Submit an Online Valuation 

Request an auction estimate from our team of specialists - if your item is suitable for auction, we will provide you with a valuation and further details of how to sell with us. We can then organise safe collection of your possessions - by courier for smaller items or by van for larger consignments - and sell them for you at auction.




Reasons to sell with us


We are aware that you may not have sold at auction before, and our aim is to make the process of selling as simple as possible whether you are a seasoned auction user or a first timer. Dawsons friendly and approachable team are always happy to answer any questions, and will guide you effortlessly through the sale. 

Our bespoke international marketing reaches millions of potential and known buyers, only highlighting items of specific interest to them, meaning that you will achieve the best possible price when selling with Dawsons.

Harnessing the latest broadcast technology, we stream our monthly auctions live across 8 bidding platforms, promoting the items we sell to over 10 million active bidders across the globe. This creates a highly competitive international bidding environment connecting buyers with sellers - wherever they may be.

International bidders (and others who cannot view in person) receive comprehensive condition reports and multiple high-resolution images, giving them complete confidence to buy. For those bidders who can view in person, Dawsons boasts a state-of-the-art saleroom which will showcase your lot(s) to their full potential. in addition, our expert Valuers are always on hand to answer any questions that potential buyers might have about your item(s).

Dawsons' highly experienced team of knowledgable and friendly Valuers will research your item(s) before providing a current auction estimate, and with no obligation to sell, you will be furnished with upto date market information before deciding whether to consign your items for sale.

We pride ourselves on transparency, and we will always agree our fees with you in advance.

Our fees are wholly transparent and include:

  • Insurance
  • Professional photography
  • Our in-house marketing team
  • A global audience of buyers
  • A team of expert valuers

There are no additional charges for insurance, marketing or photography, you benefit from these services as part of our commission and entry fee.

Customer Testimonials



Ms. A from London

"I recommend Dawsons highly; their estimates were fair and accurate, they took care over lot descriptions and at auction were able to achieve some excellent sales results"



Mr. J from Berkshire

"Expert, friendly, helpful staff. Have sold a number of items with Dawsons and have had a five star experience every time".



Mr A from Hampshire

"Having lost my father I entrusted the sale of some of his chattels to Dawsons. The service was excellent, very friendly and to say the result far exceeded my expectations would be an understatement".



Ms M from London

"Great place and Soooo helpful! Extremely pleasant, polite, professional service. Highly recommended for all your unwanted antiques, jewellery and object d'art".