Transport Auctions of London
  • - Underground - Main-Line Rail - Bus - Tram - Trolleybus - Taxi -

  • - Enamel Signs - Railwayana - Maps - Posters - Badges & Plates - Ticket Machines - Timetables -

How to Bid

There is a choice of ways to bid in our auctions, all are simple & straightforward

  • [This option is suspended for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis] Come to the sale, register at the front desk and bid in the room as the sale progresses. Items you win can taken away by you at any stage as soon as payment has been made.
  • If you can't attend the sale, leave a commission bid with the auctioneer in advance and he will bid on your behalf up to your limit. There is no extra charge for this. Please use this form and email or post it to us in advance of the sale, to arrive latest by the deadline on the form. Please note: we are scrupulously honest and will never abuse your instructions by using your limit to create fictitious bids.
  • Bid live on the internet during the auction at  You can the follow the auction as it happens with an audio/visual link. You will need to register there in advance and their additional charge of 4.95% + VAT on the hammer price will be payable on any lots you win.
  • Arrange with us for a telephone bid. Subject to a minimum bid of £100 per lot. There is no extra charge for this. Please complete this form, email or post it to us in advance of the sale (to arrive latest by the deadline on the form) and we will call you on auction day just before those lot(s) come up.

Please be aware that our auction house does not have a despatch department and we do not ship items. Please do not ask as we do not make exceptions. Items not taken away from the saleroom on auction day should be collected, by arrangement, within 7 working days of the sale date from our storeroom in Edenbridge TN8 6HF. If a shipping agent is required to collect, pack and deliver items, buyers may use one of their choice but we can suggest JenTel and Mail Boxes Etc, both of whom are specialists in auction collections.