|SELLING AT AUCTION|
|AT SUNSET AUCTION, WE HANDLE SINGLE ITEMS TO ENTIRE COLLECTIONS OF ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES. WE GIVE ADVICE ON WHICH ITEMS CAN BE SOLD AT AUCTION OR DONATED TO CHARITIES.
Complete premises clean out available.
Don't thow anything away till we've examined your items.
We frequently generate sales on items that have been discarded.
OUR ESTATE SERVICES INCLUDE LIQUIDATION OF CONTENTS OF HOUSEHOLDS VIA "ON-SITE TAG" SALES AND SALES OF YOUR FINE ITEMS AT OUR AUCTION GALLERY.
What is a tag sale?: An estate sale we run for you at your property. We'll price items, advertise, and run the sale for you. This method generates more money for you because entire household contents are tagged and offered to the public over several days
COLLECTORS, DEALERS, AND THE PUBLIC ARE ALL WELCOME AT ANY OF OUR AUCTIONS OR SALES.
|SELLERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS|
|WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR SELLING MY ITEMS AT AUCTION?
First we need to determine if Sunset Auction sells your type of property. We can then give you an estimate of what it might be worth at auction. We then fill out a consignment agreement with you.
|HOW MUCH IS THE CHARGE FOR SELLING AT AUCTION?
Sunset Auction operates on a sliding scale. There will also be charges for shipping and other services. Rates for on location tag sales will be a flat commission that will be determined after inspection of estate.
PRICE PER ITEM RATE
$ 1.00 - 9.99 40%
$ 10.00 - 99.99 35%
$ 50.00 - 199.99 30%
$ 200.00 - 499.99 25%
$ 500.00 -9999.99 20%
$10,000.00 & UP 15%
|WHEN WILL MY ITEMS BE PUT UP FOR AUCTION?
Most items can be on the auction block within about two weeks of their arrival. It is recommended that sufficient time be allowed for the items to be previewed, photographed and researched. Sunset Auction will advise if an item should be held for a future auction.
|WHAT IS A RESERVE?
A reserve is the minimum price the consignor is willing to allow the property to sell for. Reserves will be allowed on selected items only. The reserve price is set buy mutual agreement between the consignor and Sunset Auction. The reserve price will not exceed the estimated wholesale value of the property. If a reserved item remains unsold, Sunset Auction will advise you on whether to offer your items in future auctions or to arrange for return of your items.
|WHEN CAN I EXPECT PAYMENT?
Approximately 15 days after the sale assuming that purchasers have paid for and taken delivery of the property.