Terms & Conditions

CONDITIONS of SALE For Online Bidders via The-Saleroom.com

1. Purchase Price

Each lot is subject to a Buyer's Premium of 24% inc VAT if using The-Saleroom.com or 18% if Using GWRA

Payment is due within 5 days of the Sale.

Please note we do not have access to the card details you have registered with so an Invoice will be emailed to you.

2 Payments Can be made by the following methods.

A/ Telephone using Debit Card.  Please note we do not accept any Credit Card’s from within the UK & EU, customers outside of these countries may pay by Credit card but a 3% charge will be added to the invoice total. Tel: 01386 760109  / 07718 211445

B/ Bank Transfer with following details (UK no charge, Please Add £15 fee for overseas transactions)

Ref:(surname & invoice number ) please quote both of these

C/ Cheques (UK Only) made payable to G.W.Railwayana Auctions Ltd

In accordance with HMRC Money Laundering Regulations Cheques drawn by third parties, whether in the Company's favour or requiring endorsement, will not and cannot be accepted, the company is not able to accept any cash payments.

There is no limit for cheque transactions, however, cheques in excess of recognised limits will only be accepted if supported by proof of identity and address, i.e.: a UK Driving Licence or Passport. Details from such must be clearly written on the back of any cheque. In all cases, cheques must be supported by a valid Bank Card. Buyers unknown to the company must arrange for suitable references or utilise Building Society cheques. Non compliance may delay the release of lots pending the clearance of cheques.

3/ Delivery / Collection

The Auctioneers do not provide postage, packing, delivery or shipping services on any lots.

Successful buyers may collect lots in person, or arrange third party couriers or postage within two weeks of the auction.

Mailboxes Etc Worcester 01905 732830 who will on your instruction collect, pack and ship your lots, they are used to dealing with our type of items and will be happy to give estimates pre auction. Email: info@mbeworcester.co.uk 


Will be allowed by strict appointment only and will be limited to one person at a time, this will be available for the two weeks after the auction 8am to 8pm including up to 5pm on the weekends.

We expect all items to be either removed or have been booked in with Mailboxes or your own Courier within two weeks post Auction.

The Auctioneers will not accept responsibility for any breakages whilst items are stored awaiting collection or whilst in transit.

4. Removal of Goods

(a) No purchase shall be claimed or removed until it has been paid for. All purchases shall be paid for and removed at the buyer's risk and expense. Sold lots transferred to the Companies storage facility are not insured and the company will not be held responsible if the same are lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, and all lots not removed within One calendar month of the end of the sale will incur a warehousing charge of £1.20 inc VAT per day should the storage fees total the selling price then the company will re-sell them by auction or privately without notice to the buyer.

(b) In the event of any failure of the buyers to comply with any of the above conditions the damages recoverable by the seller or the auctioneers from the defaulter shall include any loss arising on any re-sale of the lot, together with the charges and expenses in respect of both sales, and any money deposited in part payment shall be held by the Company on account of any liability of the defaulter to them or to the seller.

5. Inspection

Each buyer, by making a bid for a lot, acknowledges that he satisfied himself fully before bidding by inspection or otherwise as to all the Sale Conditions, the physical condition of and description of, the lot including but not restricted to whether the lot is damaged or has been repaired or restored.

6. Property and Risk

Legal title will not pass to the buyer until the lot(s) has been paid for in full and the Company shall be entitled to a lien on any sold until the purchase price is paid in full, but each lot is at the sole risk of the buyer from the fall of the hammer. Each buyer shall forthwith give his or her full name and permanent address.

7. Principal

Every bidder shall be deemed to act as principal unless it is agreed with the company that he acts as an agent on behalf of a named principal.

8. The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2014 does not apply to any lot purchased in our Live Auctions.

9. The Consumer Rights Act 2015 does not apply to any lot sold in our Live Auctions

10. These conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law.

G.W. Railwayana Auctions Ltd

The Willows, Badsey Road

Evesham. Worcs.

WR11 7PA

W: www.gwra.co.uk E. simon@gwra.co.uk

T: 01386 760109