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POLICE & GOVERNMENT

POLICE & GOVERNMENT

The Police and Government department formed in 2014 has a highly knowledgeable, NAVA and GIA certified team with over 70 years of combined experience serving private, commercial and Government clients.

Providing the best possible levels of knowledge and service before, during and after the sales have taken place.

Our specialists are available to offer free and confidential appraisals on a wide variety of items that we currently manage through our sales, including jewellery, watches, coin collections, high-end luxury handbags, accessories and ready to wear fashion. With access to over 750,000 registered bidders online, we have the reach and capability to get the best returns for our clients through our online auctions followed by a quick payment via bank transfer.

2022 alone saw hammer prices totalling over £1,900,000, from 58 separate sales, with some stand out items such as, a Samurai Suit, Rolex watches, gold bars and other high value, collectible items.

HOW WE CAN HELP

HOW WE CAN HELP

You will be assigned an experienced Account Manager who can offer a free appraisal and advise you on the best route to market and be available for assistance throughout the process.

As a team we have NAVA – The National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers & GIA Certification.

We have the expertise in-house to provide Authentication Processes, Diamond and Gold Testing. Providing you with an authenticated service for all designer goods and certificates for items of jewellery where available.

We have an expert in-house dedicated photographer to ensure your items are presented in the best possible way with multiple high quality images for our online auctions and additional marketing.

Our in-house marketing team can put your assets in-front of the correct buyers. With over 750,000 registered bidders, an engaged email database and a strong following through our social media channels. Creating campaigns to highlight entire sales or individual pieces to ensure the best returns for our clients.

You have the flexibility of two options for the sale of your items:

Auction

Auctions are held weekly, each one lasting 5 days. They are promoted by our marketing team with a combination of email and social media in the 2 weeks prior to the sale. All sale descriptions, photography, marketing and onward delivery are handled by us at no additional cost to you.

Shop

This is a route to sale where you keep the items on your premises and utilise our marketing and reach to promote your items to a large, targeted audience. You simply supply photos and description for us to get the listing live. Once a sale has been made, you will be informed to arrange delivery and receive payment within 14 days.

Our auction payments are typically a quick 10-day turnaround. In terms of fees, there are no additional costs for items which do not sell and they will be entered into the next auction free of charge. Fees are deducted from your invoice only after a successful sale.

After a successful sale in our auction, we arrange onward delivery to the customer, all items over £2,500 are delivered by our in-house team using our own secure vehicles which are covered by a £1,000,000 insurance policy.

Anything under £2,500 is securely sent using the Royal Mail, Pre 1.00pm, Special Delivery service.

This differs depending on whether you use our Auction or Shop service:

Auction

All items need to be delivered to our premises ahead of the sales, so we can create high quality imagery for the online sales and marketing and offer in person viewings at our secure Nottingham showroom.

Typically, we do not collect the goods for our auctions, but this can be arranged by separate negotiation.

Shop

This option offers you the ability to keep the items at your premises and use our online Shop platform for the sale, supplying the images and description for us to use.

You will be assigned an experienced Account Manager who can offer a free appraisal and advise you on the best route to market and be available for assistance throughout the process.

As a team we have NAVA – The National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers & GIA Certification.

We have the expertise in-house to provide Authentication Processes, Diamond and Gold Testing. Providing you with an authenticated service for all designer goods and certificates for items of jewellery where available.

We have an expert in-house dedicated photographer to ensure your items are presented in the best possible way with multiple high quality images for our online auctions and additional marketing.

Our in-house marketing team can put your assets in-front of the correct buyers. With over 750,000 registered bidders, an engaged email database and a strong following through our social media channels. Creating campaigns to highlight entire sales or individual pieces to ensure the best returns for our clients.

You have the flexibility of two options for the sale of your items:

Auction

Auctions are held weekly, each one lasting 5 days. They are promoted by our marketing team with a combination of email and social media in the 2 weeks prior to the sale. All sale descriptions, photography, marketing and onward delivery are handled by us at no additional cost to you.

Shop

This is a route to sale where you keep the items on your premises and utilise our marketing and reach to promote your items to a large, targeted audience. You simply supply photos and description for us to get the listing live. Once a sale has been made, you will be informed to arrange delivery and receive payment within 14 days.

Our auction payments are typically a quick 10-day turnaround. In terms of fees, there are no additional costs for items which do not sell and they will be entered into the next auction free of charge. Fees are deducted from your invoice only after a successful sale.

After a successful sale in our auction, we arrange onward delivery to the customer, all items over £2,500 are delivered by our in-house team using our own secure vehicles which are covered by a £1,000,000 insurance policy.

Anything under £2,500 is securely sent using the Royal Mail, Pre 1.00pm, Special Delivery service.

This differs depending on whether you use our Auction or Shop service:

Auction

All items need to be delivered to our premises ahead of the sales, so we can create high quality imagery for the online sales and marketing and offer in person viewings at our secure Nottingham showroom.

Typically, we do not collect the goods for our auctions, but this can be arranged by separate negotiation.

Shop

This option offers you the ability to keep the items at your premises and use our online Shop platform for the sale, supplying the images and description for us to use.

CONTACT US

CONTACT US

Paul Hird

Head of Government & Luxury Auctions

paul.hird@johnpye.com

07976 545 111

Gillian Graham

Luxury Auction Manager

gillian.graham@johnpye.com

07494 032 781

Police and Government Auction Office

0115 970 60 60

luxury@johnpye.com

Paul Hird

Head of Government & Luxury Auctions

paul.hird@johnpye.com

07976 545 111

Gillian Graham

Luxury Auction Manager

gillian.graham@johnpye.com

07494 032 781

Police and Government Auction Office

0115 970 60 60

luxury@johnpye.com

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