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Selling at T N Miller Auctioneers

If you have any questions about selling that are not covered in this section, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0191 265 8080, or email

Selling Made Simple...

We take in goods for sale weekdays 9-5pm

Tuesdays are best avoided as this is our auction day and the saleroom porters are particularly busy.

For a valuation in the comfort of your own home please call our office. We have valuers covering the whole of the North who would be pleased to come and see you.


Pre-Sale Valuations, Free of Charge...

We are happy to advise vendors as to the value of any item they wish to sell before they make the decision to consign it to the auction.

Our team of valuers will be happy to give you an honest and fair appraisal of a single item or an entire house contents.

You can request a free pre-sale valuation in any of the following ways:


  • In Person: Simply bring your items into our Algernon Road saleroom for a free appraisal from one of our auctioneers. 


  • Via Email: Simply send us a few photographs of your item(s) as well as a brief description and one of our valuers will get back to you as soon as possible. Send to


  • By Private Apppointment: A private, confidential home visit can be arranged with one of our valuers. We can appraise individual items as well as partial or full house contents.

Areas we covers are Newcastle, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, County Durham & Teeside. 


T N Miller will be happy to advise clients on a suitable reserve price for any item they wish to consign to the auction.

If no reserve is asked for by the vendor, the item(s) will be sold without reserve and at the auctioneers discretion. Our auctioneers and valuers have decades of experience between them and will work hard to achieve the best possible price for any vendor.   The vast majority of items sold at auction are offered without reserve.

Our auctions are well attended and are advertised on social media.

Our sales feature live internet bidding, allowing collector's from across the world to bid at our auctions. As a result, vendors can be sure that their items will achieve their full value without the need to place a reserve price. 


Selling Commission and Charges Explained...

VAT at the current rate of 20% shall apply to all commissions and charges.


  • The selling commission deducted is 22% of the hammer price of each lot, at a minimum of £3.   


  • A lot fee of £3.00 is charged for each lot offered at auction. A fee of £3.00 shall apply to any lot which fails to sell at auction. 


Unsold Items...

Unsold items may be offered again for sale without notice.

If an auctioneer deems an item to be unsaleable at auction, the vendor will be asked to collect it from the saleroom.



Our policy is to pay vendors 10 working days after all goods have been sold.

T N Miller Auctioneers aim to make the selling process as fast and efficient as possible. That being said, vendors should be aware that T N Miller act as agents only and cannot be held responsible if a buyer defaults on payment. We cannot pay any funds to the vendor until we have recieved settlement from the buyer. 

The default method of payment is via cheque.   Direct transfer to a nominated bank account is available upon request.


Fast and efficient collection service...

As the only auctioneers in the region with our own fleet of vans, will be glad to arrange the collection of any items which vendors are unable to bring themselves.

We will collect either single items or entire house contents.

Collections can be arranged from anywhere in the country.  Please call our office to recieve a collection quote on 0191 265 80 80.