Collection & Shipping

 

All items must be collected and paid for within a week of the auction. If this does not occur you may be subject to storage charges. If you cannot collect yourself then we do offer an on-site packaging and shipping service for small/non fragile items or we can recommend couriers to you. 

In house Shipping

Please contact us by emailing shipping@peterfrancis.co.uk or ringing 01267233456 for a quote.

We recommend that you contact us BEFORE the auction to ascertain that we can ship your lot to you. 

We have a limited service for small and non-fragile items but are happy to recommend couriers (see list below) for items we cannot ship ourselves. 

Please note that we do not ship fragile items (includes pictures with glass in them), large/heavy items, furniture, items worth more than £2,500 within UK or £250 abroad or firearms/air pistols/antique guns. 

We will no longer send anything considered a weapon through the post e.g. guns and knives. 

We will not send any items abroad that may be restricted by customs such as items made of ivory, tortoiseshell, furs, firearms, combat knives, bone, sharp objects etc. 

We may be willing to pack firearms or restricted items for a small charge if the client arranges a courier, depending on the size of the item. 

Minimum charge is £12 (postage and packing) within the UK. 

It may take up to 2 weeks for your item to reach you once a postage quote is obtained as we are a very small company, if you need something sooner than this let us know and we should be able to accomodate you. 

 

Recommended Shippers 

 

Heavy/fragile lots

UK & International shipping 

We recommend

Mailbox Swansea

Tel: 01792 293581

email: info@mbeswansea.co.uk

Pack Send Bristol West

Tel: 01179209380

email: bristolwest@packsend.co.uk

www.packsend.co.uk

 

Furniture

For shipping of furniture locally we recommend

Wynn Richards 

Tel: 07876 776389 or 01267 230653

elsewhere within the UK we recommend

Martin Brothers Ltd (Wiltshire)

Tel: 01985 844144

email: orders@martinbrosltd.com

 

C Caplin (Swansea)

Tel: 07939 098804

email: colin256@hotmail.com

 

David Gundy (Herefordshire & Carmarthenshire)

Tel: 01994 240285 or 07831 801107

email: gundymove@aol.com