely:

- You can leave commission bid (free of charge) via our website up to 30 minutes before the start of a sale
- You can book a telephone line (free of charge) by calling 01736 361414 although we expect the lines to be busy so may run out of capacity on some lots
- You can register to bid live through our website (surcharge of 3% of the hammer price) www.davidlay.co.uk

 
Bid in Person (Currently only possible in our socially distanced Household Sale)

-You can also leave commission bids or bid via the telephone, there is no online bidding for the Houshold Sale.

 

Delivery & postage

We understand it is not always possible to collect items yourself so we operate a small in-house postage service, please see our DELIVERY page for further details. Please enquire first regarding the shipping of heavy, large, valuable and delicate items, mirrors, stained glass panels etc. and we will be able to advise on your options.

 

Entering Items for Sale & Valuations

We will be carrying on usual with the take-in of items for our sales however we ask that you call ahead to arrange an appointment/delivery slot. Please call our office on 01736 361414 to book your appointment.

We would now prefer you to submit images and details of items using our online valuation form rather than coming to the Saleroom.



Probate and Insurance Valuations

Probate and insurance valuations will carry on as usual, by appointment.



Opening Hours

We have changed our opening hours to 9am – 5pm in order to help cope with staffing uncertainty.

Upcoming Auctions

 

 

 

Antiques and Selected Items

Antiques and Selected Items

Thursday, 19th November 2020 - Friday, 20th November 2020
Jewellery, Silver, Watches and Objet d'art

Jewellery, Silver, Watches and Objet d'art

Thursday, 3rd December 2020 10:00

We've been operating from Penzance for over 40 years initially from offices on Morrab Road and then from our base in Alverton since the 1980s. We offer a broad service which allows us to accommodate full house clearances, selling household goods in our Household Sale and splitting higher value items amongst our specialist sales. Our team combine varied areas of expertise, contacts and industry experience which allows us to confidently accept and advise on the vast majority of items and sell them where appropriate.

 

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