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Selling with Lockdales

As a leading Suffolk-based auctioneer of coins, militaria, collectables, fine art and antiques, we're your perfect partner for achieving a market-leading result at auction for your goods. Consignment isn't your only option, however: we are always keen to purchase many types of antiques and collectables, as well as gold, silver, currency, mixed obsolete coinage and banknotes. Make an appointment to meet with one of our experts at our premises, just outside Ipswich, or at your place of residence (home visits are available). Private treaty cash exchange could be your best option, depending on circumstances, but we will always advise if auction consignment would be in your best interest. Should you decide that you would like to go ahead we will guide you through the process step-by-step.

Suffolk auction house Lockdales take consignments of collections
Consign to Auction

Consigning your collections, antiques and other items to auction is arguably the best way to sell. Our sales reach out to thousands of highly engaged bidders all over the world, with full colour illustrated catalogues and a global online presence for every auction. It's a winning combination that will optimise your chances of achieving the highest prices than by selling in any other way.

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Auction Guarantee Scheme

Lockdales unique Auction Guarantee scheme has been specifically designed for vendors to liquidate funds instantly without having to sell to a dealer or to wait until a forthcoming auction. An upfront payment will be paid out to you based the reserve of your consignment. Should the item/s end up selling above the reserve, we will then pay out the difference.

Private Treaty

We are always happy to make cash purchase offers if you're looking for a quick resolution. We are always keen to purchase many different types of antiques and collectables, as well as gold, silver, currency, mixed obsolete coinage and banknotes. Private treaty cash exchange could be your best option depending on your particular circumstances. Get in touch and we can chat about the best way to proceed.

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