What We Do

We pride ourselves as being one of the very few auction houses in the UK that can offer the widest range you could possibly imagine to find at one of our architectural auctions. Please take a look through the types of items you could be expected to find at auction with Wellers.

We pride ourselves as being one of the very few auction houses in the UK that can offer the widest range you could possibly imagine to find at one of our architectural auctions. Please take a look through the types of items you could be expected to find at auction with Wellers.

 

Gates

You can find various different types of gates at auction including both cast iron & wrought iron. There are gates of all shapes and sizes in ranging from large estate gates to garden gates and they can also vary in quality as well with some gates having been refurbished and other in their original condition.

Chimney Pots

Looking for a small, medium or large chimney pot? Perfect! At most of our off-site architectural auctions we are likely to have a selection of chimney pots, sometimes ranging from up to ten to easily over a hundred. There are many different types and styles and made from varying compounds.

Reclaimed Building Materials

Many of our architectural auctions feature many different types of reclaimed building materials, ranging from bricks, paving stones, coping stones, yorkstone, roof tiles, sleepers and tons more! Always be sure to check our catalogue for an upcoming auction in case we have something for your next D.I.Y. project.

Garden Statuary

When items fall into this category we find that we usually have statues of all kinds which include your standard garden statue, staddle stones or water features as well as mammoth statues of lions. These tend to be made from various materials such as from solid stone, composition stone, marble and even cast iron.

Troughs & Stoneware

Troughs will never go out of fashion and the ones that come up at auction really are perfect for the end user, with age also comes quality and the weathered look really makes these stand out at auction. These vary in both shape and size and are made from stone, composition stone, marble and cast iron.

Doors & Accessories

After that vintage looking door or one with an amazing providence? Doors that are sold through auction can come from a variety of places such as banks, town halls, stately homes and even prison cell doors… You will find both internal and external doors, ranging from the standard size to arched top doors, we also get accessories inc. door knobs, knockers and hinges.

Seating & Chairs

Off-site Architectural auctions always tend to throw up some really nice seating. We tend to find sets of chairs and armchairs made from varying different materials as well as Chesterfield sofas, some of which are in amazing condition considering their age. Be sure to check out these amazing items at auction.

Fireplaces

At one of our auctions you will find every part of a fireplace ranging from the ornate surrounds made from marble, various stone compositions, regular stone and carved wood. You will also find cast iron fire inserts, baskets, fire grills, fenders and companion sets and there is almost always a healthy selection to choose from.

Architectural Elements

At every auction you will find a good selection of balustrades and spindles, but we also come across ornate spiral staircases which can be already setup and ready to go or, broken down ready to be built. You will find balcony panels and an array of other materials which are perfect for DIY projects.

Antique Furniture

Many auctions include antique furniture of all different types and styles in varying conditions. You can find dining table and chairs, either as sets of individually, sideboards, welsh dressers, cabinets, shop fittings and fixtures as well as antique and vintage tills and other accessories.

Wood & Timber

Certain auctions we hold, you will find a wide variety of wood & timber. Some will be palletised and ready to go such as railway sleepers, oak beams and various other wood types. Other types of lots can include floor boards, panelling and off-cuts and spares.

Church Effects

A popular section at auction, church effects can vary from stone reredos and altar pieces to seating, church pews, pulpits, fonts, candles and stands, lecterns and tons more! One of the more interesting pieces we sometimes come across is organ pipes which make good garden planters.

Vintage & Repro Signage

What’s not to love about vintage signs? The beauty of seeing these at auction are that you never see the same vintage sign twice. You can also pick up reproduction signs at auctions and these will always be stated as such so that it is clear as possible which ones are vintage and those that are reproduction.

Chandeliers & Light Fixtures

There can be a real mix of light fixtures and fittings found at auction and you can pick up some real nice pieces including wall lighting, hanging lights, ceiling lights, vintage lampposts and ornate chandeliers of all different shapes and sizes. Many of these will have a mix of either original wiring or have been carefully re-wired so that they are ready for use.

Stained Glass Windows

Stained glass is perfect for home renovation projects and adding that touch of vintage to a property. The stained glass that comes through auction at one of our off-site architectural auctions includes your standard stained glass as well as religious themed stained glass. Some windows will require restoration and others are ready to be installed.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Take a detailed look at our ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ to familiarise yourself with some questions you may have about how our auctions work, so you are best prepared for bidding at auction with Wellers.

How to Buy

Take a detailed look at our ‘How to Buy’ page so you know exactly how it all works before bidding at auction. If you have any questions regarding any of the information you’ve read, feel free to contact us!

Terms & Conditions

Take a detailed look at our ‘T&C’s’ page so you know exactly how it all works before bidding at auction. If you have any questions regarding any of the information you’ve read, feel free to contact us!

How The Charges Work

 

Live Bidding:

– A £100 hammer price with VAT and a Buyer’s Premium of 15% (+VAT) – Invoice total = £138
– A £100 hammer price with no VAT and a Buyer’s Premium of 15% – Invoice total = £115

Online Bidding:

– A £100 hammer price with VAT and a Buyer’s Premium of 15% (+VAT) and a 4.95% (+VAT) online premium – Invoice total = £146.19
– A £100 hammer price with no VAT and a Buyer’s Premium of 15% and a 4.95% (+VAT) online premium – Invoice total = £121.83

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