One of the most underrated pleasures in life, it could be argued, is seeing a lot you’ve placed on auction becoming the subject of a fierce bidding war between several people. The only thing that might top that is seeing your lot exceed its highest estimate on the block – possibly one of the best surprises to be party to.
From having a garage stuffed with an almost indecent number of classic motorcars to discovering what you suspect is a handsome antique watch in a long-forgotten drawer, putting an item from your personal collection up for auction presents a myriad of exciting (and hopefully, satisfying) possibilities. As with bidding, there are certain processes you’ll have to go through in order to get that item up onto the auction block, but chances are you’ll find it a highly engaging and even educational experience.
Here is our step-by-step guide on how to sell a lot at auction: