How to Buy

The Hay Sale at Hereford

How to Buy

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Catalogues
Catalogues will be available approx 2 weeks prior to the Sale. If you would like to apply for one please send £6.00 (cheques payable to Brightwells) with your name, address and a note requesting the Hay-on-Wye at Hereford Sale Catalogue to Brightwells Auctioneers, Horse & Pony Department, Easters Court, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0DE or order one on-line now.

Purchaser Registration
Prospective Purchasers will be required to pre-register at the Sales Office. You will be asked for a form of identification that proves your present name and address such as a driving licence or a recent utility bill.

Payment
Payment must be made by CASH or CARD ONLY on day of sale. (Cheques will only be accepted from regular clients who are very well known to the auctioneers due to the new passport legislation unless a Bankers Reference has been provided). Money Laundering rules apply at all our auctions and prospective buyers who wish to settle accounts in cash should contact the sales office for details.

For those paying by Credit Card (other than debit and switch cards) a 3% (plus VAT) Bankers Charge will be added to all purchasers accounts. We do not accept American Express Cards.

Ponies will be sold in Pounds (£) Sterling, in addition a 10% (including VAT) Buyers Premium will be added to all purchaser’s accounts. If the entry is marked VAT then a further 20% will be added to the hammer price.

Overseas Shipping
Export Agencies will be present at the Sale and the Auctioneers will be pleased to put Purchasers in touch. Passports will not be released until full non revocable payment is made and received.

All lots purchased for Export must be paid for on the day of the Sale. We regret that no exceptions will be made purchasers are advised to make arrangements for cash, traveller’s cheques or irrevocable bankers drafts to cover all their purchases. VAT must be paid. Payment in Euros will be accepted subject to the exchange rate on the Sale day.

Commissions
Should any prospective purchaser be unable to attend the Sale, the Auctioneers will personally be pleased to execute Commissions on their behalf, at no extra charge, lots being obtained as cheaply as other bids allow.

Private Sales
All private sales made on the sale day must be booked through the Auctioneers.