General Auction

01 Dec 2017

Catalogue now available to view on 

February Auction of quality antique woodworking tools

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Catalogues & bidding


An illustrated catalogue is produced for every sale, both International and General. The catalogues contain full descriptions of the lots to be sold, with a condition coding and estimated value.

Order your 2017 catalogues

International catalogue

International Auction catalogues

A large format catalogue with every lot illustrated in colour. 

U.K. £ 20.00
Europe £ 20.00
Australia & N.Z. £ 24.00
U.S.A. $ 35.00


General Auction catalogues

The better quality items are illustrated.

U.K. £ 5.00
Europe £ 5.50
Australia & N.Z. £ 7.00
U.S.A. $ 9.00

Our catalogues are noted for full and genuine descriptions and the tools are graded for quality and wear and tear. Each lot is given an estimated value allowing absent buyers to bid with every confidence of satisfaction. Missing or replacement parts are noted and any purchase can be returned if the description is found not to be accurate.

We charge a buyer's premium of 15% + VAT on all purchases.

We accept absentee bids and alternative absentee bids.

Click here to download Absentee and alternative bidding forms (Both forms required for alternative bidding.)

Order your catalogue

Order your catalogue from David Stanley Auctions in the UK or The Mechanicks Workbench in the USA

Click here for your order form

Please send either payment or your credit cards details with your request. Price includes postage and packing.

UK orders

David Stanley Auctions
Stordon Grange, Osgathorpe, Leicestershire LE12 9SR, UK

USA orders

The Mechanicks Workbench 
P.O. Box 420, Marion, MA 02738, USA
Tel: 01530 222320 Fax: 01530 222523 Tel: 508-748-1680

Absentee Bidding

All catalogues contain full absentee bidding instructions and notes for absentee bidders, conditions of sale, details of the condition classification used and details of the alternative bidding facility.