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Bidding Form

Completion of the Bid Form indicates that you have authorised Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Limited to purchase on your behalf the Lots enumerated below in accordance with Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Limited current Terms and Conditions of Sale.

We will never share your data wih any third party. By filling out this form you agree to Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Limited storing your data electronically. By providing your data to us, you are consenting to us making contact with you in the future by email regarding future auctions. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Step 1: Your Details (items marked with * are required)

Step 2: Your Bids

Please confirm the Auction in which you wish to place bids, and enter the lot numbers and your bid limits in British Pounds (£).



Our Commitment - However high your bids, Cavendish will endeavour to purchase lots for you at the lowest possible price after taking other bids and reserves (if any), into account.

Responsibility - If wrong lot numbers are entered on this form, the responsibility shall fall on the Bidder. As this service is offered as a convenience, for those unable to attend the sale, Cavendish shall not be responsible for errors or omissions in executing these bids. Naturally Cavendish's staff will be as careful as possible in entering your bids accurately, but bids arriving late may have to be processed in haste. Please post/fax/phone/e-mail EARLY.

VAT: VAT is only charged on the hammer price of lots prefixed * (plus 20% VAT) or ** (plus 5% VAT).

BUYERS' PREMIUM: A Buyers' Premium of 20% is added to the hammer price of each lot All bids and limits are taken as exclusive of this premium. This premium is subject to VAT for ALL purchasers.

MINIMUM BID: No bids will be accepted at less than 66% of the estimate.

BUY BIDS: Are NOT accepted.

TIED BIDS: The first bid received will take precedence.

CURRENCY: Bids must be in Sterling.

NEW CLIENT REFERENCES: Please supply two Trade References at least ONE WEEK prior to the auction. All new bidders will be invoiced on a Pro-Forma basis.

We only accept payment in Sterling.
We DO NOT accept payments by Personal Credit cards or Charge cards (e.g. American Express, Diners Club, etc.).
We DO accept Personal Debit cards.
We DO accept Corporate Credit cards and Personal Credit cards issued by overseas banks. Use of these cards will be subject to a surcharge of 2.5% + VAT on the invoice total, including buyer’s premium, postage and packaging, etc.
We DO accept cheques and bank transfers.
We DO accept cash up to an invoice total of £8000.