Elite Auctions

Wakefield's No 1 Auction House

Buying & Selling


Customers must be 18 years or older to register to buy and sell in all our auctions, proof of age and identity may be asked for on purchase of goods.

All customers must register before buying at the Elite Auctions.  you will require a form of ID with your address. A bidding paddle number is required to bid.

A copy of our terms and conditions are available on request. Winning Bidders pay 17.5% plus 3.5% vat on the hammer price.

Absentee / Telephone Bids please download a form here or register at our office.

Please note our minimum bid accepted is £5.



Elite Auctions Wakefield are general auctioneers providing sales of a wide variety of interesting, collectable and general items. We also run specialist auctions throughout the year and are happy to discuss these events in more detail upon request. If you are interested in selling please contact us and we will be delighted to appraise your item.

A copy of our Sellers Terms and Conditions are available on request.

Elite Auctions charge commission of 17.5% plus 3.5% vat on the hammer price and a £1 plus VAT per lot fee. 

Days for taking in items for auction are Monday, Thursday & Friday 9am to 4pm.

These are just some of the categories of specialist auctions we hold throughout the year.

  • Arms, Armour, Medals, Militaria & Ethnographica
  • China including Beswick & Border Fine Arts
  • Books, Maps, Postcards & Ephemera
  • Coins, Banknotes, Tokens & Medallions
  • Fine Wine & Whisky
  • Scientific & Musical Instruments, Cameras & Tools
  • Sporting, Fishing & Hunting Items
  • Stamps & Postal History
  • Toys, Models, Comics & Collectables
  • Vintage Costume, Textiles, Samplers, Dolls & Teddy Bears


Postage costs are as follows

anything up to 2kg goes with Royal Mail prices start from £8.99+VAT to £16.99+VAT depending on value of items.
anything over 2kg goes with DPD up to 10kg is £16.00+VAT plus £1+VAT per extra kilo
international prices will vary
We do not post out Paintings, Mirrors, Ceramics/Glassware or Large items.

We will not take any responsibility for any damage once posted all liabilities are with the buyer.

We currently do not offer a shipping service to the EU weighing over 2kg, if you register for a sale please email us to let us know you are not planning on bidding on large/heavy items and we can accept you for bidding. (please note this includes Northern Ireland)

We Aim to post out within 7 days of payment please allow time for this.

For any further details please contact us directly via email or telephone.