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How can I bid?

There are several ways in which to bid in one of our auctions.

In advance of the sale:

ABSENTEE BIDS can be sent in the post, send your bids to

Vectis Auctions
Fleck Way
Stockton on Tees
TS17 9JZ
Tel: 01642 750616


Email- admin@vectis.co.uk

Via the Vectis Website if you are a new customer you will need to register your details first.

If you are already registered please login to enable you to access the bidding facility.

Once you are logged in and you have located the lot you wish to bid on 'click' on the 'bid' button, enter your maximum bid and continue to follow the on-line instructions until you have submitted your bid(s)

Via Invaluable if you are a new customer you will be asked to register.

The link below will take you to the Vectis sales currently on invaluable.com

Current Invaluable Sales

Absentee bids can be left on the Invaluable website up until 2 hrs prior to the auction commencing.


All Vectis auctions are held in the room and live on-line via www.invaluable.com and www.vectis.co.uk

For Live bidding via Invaluable.com you will need to register with Invaluable and then sign up for each month's sale.

You can also bid via the Vectis website, you will need to register with Vectis including completing your payment details and then on the morning of each sale Login to your account to 'Join' the auction. Details of how to do this can be found here.

If you attend the auction in person you will be asked to register upon arrival at the auction venue.


Please contact Vectis prior to the day of the auction. They will arrange for you to be involved live via telephone on the day of the sale. We will call you two or three minutes prior to the lot being offered for auction. There is no charge for telephone bidding.

Vectis Auctions cannot guarantee that all telephone requests will be honored due to the rising demand for telephone bidding, particularly at certain sections of the auction, it may be impossible to have a line available. Although Vectis Auctions will try to accommodate every request, we cannot be held responsible for any missed calls due to human or technical errors.

Bidding Increments

Important Notice

Vectis participate in 'live bidding' for all sales, to enable us to do this the following bidding increments will apply

Value Increment
£5 - £50 £5
£50 - £200 £10
£200 - £700 £20
£700 - £1,000 £50
£1,000 - £3,000 £100
£3,000 - £7,000 £200
£7,000 - £10,000 £500
£10,000+ £1000

Any postal, fax, internet or bids that have been telephoned in with odd figures will be rounded up, for example a bid for £56 will be rounded up to £60, or a bid for £222 will be rounded up to £240.

In the event of a 'tied' bid we will always accept the bid we received first.

Please Note: A reserve is set at 60% of bottom estimate for all Lots, if your bid does not meet this level you will need to bid again.

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