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Here at Special Auction Services (SAS) we are Very Proud of the Level of Service we provide all of our clients - Here are a few quotes from some Happy Clients

Here at Special Auction Services (SAS) we are Very Proud of the Level of Service we provide all of our clients - Here are a few quotes from some Happy Clients

September 2019
"Earlier this year a cousin of my sister and I sadly passed away. He was an avid collector of Vinyl, just like his father before him, and he went on to amass a large quantity of Trains, Buses and other vehicles. We wanted to clear them in a respectful way to pass them on to other collectors and after some research decided to contact SAS - we live in Newbury so this was also very convenient. I took on the task of sorting all the items including about 4000 LPs so my first point of contact was David Martin who then recommended Dominic Foster and Bob Leggett for the trains and buses.
The first of the items, the trains, came up for sale yesterday so we were interested to attend and watch the proceedings. All of the items (32 lots) sold and for a combined total of well over the top estimates, so we were delighted. We were also amazed by the very slick sale proceedings, helped by phone and internet, and by the way all the staff including the receptionists speedily dispatched the items. We were able to take away a full list of all the prices achieved, which we didn't expect, but this is clearly another indication of your very efficient systems.
You have set a very high benchmark for the other items coming up in for sale in future auctions this year - but we will be reasonable in our expectations considering that this first one went so well.
Please pass on our sincere thanks to all your team"
KH of Newbury, Berkshire


'Absolutely fantastic auction house. Leading experts in their field, friendly, helpful and knowledgable. Working in the industry myself I always recognise professionalism especially in salerooms and these guys without doubt are totally professional honest auctioneers and valuers.'

'Excellent service, found the staff to be incredibly helpful and knowledgeable.'

'First time at auction in person, found the staff to very pleasant and helpful.'

'I have bought from SAS Auctions and always had a pleasant experience. Never had a problem and will happily give them 5 Stars.'


Dear Thomas,

Thank you so much for advising us. We are so grateful for everything you have done for us. We will always advise people that are interested in selling items of collective material to get your advice.

The cheque we received from you will help so many of our Veterans our thanks to you all.

Yours truly,


'I bought an antique dolls house and furniture at a recent auction and they packaged everything very carefully and also arranged postage to me in Scotland.'

'I've bought from this auction house on several occasions and always been very happy with my purchases and the service I've received from them. The staff are always polite and helpful and Daniel Agnew and the other experts are very informative and knowledgeable'

'Very professional. The whole process from South Africa has gone very well with good contact and two successful sales. Well done to Adam lnglut for his hard work and research into our family military history. We could not have asked for a more professional approach to family heirlooms so close to our hearts.'

'I bought a doll I have always dreamt of owning from SAS the whole experience was very easy , no stress and the doll arrived so well packaged. Would highly recommend'

'First time actually bidding for myself previously left commission bids incase I get carried away! But I was very good stuck to my maximum came away with 15 bears absolutely loved it staff are lovely a porter even helped carry all to my car. Enjoyed my day immensely'

'I worked with both Daniel Agnew and Hugo Marsh for many years at Christie's and their specialist knowledge is second to none. I have also had the pleasure of working with Thomas Plant and Neil Shuttleworth, both extremely experienced and professional auctioneers. Highly recommended'


"Would like to thank all your staff for the many items you have recently sold for us from collectables, jewellery and mainly albums.
It is lovely to be able to declutter and make some money as well. Having attended our first
auction today we thoroughly enjoyed it."


In response to a cigarette card valuation, a client replied, "Thank you for getting back to me. I would like to say that your service has been excellent so far and I appreciate the depth that you answer my questions. Just to confirm, is there any charges for sending payment or if items are unsold? If there is not I would love to consign my items to your auction. ..... Please let me know what the next steps will be so I can carry them out for you and make this a smooth process."


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