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Wednesday prior 12 noon – 4.00pm

How to Bid


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The Newnham Street Sale

Sale closes: Saturday 14th September
Bids close from: 12noon (subject to staggered timing and the 10 minute rule)

The Newnham Street Sale Live Firing & Deactivated Weapons, General Shooting Equipment, Clothing and Accessories & Ammunition

link to consignment and registration forms


Our wide experience of weapons of all kinds together with our market knowledge, auction expertise, specialist contacts and understanding of the relevant law and regulations, ensures that we can provide a complete and dedicated centre for acquisition and disposal.

If you would like to consign items please contact us to discuss your options. Entries are invited which include: English & Continental Shotguns, Sporting & Target Rifles, Vintage & Modern Air Weapons, Flintlocks, Percussion & Pinfire Weapons, Edged Weapons, Collectors Cartridges, Cases, Magazines & Shooting equipment, Sporting Books & Pictures.


Lot specific information

Lots prefixed (S1): Purchasers will require the appropriate Firearms (S1) or RFD Certificate.
Lots prefixed (S2): Purchasers will require the appropriate Shotgun (S2) or RFD Certificate.
Lots prefixed (S5): Purchasers will require Section 5 Authority or Section 1 or 2 certificate with the appropriate condition.
Lots prefixed (S58): Antique or Obsolete Calibre weapons that do not require a licence to hold provided the purchaser fully complies with the Terms of Sale (see Section 16).



Please read the following information carefully before bidding.


Consignments &  Administration Office 24 Newnham Street, Bedford, MK40 3JR

Wednesday prior 12 noon – 4.00pm

One important difference between an auction and a retail shop is that all goods are sold as seen. Lots could have faults or missing parts so it is very important that you carefully inspect items you are interested in buying before the sale takes place. There are no guarantees given when buying at auction. The absence of a condition report does not constitute a guarantee.

A buyers’ premium at 20% +VAT, will be added to the bid price of each lot for this sale.

Some Lots may incur VAT on the hammer price, these will be noted +VAT within each Lot description.

We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale.

Access to the saleroom is by catalogue only, priced at £10.00 (admits two).
Identification may be required, and the auctioneers reserve the right to refuse access at their discretion.

Collection of lots purchased are at the designated times and locations as follows :

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday post sale 9am - 3pm
Consignments & Administration Office 24 Newnham Street, Bedford, MK40 3JR

Strictly no collections Friday, Saturday or Monday post sale

Any collection times other than the above are by appointment only directly with the auctioneers.

Please see the shipping information page for information on firearms or international shipping.

For UK mailing quotes or enquiries for smaller sundry items that do not require a certificate, please contact our in-house shipping department at W&H Peacock on 01234 608 908 or email shipping@peacockauction.co.uk

On successful purchase of items at auction, payment of your invoice should be made via any of the following accepted methods of payment as per our terms:

• Cash
• Debit card (in person)
• Direct bank transfer (details on invoice)

Note: We do not accept any form of credit card payment or any type of card payment over the telephone.

Attention is drawn to the Auctioneers Conditions of Sale. In particular, it is emphasised that all accounts must be settled on the day of sale. Please always remember that the lots purchased are at your own risk from the fall of the hammer, it is therefore in your own interest to get everything paid and collected as soon as possible.

In completing the online bidder registration and providing your payment card details you:

(i) confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to the auctioneer and have sufficient funds available to complete the transaction.

(ii) agree to abide by the auctioneer’s conditions of sale and special terms and conditions as stated in these particulars and on the online bidding platform.

(iii) agree to make payment via the methods and timescales stated above at the completion of the auction and authorise the auctioneer that on failing to do so the credit/debit card given may be charged in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased.

24 Newnham Street
MK40 3JR
United Kingdom
Tel:01234 269082


Wednesday prior 12 noon – 5.00pm

Collection details:
Location - Southams Administration Office, Newnham Street
Date/Time - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday following the sale 9am - 3pm
Any collection times other than the above are by appointment only, directly with the auctioneers.


Mailing & Postage:
Full details of shipping procedure and charges can be found on the shipping information page on our website.

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