Antique & Modern Woodworking Tools Auction

01 Feb 2019

Catalogues available to order

Antique & Modern Woodworking Tools Auction

We are accepting tools for all future auctions

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Catalogues & bidding

This year we will be holding six Antique and Modern Woodworking Tool Auctions.

Printed catalogues are available either individualy or for the full year.

Order your 2018 Catalogues 

                              Individually                Year

Uk                              £5.00                         £30

Europe                       £5.50                         £33

Australia  & NZ          £7.00                         £42

USA                           $9.00                         $54


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

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

Tel: 01530 222320 Fax: 01530 222523 

USA orders

The Mechanicks Workbench 
P.O. Box 420, Marion, MA 02738, USA

Tel: 508-748-1680


Absentee Bidding


If you cannot attend the sale the auctioneers can bid on your behalf. Please forwared your instructions by email, phone or fax in good time and we will endeaver to acquire the items as cheaply as possible.

There is no charge for this service

(Please be aware that if you leave bids with you will be charged 4.95% + vat)

We can ship the items to you £3.50 per lot packaging and postage at cost.

Live Internet Bidding

Using Internet access you can view items,listen,watch and bid live as the sale progresses. Registering for this service is a straight forward process.

Visit for details and terms of use.

A 3% charge + vat will be added to your invoice for using this service.