Adam Partridge Auctioneers Cheshire
Auctioneer in Cheshire
There are many ways of buying at auction – in fact it has never been easier.

Viewing Day:

This is the day prior to the sale from 10am-8pm and are open to the public to inspect the items in the auction. Illustrated catalogues with descriptions and guide prices are available for purchase and are recommended.


Prospective purchasers are required to provide their name, full address and contact details.
ID may also be required.

Ways of buying:

Attend the Sale:

Bid in person, the traditional method. Enjoy the atmosphere and theatre of the live auction and give yourself the best chance of securing the items you are interested in.

Leave a Bid - Commission Bidding:

If you cannot attend the sale but would like to bid on item/s, we can bid on your behalf. This is known as a commission bid and is a free service. You can fill in a commission bid form with details of the lot number/s you would like to bid on and your maximum bid.

You can also leave bids through our online catalogue.

We execute the bids as cheaply as possible depending on reserves and other bids.

No liability rests with Adam Partridge and instructions to buy will not be accepted.

Live Internet Bidding:

You can bid live from anywhere in the world via
Simply register on the website and find ADAM PARTRIDGE. You will be able to view the catalogue with photos and will have the opportunity to click and bid live during the auction if you wish. An extra 5% including VAT is added to the buyer’s premium for this service.

Phone Bidding:

If you have a serious interest in an items and are prepared to bid in excess of the guide price you can also bid by telephone, providing the lot is over £200. You register your interest with us and a member of staff will call you a few minutes before your lot is offered to enable you to bid live via the telephone. It is recommended to leave a back-up telephone line in case we cannot secure the call on your main number. You may also wish to leave a back-up bid.

Buyer's Premium:

A buyer’s premium of 20% (inclusive of VAT) is charged on all lots purchased in the saleroom.
This means an addition of 20% will be made to the hammer price.

Payment and Collection:

We accept the following methods of payment:
  • Cash
  • Guaranteed cheques only
  • Banker’s Drafts & Building Society cheques
  • Debit Cards
  • Credit Cards (AMEX not accepted and we can only accept payments on credit cards for invoices totalling less than £200)
  • Bank Transfer (Any charges incurred are the responsibility of the client)
  • Cash payments must not exceed €10,000 due to money laundering regulations

All items purchased at auction must be paid for and collected by 5.30pm on the Friday of the week following the auction.

Collection times are as follows (only the week following the sale)

Monday 9.00am to 7.30pm
Tuesday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Items that remain uncollected will be moved to our storage facility and storage charge will apply at the rate of £5 per lot per day plus interest of 4% of the hammer price per month backdated to the date of the auction.

Items that remain unpaid for will be cancelled from the sale and reoffered under the original vendor and the buyer will be banned from all future auctions throughout the company.