Sandafayre holds public stamp auctions every 3 months under the name 'Cheshire Stamp Auctions'.
These are public auctions of stamp collections, accumulations, single rarities and postal history. In addition we provide the full spectrum of philatelic collectables including cancellations, errors, postmarks and varieties.
Our next auction is at 1pm, Saturday:
Our following 2021 auctions are held at 1pm, Saturday:
WE TYPICALLY SELL OVER 95% OF THE LOTS IN OUR PUBLIC AUCTIONS. IT'S AN EXCITING EVENT FOR BUYERS & SELLERS ALIKE!
IF YOU HAVE STAMPS TO SELL PLEASE GET IN TOUCH - WE ARE DETERMINED TO MAKE THE EXPERIENCE OF SELLING AS STRAIGHTFORWARD AS POSSIBLE.
The auctioneer(s) will sell this auction of stamps, collections, accumulations and stocks from our offices online.
The auctioneer will execute commission bids on behalf of clients who have submitted bids before the start of the auction via www.sandafayare.com, www.stampauctionnetwork.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone, fax. Please ensure that you have an account with us by registering online or contacting our offices.
VIEWING. Depending on government guidelines we hope lots will be available to inspect at our offices. PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT so we can take appropriate distancing precautions. Kindly bring your own mask and refreshments.
LIVE ONLINE BIDDING / CHARGES. You can watch, listen and bid on two different online platforms available on www.sandafayre.com (fee 3.6% on the hammer price) or www.the-saleroom.com (fee 5.94% on the hammer price). Please note that the 3.6% fee is what we are charged by the IT provider and we make no profit from offering this service on our website. The www.sandafayre.com site will take commission bids up to 10am on the morning of the sale (UK time), approximately 30 minutes before the auction (12.30 GMT) a live bidding platform becomes available when you click on a 'Cheshire Stamp Auctions' link, you need to have registered with us and be logged in to use this. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU REGISTER FOR THIS AUCTION ON WWW.THE-SALEROOM.COM BUT INSTEAD BID ON THE WWW.SANDAFAYRE.COM LIVE PLATFORM YOU WILL BE CHARGE THE HIGHER SALEROOM.COM FEE OF 5.94%!
COMMISION 'BOOK' BIDDING / BENEFITS. If you place bids on lots on our website or send them to us by any other method before the start of the auction then our auctioneer will act on your behalf without charge, even if you decide to watch online later. He will do his best to ensure that you win as there is nothing worse than your favourite lot being sold to someone else at your top bid! In the case of an auctioneers 'book' bid being matched by an Internet bid then the auctioneer will try his best to give his 'commision' client precidence!
Bids may be submitted by any of the following methods:
We can mail all lots and we combine multiple purchases to save costs however we do have the individual shipping charges shown against every lot on www.sandafayre.com to whichever country you reside in.
IF GOVERNMENT GUIDENCE CHANGES AT ANY TIME WE MAY CHANGE OUR ARRANGEMENTS ACCORDINGLY. Any changes will be notified on this page.
It's easy to bid with us.
On the day:
If you want to bid online, either in advance or live on auction day, you need to register your details. It's easy to do and consequently takes only a few minutes.
The auction will be held at our offices and can be watched online. There will be no public 'room' auction event.
Viewing of lots can be arranged by appointment at our offices on Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th December, as the national lock-down is not lifted until then. PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT. Please bring your own mask and refreshments.
You can inspect the images on our website and can contact us for more information.
Our last ‘public’ auction on 12th March included an outstanding offering of British single stamps including the rare 1935 2½d Prussian Blue error of colour never hinged mint with a 2021 certificate.
Over 95% of the lots sold with terrific participation from clients around the world.
Consign or buy - you couldn't make a better decision than Cheshire Stamp Auctions, Sandafayre's public auction. We'll let our clients speak for themselves:
"I am of course very pleased indeed to be sent these results - and I thank Sandafayre again for their very professional approach and their excellent level of communication throughout the process of selling the stamps I submitted. Comms like yours are pretty rare these days!"
Mr T, UK. 24th March 2021.
"... just a quickie to say thank you, delighted with the result of Saturdays auction"
Mr B, UK. 15th March 2021.